Encon Solar Recognizes Westport's Earthplace for Its Dedication to Solar Energy

After installing a solar panel array on the roof of Earthplace last year, Encon Solar recently returned to deliver a donation as a thank you to Earthplace for spreading the word about the benefits of solar energy.

WESTPORT, CT--(Aug 19, 2013) - Encon Solar proudly presented Westport's Earthplace with a donation to recognize the organization's efforts to help promote solar energy. After installing a solar panel array on the roof of Earthplace last year, Encon Solar recently returned to deliver a donation as a thank you to Earthplace for spreading the word about the benefits of solar energy. Based on direct referrals from Earthplace, Encon Solar has completed several solar installations in the area.


Encon Solar installed a 15.3 kilowatt solar-panel array on the roof of Earthplace on September 18, 2012, and the panel now generates solar energy for the facility. Inside the building, visitors can view a collection of screens and informational charts explaining more about this sustainable technology detailing how much energy is being produced by the solar panels.

Glenn Cucinell, Solar Division Manager at Encon said he appreciates the support of Earthplace and their dedication to promoting solar energy. "We are thrilled to have found an organization like Earthplace, that embraces the same commitment to the environment that we uphold here at Encon. We are extremely grateful for their willingness to explore renewable energy -- and to promote its use in Westport. We appreciate all that Earthplace does for us not only with the promotion of solar use all together, but all their efforts in helping make Solarize Westport a success!"

Marie Dalton-Meyer Interim Executive Director at Earthplace, The Nature Discovery Center said, "Earthplace is thrilled to have partnered with Encon on the Solarize Westport initiative and to have directly benefitted by the success. We are very grateful for this contribution which helps Earthplace to fulfill its mission to build a passion in our community for nature and the environment through education, experience and action."

Encon Solar, a division of Stratford-based Encon, looks forward to continuing to work with Earthplace in the future. It also plans to collaborate with Earthplace by organizing an upcoming event for local residents to highlight the benefits of solar energy.

About Encon

Founded in 1969, Encon is the region's leading provider of solar energy systems, geothermal technology, and other solutions for indoor comfort and energy conservation. Encon has a proud tradition of integrity and professionalism that has raised the standard for quality and customer service in our industry. Encon is providing innovative solutions today to meet the energy demands of tomorrow! For more information, please visit: www.enconsolar.com, www.facebook.com/enconsolar or @enconsolar on Twitter.

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