26 Jun '11, 5am

Rooftop Solar - As Green as it Gets #green

Rooftop Solar - As Green as it Gets #green

As I stood on the sunny Oakland roof of Sierra Club member Dan Rademacher, the view toward San Francisco and the Golden Gate Bridge was nice. But in my mind's eye, I was marveling at an even brighter vista -- a future when all the unadorned rooftops around us would feature the solar panels like the brand new ones that Dan was happily showing off. I don't think that future's far off. There has never been a better time for homeowners to add solar panels to their roofs. The Sierra Club is so excited about rooftop solar solutions that we've begun a pilot program in California with two solar vendors to reach out to our members and supporters and spread the good news. And we really do think it's just a matter of "getting the word out," because once homeowners find out how easy, affordable, and beneficial adding solar power is, there'll be no stopping the rooftop revolution. Here...

Full article: http://www.celsias.com/article/rooftop-solar-green-it-gets/

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