November / December 2013


Roots of the Modern Solar House
Why mid-20th century architecture is still relevant today.
By Richard Crume

NY Solar Roof Pod

Photo: Jim Tetro, U.S. Department of Energy, Solar Decathlon

Next Generation Control and Monitoring for Solar Thermal Systems
Commercial systems need a higher standard of monitoring, and new techniques provide it.
By Ron Gehl

Creating Housing Where People Succeed
A Texas nonprofit converts a run-down motel into efficient low-cost housing.
By Sunshine Mathon

The War Is Won; Now Win the Battles

PV Power Map
PV Generation Potential for July and August

New Products
Butler Sun Solutions PV-Wand Hybrid Water Heater
Caleffi Releases the 13th Edition of idronics
Quick Mount PV Introduces E-Mount
Fronius Launches Galvo String Inverter
SAFE Announces HitchClip
Solar-Powered Motor Controller Aids Efficiency and Compliance

Inside ASES
ASES Looks Toward 60th Year

Viewpoint: Germany Backs Distributed Storage to Reduce FiT Payments
By Georg Maue

Viewpoint: Where Are the Hybrid Solar Plants?
By Dave Menicucci

Clean Air Law: Cooperative Federalism
By Robert Ukeiley

Green Business
Native Americans Find True Home in Renewable Energy
By Rona Fried, Ph.D.

The Trade
Working Safely Around Small Wind Systems, Part 2
By Mick Sagrillo

System Accomplished
Do-It-Yourself PV for Burning Man
By Seth Masia

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