Distributed Generation

Solar Energy is a form of ‘Distributed Generation.’  Distributed generation refers to the small-scale production of electricity on a local level, rather than large-scale industrial power plants.  This is factor of vital importance because centralized energy production creates situations where

Distributed Generation

Solar Energy is a form of ‘Distributed Generation.’  Distributed generation refers to the small-scale production of electricity on a local level, rather than large-scale industrial power plants.  This is factor of vital importance because centralized energy production creates situations where

History of Photovoltaics

History of Photovoltaics: The French physicist A. E. Becquerel first observed the photovoltaic effect in 1839. The photovoltaic effect is the creation of electrical voltage and current when a material is exposed to photons from the sun.  “Photovoltaics (PV) is a method of generating electrical power by

History of Photovoltaics

History of Photovoltaics: The French physicist A. E. Becquerel first observed the photovoltaic effect in 1839. The photovoltaic effect is the creation of electrical voltage and current when a material is exposed to photons from the sun.  “Photovoltaics (PV) is a method of generating electrical power by

Aquaponic Gardening

Aquaponic Gardening is a combination of aquaculture and hydroponics, growing fish and food together in a recirculating system. *Aquaponic gardening uses 90% less water than growing food in soil! *The waste from the fish is consumed by the plants who

Aquaponic Gardening

Aquaponic Gardening is a combination of aquaculture and hydroponics, growing fish and food together in a recirculating system. *Aquaponic gardening uses 90% less water than growing food in soil! *The waste from the fish is consumed by the plants who

Permaculture Patio Design, Santa Cruz, CA

This patio was a great size for a week long project! The design includes:  hugelkultur garden beds, trimming back bushes to allow more sun into the patio, rock blanket for drainage leading to basin planter bed, setting flagstone, setting posts

Permaculture Patio Design, Santa Cruz, CA

This patio was a great size for a week long project! The design includes:  hugelkultur garden beds, trimming back bushes to allow more sun into the patio, rock blanket for drainage leading to basin planter bed, setting flagstone, setting posts

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

Permaculture Consultation in Santa Cruz, CA

The following are images of a design that I created for a client in Santa Cruz, CA.  The design strives to provide a nice space for gathering with a fire pit, while maximizing space for growing and the integration of

Permaculture Consultation in Santa Cruz, CA

The following are images of a design that I created for a client in Santa Cruz, CA.  The design strives to provide a nice space for gathering with a fire pit, while maximizing space for growing and the integration of

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