Entries by Rob McCracken

Solarize Installers: Icon Solar

                From Icon Solar: In 2009, the founders of Cincinnati-based Icon Solar began delivering environmentally and economically-friendly energy to Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana. Our experts are committed to comprehensive customer service and are passionate about saving our customers’ money. Icon Solar is one of the largest residential installers […]

Solarize Installers: Solar Energy Solutions

From Solar Energy Solutions:   Solar Energy Solutions experience as a Contractor for regional Solarize Campaigns in 2017 includes 161.5kW for Solarize Cincinnati, 198.0 kW for Solarize Evansville and 252.6kW for Solarize Bloomington.  In 2017, SES completed 9 Commercial Projects, 16 Institutional projects and 116 Residential Projects for a total of 3.17 MW. Installing residential […]

Press Release: Get Efficient Launched in Cincinnati

For immediate release CINCINNATI – Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley and the Greater Cincinnati Energy Alliance today launched the Get Efficient program, a low-cost way for residents of Cincinnati and other local area communities to improve the region’s overall energy efficiency. The Get Efficient program offers residents a free, web-enabled, whole-home energy assessment, access to professional […]

Duke Energy Ohio Rebates

Earn money for making your home more energy efficient with Duke Energy Ohio’s Smart $aver® program. The program offers rebates for qualifying energy efficiency improvements made to your home. All improvements must be installed by a contractor that is a member of the Duke Trade Ally network. Check with an Energy Advisor or your contractor to […]

Duke Energy Kentucky Rebates

Earn money for making your home more energy efficient with Duke Energy Kentucky’s Smart $aver® program. The program offers rebates for qualifying energy efficiency improvements made to your home. All improvements must be installed by a contractor that is a member of the Duke Trade Ally network. Check with an Energy Advisor or your contractor to […]

Saving Money with Solar

Purchasing solar panels for your home is a valuable investment. We are all familiar with the costs, but what about the benefits? Here are three financial benefits to consider as you determine if a solar investment is right for you. 1. Generate your own energy, save money on your energy bill The energy that you generate from solar […]

Solar Influencer: Chad Edwards

    “We are all called to be good stewards of our planet. One way to accomplish that is through designing and operating Net Zero Energy buildings. Solar energy makes economic and environmental sense.” Chad Edwards, emersion DESIGN See all of our Solar Influencers

Looking back on 2015. Looking forward to 2016

2015 marked a year of changes in the energy sector. There continued to be a shift away from traditional sources of energy like coal toward natural gas and renewables like solar and wind. The Washington Post identified several factors that made 2015 a transformative year for energy. They include: • A turn away from coal […]

The Evolution of Appliances

Over the past 30 years, national appliance efficiency standards have helped households across the U.S. reduce their utility bills and the impact they have on the environment. The standards cover a wide variety of appliances and equipment that account for about 90 percent of a home’s annual energy use. $62 Million in Annual Savings While the […]