Solar en ICC-SRCC an industry partner in DOE Solar Training and Education Program <div class="field-deck"> Grant funding will provide training and resources to more than 100,000 industry professionals </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The ICCs Solar Rating & Certification Corporation is an allied industry partner in the Interstate Renewable Energy Council’s two-year project to develop solar resources and training.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Codes Solar Training Opportunities Mon, 23 May 2016 16:03:00 +0000 420121 at Delta force: team makes company HQ a green technology showcase <div class="field-byline"> Christopher King </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The resulting state-of-the-art building features a geothermal heating & cooling system with bi-directional radiant tubing. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commercial Plumbing Solar Registered User Mon, 11 Jan 2016 20:13:00 +0000 413671 at RPA applauds bill extending solar tax credit <div class="node-body article-body">The U.S. House of Representatives and Senate today passed a $1.1 trillion spending bill, which includes extending tax credits for renewable energy technologies, including solar water heating and photovoltaics.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Solar Fri, 18 Dec 2015 19:02:00 +0000 413271 at 2015 Solar/Hydronics Code offers uniformity <div class="node-body article-body">In response to a growing interest in residential and commercial solar energy systems, IAPMO first developed and published the Uniform Solar Energy Code in 1976.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Codes Solar Hydronics Registered User Wed, 09 Dec 2015 15:34:00 +0000 412991 at <p>Rooftop-mounted solar water heater.</p> Antonis Liokouras/iStock/Thinkstock There’s a new codebook in town <div class="node-body article-body">I’d like to take a short break from our regular programming to introduce you to the new codebook, the Uniform Solar Energy Hydronics Code (USEHC). </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Codes Solar Eatherton Registered User Mon, 02 Nov 2015 21:42:00 +0000 412271 at UT-Austin Nexushaus at the 2015 Solar Decathlon <div class="node-body video-body">University of Texas at Austin mechanical engineer Charles Upshaw tells Contractor about the mechanical system he designed for his school's entry in the 2015 Solar Decathlon.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Video Solar Tue, 20 Oct 2015 16:45:00 +0000 411961 at Stevens Institute wins architecture and communications contests at Solar Decathlon <div class="node-body article-body">Stevens Institute of Technology of Hoboken, NJ, took first place in both highly competitive Architecture and Communications Contests at the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2015.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Solar Mon, 19 Oct 2015 16:11:00 +0000 411881 at <p>Paul Ahn of Stevens Institute of Technology leads a team cheer onstage at the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon 2015, Sunday October 18, 2015, at the Orange County Great Park, Irvine, California.</p> Thomas Kelsey/U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon U.C, Davis, Mass/Central America, Stevens Institute winners in Solar Decathlon <div class="field-deck"> Solar Decathlon will be open to the public through Sunday, October 18 </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Solar Decathlon involves 10 contests – each worth 100 points – that evaluate affordability, market appeal, architecture, engineering, communications, comfort, appliances, and the level of energy produced versus energy consumed.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Solar Thu, 15 Oct 2015 20:57:00 +0000 411831 at New solar still may help bring drinking water to the developing world <div class="node-body article-body">WaterStillar, a Danish-owned technology company, has created a new kind of solar still that can purify thousands of liters of water a day. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Solar Mon, 05 Oct 2015 20:41:00 +0000 411411 at WaterStiller "Solar Sunflower" to combine photovoltaic, solar thermal power <div class="node-body article-body">A combination of various existing technologies is used to produce a versatile, highly efficient solar system. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Solar Mon, 31 Aug 2015 15:12:00 +0000 410551 at iStock/Thinkstock