“Why can’t someone make candles with scents that everyone likes?” That was the question that 13-year-old entrepreneur Hart Main asked after smelling some particularly noxious candles that his sister was selling for a school fundraiser. That simple question led the youngster to develop his line of Man Candles–a remarkable product that combines social responsibility with […]
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Condensation on the inside of your windows during the winter may indicate that you should look at upgrading your windows. More likely, however, water on the inside of your windows is a symptom of a completely different problem with your home.
“Tracking energy usage through benchmarking reveals which facilities are performing well, and helps agencies understand which should be prioritized for improvements.” said John Updike, Director of Real Estate for the City and County of San Francisco.
Principal Solar Institute Publishes White Paper Outlining Industry’s Ratings System for Creating, Testing, Monitoring Solar PV Modules
Guided by an advisory board of academic experts and solar professionals, the PSI PV Module Rating is based on physical tests by independent laboratories such as TÜV Rheinland, but is presented as a single comparative number that can be used with circumstantial information such as deliverability, pricing and manufacturer reputation so that solar power plant designers, buyers and financiers have a consistent basis for choosing a particular PV module. The system empowers these decision-makers to make informed, intelligent comparisons and determinations when selecting PV modules.