Monday, June 20, 2011

Non-Profit Organizations: Cut Electricity Bills by Going Solar

No Up-front Costs -- Savings are Guaranteed!

Non-profit organizations, like churches, schools, social and community service groups, can realize immediate savings on their electric bill by leasing solar panels and generating their own electricity. With leasing, there are no up-front purchase costs and no additional charge for installation.

Bill Nowak is working with Solar Liberty to bring solar PV energy systems to non-profits and community-oriented organizations. Solar Liberty will install a 25 kW system for no money down and lease it to the organization for $100 a month for 15 years. Savings over previous electric bills are guaranteed.

At the end of the 15 year term, the organization is free to negotiate a new lease, buy the system at a fair market price, or have Solar Liberty take the system back.

All of the electricity generated by the system - approximately 26,000 kWh per year, valued at more than $3,000 per year at today’s prices, belongs to the organization for the $1,200 per year lease payments - the difference is money they would have been paying the utility company. Please see a Solar Liberty flier here.

This works because of some favorable incentives offered by the federal and state governments, which are set to expire on December 31, 2011.

This is a great opportunity for our community!

If you’d like to learn more about this program, Solar Liberty is holding FREE WEBINARS on June 23rd and 28th at 10 AM and June 30th at 2:00 PM. Sign up here.

Please send Bill Nowak any leads you may have with local non-profits or community organizations that own their own buildings or have a long term lease on their building.
The roof space on the building needs to be fairly large (around 3,000 open feet) to qualify for this offer.

Contact Bill Nowak by e-mail here or phone him at 716-882-9237.

Saturday, June 18, 2011

Happy Father's Day -- Sunday, June 19th

Hey Dad, what was your favorite song back in the day?
NPR came up with a fun idea for Father's Day on their blog,
"All Songs Considered". They asked listeners to contact their Dad or Grandpa and ask him what his favorite song was when he was their age.

To find out about the popular picks and hear some short music clips, listen to the NPR report here.

To hear to the full versions of some
of the popular songs in music videos, visit the NPR website.

One thing that I do on Father's Day with my Sons
For the past several years, one or two of my sons (depending on who's in town) and I have gone to the "Jog for The Jake", a
5K Father's Day Run/Walk in Delaware Park. "The Jake" refers to the late Dr. Lawrence D. Jacobs. The event honors his accomplishments and is a fundraiser for The Jacobs Neurological Institute in Buffalo.

The event also provides a special day for fathers, including a great post-race Father's Day Brunch provided to all runners
(register on site) and kids fun runners as well as guests and spectators ($5 donation). For more information, visit the Jog for The Jake website.

What will you do on Father's Day?
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Happy Father's Day!