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No Utility Incentives? Sun Bandit Can Help

A few years ago, utility-provided solar incentives were easy to come by in most markets, but that’s not always the case these days. Fortunately, Sun Bandit is specifically designed to help regardless of the incentive environment. Consumer rebates and other incentives for reducing energy consumption or going solar can vary dramatically from state to state […]

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 […]

Next Generation Energy® Receives ICC-SRCC OG-300 Certification for Sun Bandit® Solar PV Water Heating System

See official press release below: LAFAYETTE, Colo. – December 7, 2015 – Sun Bandit® by Next Generation Energy® has reached new heights in setting new standards for solar water heating. Sun Bandit’s patented micro-grid technology has defined a new category for solar water heating, influencing new Solar Rating Certification Corporation (ICC-SRCC) OG-100 and OG-300 standards. […]

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 […]

Tesla Powerwall and Solar Storage

One of the issues facing the solar industry is that solar energy only works when the sun is shining. How can the solar industry begin to capture and harness the sun’s energy for use when the sun is not shining? Batteries. Existing attempts at solar batteries are expensive, unreliable, poor integration, poor lifetime, low efficiency, […]

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 […]

Benefits of Solar Parking Lots

It’s another sweltering day and you’ve got to go to the mall. Once parked, you quickly realize that the sun’s heat has turned the parking lot into a virtual lake of fire you have to cross before you can enjoy the air conditioned comfort of the mall. In any given city, 30 to 50% of […]

Top Ten Solar Cities

Solar is growing rapidly every day. And now that spring has sprung, the solar story is about to get extra hot. Cities are taking notice of solar. Did your city make the list of top ten solar-friendly states? Environment America Research & Policy Center recently investigated how cities are participating in the solar movement. The […]