“Natural Energy”: Jeff Shaw’s solar powered home is profiled in The Advocate

MARK H. HUNTER/Advocate photo
MARK H. HUNTER/Advocate photo

“Jeff Shaw, owner of Gulf South Solar, makes his living selling and installing solar arrays. As founder of the 1,500-member Louisiana Solar Energy Society, he was also hosting visitors to his Menlo Drive home during the National Solar Tour Day, held on Oct. 3.” For the full article, visit The Advocate’s website:  http://www.2theadvocate.com/features/64052077.html

LSES Solar Tour a Success!

LSEStourThe LSES Solar Tour of Homes was this past Saturday, October 3rd. There was a record number of homes on the tour this year  (12 of the 18 stops on the tour were Gulf South Solar installations). LSES organizes these tours every spring and fall. Check LSES’s website in the spring for details on the next tour in March of 2010!

With only 8 of the 18 sites reporting so far, there were over 100 visitors to the stops in this year’s tour! Congrats LSES!




LSES Solar Tour of Homes: Saturday, October 3rd

The LSES Solar Tour of Homes is Saturday, October 3rd from 11am to 2pm. This year, 12 of the 18 stops on the tour are Gulf South Solar installations! View the PRESS RELEASE

How To Take The Tour

Gulf South Solar recommends that you should plan to see one or two sites that are close to you.  Look at the and plan your tour.  Email  LSES and they will register you for your desired tour sites.   The hours are set for the convenience of the solar owners that graciously open their homes and businesses for strangers on this day.

A note from the Louisiana Tour organizer- Rebecca Lunceford, LSES State Coordinator:

“The date is approaching and LSES is getting ready for this year’s National Solar Tour of Homes!  With so much focus on our environment and economy, solar energy and other alternative energies are the way to go!  If you don’t know much about solar energy or want to see solar up close, the Solar Tour is a great way to learn more. We have great homes and businesses on tour as of now with many more to come. Keep checking the website for updated information.  “