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Sun Bandit Offers Winning Solution for Homebuilder

Faced with multiple solar installation challenges, a North Carolina homebuilder turned to Deltec Homes, a leading manufacturer of panelized home kits, and Sun Bandit to help make a couple’s green dream home a reality. The couple wanted to build a retirement home in the mountains that was both energy efficient and powered by solar. The […]

Sun Bandit Earns Energy Star Certification

In December, two of Sun Bandit’s most popular water heating systems received Energy Star certification, increasing their appeal for home builders and consumers alike. Developed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the Energy Star program identifies products that save money and protect the climate through superior energy efficiency. More than 80 percent of Americans recognize […]

Sun Bandit: Premier Pre-Engineered Solution

Recently receiving SRCC certification, Sun Bandit is the premier pre-engineered solution. As the first and only PV-based solar hot water heating collector with SRCC Certification, Sun Bandit has changed the game, proving what we have known all along: Sun Bandit is the most innovative way to heat your hot water. Simple to Choose Sun Bandit […]

Solar Increases Home Value

For years, many homeowners who have made the move to rooftop PV systems have been more excited about being on the leading edge of clean energy than the potential boost to their home’s resale value. Now, according to a recent study conducted by the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, a host-owned PV system can add an […]

Solar Basics: Homeowner Edition

Based on a May 2014 Houzz article by Christine Tusher, published in Forbes Homeowners interested in going green likely already know the solar basics: Solar is good for the environment. Installing solar panels can decrease your household’s carbon footprint by an average of 35,180 pounds of carbon dioxide per year. Solar can help save you […]

Solar in Colorado: Part Two

We have plenty of sunshine to go around here in Colorado. And, we can’t get enough solar in Colorado. Here are 6 more of our favorite spots, all which boast impressive solar energy arrays. Coors Field On Opening Day in 2007, Coors Field unveiled 46 solar panels used to power the Rockpile LED board, making […]

Pre-Packaged PV Solutions Kits Save Time and Money

At NGE, we are doing our part to create a smarter, cleaner, more efficient world. One way we do that is by providing you with PV solutions that are easy to order, install and enjoy. Our ready-to-install module kit includes everything you need for a solar system. NGE brings together best-in-class products to simplify installation […]

The Solar Toilet Finds its Place in the Sun

CU-Boulder has successfully created a solar toilet. The team, comprised of chemical engineers, solar engineers, environmental engineers, mechanical engineers and waste treatment experts combined their brainpower to create a solar toilet that transforms human excrement into biochar using the energy of the sun. Lovingly refereed to as the Sol-Char Toilet, the toilet team invented this […]