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What’s NEXT?

What’s NEXT?

NEXT is our company’s bold commitment to the triple bottom line: a business philosophy that balances economic success with social and environmental stewardship. Leading a balanced life means taking care of our bodies, minds and spirits while taking care of the planet too. That’s why we educate and empower our employees and residents to lead […]

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Do you know which country leads the world in Solar Power installations?

Do you know which country leads the world in Solar Power installations?

Hint hint: It isn’t the USA. No worries though; the USA is gaining significant momentum and with the advent of cheaper solar panels we will most likely soon be the world leader in solar technology and installations. Ted Rollins

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The Latest Solar Power Breakthrough

The Latest Solar Power Breakthrough

Two things hold back the mass adoption of solar energy as a source of sustainable energy. 1. The ability to store and transmit excess power. 2. The high cost of solar panels. One of the reasons solar panels are so expensive is that it’s tricky to extract electric currents from semiconductors, the materials used to […]

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Campus Crest Partners with SolarCity

Campus Crest Partners with SolarCity

Campus Crest Communities, today announced a partnership with SolarCity, a national leader in clean energy products and services, to install more than 9,000 solar panels on its student housing communities located in Greeley, Colorado; Flagstaff, Arizona; and Las Cruces, New Mexico. When complete, the initiative will: Provide more than 2.3 million kilowatt-hours of renewable power […]

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Using Natural Light To Lower Energy Costs

Using Natural Light To Lower Energy Costs

“Red means stop, green means go” – we learned that as children. When it comes to home energy costs, however, going green can help homeowners put a stop to runaway utility bills. The sun’s rays nourish and warm our planet and also serve as an inextinguishable source of energy. And maximizing your home’s use of […]

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The Benefits of Solar Power

The Benefits of Solar Power

Radiant solar power and heat from the sun has been harnessed by humans since ancient times utilizing an ever evolving array of technologies. In 2011, the International Energy Agency said that “the development of affordable, inexhaustible and clean solar energy technologies will have huge longer-term benefits. It will increase countries’ energy security through reliance on […]

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Campus Crest Communities Embraces Solar Energy

Campus Crest Communities Embraces Solar Energy

Campus Crest Communities Inc. is proud to unveil a plan to install more than 9,000 solar panels on its student-housing communities in Greeley, Co.; Flagstaff, Az.; and Las Cruces, N.M. The project will provide 2.3 million kilowatt-hours of renewable power per year, offsetting electricity consumption at the communities by about 50 percent and eliminate an […]

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