Hillside Center for Sustainable Living Promotes Green Lifestyle

Hillside Center for Sustainable Living in Newburyport, MA is taking an incredible new approach to sustainable design. Generating more solar electricity than 48 living units can use is a feat in and of itself, but Hillside Center has gone beyond just that by providing a shared electric vehicle fleet, creating central composting, salvaging building materials, harvesting rainwater,… Read more

Tedd Benson and the Business of Scaling Sustainability

Author and building pioneer Tedd Benson has devoted his life to developing a better way to build. Founder and CEO of Bensonwood & Unity Homes in New Hampshire, his endeavor has been to revive traditional timber framing and carry it into the 21st century. Since his youth, Tedd has been a crucial figure in the… Read more

Unity Homes: “Solar the Logical Choice for Our New Homes”

We’ve partnered with builders and architects since the very inception of our company, working from early stages of home design to integrate solar for any number of considerations – household ‘plug’ loads, space heating, cooling, water heating, and electric cars! We’ve lately had the opportunity to partner with Unity Homes in Walpole, New Hampshire, and… Read more

ReVision Offers Solar Grant for a Maine-based Nonprofit

As part of our commitment to the local community, ReVision Energy is excited to announce our “Maine Donation” Solar Grant. In short, one nonprofit in Maine will be awarded the installation of a 5.3 kilowatt solar array, which will produce roughly 6,000 kilowatt-hours/year for the next 40 years (approximate retail value of $18,500). In general, we’re looking for… Read more

Federal Solar Tax Credits Extended for Five Years

Solar ‘cliff’ of 2016 averted, bright skies ahead. In the waning hours of the 2015 legislative session, extensions of solar (and wind) tax credits were included in the sweeping 1.5 Trillion Bipartisan budget deal, which won strong bipartisan support in both chambers of the US Congress and received Pres. Barack Obama’s signature on Fri, Dec… Read more

Viridiscent House Makes 3x the Power it Uses In First Year

The Viridiscent House is “net positive,” maybe the most net positive house in the Northeast, producing three times as much electricity as it consumes. This is a result first and foremost of an incredible building envelope and high insulation values. The building, designed by BRIBURN, with Chris Briley as project architect, is a certified Passive House… Read more

Leveraging Communities to go Solar Throughout the US

We are a member of Amicus, a cooperative of the finest independent solar companies across the United States.  This month, we asked Amicus members about their involvement with Solarize programs and similar community focused efforts. How well does community outreach increase solar energy awareness in their regions? Gordon Woodcock from Taitem Engineering, based in Ithaca, New… Read more

Back to School with Solar Power!

ReVision Energy is a proud member of the Amicus Solar Cooperative, a cooperative of like-minded independent solar companies across the United States. In addition to sharing best practices on technical and administrative sides of the businesses, Amicus members have decided to share – publicly- our perspectives on various solar topics across the country. Here is… Read more

Common Ground Fair Celebrates Sustainability

The Common Ground Fair is always a highlight of our year! We love the opportunity to meet so many of our friends, customers, and new faces alike in this grand celebration of sustainable / local living. This year we had videographer Mark Hensley visit to soak up the vibe of the fair, and speak with… Read more