Solar-powered software…

We’ve been joking around here that we’re going to be the first on our block to write solar-powered software. Maybe you have to be a Data Head to find that even a little funny. What we’re talking about is our project to install 48 solar panels on the...

The community and the clean water project…

The Elkhart Truth had a nice write up on the Community Clean Water Project. The article doesn’t give much explanation why we did this. For that, check out my previous blog post describing Hertzler Systems’ collaboration with Goshen College and the...

Tree work…

This past weekend we had a team of volunteers come out and place mulch mats around our trees. The mulch mats will smother the weeds and grass around the trees, significantly reducing competition for moisture and nutrition in the soil. They also retain moisture and...

Impressed…

Last Friday evening I drove up two hours to Valpo University. The Business Department at Valpo has an annual lecture series, and this year’s topic was Sustainable Business. I have no real connections with Valpo, but when I got a notice about the lecture from an...

Reducing electrical consumption by 16%…

I’m tickled that The Elkhart Truth picked up our story about our tree planting project today. With Arbor Day coming up this Friday they devoted part of a page to local efforts to support trees, and our story was the lead. When I announced the tree project in...