Conscious evolution--solar revolution.We are at the beginning of the 21st century, now entering the "Age of Aquarius Age of Aquarius
An astrological era held to have brought to the world increased spirituality and harmony among people. ." We face all of the challenges and tribulations of a growing population with dwindling dwin·dle
v. dwin·dled, dwin·dling, dwin·dles
To become gradually less until little remains.
To cause to dwindle. See Synonyms at decrease. resources, people challenging and fighting each other over their views of reality, God, morality and their "inalienable Not subject to sale or transfer; inseparable.
That which is inalienable cannot be bought, sold, or transferred from one individual to another. The personal rights to life and liberty guaranteed by the Constitution of the United States are inalienable. right" to consume as much of the planet as they like at the expense of others.
While this commotion keeps most of humanity busy, we are seeing a dramatic shift occurring. People are choosing a different path, becoming conscious of their true natures and aligning with higher values that guide into a more peaceful and sustainable future in harmony with the planet we call home. Through this journey we run face to face into our desires and attachments, into "our way of life." We need to make choices that reflect our newfound identities and values.
Reducing, reusing and recycling are great first steps. Consuming less and buying more efficient appliances and automobiles provide great ways for us to step more lightly on the planet. However, when it comes to dealing with our appetite for energy, we face a more difficult task.
Over the last century, we have searched for answers to the ever-present problem that we are basing our entire civilization on fuel sources that are finite. These fuels are the very basis of our economy. Without energy there is no economy! We looked toward splitting the atom and other atomic energies for that infinite supply of energy, only to realize these technologies create even bigger problems.
In reality, the sun is the source for all life on the planet and all of the fossil fuels we have been consuming for the last 200 years. The infinite source of energy we have all been looking for Looking for
In the context of general equities, this describing a buy interest in which a dealer is asked to offer stock, often involving a capital commitment. Antithesis of in touch with. has been right in front of our eyes the whole time!
Fortunately, we have seen an increased interest in solar energy solar energy, any form of energy radiated by the sun, including light, radio waves, and X rays, although the term usually refers to the visible light of the sun. over the last few decades." Beginning in the 1970s, federal tax credits virtually eliminated any of the upfront costs for the installation of solar hot water Solar hot water refers to water heated by solar energy. Solar heating systems are generally composed of solar thermal collectors, a fluid system to move the heat from the collector to its point of usage, and a reservoir or tank for heat storage and subsequent use. systems. However, when these credits were taken away, the industry nearly collapsed in this country. Presently, there are programs in several states which provide incentives for the installation of solar electric systems. A few states, including North Carolina North Carolina, state in the SE United States. It is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean (E), South Carolina and Georgia (S), Tennessee (W), and Virginia (N). Facts and Figures
Area, 52,586 sq mi (136,198 sq km). Pop. , have tax credits which help to reduce the cost of both solar electric and solar hot water systems.
While these incentives help to transform "interest" into actually "going solar," for most people "going solar" is a choice that reflects their personal values. These values include a desire to live more in harmony with the planet, a desire to take personal responsibility not to add to the destruction of the planet and/ or become more self reliant. While solar electric systems have been getting a lot of attention lately, it must be noted that solar hot water systems are by far the best bang for the buck when it comes to solar energy.
Solar hot water is the most widely used form of solar energy throughout the world. It is relatively inexpensive to install, has a twenty-plus year life expectancy Life Expectancy
1. The age until which a person is expected to live.
2. The remaining number of years an individual is expected to live, based on IRS issued life expectancy tables. , and can pay for itself many times over throughout its lifetime. It is a great example of a sustainable technology, with each collector producing much more energy in its lifetime than was needed to produce it. It is time for solar hot water systems to be standard equipment on every home in the county.
Solar hot water systems are very versatile additions to any home and can be used in a variety of different ways. The most common system produces the domestic hot water for the home and uses a back up heat source for those times when the solar is insufficient. However, solar hot water systems can be used in conjunction with radiant floor heat and other hydronic hy·dron·ic
Of or relating to a heating or cooling system that transfers heat by circulating a fluid through a closed system of pipes.
[hydr(o)- + -onic (as in electronic).] heating systems as well as forced air heating systems. These systems can be used to heat swimming pools and spas.
Of all the active solar Active solar technologies are employed to convert solar energy into usable heat, cause air-movement for ventilation or cooling, or store heat for future use. Active solar uses electrical or mechanical equipment, such as pumps and fans, to increase the usable heat in a system. technologies, solar hot water provides the best return on investment. At current prices, a well-designed system should give a return in as little as five to ten years. Energy costs are going to continue to increase as we move into the future. It is truly liberating to tap into the sun to bring harmony and stability into our energy use, and realize we can actively make a conscious choice for a cleaner, greener, more peaceful future. So as we journey through our Conscious evolution, join the solar revolution!
Dave Hollister Dave Hollister (born August 17, 1970 in Chicago, Illinois) is an American R&B vocalist who found fame during the 1990s as one-fourth of the Platinum-selling R&B quartet BLACKstreet before going on to a solo career. is the co-founder of Sundance Power Systems, Inc., a renewable energy Renewable energy utilizes natural resources such as sunlight, wind, tides and geothermal heat, which are naturally replenished. Renewable energy technologies range from solar power, wind power, and hydroelectricity to biomass and biofuels for transportation. company located near Asheville, NC. Dave also sits on the board of the North Carolina Sustainable Energy Association.