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Straight-Talk Solar Cast

Straight-Talk Solar Cast

By Solar Harmonics
Welcome to the world's first Straight-Talk Solar Cast! This is your go-to podcast for answers about solar. Each episode we discuss questions facing people making the decision to go solar. The solutions to your questions are given to you - straight - by one of the leading experts in the solar industry, Jamie Duran, president of Solar Harmonics. Feel free to search our library for answers to questions that you're facing when considering solar.
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Solar + Solarever USA
In this week's podcast we meet with Carlos Gutierrez, the Manufacturing Director for Solarever USA.  Solarever is the largest solar panel manufacturer in Mexico, and they now have availability in the US as well.  We discuss the origins of Solarever, the advantages their solar panels have, and their plans to expand into the US market.  https://solareverusa.com/ About Jamie Duran & Solar Harmonics Brought to you by Solar Harmonics in Northern California, who invite their customers to “Own Their Energy” by purchasing a solar panel system for their home, business, or farm.  You can check out the website for the top solar energy equipment installer, Solar Harmonics, here. In each episode we discuss questions facing people making the decision to go solar. The solutions to your questions are given to you – straight  – by one of the leading experts in the solar industry, Jamie Duran, president of Solar Harmonics. Feel free to search our library for answers to questions that you’re facing when considering solar. About Adam Duran & Magnified Media Solarcast is produced and co-hosted by Adam Duran, director of Magnified Media. Based in San Francisco & Walnut Creek, California, Magnified Media is an internet marketing agency focused on online marketing, local and national SEO, website design and customer generation for companies of all sizes. Magnified Media helping company leaders master their marketing by: • getting their website seen at the top of Google rankings, and • getting them more online reviews, • creating media content that engages with their audience. In his spare time, Adam enjoys volunteering on the board of several community-based non-profits.
12:25
May 6, 2021
Solar + Evolution
In this week's podcast we discuss the life cycle of a solar customer, and the vast amount of 'electrification' that is happening with #EV's #HeatPumps #NewBaby and tons more.  Most solar clients add more solar capacity, and it's just a question of when and where the panels can be placed. About Jamie Duran & Solar Harmonics Brought to you by Solar Harmonics in Northern California, who invite their customers to “Own Their Energy” by purchasing a solar panel system for their home, business, or farm.  You can check out the website for the top solar energy equipment installer, Solar Harmonics, here. In each episode we discuss questions facing people making the decision to go solar. The solutions to your questions are given to you – straight  – by one of the leading experts in the solar industry, Jamie Duran, president of Solar Harmonics. Feel free to search our library for answers to questions that you’re facing when considering solar. About Adam Duran & Magnified Media Solarcast is produced and co-hosted by Adam Duran, director of Magnified Media. Based in San Francisco & Walnut Creek, California, Magnified Media is an internet marketing agency focused on online marketing, local and national SEO, website design and customer generation for companies of all sizes. Magnified Media helping company leaders master their marketing by: • getting their website seen at the top of Google rankings, and • getting them more online reviews, • creating media content that engages with their audience. In his spare time, Adam enjoys volunteering on the board of several community-based non-profits.
13:09
April 30, 2021
Solar + Pool Heating
In this week's podcast we discuss the various ways homeowners use to heat their pools.  We focus on the thermal pool panels and why we do not recommend them.  We then discuss electric pool heaters and the benefits of heating the swimming pool with a #NetZero solution. Brought to you by Solar Harmonics in Northern California, who invite their customers to “Own Their Energy” by purchasing a solar panel system for their home, business, or farm. In each episode we discuss questions facing people making the decision to go solar. The solutions to your questions are given to you – straight – by one of the leading experts in the solar industry, Jamie Duran, president of Solar Harmonics. Feel free to search our library for answers to questions that you’re facing when considering solar. About Jamie Duran & Solar Harmonics Brought to you by Solar Harmonics in Northern California, who invite their customers to “Own Their Energy” by purchasing a solar panel system for their home, business, or farm.  You can check out the website for the top solar energy equipment installer, Solar Harmonics, here. In each episode we discuss questions facing people making the decision to go solar. The solutions to your questions are given to you – straight  – by one of the leading experts in the solar industry, Jamie Duran, president of Solar Harmonics. Feel free to search our library for answers to questions that you’re facing when considering solar. About Adam Duran & Magnified Media Solarcast is produced and co-hosted by Adam Duran, director of Magnified Media. Based in San Francisco & Walnut Creek, California, Magnified Media is an internet marketing agency focused on online marketing, local and national SEO, website design and customer generation for companies of all sizes. Magnified Media helping company leaders master their marketing by: • getting their website seen at the top of Google rankings, and • getting them more online reviews, • creating media content that engages with their audience. In his spare time, Adam enjoys volunteering on the board of several community-based non-profits.
12:56
April 22, 2021
Solar + Pain
In this week's podcast, we discuss the motivation of pain and how it factors into going solar. We discuss how governments can influence or discourage solar adoption. In California, there are plenty of pain points that solar relieves, and we discuss how other parts of the country can use solar power to solve their pain points. Brought to you by Solar Harmonics in Northern California, who invite their customers to “Own Their Energy” by purchasing a solar panel system for their home, business, or farm. In each episode we discuss questions facing people making the decision to go solar. The solutions to your questions are given to you – straight – by one of the leading experts in the solar industry, Jamie Duran, president of Solar Harmonics. Feel free to search our library for answers to questions that you’re facing when considering solar. About Jamie Duran & Solar Harmonics Brought to you by Solar Harmonics in Northern California, who invite their customers to “Own Their Energy” by purchasing a solar panel system for their home, business, or farm.  You can check out the website for the top solar energy equipment installer, Solar Harmonics, here. In each episode we discuss questions facing people making the decision to go solar. The solutions to your questions are given to you – straight  – by one of the leading experts in the solar industry, Jamie Duran, president of Solar Harmonics. Feel free to search our library for answers to questions that you’re facing when considering solar. About Adam Duran & Magnified Media Solarcast is produced and co-hosted by Adam Duran, director of Magnified Media. Based in San Francisco & Walnut Creek, California, Magnified Media is an internet marketing agency focused on online marketing, local and national SEO, website design and customer generation for companies of all sizes. Magnified Media helping company leaders master their marketing by: • getting their website seen at the top of Google rankings, and • getting them more online reviews, • creating media content that engages with their audience. In his spare time, Adam enjoys volunteering on the board of several community-based non-profits.
13:57
April 16, 2021
Solar + True Up
In this week's episode we revisit a recurring topic - annual true-up bills.  When someone goes solar, they need to keep an eye on their annual electricity bill because electricity usage has been increasing every year.  We discuss how to monitor the true-up on the PGE.com site using our video here: https://youtu.be/Cq4DtzvERVE and we discuss when it makes sense to add more solar to an existing system. Brought to you by Solar Harmonics in Northern California, who invite their customers to “Own Their Energy” by purchasing a solar panel system for their home, business, or farm. In each episode we discuss questions facing people making the decision to go solar. The solutions to your questions are given to you – straight – by one of the leading experts in the solar industry, Jamie Duran, president of Solar Harmonics. Feel free to search our library for answers to questions that you’re facing when considering solar. About Jamie Duran & Solar Harmonics Brought to you by Solar Harmonics in Northern California, who invite their customers to “Own Their Energy” by purchasing a solar panel system for their home, business, or farm.  You can check out the website for the top solar energy equipment installer, Solar Harmonics, here. In each episode we discuss questions facing people making the decision to go solar. The solutions to your questions are given to you – straight  – by one of the leading experts in the solar industry, Jamie Duran, president of Solar Harmonics. Feel free to search our library for answers to questions that you’re facing when considering solar. About Adam Duran & Magnified Media Solarcast is produced and co-hosted by Adam Duran, director of Magnified Media. Based in San Francisco & Walnut Creek, California, Magnified Media is an internet marketing agency focused on online marketing, local and national SEO, website design and customer generation for companies of all sizes. Magnified Media helping company leaders master their marketing by: • getting their website seen at the top of Google rankings, and • getting them more online reviews, • creating media content that engages with their audience. In his spare time, Adam enjoys volunteering on the board of several community-based non-profits.
14:46
April 9, 2021
Solar + American Jobs Plan
In this week's episode we discuss the latest update with Bill Maher's solar project, and we discuss in detail the new American Jobs Plan - $2  Trillion - and the impact on solar power for the next decade at least. Brought to you by Solar Harmonics in Northern California, who invite their customers to “Own Their Energy” by purchasing a solar panel system for their home, business, or farm. In each episode we discuss questions facing people making the decision to go solar. The solutions to your questions are given to you – straight – by one of the leading experts in the solar industry, Jamie Duran, president of Solar Harmonics. Feel free to search our library for answers to questions that you’re facing when considering solar. About Jamie Duran & Solar Harmonics Brought to you by Solar Harmonics in Northern California,   who invite their customers to “Own Their Energy” by purchasing a solar panel system for their home, business, or farm.  You can check out the website for the top solar energy equipment installer, Solar Harmonics, here. Each episode we discuss questions facing people making the decision to go solar. The solutions to your questions are given to you – straight  – by one of the leading experts in the solar industry, Jamie Duran, president of Solar Harmonics. Feel free to search our library for answers to questions that you’re facing when considering solar. About Adam Duran & Magnified Media Solarcast is produced and co-hosted by Adam Duran, director of Magnified Media. Based in San Francisco & Walnut Creek, California, Magnified Media is an internet marketing agency focused on online marketing, SEO, website design and reputation management for businesses of all sizes. Magnified Media helping business owners master their marketing by: • getting them more online reviews, • getting their website seen at the top of Google rankings, and • creating engaging social media content. In his spare time, Adam enjoys working as the volunteer director of Delta Education Foundation, a nonprofit supporting after-school education in Northern California.
14:18
April 1, 2021
Solar + Net Energy Metering
In  this week's podcast we discuss the proposed changes to the current Net  Energy Metering (NEM) program. Great changes for PG & E and bad changes for people who have not gone solar and even existing solar customers.  Brought to you by Solar Harmonics in Northern California, who invite their customers to “Own Their Energy” by purchasing a solar panel system for their home, business, or farm. In each episode we discuss questions facing people making the decision to go solar. The solutions to your questions are given to you – straight – by one of the leading experts in the solar industry, Jamie Duran, president of Solar Harmonics. Feel free to search our library for answers to questions that you’re facing when considering solar. About Jamie Duran & Solar Harmonics Brought to you by Solar Harmonics in Northern California,   who invite their customers to “Own Their Energy” by purchasing a solar panel system for their home, business, or farm.  You can check out the website for the top solar energy equipment installer, Solar Harmonics, here. Each episode we discuss questions facing people making the decision to go solar. The solutions to your questions are given to you – straight  – by one of the leading experts in the solar industry, Jamie Duran, president of Solar Harmonics. Feel free to search our library for answers to questions that you’re facing when considering solar. About Adam Duran & Magnified Media Solarcast is produced and co-hosted by Adam Duran, director of Magnified Media. Based in San Francisco & Walnut Creek, California, Magnified Media is an internet marketing agency focused on online marketing, SEO, website design and reputation management for businesses of all sizes. Magnified Media helping business owners master their marketing by: • getting them more online reviews, • getting their website seen at the top of Google rankings, and • creating engaging social media content. In his spare time, Adam enjoys working as the volunteer director of Delta Education Foundation, a nonprofit supporting after-school education in Northern California.
15:23
March 19, 2021
Solar + Panel End of Life
In  this week's podcast, we discuss how California changes the classification for solar panel waste as universal waste instead of hazardous waste. This is very important as nearly 100% of the materials in solar panels are recyclable and reusable. The heavy metals in solar panels are not easy to extract so a better solution still needs to be improved. Solar panel recycling will be a growing part of the industry and one of the most necessary.  Brought to you by Solar Harmonics in Northern California, who invite their customers to “Own Their Energy” by purchasing a solar panel system for their home, business, or farm. In each episode we discuss questions facing people making the decision to go solar. The solutions to your questions are given to you – straight – by one of the leading experts in the solar industry, Jamie Duran, president of Solar Harmonics. Feel free to search our library for answers to questions that you’re facing when considering solar. About Jamie Duran & Solar Harmonics Brought to you by Solar Harmonics in Northern California,   who invite their customers to “Own Their Energy” by purchasing a solar panel system for their home, business, or farm.  You can check out the website for the top solar energy equipment installer, Solar Harmonics, here. Each episode we discuss questions facing people making the decision to go solar. The solutions to your questions are given to you – straight  – by one of the leading experts in the solar industry, Jamie Duran, president of Solar Harmonics. Feel free to search our library for answers to questions that you’re facing when considering solar. About Adam Duran & Magnified Media Solarcast is produced and co-hosted by Adam Duran, director of Magnified Media. Based in San Francisco & Walnut Creek, California, Magnified Media is an internet marketing agency focused on online marketing, SEO, website design and reputation management for businesses of all sizes. Magnified Media helping business owners master their marketing by: • getting them more online reviews, • getting their website seen at the top of Google rankings, and • creating engaging social media content. In his spare time, Adam enjoys working as the volunteer director of Delta Education Foundation, a nonprofit supporting after-school education in Northern California.
14:41
March 12, 2021
Solar + Drones
In this week's podcast we discuss a quick update on the solar project for Bill Maher and on another topic, how drones are starting to gain more acceptance in both the solar site inspections and after solar project documentation and photos.  The solar industry's use of drones is gaining more acceptance and within the next 5 years will change and improve the safety for solar installers and homeowners. Brought to you by Solar Harmonics in Northern California, who invite their customers to “Own Their Energy” by purchasing a solar panel system for their home, business, or farm. In each episode we discuss questions facing people making the decision to go solar. The solutions to your questions are given to you – straight – by one of the leading experts in the solar industry, Jamie Duran, president of Solar Harmonics. Feel free to search our library for answers to questions that you’re facing when considering solar. About Jamie Duran & Solar Harmonics Brought to you by Solar Harmonics in Northern California,   who invite their customers to “Own Their Energy” by purchasing a solar panel system for their home, business, or farm.  You can check out the website for the top solar energy equipment installer, Solar Harmonics, here. Each episode we discuss questions facing people making the decision to go solar. The solutions to your questions are given to you – straight  – by one of the leading experts in the solar industry, Jamie Duran, president of Solar Harmonics. Feel free to search our library for answers to questions that you’re facing when considering solar. About Adam Duran & Magnified Media Solarcast is produced and co-hosted by Adam Duran, director of Magnified Media. Based in San Francisco & Walnut Creek, California, Magnified Media is an internet marketing agency focused on online marketing, SEO, website design and reputation management for businesses of all sizes. Magnified Media helping business owners master their marketing by: • getting them more online reviews, • getting their website seen at the top of Google rankings, and • creating engaging social media content. In his spare time, Adam enjoys working as the volunteer director of Delta Education Foundation, a nonprofit supporting after-school education in Northern California.
16:11
March 5, 2021
Solar in Texas
In this week's episode we discuss the massive power outage in Texas and its causes. We also discuss the role of solar power in Texas and how solar power can get greater acceptance in Texas and the rest of the country that will rely on fossil fuels for electricity. Brought to you by Solar Harmonics in Northern California, who invite their customers to “Own Their Energy” by purchasing a solar panel system for their home, business, or farm. In each episode we discuss questions facing people making the decision to go solar. The solutions to your questions are given to you – straight – by one of the leading experts in the solar industry, Jamie Duran, president of Solar Harmonics. Feel free to search our library for answers to questions that you’re facing when considering solar. About Jamie Duran & Solar Harmonics Brought to you by Solar Harmonics in Northern California,   who invite their customers to “Own Their Energy” by purchasing a solar panel system for their home, business, or farm.  You can check out the website for the top solar energy equipment installer, Solar Harmonics, here. Each episode we discuss questions facing people making the decision to go solar. The solutions to your questions are given to you – straight  – by one of the leading experts in the solar industry, Jamie Duran, president of Solar Harmonics. Feel free to search our library for answers to questions that you’re facing when considering solar. About Adam Duran & Magnified Media Solarcast is produced and co-hosted by Adam Duran, director of Magnified Media. Based in San Francisco & Walnut Creek, California, Magnified Media is an internet marketing agency focused on online marketing, SEO, website design and reputation management for businesses of all sizes. Magnified Media helping business owners master their marketing by: • getting them more online reviews, • getting their website seen at the top of Google rankings, and • creating engaging social media content. In his spare time, Adam enjoys working as the volunteer director of Delta Education Foundation, a nonprofit supporting after-school education in Northern California.
13:18
February 26, 2021
Solar + Bill Maher
In this week's podcast we examine Bill Maher's ongoing rant about his solar project over the last 3 years.  Bill complains that he wanted to go solar 3 years ago, and his system still has not been approved.  We discuss the limitations of ongoing solar and what is the role of the solar installer vs. the local governments, and how both could have avoided this situation. Brought to you by Solar Harmonics in Northern California, who invite their customers to “Own Their Energy” by purchasing a solar panel system for their home, business, or farm. In each episode we discuss questions facing people making the decision to go solar. The solutions to your questions are given to you – straight – by one of the leading experts in the solar industry, Jamie Duran, president of Solar Harmonics. Feel free to search our library for answers to questions that you’re facing when considering solar. About Jamie Duran & Solar Harmonics Brought to you by Solar Harmonics in Northern California,   who invite their customers to “Own Their Energy” by purchasing a solar panel system for their home, business, or farm.  You can check out the website for the top solar energy equipment installer, Solar Harmonics, here. Each episode we discuss questions facing people making the decision to go solar. The solutions to your questions are given to you – straight  – by one of the leading experts in the solar industry, Jamie Duran, president of Solar Harmonics. Feel free to search our library for answers to questions that you’re facing when considering solar. About Adam Duran & Magnified Media Solarcast is produced and co-hosted by Adam Duran, director of Magnified Media. Based in San Francisco & Walnut Creek, California, Magnified Media is an internet marketing agency focused on online marketing, SEO, website design and reputation management for businesses of all sizes. Magnified Media helping business owners master their marketing by: • getting them more online reviews, • getting their website seen and • creating engaging social media content. In his spare time, Adam enjoys working as the volunteer director of Delta Education Foundation, a nonprofit supporting after-school education in Northern California.
14:50
February 19, 2021
Solar + Demand IQ
In this week's podcast we meet Austin Rosenbaum from Demand IQ.  Demand IQ unites Project Sunroof with solar installer's websites to help customers answer the question "How much does it cost to go solar?"  Demand IQ walks the client through some initial questions to assemble a quick estimate of not only the cost of going solar but how much the savings will be as well. Brought to you by Solar Harmonics in Northern California, who invite their customers to “Own Their Energy” by purchasing a solar panel system for their home, business, or farm. In each episode we discuss questions facing people making the decision to go solar. The solutions to your questions are given to you – straight – by one of the leading experts in the solar industry, Jamie Duran, president of Solar Harmonics. Feel free to search our library for answers to questions that you’re facing when considering solar. About Jamie Duran & Solar Harmonics Brought to you by Solar Harmonics in Northern California,   who invite their customers to “Own Their Energy” by purchasing a solar panel system for their home, business, or farm.  You can check out the website for the top solar energy equipment installer, Solar Harmonics, here. Each episode we discuss questions facing people making the decision to go solar. The solutions to your questions are given to you – straight  – by one of the leading experts in the solar industry, Jamie Duran, president of Solar Harmonics. Feel free to search our library for answers to questions that you’re facing when considering solar. About Adam Duran & Magnified Media Solarcast is produced and co-hosted by Adam Duran, director of Magnified Media. Based in San Francisco & Walnut Creek, California, Magnified Media is an internet marketing agency focused on online marketing, SEO, website design and reputation management for businesses of all sizes. Magnified Media helping business owners master their marketing by: • getting them more online reviews, • getting their website seen and • creating engaging social media content. In his spare time, Adam enjoys working as the volunteer director of Delta Education Foundation, a nonprofit supporting after-school education in Northern California.
14:06
February 12, 2021
Solar + Community Choice
In this week's episode we discuss how the impact of community choice solar for apartment buildings, HOA's, triple net buildings and even farms can benefit from large solar arrays that distribute the solar benefits to all of the stakeholders.  Moving these benefits away from the electricity companies can save money, increase solar deployment and reduce costs. Brought to you by Solar Harmonics in Northern California, who invite their customers to “Own Their Energy” by purchasing a solar panel system for their home, business, or farm. In each episode we discuss questions facing people making the decision to go solar. The solutions to your questions are given to you – straight – by one of the leading experts in the solar industry, Jamie Duran, president of Solar Harmonics. Feel free to search our library for answers to questions that you’re facing when considering solar. About Jamie Duran & Solar Harmonics Brought to you by Solar Harmonics in Northern California,   who invite their customers to “Own Their Energy” by purchasing a solar panel system for their home, business, or farm.  You can check out the website for the top solar energy equipment installer, Solar Harmonics, here. Each episode we discuss questions facing people making the decision to go solar. The solutions to your questions are given to you – straight  – by one of the leading experts in the solar industry, Jamie Duran, president of Solar Harmonics. Feel free to search our library for answers to questions that you’re facing when considering solar. About Adam Duran & Magnified Media Solarcast is produced and co-hosted by Adam Duran, director of Magnified Media. Based in San Francisco & Walnut Creek, California, Magnified Media is an internet marketing agency focused on online marketing, SEO, website design and reputation management for businesses of all sizes. Magnified Media helping business owners master their marketing by: • getting them more online reviews, • getting their website seen and • creating engaging social media content. In his spare time, Adam enjoys working as the volunteer director of Delta Education Foundation, a nonprofit supporting after-school education in Northern California.
13:52
February 5, 2021
Solar + HOAs
In this week's podcast we discuss how the need for solar in Home Owner's Associations is massive.  For most HOAs electricity expense for pools, lighting, fountains, etc. are ongoing expenses that never go away or get cheaper.  Unfortunately, the political side of HOAs can drastically increase the time it takes to go solar.  In this podcast we discuss what it takes for an HOA to go solar and how to best prepare the owners on the benefits of solar power. Brought to you by Solar Harmonics in Northern California, who invite their customers to “Own Their Energy” by purchasing a solar panel system for their home, business, or farm. In each episode we discuss questions facing people making the decision to go solar. The solutions to your questions are given to you – straight – by one of the leading experts in the solar industry, Jamie Duran, president of Solar Harmonics. Feel free to search our library for answers to questions that you’re facing when considering solar. About Jamie Duran & Solar Harmonics Brought to you by Solar Harmonics in Northern California,   who invite their customers to “Own Their Energy” by purchasing a solar panel system for their home, business, or farm.  You can check out the website for the top solar energy equipment installer, Solar Harmonics, here. Each episode we discuss questions facing people making the decision to go solar. The solutions to your questions are given to you – straight  – by one of the leading experts in the solar industry, Jamie Duran, president of Solar Harmonics. Feel free to search our library for answers to questions that you’re facing when considering solar. About Adam Duran & Magnified Media Solarcast is produced and co-hosted by Adam Duran, director of Magnified Media. Based in San Francisco & Walnut Creek, California, Magnified Media is an internet marketing agency focused on online marketing, SEO, website design and reputation management for businesses of all sizes. Magnified Media helping business owners master their marketing by: • getting them more online reviews, • getting their website seen and • creating engaging social media content. In his spare time, Adam enjoys working as the volunteer director of Delta Education Foundation, a nonprofit supporting after-school education in Northern California.
17:52
January 29, 2021
Solar + Commercial Roofs
In this week's podcast we discuss how building portfolio owners (people who own a lot of property) are starting to realize they can turn their roofs into major revenue centers with solar and without the management of billing tenants.  Solar on the roof or on a carport is a no-brainer for property owners and now there's even less headache than ever. Brought to you by Solar Harmonics in Northern California, who invite their customers to “Own Their Energy” by purchasing a solar panel system for their home, business, or farm. In each episode we discuss questions facing people making the decision to go solar. The solutions to your questions are given to you – straight – by one of the leading experts in the solar industry, Jamie Duran, president of Solar Harmonics. Feel free to search our library for answers to questions that you’re facing when considering solar. About Jamie Duran & Solar Harmonics Brought to you by Solar Harmonics in Northern California,   who invite their customers to “Own Their Energy” by purchasing a solar panel system for their home, business, or farm.  You can check out the website for the top solar energy equipment installer, Solar Harmonics, here. Each episode we discuss questions facing people making the decision to go solar. The solutions to your questions are given to you – straight  – by one of the leading experts in the solar industry, Jamie Duran, president of Solar Harmonics. Feel free to search our library for answers to questions that you’re facing when considering solar. About Adam Duran & Magnified Media Solarcast is produced and co-hosted by Adam Duran, director of Magnified Media. Based in San Francisco & Walnut Creek, California, Magnified Media is an internet marketing agency focused on online marketing, SEO, website design and reputation management for businesses of all sizes. Magnified Media helping business owners master their marketing by: • getting them more online reviews, • getting their website seen and • creating engaging social media content. In his spare time, Adam enjoys working as the volunteer director of Delta Education Foundation, a nonprofit supporting after-school education in Northern California.
14:01
January 22, 2021
Solar + Heat Pumps
In this week's episode we review the pro's and con's of electric heat pumps.  Specifically we discuss the electric heat pump by https://www.facebook.com/MRCOOLcomfort and how they tested their universal heat pump in -24 degree weather in South Dakota.  Inside, with the heat pump, the house was 70 degrees.  Plus, since heat pumps use electricity solar + heat pumps are a no brainer.  Here is a link to the Mr. Cool Heat Pump Test - https://youtu.be/_v8vizQXwss Brought to you by Solar Harmonics in Northern California, who invite their customers to “Own Their Energy” by purchasing a solar panel system for their home, business, or farm. Each episode we discuss questions facing people making the decision to go solar. The solutions to your questions are given to you – straight – by one of the leading experts in the solar industry, Jamie Duran, president of Solar Harmonics. Feel free to search our library for answers to questions that you’re facing when considering solar. About Jamie Duran & Solar Harmonics Brought to you by Solar Harmonics in Northern California,   who invite their customers to “Own Their Energy” by purchasing a solar panel system for their home, business, or farm.  You can check out the website for the top solar energy equipment installer, Solar Harmonics, here. Each episode we discuss questions facing people making the decision to go solar. The solutions to your questions are given to you – straight  – by one of the leading experts in the solar industry, Jamie Duran, president of Solar Harmonics. Feel free to search our library for answers to questions that you’re facing when considering solar. About Adam Duran & Magnified Media Solarcast is produced and co-hosted by Adam Duran, director of Magnified Media. Based in San Francisco & Walnut Creek, California, Magnified Media is an internet marketing agency focused on online marketing, SEO, website design and reputation management for businesses of all sizes. Magnified Media helping business owners master their marketing by: • getting them more online reviews, • getting their website seen and • creating engaging social media content. In his spare time, Adam enjoys working as the volunteer director of Delta Education Foundation, a nonprofit supporting after-school education in Northern California.
12:47
January 15, 2021
Solar + Bitcoin
In this week's podcast we discuss the recent historic events, including the pricing of @Bitcoin topping $40,000 per coin.  We discuss how to get paid in Bitcoin mining, how solar plays a role in Bitcoin and mining, and the long term reasons to buy, hold and mine Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Brought to you by Solar Harmonics in Northern California, who invite their customers to “Own Their Energy” by purchasing a solar panel system for their home, business, or farm. Each episode we discuss questions facing people making the decision to go solar. The solutions to your questions are given to you – straight – by one of the leading experts in the solar industry, Jamie Duran, president of Solar Harmonics. Feel free to search our library for answers to questions that you’re facing when considering solar. About Jamie Duran & Solar Harmonics Brought to you by Solar Harmonics in Northern California,   who invite their customers to “Own Their Energy” by purchasing a solar panel system for their home, business, or farm.  You can check out the website for the top solar energy equipment installer, Solar Harmonics, here. Each episode we discuss questions facing people making the decision to go solar. The solutions to your questions are given to you – straight  – by one of the leading experts in the solar industry, Jamie Duran, president of Solar Harmonics. Feel free to search our library for answers to questions that you’re facing when considering solar. About Adam Duran & Magnified Media Solarcast is produced and co-hosted by Adam Duran, director of Magnified Media. Based in San Francisco & Walnut Creek, California, Magnified Media is an internet marketing agency focused on online marketing, SEO, website design and reputation management for businesses of all sizes. Magnified Media helping business owners master their marketing by: • getting them more online reviews, • getting their website seen and • creating engaging social media content. In his spare time, Adam enjoys working as the volunteer director of Delta Education Foundation, a nonprofit supporting after-school education in Northern California.
14:03
January 8, 2021
Solar for 2021
In this week's podcast, we say goodbye to a crazy 2020 and welcome new year 2021, which should be the biggest year in the history of solar power.  We discuss all of the upcoming contributors and what the near future for solar power will bring to new and existing solar clients.  Happy New Year everyone! Brought to you by Solar Harmonics in Northern California, who invite their customers to “Own Their Energy” by purchasing a solar panel system for their home, business, or farm. Each episode we discuss questions facing people making the decision to go solar. The solutions to your questions are given to you – straight – by one of the leading experts in the solar industry, Jamie Duran, president of Solar Harmonics. Feel free to search our library for answers to questions that you’re facing when considering solar. About Jamie Duran & Solar Harmonics Brought to you by Solar Harmonics in Northern California,   who invite their customers to “Own Their Energy” by purchasing a solar panel system for their home, business, or farm.  You can check out the website for the top solar energy equipment installer, Solar Harmonics, here. Each episode we discuss questions facing people making the decision to go solar. The solutions to your questions are given to you – straight  – by one of the leading experts in the solar industry, Jamie Duran, president of Solar Harmonics. Feel free to search our library for answers to questions that you’re facing when considering solar. About Adam Duran & Magnified Media Solarcast is produced and co-hosted by Adam Duran, director of Magnified Media. Based in San Francisco & Walnut Creek, California, Magnified Media is an internet marketing agency focused on online marketing, SEO, website design and reputation management for businesses of all sizes. Magnified Media helping business owners master their marketing by: • getting them more online reviews, • getting their website seen and • creating engaging social media content. In his spare time, Adam enjoys working as the volunteer director of Delta Education Foundation, a nonprofit supporting after-school education in Northern California.
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January 1, 2021
Solar Wishlist Part 3
In this week's podcast, we add to our solar wishlist for 2020. We need to add financing for commercial solar projects. Currently there are no great solutions for small commercial solar projects and we review those solutions and then recommend a great solution that should be available for all utility customers. #onbillfinancing Brought to you by Solar Harmonics in Northern California, who invite their customers to “Own Their Energy” by purchasing a solar panel system for their home, business, or farm. Each episode we discuss questions facing people making the decision to go solar. The solutions to your questions are given to you – straight – by one of the leading experts in the solar industry, Jamie Duran, president of Solar Harmonics. Feel free to search our library for answers to questions that you’re facing when considering solar. About Jamie Duran & Solar Harmonics Brought to you by Solar Harmonics in Northern California,   who invite their customers to “Own Their Energy” by purchasing a solar panel system for their home, business, or farm.  You can check out the website for the top solar energy equipment installer, Solar Harmonics, here. Each episode we discuss questions facing people making the decision to go solar. The solutions to your questions are given to you – straight  – by one of the leading experts in the solar industry, Jamie Duran, president of Solar Harmonics. Feel free to search our library for answers to questions that you’re facing when considering solar. About Adam Duran & Magnified Media Solarcast is produced and co-hosted by Adam Duran, director of Magnified Media. Based in San Francisco & Walnut Creek, California, Magnified Media is an internet marketing agency focused on online marketing, SEO, website design and reputation management for businesses of all sizes. Magnified Media helping business owners master their marketing by: • getting them more online reviews, • getting their website seen and • creating engaging social media content. In his spare time, Adam enjoys working as the volunteer director of Delta Education Foundation, a nonprofit supporting after-school education in Northern California.
13:05
December 25, 2020
Solar Wishlist Part 2
In this week's episode we discuss the next items on our solar wishlist for 2021. We discuss the long-standing recommendation of getting multiple bids for construction projects. We also talk about the current warranty requirements on a solar installation and the unintended consequences of a 10-year warranty requirement. Brought to you by Solar Harmonics in Northern California, who invite their customers to “Own Their Energy” by purchasing a solar panel system for their home, business, or farm. Each episode we discuss questions facing people making the decision to go solar. The solutions to your questions are given to you – straight – by one of the leading experts in the solar industry, Jamie Duran, president of Solar Harmonics. Feel free to search our library for answers to questions that you’re facing when considering solar. About Jamie Duran & Solar Harmonics Brought to you by Solar Harmonics in Northern California,   who invite their customers to “Own Their Energy” by purchasing a solar panel system for their home, business, or farm.  You can check out the website for the best solar energy equipment installer, Solar Harmonics, here. Each episode we discuss questions facing people making the decision to go solar. The solutions to your questions are given to you – straight  – by one of the leading experts in the solar industry, Jamie Duran, president of Solar Harmonics. Feel free to search our library for answers to questions that you’re facing when considering solar. About Adam Duran & Magnified Media Solarcast is produced and co-hosted by Adam Duran, director of Magnified Media. Based in Walnut Creek, California, Magnified Media is an internet marketing agency focused on online marketing, SEO, website design and reputation management for businesses of all sizes. Magnified Media helping business owners master their marketing by: • getting them more online reviews, • getting their website seen and • creating engaging social media content. In his spare time, Adam enjoys working as the volunteer director of Delta Education Foundation, a nonprofit supporting after-school education in Northern California.
14:47
December 18, 2020
Solar and Customer Acquisition
In this week's episode we get to talk with our guest, Tim Brown from Hook Agency to discuss the next evolution in how solar companies attract new clients. Traditional lead gen companies will brute force solar on prospective clients who show the slightest interest in going solar. Hook Agency helps its clients engage through their own websites. Building the client's brand builds the best long term customer for any company. Brought to you by Solar Harmonics in Northern California, who invite their customers to “Own Their Energy” by purchasing a solar panel system for their home, business, or farm. Each episode we discuss questions facing people making the decision to go solar. The solutions to your questions are given to you – straight – by one of the leading experts in the solar industry, Jamie Duran, president of Solar Harmonics. Feel free to search our library for answers to questions that you’re facing when considering solar. About Jamie Duran & Solar Harmonics Brought to you by Solar Harmonics in Northern California,   who invite their customers to “Own Their Energy” by purchasing a solar panel system for their home, business, or farm.  You can check out the website for the best solar energy equipment installer, Solar Harmonics, here. Each episode we discuss questions facing people making the decision to go solar. The solutions to your questions are given to you – straight  – by one of the leading experts in the solar industry, Jamie Duran, president of Solar Harmonics. Feel free to search our library for answers to questions that you’re facing when considering solar. About Adam Duran & Magnified Media Solarcast is produced and co-hosted by Adam Duran, director of Magnified Media. Based in Walnut Creek, California, Magnified Media is an internet marketing agency focused on online marketing, SEO, website design and reputation management for businesses of all sizes. Magnified Media helping business owners master their marketing by: • getting them more online reviews, • getting their website seen and • creating engaging social media content. In his spare time Adam enjoys working as the volunteer director of Delta Education Foundation, a nonprofit supporting after-school education in Northern California.
15:32
December 11, 2020
Solar Christmas List
In this week's podcast we discuss my 'wish' list for solar power in the next year.  This is a long list so we will break this topic up into 2 or 3 podcasts over the next few weeks.  One of these wishes has already been granted! Brought to you by Solar Harmonics in Northern California, who invite their customers to “Own Their Energy” by purchasing a solar panel system for their home, business, or farm. Each episode we discuss questions facing people making the decision to go solar. The solutions to your questions are given to you – straight – by one of the leading experts in the solar industry, Jamie Duran, president of Solar Harmonics. Feel free to search our library for answers to questions that you’re facing when considering solar. About Jamie Duran & Solar Harmonics Brought to you by Solar Harmonics in Northern California,   who invite their customers to “Own Their Energy” by purchasing a solar panel system for their home, business, or farm.  You can check out the website for the best solar energy equipment installer, Solar Harmonics, here. Each episode we discuss questions facing people making the decision to go solar. The solutions to your questions are given to you – straight  – by one of the leading experts in the solar industry, Jamie Duran, president of Solar Harmonics. Feel free to search our library for answers to questions that you’re facing when considering solar. About Adam Duran & Magnified Media Solarcast is produced and co-hosted by Adam Duran, director of Magnified Media. Based in Walnut Creek, California, Magnified Media is an internet marketing agency focused on online marketing, SEO, website design and reputation management for businesses of all sizes. Magnified Media helping business owners master their marketing by: • getting them more online reviews, • getting their website seen and • creating engaging social media content. In his spare time Adam enjoys working as the volunteer director of Delta Education Foundation, a nonprofit supporting after-school education in Northern California.
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December 5, 2020
Solar + Biden Presidency 2
In  this week's podcast we discuss the Solar Industry Association's agenda as sent to the Biden - Harris team including extending the Investment  Tax Credit (ITC) for solar projects & battery storage, solar on federal lands and reduction of import tariffs. All of these requests are quite modest, and in next week's show we will address our own solar wish list. Brought to you by Solar Harmonics in Northern California, who invite their customers to “Own Their Energy” by purchasing a solar panel system for their home, business, or farm. Each episode we discuss questions facing people making the decision to go solar. The solutions to your questions are given to you – straight – by one of the leading experts in the solar industry, Jamie Duran, president of Solar Harmonics. Feel free to search our library for answers to questions that you’re facing when considering solar. About Jamie Duran & Solar Harmonics Brought to you by Solar Harmonics in Northern California,   who invite their customers to “Own Their Energy” by purchasing a solar   panel system  for their home, business, or farm.  You can check out  the website for the best solar energy equipment installer, Solar Harmonics, here. Each episode we discuss questions facing people making the decision to go solar. The solutions to your questions are given to you – straight  – by one of the leading experts in the solar industry, Jamie Duran, president of Solar Harmonics. Feel free to search our library for answers to questions that you’re facing when considering solar. About Adam Duran & Magnified Media Solarcast is produced and co-hosted by Adam Duran, director of Magnified Media. Based in Walnut Creek, California, Magnified Media is an internet marketing agency focused on online marketing, SEO, website design and reputation management for businesses of all sizes. Magnified Media helping business owners master their marketing by: • getting them more online reviews, • getting their website seen and • creating engaging social media content. In his spare time Adam enjoys working as the volunteer director of Delta Education Foundation and DeltaLAX, the Delta's first youth lacrosse league. 
14:30
November 20, 2020
Solar + New President
In this week's episode, we discuss the potential impacts of the impending Biden presidency on the solar industry. New incentives, cost increases, improving technology and rolling back tariffs all set up the solar industry for continued success and growth. About Jamie Duran & Solar Harmonics Brought to you by Solar Harmonics in Northern California,  who invite their customers to “Own Their Energy” by purchasing a solar panel system or their home, business, or farm.  You can check out the website for the best solar energy equipment installer, Solar Harmonics, here.   Each episode we discuss questions facing people making the decision to go solar. The solutions to your questions are given to you –  straight  – by one of the leading experts in the solar industry, Jamie  Duran,  president of Solar Harmonics.   Feel free to search our library for answers to questions that you’re facing when considering solar. Produced by Magnified Media Solar Cast is produced by Adam Duran, director of Magnified Media. Based in Walnut Creek, California, Magnified Media is a digital marketing firm focused on getting Visibility & Credibility for businesses of all sizes. This means getting them into the t