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So far Christopher Corbett has created 3 blog entries.

Gear Review: Altai Hok Skis


If you haven't heard of “Altai Hok,” you are not alone.  What is an “Altai Hok” and its origin?  According to the website, the skis were inspired by backcountry skiers of the Altai Mountains in North Asia where Altais were born (www.altaiskis.com). The best way I can describe the Altai READ MORE

Owning a Solar System: Year 1 A New York Homeowner’s Case Study


Introduction by Bill McKibben Solar has come of age. When I first put panels on my roof fifteen years ago, it was hard to justify economically: this was still a fringe industry, albeit one that those who cared about climate change were rooting hard to see succeed. Flash forward to READ MORE

Should I Go Solar? One Homeowner’s Perspective


Recently a door-to-door salesman approached us to consider a solar system. He explained we had ideal southern exposure and they were installing systems nearby. He explained in New York State, the utility has to install a “net meter” at no cost to the customer so customers receive the full benefit READ MORE