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Skip's Tips on Solar Thermal are Back

Learn about & discuss the latest innovations in the solar thermal industry!

Returning for a third year and offered on the last Tuesday of the month through June 2014, Skip’s Tips is the forum for valuable technical information, techniques and skills training for solar thermal professionals and those who want to be one.

CCSE's Skip Fralick has been invol

Solar Thermal Lessons You can’t Learn in a Book

CCSE recently hosted a five-day solar water heating installation training specifically for contractors, other industry professionals and self-installers who are looking to boost their careers.

Technologies Added to Solar-Thermal Rebates

Rebates will soon be available in California for a wider range of solar water heating systems with applications in business, industry and commercial properties.

Clean Vehicle Rebate Project gets “Environmentally Sexy”

CCSE’s Clean Vehicle Rebate Project team joined Fiat USA on a six-week tour up and down the electric vehicle-friendly state of California. While team members spoke to excited car enthusiasts about the available state incentives, Fiat promoted its “environmentally sexy,” all new, all-electric 500e, currently available only in California.


CCSE Joins DOE Better Buildings Residential Network

CCSE is now a member of the new Department of Energy Better Buildings Residential Network, which connects energy efficiency programs and partners to share best practices and learn from each other to increase the number of American homes that are energy efficient.

CCSE’s participation in the network builds on its prior work administering a $3.9 million Better Building Neighborhood Program