Information on solar thermal technologies. Includes purchasing considerations, benefits, challenges, and a list of renewable energy installers.
The Value of Solar Heating and Cooling (SHC) in Minnesota: Solar Thermal and Minnesota Energy and Climate Goals (.pdf)
This report identifies a series of recommendations designed to reduce market barriers and expand the solar heating and cooling market in Minnesota.
Hiring a Renewable Energy Contractor (.pdf)
Questions to ask a renewable energy contractor; includes links to maps of solar and wind energy contractors in Minnesota.
Search Renewable Energy Installers Directory
A directory called Clean Energy Builder is provided by Clean Energy Resource Teams (CERTS) to find companies in Minnesota that can help you plan, implement and manage clean energy projects.
Get Added to Renewable Energy Installers Directory
A completely free service provided by Clean Energy Resource Teams (CERTS) to include your company in the online directory.
Solar Ready Building Design Guidelines (.pdf)
Guidelines that address specific site planning, building form, space planning, roofing, and mechanical and electrical issues during the design phase of solar ready buildings.
Solar Ready Construction Specification (.pdf)
Specification that explains how to prepare a building for the future installation of a solar system.