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Sun Day Solar Case Study: S. L. Williamson

Sun Day Solar Case Study: S. L. Williamson

From its location out on River Road, just off of Route 250, S. L. Williamson helps keep area roads and other outdoor paved spaces in good shape. S. L. Williamson is an established third-generation family-run business. It's a household name in Charlottesville, and a...

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SunDaySolar: Haigney Case Study

SunDaySolar: Haigney Case Study

Just a few miles out of Charlottesville, on top of a peak facing the Blue Ridge mountains, sits the lovely home of Nina and Mark Haigney. To say that their home is private, and that their driveway is steep, are both understatements!  When winter brings slippery...

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Case Study: Leonard and Carol Lohman

Case Study: Leonard and Carol Lohman

A fall chill was in the air when Sun Day Solar set up a new 8.12Kw roof-mounted solar array on top of Leonard and Carol Lohman’s attractive brick home in Charlottesville’s Key West neighborhood. Now, the Lohmans are eagerly waiting for summer. “We’re excited about...

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Sun Day Solar Case Study: MS Events

Sun Day Solar Case Study: MS Events

A new solar project at MS Events in Charlottesville is paying off early. This project, accomplished by Sun Day Solar, is an example of practical green business. It shows how companies can leverage the power of solar to save money, and also enhance a reputation as a...

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Sun Day Solar Case Study: Dale and Margaret Walker

Sun Day Solar Case Study: Dale and Margaret Walker

Last year, Sun Day Solar workers were busy putting panels on the split roof of Margaret and Dale Walker's Charlottesville property. The result is an attractive installation that’s saving the Walkers a lot of money on their electrical bills – but it took some...

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Facebooks Joins the Solar Revolution in Virginia

Facebooks Joins the Solar Revolution in Virginia

For a while now, we've been pointing out how some of the biggest American retailers are gravitating toward setting up massive solar farms to source energy. Perhaps the biggest example is Amazon, which is taking over from so many 'bricks and mortar' sellers that it...

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Four Considerations for Rotating Solar Panels

Four Considerations for Rotating Solar Panels

  As communities across Virginia and the rest of the country continue to adopt solar energy systems at a tremendous rate, you're more likely to see a wider diversity of installations near where you live.   One example is the idea of creating panels that are...

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School Projects are Signs of Solar Growth

School Projects are Signs of Solar Growth

Learning about solar in the classroom is more than just a way to learn about ecology, or physics. In Virginia and other places, it's now about the intersection of several powerful forces, and the future of our energy use.   This past fall, the Washington Post...

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Tesla Looks for Solar Rebound

Tesla Looks for Solar Rebound

It's true that the solar market is a dynamic one -- and lots of things often happen that are unpredictable. There are a lot of up-and-down forces pushing and pulling on solar markets right now, specifically in the U.S. Some of them have to do with manufacturing --...

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New Hottest Halloween Costume: Solar Installer??

New Hottest Halloween Costume: Solar Installer??

It's hard to believe it's almost Halloween again.   But this year, as the little tykes carve jack-o'-lanterns and figure out which kinds of masks and accessories they want to buy, maybe it's time to consider dressing your little one up as a solar installer....

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