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Emerging Business of the Year

ASI has been nominated as a finalist as Central Penn Business Journal’s Emerging Business of the Year. There are four other businesses in our category and we wish everyone luck. We will find out who the winner is at the … Read more

FRE Meeting a Success

Last night I went to Chambersburg to attend the first Franklin Renewable Energy Association (FRE) meeting. Wayne Mackey explained that the name of the group didn’t have to do with them being based out of Franklin County, but rather that … Read more

Next Generations: Helping teachers prepare students.

Today we had a group of 20 teachers, guidance counselors and continuing education coordinators visit our shop. Their mission: learn from key industry leaders in Lancaster County about how their students can be best prepared for the work force. In … Read more

Air, Water, Energy Seminar

Through a partnership with Fresco Green in Lancaster, we will be putting on a seminar to talk about indoor air and water quality as well utilizing renewable energy sources. We have developed a working relationship with these guys and are … Read more

Green Group Tour @ Foxchase

A group of like minded business people gather frequently to tour different renewable installations in the Lancaster County area. The Lancaster County Center for Excellence in Renewable Energy puts on the Green Group Tours and last week they came to … Read more

The Light Green Hurdle: Why Solar Needs A More Committed Following

I read an article recently talking about a new eco concept labeling light vs dark green consumers. Light green consumers are people who shop for goods that are green, good for the environment (at least according to the label) and … 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

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

Back to School for a Day

Last friday I had the privilege to teach a group of honors level high school seniors about solar.  The opportunity came up through a customer of ours who teaches at ELCO and said that a fellow physics colleague of his … Read more

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