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  • Building Energy Modeling 101: HVAC Design and Operation Use Case

    A great deal of energy use in buildings goes toward heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning (HVAC). In 2015, HVAC consumed 15.5 quads. The first step in reducing HVAC energy use is reducing heating and cooling load—i.e., the amount of heat that needs to be added to or removed from a building—typically by reducing heat from equipment and lighting; minimizing unnecessary ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Worcester Solar Installation Case Study

    Project Overview Solect Energy and Patriot met in late October to discuss the project for Providence and Worcester Rail Road (PWRR).  The array needed to be installed before years end, calling for quick reaction from Patriot Solar Group. Patriot’s inside sales and engineering team worked closely with Solect Energy to design a layout to work with the triangular ...


    By Patriot Solar Group

  • Fairhaven Solar Installation Case Study

    Project Overview Dynamic and Patriot have been working together since 2012 on number of ground mount projects, both post driven and ballasted. Fairhaven Landfill emerged onto the radar in October 2012, with a year-end deadline rapidly approaching. During that same time period, Patriot’s installation crew was deployed in central Massachussets, halfway through ...


    By Patriot Solar Group

  • Marysville Solar Installation Case Study

    Project Overview Nova Consultants and Patriot’s engineering team began working together on the St. Clair RESA project in the Spring of 2013. The 514 kW array is one of a 12 MW portfolio for the midwest electric utility, DTE Electric Company. Although site soil conditions were suitable for driven pier foundations, a ballasted racking design was chosen because of the ...


    By Patriot Solar Group

  • Brookfield Landfill Solar Installation Case Study

    Patriot Solar Group has always delivered a high quality and competitively priced product as well as flexible installation services during their collaboration with Martifer Solar USA. They have approached each project with a professional demeanor and with the creativity necessary to overcome the challenges that have arisen.Project Overview Patriot Solar Group has had a long standing ...


    By Patriot Solar Group

  • Haslett Michigan Solar Installation Case Study

    Project Overview: The 8 kW array is consists of 32 Sonali Solar panels making it the perfect size for a residential customer. The ease of installation for residential customers makes the post driven or ballasted ground mounts a great and simple solar solution. Utilizing start and add sections makes either ground mount capable of out-competing traditional solar racking designs and make for an easy ...


    By Patriot Solar Group

  • Burt Highway Michigan Solar Installation Case Stufy

    Patriot Solar Group worked in coordination with Country Air and Wind Energy to install a residential fixed tilt post driven ground mount array. The system complies with Consumers Energys’ Experimental Advanced Renewable Program (EARP). The program allows residential and commercial customers to build solar arrays to offset their energy consumption and sell excess power back to Consumers. ...


    By Patriot Solar Group

  • Gresham Highway Solar Installation Case Study

    Project Overview: Patriot Solar Group in coordination with Country Air and Wind Energy to supply and install a residential fixed tilt post driven ground mount array consisting of 40 panels. The system complies with Consumers Energys’ Experimental Advanced Renewable Program (EARP). The program allows residential and commercial customers to build solar arrays to offset their energy ...


    By Patriot Solar Group

  • Mathie Residence Solar Installation Case Study

    Project Overview: Owner and CEO of Patriot Solar Group, Jeff Mathie, had a solar installment completed at his home near Duck Lake in Central Michigan. The installment complies with Consumers Energys’ Experimental Advanced Renewable Program (EARP). The program allows residential and commercial customers to build solar arrays to offset their energy consumption and sell excess power back to ...


    By Patriot Solar Group

  • Bath Michigan Solar Installation Case Study

    Project Overview Patriot worked with Peninsula Solar to design a racking system that would work with limited space and not penetrate the ground surface. The ground mount array utilized a non-penetrating ballasted design to work with the existing terrain on top of an underground house. To save space in the yard, the North row utilized a longer post to allow closer ...


    By Patriot Solar Group

  • Maynard Landfill Solar Installation Case Study

    Since 2012, Martifer has retained the services of Patriot Solar Group on more than 5 MW of ground mount projects throughout the state of Massachusetts. For their high quality product, ease of collaboration, and their professional capabilities, Martifer Solar USA highly recommends Patriot Solar Group as a leading racking partner. Project Overview Patriot Solar Group (PSG) ...


    By Patriot Solar Group

  • Global solar installation will reach 49 GW in 2014

    Global solar installation will reach 49 GW in 2014 NPD Solarbuzz predict the demand of solar module will likely to reach 49 GW next year. And they also estimated 36GW capacity of solar panel will end the solar installation in the year of 2013. The grow rate of next year’s solar installation will more than30% as the prices ...

  • Lake Elmo Solar Installation Case Study

    Project Overview: Patriot Worked with TruNorth Solar to design a post driven ground mount array to work well with the sloped terrain and maintain low visibility. This home owner has dedicated their entire property to conserving the environment. The array consists of 60, 250W Sharp modules and will completely offset nearly 100% electricity bill. Patriot Solar Group ultimately provided micro ...


    By Patriot Solar Group

  • Sanborn New York Solar Installation Case Study

    Project Overview: Patriot Solar Group worked in assistance with the homeowner for his first solar array installation at his home in New York State. The 12 kW array is consists of 48 Sonali Solar panels making it the perfect size for a residential customer. The ease of installation for residential customers makes the post driven ground mount a great and simple solar solution. Utilizing start and ...


    By Patriot Solar Group

  • Dark Horse Brewery Solar Installation Case Study

    Project Overview: Patriot Solar Group in support of Contractors Building Supply inc. (CBSI) have supplied racking to install a sloped asphalt shingle roof mount on top of the Dark Horse Brewery roof. Working closely with CBSI, Patriot Solar Group was able to procure materials and deliver them to the job site on schedule for the Dark Horse Brewery solar installation. The 40 panel, 10 kW solar ...


    By Patriot Solar Group

  • DenningSons Farms Solar installation Case Study

    Project Overview: DenningSons Farms in Jonesville, Michigan took a giant leap to cut their energy cost and usage. As one of the first dairy farms in Michigan to have solar installed, the 77 panel array will produce about 10 percent of the farms annual electricity demand. “The project costs about $90,000, but will be paid back through the grants and loans as well as savings in energy costs ...


    By Patriot Solar Group

  • Brooksville Florida Solar Installation Case Study

    Patriot Solar Group worked with a residential customer in Brooksville Florida to create a post driven ground mount system that may be susceptible to high wind conditions during tornado and hurricane seasons. Patriot Solar Group supplied everything from racking, to panels, inverters and all balance of systems (BOS), including combiner boxes, grounding applications, and lightning arrestors. The 28 ...


    By Patriot Solar Group

  • White Farm Solar Installation Case Study

    Project Overview: Patriot Solar Group teamed with a fellow Michigan resident in Battle Creek to construct two fixed pole mount structures. The array consists of 24, 250 watt panels that were installed by the owner after installation of the nut plate bracket and rails by Patriot Solar Group. The arrays’ tilt degree can be adjusted seasonally allowing for optimization during the harsh ...


    By Patriot Solar Group

  • How to install solar parking lots lights

    Parking lots are present in most business premises for clients to park their cars as they enjoy the services offered by that specific business. They are however some of the last sections of properties to be considered for lighting. It is important to keep them well lit for those clients that come in late and also employees that work late shifts. Installing ...


    By Greenshine New Energy LLC

  • Oak Ridge Solar Installation Case Study

    "We were very happy with PSG's installation crew. The crew was professional and were able to get the system installed with racking and panels within two days."Project Overview Zuercher Electric and Patriot worked together on initial project designs for ZYP Coatings beginning in April 2013. Patriot’s sales and engineering team designed a layout to optimize limited space in ...


    By Patriot Solar Group

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