Entries by Michelle

Local Solar Business Leaders and Veterans Call on Sen. Portman to Grow Ohio’s Clean Energy Economy & Support the Clean Power Plan

    Columbus, OH – On Tuesday, September 22, solar business leaders Geoff Greenfield and Mathew O’Brien of Third Sun Solar, solar homeowner Dr. Matthew Taylor and veteran Allen Zak urged Senator Portman to start voting to support the Clean Power Plan because of what it means for the booming clean energy economy and national […]

Third Sun Solar President to Speak at Ohio Conservation Forum

Third Sun Solar to Speak at Forum Designed to Explore Solar’s Future in Ohio   Athens, OH– Third Sun Solar’s president and co-founder, Geoff Greenfield, will be speaking at this year’s final Ohio Conservation Forum, this Friday, December 19th. The forum will explore Ohio’s current energy situation with a look back at the history and […]

As winter darkness approaches, LEDs are a “bright” idea   

 The humble light bulb is evolving The evolution in light bulbs has accelerated in the last couple of decades. It used to be that our only choice at home was the good ‘ole incandescent bulb. We did have some experience with the buzzing and flickering fluorescent lighting at work or in commercial spaces. Those negative […]

Serving His Country and the Environment

Extending Our Gratitude This is US Army Reserve Drill Sergeant, Mat O’Brien. When he is not serving his country in uniform, he is serving the environment by ensuring solar installations go smoothly and safely as Third Sun Solar’s Material Handling Specialist. Mat’s presence is sorely missed while he fulfills a month-long assignment as the Drill […]

Another Ohio Home Goes Solar

Athens’ Air Gets a Little Cleaner This beautiful 7.92kW system recently went live in Athens, Ohio. In addition to hedging against future rate increases and lowering the homeowners’ utility bills, these 33 panels will offset approximately 15,944 pounds of greenhouse gas emissions over the next 25 years.                       […]

Solar Curator Shines on Third Sun Solar

Since its inception in April 2012, SolarCurator.com has provided hundreds of hand-picked selections of global solar industry news and features blended with original commentary. Helmed by chief curator and veteran solar/high-tech editor-blogger Tom Cheyney, the site has become one of the go-to alternative media outlets in the industry, offering timely viewpoints and freshly culled content […]

Third Sun Solar Makes National Top-400 List

Athens, Ohio Solar Installer Listed Among Top National Firms ATHENS, OHIO—Solar Power World magazine released their national 2014 Top 400 Solar Contractors list last week, noting the best-ranked solar electric system installers from across North America. Third Sun Solar ranked #135 of 400 nationally. The 2014 Top Solar Contractors list includes many companies from high-growth […]

Home Equity for Solar

Our friends at Pure Energies note the following about using a HELOC (Home Equity Line of Credit) for solar. Our comments are italicized. Home equity is the conventional means by which most people have purchased solar systems in the past. So what’s new in using home equity financing for solar? Some home equity loan products are […]

Solar Champion Referral Discount & Fee DOUBLED Through September 23, 2014

Special Offer for Solar Champions: Double Down for Solar! The summer months are a peak time for solar production, and should also be a great time for sharing the good news about solar with your friends and neighbors. September 23rd is the Autumnal Equinox, the traditional time to celebrate the harvest and nature’s bounty. To recognize […]