Hot Tub Gets Too Hot!

Solar Jeff recently completed a solar-heated and circulated spa project. “It was an educated guess that it would work,” says Jeff. In fact, it works TOO good! The solar circulation pump can be turned completely off around 3PM. Here’s how it works:...

Mooncottage Goes Solar

People ask me about the picture in my website banner. That’s the view from Mooncottage, the beautiful romantic get-away perched above Calabash Boom. We recently installed solar pool circulation equipment to enhance the operation of the solar-heated pool. Guests...

Alternative Energy in the Islands

With energy costs rising worldwide, we in the Virgin Islands are severely impacted. Supply and demand of fuel oil have caused a crisis like we saw in the 1970s. Everybody from Nobel-winner Al Gore to oilman T. Boone Pickens is talking about this situation. Meanwhile,...

Domestic Water-heating

This short article describes the operation of OPEN LOOP CIRCULATION TYPE DOMESTIC WATER-HEATERS. Your Solar Water-Heater Your home is equipped with an “open loop solar water heating system.” This system is composed of the collector panel, a large capacity storage tank...

St. Thomas Blog Covers Solar Installation

Published in Our most recent client is the Big Kahuna of the St Thomas Blog, who has been reporting on his progress in his quest for energy savings through solar power. He called me several months ago, after reading my web-site. He has done everything right; from...

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