Thursday, December 31, 2015

Solar Panel Installations on Chicago Homes Nearly Triple

The number of Chicago homes that got solar installations in 2015 almost tripled from 2014, with 80 new locations. Roughly 2,100 people registered with Solar Chicago, a company that helps property owners buy solar panels in bulk to reduce costs.

From NRCA

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Wednesday, December 30, 2015

Glass Coating Helps Solar Panels Absorb Light From Many Angles

Researchers have created a glass coating for solar panels that allows it to absorb light from many angles and repels dust. The coating consists of fused-silica packaging glass with nanorod structures and honeycomb-shaped nanowalls.


From NRCA

Trenton H. Cotney
Florida Bar Certified Construction Lawyer
Trent Cotney, P.A.
407 N. Howard Avenue
Suite 100
Tampa, FL 33606

Monday, December 7, 2015

Historic Nebraska Buildings Get Handmade Roof Tiles from Turkey

The Boys Town village near Omaha, Neb., is getting replacements for hail-damaged terra cotta roof tiles on 27 buildings for $3.1 million. Renaissance Roofing is performing the repairs using handmade tiles shipped from Turkey. The contractor specializes in historic buildings.


From NRCA

Trenton H. Cotney
Florida Bar Certified Construction Lawyer
Trent Cotney, P.A.
407 N. Howard Avenue
Suite 100
Tampa, FL 33606