TITLE

Building a Market for Solar Homes

AUTHOR(S)
Hammon, Robert W.
PUB. DATE
September 2007
SOURCE
Solar Today;Sep/Oct2007, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses key issues concerning the lessons to be learned from various programs that promote the construction of energy-efficient solar homes in New Mexico and in California in 2007. U.S. states with an abundant supply of sunshine are excellent markets for new solar power-equipped houses. It includes an in-depth analysis of various subject matter relevant to the market for homes equipped with solar energy systems, as well as a discussion of the issues' implications for the advocacy of solar and renewable energy sources.
ACCESSION #
26909135

 

Related Articles

  • Acting Locally.  // Solar Today;Sep/Oct2007, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p77 

    The article reports on developments concerning local initiatives to promote solar and renewable energy sources in the U.S. as of September 2007. Key issues discussed include the approval of the Solar Water Heating and Efficiency Act of 2007 that establishes a consumer rebate program for the use...

  • Near-Net-Zewo in Northern Minnesota. ECKFELDT, JOHN; SCHULTZ, NANCY // Solar Today;Sep/Oct2011, Vol. 25 Issue 7, p68 

    The article presents a case study of the 2,134-square-foot ecohome in Isabella, Northern Minnesota which is used as an experiment station in solar heating, super-insulation and ecological balance to prove that achieving net-zero could become standard building practice. It states that the total...

  • Winning Solutions to Modern Challenges. King, Richard J. // Solar Today;Sep/Oct2007, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p12A 

    The article reports on the staging of the 3rd annual Solar Decathlon competition in the U.S. on October 12 to 20, 2007. The Solar Decathlon event involves teams of students from various engineering and architectural schools that compete for the best design of self-sustaining, zero-carbon and...

  • Taste of the 2007 Tour.  // Solar Today;Sep/Oct2007, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p4A 

    The article features several energy-efficient and solar power-equipped homes from various regions of the U.S. that are featured in the 12th National Solar Tour of the American Solar Energy Society in 2007. It includes a description of the key energy-efficient features and specifications of the...

  • 2007 ASES National Solar Tour — Real Places for Real People. DiGrazia, Michael // Solar Today;Sep/Oct2007, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p3A 

    The article reports on the 12th National Solar Tour of the American Solar Energy Society in the U.S. starting on October 6, 2007. The event, which is touted as the biggest yearly exhibition of energy-efficient building practices and installed renewable energy technologies in the U.S., is...

  • Real Estate Biz Getting Greener. Fried, Rona // Solar Today;Sep/Oct2007, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p14 

    The article discusses key issues concerning the adoption of green building practices by the real estate industry of the U.S. since 2004. This trend is spurred by reforms within the real estate sector, which has had a bad image in the past from being one of the largest sources of carbon dioxide...

  • SCI FI Channel Launches Home Makeover.  // Solar Today;Sep/Oct2007, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p83 

    The article reports on the cooperative effort between the Sci Fi Channel, the Edison Electric Institute and the Alliance to Save Energy in the new Eureka $mart House Energy-Efficiency Challenge in the United States in June 2007. The contest, which gives viewers of the Sci-Fi Channel's hit...

  • Norcal Tracks PV Progress.  // Solar Today;Sep/Oct2007, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p95 

    The article cites key findings from the "Bay Area Solar Installation Report" released by the NorCal Solar Energy Association in California in 2007. The report, which describes the amount and number of installed grid-tied solar photovoltaic (PV) systems in various communities and Bay Area...

  • Bringing Light to Low-Income Communities. Sears, Tim // Solar Today;Jan/Feb2005, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p24 

    Focuses on the creation of the GRID Alternatives' Solar Affordable Housing Program which provides free installation training for low-income people in the U.S. Affirmation on the potential of solar power to lower monthly electric bills; Details on the installation of one system on the home of Bob...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics