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26
May

Off-Grid Homes in High Demand

Realtor.com recently published an article detailing just how mainstream prepping has become in a new piece titled, "Prepping for Doomsday: Bunkers, Panic Rooms, and Going Off the Grid". The post leads off with how, "Americans en masse are again preparing for the worst". They go on to describe how the uncertainty in the U.S. economy and politics has driven up the desire for homes outfitted for doomsday. For example, sales at American Redoubt…

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17
May

Amerigeddon The Movie: Now Playing

AMERIGEDDON, coming to theaters nationwide May 13, 2016, has been described as “the movie the establishment doesn’t want you to see.” Showing what happens when a not-so-future U.S. government conspires with the United Nations to stage an attack on the energy grid, AMERIGEDDON depicts a country ruled by martial law in which citizens are stripped of their constitutional rights and their guns. A group of patriots fight back and rescue…

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16
May

Duane M – Broadway, NC

[rev_slider alias="duane"][/rev_slider] P.E.G. installed this 8.6kW grid-tied solar power system in Broadway, NC during summer of 2014.  The system uses 36 Axitec solar panels, Renusol Console ground-mounting trays, and the Fronius IG Plus Advanced grid-tie inverter.  The electrical connection was completed by M.R. Stoner Electric, based in Sanford, NC. [vc_row][vc_column] Back to Portfolio[/vc_column][/vc_row] [vc_row][vc_column][vc_cta h2="Be Empowered!" h4="Own your energy." txt_align="right" add_button="right" btn_title="Try our solar pricing calculator" btn_color="green" btn_i_icon_fontawesome="fa fa-calculator" btn_css_animation="right-to-left"…

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16
May

The Akhouris – Fairfax County, VA

[rev_slider alias="akhouris"][/rev_slider] 8.1kW Hybrid Solar Power System w/ Generac 15kW Generator The Akhouri’s recently built a new home in Fairfax County, Virginia, about 25 miles from downtown Washington, DC.  Their goal was to be as energy-efficient as possible with the ability to be completely off-the-grid one day.  The home design includes multiple geothermal heat pumps, 2 GE GeoSpring heat pump water heaters, solar attic fans, and premium insulation.  The Akhouri’s selected P.E.G.…

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16
May

John Doe – Richmond, V.A.

[rev_slider alias="doe"][/rev_slider] A recent customer,  “John Doe” for purposes of confidentiality, and his family reside on a 40-acre farm about 45 miles from downtown Richmond, Virginia.  John is committed to ensuring the safety and security of his family.  He is also a steadfast believer who wants to be able to help others in his community during a time of crisis.     The Does’ emergency planning includes making provision for…

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16
May

John Vandermyde – Outer Banks, N.C.

[rev_slider alias="vandermyde"][/rev_slider] John Vandermyde and his family live in an exceptional home on the Atlantic coast in Outer Banks, North Carolina.  Desiring to be a better steward of the planet, John decided to go solar for his home’s energy needs.  After interviewing two other solar companies, John selected P.E.G. to install his grid-tied solar power system.  PV System Designer Barton Schafer was faced with numerous challenges during the design phase…

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16
May

The Jones’ – Charlotte, N.C.

[rev_slider alias="jones"][/rev_slider] 7.3kW Hybrid Solar Power System w/ Generac 15kW Generator The Jones’ live in rural Union County, North Carolina, about 25 miles from downtown Charlotte.  Mr. Jones wanted a solar power system that would provide both monthly bill reduction AND a secure power supply for emergency backup.  The search for a qualified solar installer started close to home.  Local solar companies in western North Carolina tried to convince Mr.…

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16
May

Steve Brook – Kill Devil Hills, N.C.

[rev_slider alias="Slider 1"][/rev_slider] P.E.G. completed this installation in December of 2015.  We used (36) Axitec Solar 310W panels and all premium components from Schneider Electric Conext XW+ line.  Located in Kill Devil Hills, NC, this 100% Off-Grid home was the first of its kind in the OBX area. The homeowner, Mr. Steve Brook, had a goal of being 100% energy independent.  He chose P.E.G. to design & install a solar…

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