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Archive for April, 2011

Good Customers

We often receive thank you notes from customers who are very appreciative of the work have done for them, but rarely do we receive one as long as this. I thought it would be worth putting it up there because … Read more

Zoom Solar Zoom

Want to race? We’re setting up a solar toy car race on June 4th for the kids at Kim Small’s Solar Open House and BBQ. These things are awesome! As long as the clouds don’t come, it would go all … Read more

Solar Job Shadow

Cody Burkett from the Franklin County Career and Technology Center came out to the Zimmerman job in Manheim today for a job shadow. He was interested in solar technology and wanted to get an idea of what what goes into … Read more

Haldeman Mechanical

Recent job completed by Ben and his crew. This 17.1 kW system uses Enphase microinverter technology. Mark, the business owner, hope that this will meet his needs throughout the year and all but erase an electric bill from PPL.

Lebanon Valley College

Had a chance to give a talk to a environmental science class at Lebanon Valley College in Annville, PA. Though it was just a solar 101 class, it’s great to just spread the word about solar. Education is critical to … Read more

Ride Solar

ASI is planning a charity bike ride on September, 17th. The money we raise will to the Collaboratory, a center of Messiah College, and the will use the funds to carry out a solar project in a developing country. We … Read more

Our Installers

Yesterday I worked in the field with Levi who happens to be the foreman that I worked under when I was installing systems. While driving out to a customer’s house two hours away for a service call, I’m reminded of … Read more

Solar Make Up: Beta Testing

We have a new business endeavor at ASI that is very exciting: solar make up. While we’ve been dabbling in the solar panel business for 15 years, it’s unusual that we’ve missed this opportunity for so long. Instead of cumbersome … Read more

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