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Collaboration in Weatherization + Home Performance

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The Home Performance Coalition released a report this spring outlining the opportunities, barriers, and benefits of collaboration between weatherization programs and the home performance industry. They argue that by combining the lessons learned from low-income weatherization efforts with those from private contractors in the home performance industry, huge savings in residential energy use can be […]

Germany Breaks Renewable Energy Record

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On April 30, 2017 Germany set a new national record by powering 85% the country with renewable energy sources like solar, wind and hydroelectric power. The majority of the country’s coal-fired power stations were not even running that day. In fact, a representative of the Agora Energiewende Initiative expects these majority renewables days to become “completely normal” […]

Infrared Radiant Heat Open House: May 17

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Mighty Energy Solutions will be opening our home showroom to the public on Wednesday, May 17th. This is an opportunity to see Infrared Radiant Ceiling Panels in action. Spring is a great time to think about how to efficiently heat your home. Pacific Northwest rainy seasons can be tough, but not with Radiant Heat Panels! […]

Looking Towards an Oil-Free Future

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In Washington State, approximately 66,000 homes are still heated with oil. Not only is it the most expensive heat source, but oil heat also contributes significantly to air pollution and carbon emissions. In fact, to offset heating one home with oil you would have to operate 40 wind turbines for an entire year. Dang!    Thinking […]

Spring Radiant Heat Open Houses

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Mighty Energy Solutions will be opening our home showroom to building professionals and homeowners on three Wednesdays this spring: March 22, April 19, and May 17. Attending an open house is an opportunity to see our Ducoterra SolaRay Radiant Ceiling Panels in action. Even spring in the Pacific Northwest can be tough, but not with Infrared Radiant […]

King County Clean Heat Roundtable: April 13

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We’re looking forward to hearing from leaders in sustainable development at this month’s Sustainable Cities Roundtable with King County Green Tools! This session is focused on Clean Heating and how homeowners, neighborhoods, and entire cities can work towards becoming free of oil as a home heating source. Oil heat is the most expensive type of […]

NorthWest Green Home Tour: April 29-30

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Join us! Saturday April 29, 2017 | Westwood Addition at 9323 31st Place SW 11am – 5pm | FREE TICKETS This Westwood Addition by LD Arch Design, transformed a typical one-story war-box home into one that is intriguing, yet approachable with modern, super-functional design for an expanding family. The project consisted of adding a second story with a […]

New Book: Remodeling Advice from an Architect

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Are you thinking about remodeling your home but feeling unsure of where to start? A new book by our friend + colleague Stephanie Wascha of Wascha Studios, summarizes what she’s learned from 18 years as an architect, on two key subjects. First is how to prepare for your project – information you’ll need to give […]

Help Keep Solar Growing in Washington

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Infrared heat panels feel like being heated by from the warmth of the sun. At Mighty Energy our comfortable hybrid heat system (infrared radiant ceiling panels and ductless heat pump) is offset by 8 solar panels. Powering your home or office using solar power would make that even more true! Statewide incentives that keep solar […]

Northwest Green Home Tour: April 29-30

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We’re getting  excited for this year’s NW Green Home Tour from the Northwest EcoBuilding Guild. The 2017 tour will be the seventh annual event that brings together thousands of visitors, helps educate the public on green building, and lets you get into homes and experience real-life sustainable solutions in person! We will be co-hosting a site […]