Stu Besnoff at the site of Alpine Solar and residence with swimming pool, all heated with solar hot water.


About the owner of Alpine Solar Heat and Hot Water:

  • High School in New Haven, Connecticut
  • BS & Master of Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Inst., Troy, NY
  • Veteran of U.S. Navy
  • Research, Communications, Radar, Sonar, and Test Engineer
  • Certified public school teacher (Math, Physics, Technology)
  • Volunteer Scout leader
  • Farming / Landscaping / Excavating business started in 1987
  • Pittsfield, Massachusetts apartment rentals started in 1995
  • Solar house design and construction started in 2003

Professional Affiliations:
The owner of Alpine Solar Heat and Hot Water is a current or former member of:

Northeast Sustainable Energy Association (NESEA)    www.nesea.org

U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)    www.usgbc.org

American Solar Energy Society (ASES)    www.ases.org

Berkshire Node of 350 Massachusetts   http://350ma-berkshires.org/

Berkshire Business Builders   www.berkshirebusinessbuilders.com

Berkshire Chamber of Commerce    www.berkshirechamber.com

Jacobs Ladder Business Association    http://JLBA.org/

Appalachain Mountain Club    www.outdoors.org/

The Trustees of Reservations   http://www.thetrustees.org/

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