Succeed with Sunsense

Amy Musser
Thinking about installing solar PV in Western NC? You’ll need to learn about the locally available utility buy-back agreements and decide which one is right for you. We’re fortunate in the Asheville area to have the Duke Energy Progress Sunsense program. It’s a great program in many ways, but it’s...

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Finishing Up

Boone Guyton
We are within days of making it to the final finish details of our Green Built NC home in Asheville. We still lack a second radon test and some of the landscaping and connecting our rain barrels.  This is the house discussed in these earlier blogs Air Sealing the Ceiling...

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Net Metering the Sequel

Boone Guyton
  There has been a lot about our electric utility lately mostly in regards to the coal ash spills. I imagine that is enough of an issue that Duke is not wanting to confront the net metering cost and value discussion at the moment. They introduced a possible reduction in payouts that...

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Celebrating “solar energy month” in NC

Amy Musser
June is solar energy month! This makes a lot of sense because it's one of the most productive months for the solar technologies in our house.  It's also time for backyard barbeques and a lot of other fun stuff that reminds this blogger why the summer issues of magazines are...

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