Category Archives: Gaia University

Designing a Photovoltaic System

Analyze Electrical Loads: To begin with it is important to understand the meaning of the word, ‘load.’  A load in the electrical sense means a circuit that is closed (i.e. switch flipped ‘on’) and is drawing electricity from a source

Designing a Photovoltaic System

Analyze Electrical Loads: To begin with it is important to understand the meaning of the word, ‘load.’  A load in the electrical sense means a circuit that is closed (i.e. switch flipped ‘on’) and is drawing electricity from a source

Appleseed Permaculture

Appleseed Permaculture: Edible Landscaping and Regenerative Design is a full service permaculture design firm ran by Ethan Roland, as well as a great team of designers, architects and specialists.  They are located in the Hudson River Valley area, near where I

Appleseed Permaculture

Appleseed Permaculture: Edible Landscaping and Regenerative Design is a full service permaculture design firm ran by Ethan Roland, as well as a great team of designers, architects and specialists.  They are located in the Hudson River Valley area, near where I

Key Photovoltaic Terminology

 PV Module:  A module is a solar panel.  Each module is made up of solar cells of crystalline-silicon.  The back is glass and the sides are aluminum.  The term ‘solar panel’ was originally used to describe a collection of modules

Key Photovoltaic Terminology

 PV Module:  A module is a solar panel.  Each module is made up of solar cells of crystalline-silicon.  The back is glass and the sides are aluminum.  The term ‘solar panel’ was originally used to describe a collection of modules

Grid Alternatives

   iii. Grid Alternatives, June 2013 to Present: Grid Alternatives is a non-profit that utilizes California State funding to provide solar energy systems to low-income families.  Two representatives from Grid Alt. came to our classroom to give a presentation.  Attending the

Grid Alternatives

   iii. Grid Alternatives, June 2013 to Present: Grid Alternatives is a non-profit that utilizes California State funding to provide solar energy systems to low-income families.  Two representatives from Grid Alt. came to our classroom to give a presentation.  Attending the

Photography & Meta-Patterns

Table of Contents: I: Foundational Vibrations II: Meta-Pattern of Energy Exchange III: Opposing Forces & Reconciliation IV: Photography & Human Vision as Manifestation of Meta-Pattern V: Photography as an Intuitive Process ___________________________ “For the Rays to speak properly are not

Photography & Meta-Patterns

Table of Contents: I: Foundational Vibrations II: Meta-Pattern of Energy Exchange III: Opposing Forces & Reconciliation IV: Photography & Human Vision as Manifestation of Meta-Pattern V: Photography as an Intuitive Process ___________________________ “For the Rays to speak properly are not

Terra Vita Springs

Terra Vita Springs is a beautiful permaculture site located in the Siskiyou National Forest outside of Ashland, Oregon.  Jeff Higley runs the place and he really knows his stuff!  I have had the opportunity to visit the land briefly, and

Terra Vita Springs

Terra Vita Springs is a beautiful permaculture site located in the Siskiyou National Forest outside of Ashland, Oregon.  Jeff Higley runs the place and he really knows his stuff!  I have had the opportunity to visit the land briefly, and

Sustainable Vocations for Youth, 2012

In this output packet I describe the events that took place from July 23rd to August 12th 2012 during an environmental education course at Quail Springs Permaculture.  I acted as a photographer and as a youth mentor during the 3

Sustainable Vocations for Youth, 2012

In this output packet I describe the events that took place from July 23rd to August 12th 2012 during an environmental education course at Quail Springs Permaculture.  I acted as a photographer and as a youth mentor during the 3