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Sun Bandit’s 2nd Year of Energy Independence for All!

July 4th, 2015 marks Independence Day in the U.S., of course, but also the second anniversary of the Sun Bandit® Solar Hybrid Water Heating System.
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Sun Bandit Changed Solar Water Heating Forever

With over 30 years of industry experience, the innovators at Next Generation Energy are excited to announce that on Friday, May 15, 2015, Sun Bandit became the very first solar electric PV water heating collector in the world to be certified by the Solar Rating & Certification Corporation (SRCC).
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Zilla Makes Sun Bandit So Simple It’s Scary

When it comes to going solar, it doesn’t get much easier than with Sun Bandit. And when it comes to installing our the Sun Bandit pre-packaged SBES kit, Zilla makes installation so simple its scary.
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Sun Bandit: The Sexy Side of Solar Hot Water Heating

Combing the sex appeal of solar panels with with the technology of a traditional hot water tank in one easy to order, ship and install box, Sun Bandit stands out in the solar hot water heating industry.
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Did you know

You probably know that Sun Bandit is the most revolutionary way to heat water since fire. But, there are lots of innovative, game-changing facts about Sun Bandit that you may not know yet.
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The Solar Job Scoop

From residential rooftop systems to large-scale, utility grade projects, construction of the solar infrastructure is creating jobs faster than any other energy segment.
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Now is the Time to Choose Sun Bandit!

Solar water heaters, such as Sun Bandit, are specifically excluded from the NAECA 2015 energy efficiency ruling, so no changes to the Sun Bandit Solar Hybrid Water Heating System will be required, making now the right time to consider Sun Bandit.
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Solar Energy: To Lease or To Own?

Solar is becoming more and more popular as PV prices decrease and electricity bills increase. But when it comes to installing a solar array on a home, should you lease or buy?
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Snow and Solar: What snow means for your solar array

Snowy states such as Colorado, Massachusetts, Delaware and New Jersey are also top solar states. So what issues do snow raise for solar panels, and do snowy states conquer those issues?
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What Do the New Solar Trade Tariffs Mean for US Solar Industry

The discussion surrounding duties on Chinese and Taiwanese solar PV imports has been a hot topic in the solar industry for many months. With many of the top PV manufacturers located in these countries, U.S. solar professionals have been waiting with bated breath to hear the final decision from the US Department of Commerce. This Tuesday, December 17th, they got their answer. The Dept. of Commerce announced its decision to impose a base rate of 165% on all Chinese shipments.
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