The Big Oxmox advised her not to do so, because there were thousands of bad Commas, wild Question Marks and devious Semikoli, but the Little Blind Text didn’t listen. She packed her seven versalia, put her initial into the belt and made herself on the way. When she reached the first hills of the Italic Mountains, she had a last view back on the skyline of her hometown Bookmarksgrove, the headline of Alphabet Village and the subline of her own road, the Line Lane.
“LEED Platinum certification is too often reserved for the wealthy, but Brad Pitt’s Make It Right Foundation reminds us that sustainability needn’t be prohibitively expensive. Look no further than the recently completed duplex in New Orleans’s Lower 9th Ward. It’s the first Make It Right home by Gehry, one of 21 local and international architects recruited by Pitt […]
As she settles into her newly built three-bedroom home in Central City, Denise Patton is looking forward to getting her first utility bill in the mail. She can’t wait to see how much energy she has saved, thanks to the solar panel array installed on her roof. “… Falling prices of solar panels have made the […]
Solar is playing a highly visible role in the reconstruction of New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina. Make It Right… devised a clever solar financing model that is sustaining its own efforts and helping other New Orleans reconstruction groups incorporate solar. Download the full Photon Magazine article here.
“To cut down on the high upfront price that some say have kept solar panels out of reach for many households, local developer HRI Properties has installed the equipment at six of its developments in the New Orleans area as part of a $10 million project, taking advantage of federal and state tax credits […]
“Pierre Moses pulls out a smart phone and taps an app that displays the real-time performance of every solar array in the neighborhood. That capability allows him to verify and document the conversion rate of the cells, which helps the systems qualify for the state and federal tax credits that combined to offset purchasing […]
Sutton… can’t complain about the energy bills for her own home. “It’s a beautiful thing; I’ve never paid more than $60 a month,” she says. “The reason that some of the homes have hit zero net energy is largely due to the efficient envelope,” says Pierre Moses, MIR’s product analyst. “The solar is really […]
“Make It Right, the Brad Pitt-led push to rebuild the storm-ravaged Lower Ninth Ward with affordable, energy-efficient housing, has launched a new initiative that aims to help make solar panels more accessible to other nonprofit developers in the city. “A separate, for-profit entity, called Make It Right Solar, has worked with two local housing development […]
“If you want to leave the smallest possible carbon footprint, you should consider switching to a solar electric (photovoltaic) system, or PV. Besides saving money on utility bills, PV systems reduce air pollution, stimulate the creation of green jobs and move the country closer to energy independence. Admittedly, it hasn’t moved the country much yet. “Consider […]
Honorable Mention: Make It Right Solar Make It Right Solar is a subsidiary of the Make It Right Foundation, founded by actor Brad Pitt, and serves as a renewable energy developer focused on affordable housing. MIRSolar has completed more than 40 residential solar panel installations in New Orleans’ historic Lower 9th Ward, thanks in part […]