A financing program that’s let more than 180,000 homeowners pay for solar panels and clean-energy appliances through their local tax bills is poised to survive an effort by Republicans to add regulations that would have effectively shut it down. The … Continue reading C-PACE “Mortgage lenders worry that PACE financing moves to the head of the queue in the case of a bankruptcy, ahead of their loans”
The wonderful Springs Preserves invited us to join their Youth Water Summit, held in the Desert Living Center, Sunday 11/19/17. Luis Varela-Rico, Patty Dominguez, Sully Park and Davi-May Messinger joined our table to talk with students about our public art … Continue reading Renewable Envoy at Youth Water Summit
Nathaniel Stinnett knows he’s preaching to the choir. The problem is, even believers don’t always show up for church. Dismayed by how low environmental concerns like climate change, pollution and pipelines rank on surveys of voter priorities, Stinnett founded … Continue reading “Environmental voters have the potential to overwhelm the electorate.”
At the National Governors Association Summer Meeting in July, Elon Musk claimed that the U.S. can run solely on solar energy. “If you wanted to power the entire U.S. with solar panels,” he said, “it would take a fairly small corner … Continue reading Can Elon Musk’s solar roof tiles replace fossil fuels in housing?
How incredibly exciting to have the world’s first living and breathing chandelier on display at the V&A Museum for the London Design Festival. The chandelier called Exhale features transparent glass petals which contain live green algae. These micro-organisms use the basic principles of photosynthesis … Continue reading First Ever Living and Breathing Chandelier that Purifies the Air
When I first saw Karyl Sisson artwork I was mesmerized. How did she do this? Everyday items were elevated to an artist level I’ve never seen before, mundane items were transformed. Which of course is the objective of recycle/up-cycled art … Continue reading Karyl Sisson Unlikely Materials Into Fine Art
This year Luis Varela-Rico, H. Michael Andrieu and myself formed an artist team called Renewable Envoy. We were one of three Nevada artist/artist team selected to present a proposal to the Clark County Public Art Committee. We are a very excited … Continue reading Mountain’s Edge Baseball Park Artwork