Tuesday, March 07, 2006

Pacific SolarTech

Pacific SolarTech - Residential solar concentrator PV modules.

Alternative Energy for the home

Electricity Choices - Resource for alternative ways to generate electricity at your home.

Wednesday, March 01, 2006

Passive Solar House Plans

Sun Plans - Passive solar house plans. A good start to an energy efficient home.

Tuesday, February 21, 2006

Flex Your Power

Flex Your Power - California resource for energy savings in the home.

Rocky Mountain Institute

Rocky Mountain Institute - Think tank for various things. Has a great section on energy efficiency.

Tuesday, February 14, 2006

Green House Design

eHouse - Again, strictly speaking, this is not a company but it is a site that illustrates green house design where a number of companies participated.

Friday, February 03, 2006

Eagle Shield, Inc.

Eagle Shield, Inc. - Sells Radiant Barrier insulation. Based on NASA developed technology.

Monday, January 30, 2006

Solcool One, LLC

Solcool One, LLC - Provides solar powered air conditioning units.

Tuesday, January 24, 2006

PATH - Partnership for advanced technology in housing

PATH - While strictly not a residential company, this organization should be a good source for energy efficiency in home construction.

Mag-Wind Company, LLC

Mag-Wind - A home wind turbine that can produce up to 1,100 kwh power per month (depending of course on your specific location and the typical average wind). Works between 5 mph and 100 mph winds. Cost is roughly $10,000.

Tuesday, January 03, 2006

Energy Innovations, Inc.

Energy Innovations - a California company with another cool solar energy concentrator (the Sunflower[tm] - don't ya just love these names). They are currently working on a reengineered version of their commercial Sunflower[tm], something suitable for smaller installations.

Green & Gold Energy

Green & Gold Energy - Australian company. Produces the Sun Ball(tm), a cheap and cool looking PV based electricity generator. Nice design. The sun tracking ability is a great addition. I wouldn't mind using three (or more) of these if nothing else comes on the market in the next 5 years.

Monday, December 12, 2005

Dawn Solar Systems, Inc.

Dawn Solar Systems, Inc. - Provides a roofing integrated solar heating for water as well as interior heat. Latest product also integrates electricity production via PV cells.

Monday, November 21, 2005

Residential Energy Services Network

Residential Energy Services Network - The Residential Energy Services Network's (RESNET) mission is to improve the energy efficiency of the nation's housing stock and to qualify more families for home ownership by expanding the national availability of mortgage financing options and home energy ratings. RESNET is a membership 501-C-3 non profit organization. RESNET's activities are focused on:

Adopting and maintaining the national standards for home energy ratings.

Accrediting home energy rating providers, energy rating training providers, and home energy rating software programs.

Working with the mortgage industry in developing innovative residential energy efficiency financing products

Educating the public and the housing industry on the benefits of residential energy efficiency