Solar Renewable Energy Credits

SREC programs are a key component of making solar energy affordable in a growing number of U.S. states. A SREC is credited for every megawatt-hour of electricity produced by a solar facility[...]

Solar Thermal vs. Photovoltaic

It is important to understand that solar thermal technology is not the same as solar panel, or photovoltaic, technology. Solar thermal electric energy generation concentrates the light from the sun to create[...]

Photo Voltaic Better than Solar Thermal

Author, Martin Holladay has worked as a roofer, remodeler, builder, and plumbing wholesale counterperson. He built his first passive solar house in northern Vermont in 1974, and has lived off the grid[...]

Thousand Home Challenge

Imagine if a thousand homes in North America reduced energy use by 70% to 90%. In some respects, it might seem like only a drop in the bucket compared to the 124 million[...]

International Passive House Association

iPHA is a global network of Passive House architects, planners, scientists, suppliers, manufacturers, contractors and property developers. It works to promote the Passive House Standard and foster a greater public understanding of[...]

Building Science Corporation

Boston based consulting firm with an abundance of resources related to all aspects of building science, a library of articles and posts full of ideas, designs, products, guides and manuals. There is[...]

West Cummington Church Reopens

On December 2, 2012, the bell rang to call the congregants of the West Cummington Congregational Church (WCCC) up the hill to a new spiritual home.  Their beloved old church, erected in 1839,[...]

Mass Save

This the Mass Save link that gets you to the National Grid Electric Company retrofit offers, but you can navigate from here to find the utility provider you use. Mass Save has[...]


The Center for EcoTechnology helps people carry out their daily activities with less environmental impact.They provide practical solutions that save energy, materials and money and have a positive impact on the environment[...]


PV2 is a local, worker owned, company that we work with often. They are reliable and able to help customers buy and maintain the systems they provide with good advice, the right[...]