[ExI] Global cooling: Arctic ice caps grows by 60% against global warming predictions | Mail Online

Mirco Romanato painlord2k at libero.it
Fri Sep 13 17:58:54 UTC 2013

Il 13/09/2013 08:53, BillK ha scritto:

> See:
> <http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2013-09-10/solar-panel-is-next-granite-countertop-for-homebuilders.html>
> Quote:

> Solar panels are the next granite countertops: an amenity for new
> homes that’s becoming a standard option for buyers in U.S. markets.

> At least six of 10 largest U.S. homebuilders led by KB Home include
> the photovoltaic devices in new construction, according to supplier
> SunPower Corp. (SPWR) Two California towns are mandating
> installations, and demand for the systems that generate electricity at
> home will jump 56 percent nationwide this year, according to the Solar
> Energy Industries Association.

Are there California towns mandating granite countertops?

> “In the next six months, homebuilders in California and the
> expensive-energy states will be going solar as a standard, and just
> incorporating it into the cost of the house like any other feature,”
> Jim Petersen, chief executive officer of the PetersenDean Inc., the
> largest closely held U.S. roofing and solar contractor, said in an
> interview.

Mandated wastes?
Or just a way to keep low income minorities outside the town?

It remember me the custom of New Guineans to slaughter pigs for
festivals to show how much wealthy they are (becoming less wealthy but
also less desirable as targets of a raid).


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