Blog Posts - Southwest Florida



Fort Myers Title Company Supports Alliance for the Arts Summer Campers

We are absolutely thrilled to announce our support of summer campers at the Alliance for the Arts. During the month of May, a portion of our revenue from every real estate closing will be donated to the Alliance to fund scholarships for summer camp...
by Home Closing Process on May 6, 2016

Al Gore on Climate Change

This is one of the most interesting and enlightening TED talks I’ve heard on climate change. In it, Al Gore answers three very crucial questions: Must we change? Can we change? Will we change? During his talk, Gore points out facts that can no...
by Go Solar Energy For Life! on Feb 29, 2016

Google’s Sunroof for Solar Skeptics

The capabilities of today’s technology is absolutely amazing, and just keeps improving day after day. Google has recently launched it’s newest non-searchable venture called Google Sunroof. If you are a skeptic about solar power and itR...
by Go Solar Energy For Life! on Jan 27, 2016

Elon Musk: Global Celebrity or Global Genius?

You’ve heard the name and you know his companies, but what you may not know is that Elon Musk is so much more than a Global Celebrity, he’s a Global Genius! December 3rd’s speech in France only solidifies it. The moral of his speech...
by Go Solar Energy For Life! on Dec 14, 2015

Going Solar for 40 Years

In the early morning of November 15th, 1975, I closed the door of my apartment (one of a few remaining army barracks of “Fort” Myers) and walked a quarter of a mile to join my father on my first day of work in the solar industry. He had c...
by Go Solar Energy For Life! on Nov 15, 2015

A Huge Win For Wisconsin!

Utilities all across the US try to stop solar competition, but the courts in Wisconsin have fired back! This is being called a “critical victory” in that it sends a message to utilities everywhere. Solar has been under constant attack for...
by Go Solar Energy For Life! on Nov 4, 2015

America’s Clean Power Plan: A Beginning to an End

Are you aware of the dangerous climate changes –  especially in the last decade? Are you concerned about the impact of the changes – on your life, your children’s lives and your grandchildren’s lives? The President’s Clean Power Pl...
by Go Solar Energy For Life! on Aug 14, 2015

Solar Energy – Florida Utilities vs The Pope

In short… Florida utilities say solar energy hurts the poor. The Pope says solar energy helps the poor. Here’s a couple recent articles that support both points of view. I’ll let you draw your own conclusion. (Click on photo to read...
by Go Solar Energy For Life! on Jul 2, 2015

LaPlaya Beach & Golf Resort Naples Florida

The LaPlaya Beach & Golf Resort is a 4-star hotel is nestled alongside Vanderbilt Bay. This 64-acre tropical retreat combines a leisurely golf game and a “no jacket required” attitude with over-the-top poolside cabana offerings. Beach butl...
by eTravelTrips on Jun 16, 2015

Solar Energy’s Decade of Record Growth

Here’s a wonderful video showing the amazing growth of solar energy in America. I think a lot of people will be surprised to learn how fast solar is really growing. According to SEIA (Solar Energy Industries Association) over the last 10 years...
by Go Solar Energy For Life! on May 21, 2015

Tesla Powerwall is Here. Now.

Tesla’s Powerwall is going to change the way you think about your power, forever. Read this article, and then scroll down to the bottom of the article to watch the video. See why the Powerwall from Tesla is the key to your personal energy indep...
by Go Solar Energy For Life! on May 7, 2015

2014 Was Best Year for Solar Energy, So Far

Solar energy is growing fast in the United States. In fact, last year solar energy grew by 42%. It was the best year solar ever had, so far. Read more about the story here. Now, if we could just get Florida on board! Florida needs help. Utilities wan...
by Go Solar Energy For Life! on Mar 10, 2015

Georgia Utilities Likes Solar Energy – Florida Utilities Don’t

Wow! Why is that? It’s hard to believe, but Florida utilities would have you believe solar energy is a bad thing. In contrast Georgia utilities “see solar as a friend.” Read more. Do you live in Florida? Interested in learning more...
by Go Solar Energy For Life! on Feb 17, 2015

The Overview Effect

Ok… see if you can connect the dots between astronauts who have looked back at earth from space… and solar energy. Edgar Mitchell gives the answer about 14 and a half minutes into this short film… the “Overview Effect”.       ...
by Go Solar Energy For Life! on Jan 13, 2015

Ron’s Painting – Professional Painting Contractors in Southwest Florida

Are you thinking about painting your SW Florida home? If you’re like most people, you started your search for professional painting contractors online and quickly found yourself swimming a sea of business listings, websites, and reviews. Some p...
by Pest Control Services for Life on Nov 17, 2014

The Great Carbon Bubble… My Reason to Go To Work Everyday

Two and half years ago, Bill McKibben wrote an article called “The Great Carbon Bubble: Why the Fossil Fuel Industry Fights So Hard”.  It’s still a good read.  Check it out. Visit the Fafco Solar website to learn more about the be...
by Go Solar Energy For Life! on Oct 21, 2014

Big Bank Believes in Solar Energy

Solar energy is growing faster than most people realize but for some “strange reason” (read: fear of disrupting the existing power structure), solar energy isn’t getting the media exposure it deserves. I see evidence everyday of a s...
by Go Solar Energy For Life! on Sep 2, 2014

Friday #12 – Solar Energy Customers for 36 Years!

Last Friday, Phil and Melva Martin walked into our office with a couple of questions about their solar pool heater which they bought from my father in 1978. It was such a pleasure to meet them. Meeting solar energy customers of my father’s is e...
by Go Solar Energy For Life! on Jun 3, 2014

Solar Energy Used to Be Boring

I remember there was a brief span of time, somewhere within the past forty years, when solar energy was a quiet and peaceful… predictable… sometimes a down right boring business to be involved in. Not so today. Now it’s a crazy roll...
by Go Solar Energy For Life! on Apr 15, 2014

Friday #4 – “Turning On” a Solar Light

Friday #4 of “40 Fabulous Fridays in the Field with Fafco Solar”… We can talk about solar lights all we want, but no amount of talking compares to experiencing one. While she was home for her lunch break, this customer witnessed a s...
by Go Solar Energy For Life! on Feb 27, 2014


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