The Ugly Side of Solar, PT. 1 Have you ever driven by a solar installation that was so ugly you wondered what the owners of the house were thinking when they decided to install their system? Have you found stories on the internet about leaky roofs, fly-by-night solar companies or other tales of solar despair?…

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“We’ve never seen solar module prices so low. With the rebates still relatively high and the federal tax credit at 30%, there’s never been a better time to go solar,” said Scott Gordon, Vice President of Residential Sales at HelioPower.   According to a Yahoo! Finance report yesterday, August 10, “Technology, Tenacity Drive Down Solar…

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From the Burbank Leader, writer Michael J. Arvizu: “Bob’s celebrates with solar panels. As a California Point of Historical Interest, the restaurant with the Big Boy had to get approval for its green project.” It was the year the first Emmy Awards were given in Los Angeles. It was the year the first Volkswagen Beetle…

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Once Wanting to Tear it Down, Philip MacDonald Holds a Huge Place in His Heart For Bob’s Big Boy By Andrea Alegria – San Fernando Valley Business Journal Staff The historic Bob’s Big Boy restaurant in Burbank is turning 60 years old and owner Philip MacDonald couldn’t be happier. Some fifteen years ago he would…

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