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Urgent Update on Solar

Here's an overview of this week's four-hour homeowner radio broadcast

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Urgent Update on Solar (running time 7 - 11 a.m.)

7am wakeup

Weekend Wake-Up Hour

Joining us this week to discuss how a bill is made is Evie Racette; an assistant professor in the Government program at Grand Canyon University.

8am nurserynotes

Outdoor Living Hour - Notesfrom the Nursery

Jay Harper of Harper's Nurseries hits the airways to aid callers in the proper way to develop and maintain a beautiful lawn and garden this spring.

9am DIYhour

DIY Hour - Homeowner's Topic Choice

The lines, email and text are open for your DIY questions!

10am topicoftheweek

Topic of the Week Hour

Sun Valley Solar SolutionsTune-in and learn what Sun Valley Solar Solutions has to say about the new solar rates.

7:00AM - The Weekend Wake Up

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Segment 1 (running time 12:23)

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Romey welcomes Evie Racette with Grand Canyon University:

  • Her story and how she ended up at GCU.
  • Why we brought in Evie....to discuss our "Too Pretty To Work Day" idea.
  • Steps taken to create the bill & more on the process.
  • Time involved to create a law from beginning as a bill to being implimented.

Segment 2 (running time 7:24)

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  • Why Romey wanted to create this law in the 1st place.
  • Enjoying a "Too Pretty To Work" Day.
  • The process of actually writing a bill and who it would take to get it done.

Segment 3 (running time 13:53)

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Romey invites Talk Show Host and AZ state legislator, Jay Lawrence.

  • His story and some of the bills he's introduced.
  • What makes a bill successful?
  • His impression of our idea for a "Too Pretty To Work Day"

Segment 4 (running time 7:09)

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  • Jay joins us to share his thoughts on our new law.
  • Which businesses would stay open to benefit.

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8:00AM - Outdoor Living: Notes from the Nursery with Jay Harper

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Segment 1 (running time 12:05)

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Notes From The Nursery with Harper's Nursery & Landscaping Company!

  • What Jay's been working on in his yard, including adding fertilizer from Hickman Family Farms.
  • All the plants blooming across Arizona because of a great winter rain season.
  • Chores you can be doing out in the landscape.
  • Make sure your irrigation is ready for the summer heat.
  • Lawncare for this time of year as we approach transtioning to summer.

Caller:

  • Wanda - She's seeing dead spots across her lawn and wants to know what to do since it is starting to transition.

Text From a Listener:

  • Is it okay to plant over a leach bed?

Segment 2 (running time 6:42)

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Callers:

  • Joan - Why are the leaves on her tomato plant dying?
  • Jan - How does she weed around her barrel cactus?
  • Ilene - Her lemon tree lost all of the blossoms during a windy day....we'll continue in the next segment.

Segment 3 (running time 12:14)

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  • Continuing with Ilene on her lemon tree and her concern about the flowering fruit. 
  • John Richardson with the Arizona Department of Forestry and Fire Management to talk about Tour de Trees.
  • We discuss all the unique trees you can see on the campus of Arizona State University.

Callers:

  • Barbara - Her mesquite tree is oozing sap and she wants to know what it is and what to do about it.
  • Greg - He wants a recommendation on covering a block wall that runs east/west. He wants it to go above the block wall and create shade.

Segment 4 (running time 6:39)

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  • Romey mentions a "Fruitless Citrus Tree....."

Text From a Listeners:

  • How aggressive are chinese orchid tree roots? How far away from a septic tank should he plant it?
  • What looks exaclty like mint, but has no scent?

*We talk about a new app called Garden Answers.

  • When your transitioning to summer rye grass, when should they cut the water to the winter lawn?

Contact Harper's Nursery & Landscaping Company in Scottsdale!

9:00AM - Open Lines

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Segment 1 (running time 13:28)

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  • Recapping our "Too Pretty To Work" Law idea.
  • Talking through the labor shortage in all the trades, including our Rosie-certified partners.
  • Romey reads a letter for an opening with REEis Home Performance & Air Conditioning.

Callers:

  • Todd - He's looking at smart thermostats or smart smoke alarms. What do we think of them?

*Romey talks home energy efficiency, "Super Cooling" and ways to stay comfortable for less money.

  • Kerry - He has an estimate on a foam roof and wants our opinion on this method.

Segment 2 (running time 5:43)

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  • Discussing a few "New Partners" to the Rosie team.

Caller:

  • Randy - He has a large patio with pavers and it drains improperly, pooling up. What can they do to combat this and do we have any solutions for him?

*He may need a advise and products from JLC Enterprises to help out.

Segment 3 (running time 13:09)

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  • More from our Homeowner Newsletter and "New Partners."

Email From a Listener:

  • The extrerior stucco of his home is painted, but he's still seeing foam collecting on the ground. What could be going on?
  • Reminding you about a few activities this weekend, including the Tour De Trees.

Email From a Listener:

  • Richard - His concrete patio job wasn't done correctly and he wants to know what his next steps should be.

*He can reach out to Arrowhead Decking & Concrete, stop in at Cohills Building Specialists or look for great products from Belgard he can pick up at Oldcastle Superlite.

Segment 4 (running time 6:56)

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  • Romey has another set of tickets to giveaway!
  • More from our newsletter on "New Partners"
  • What goes into being a partner with Rosie On The House.

10:00AM - Housing Topic

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Segment 1 (running time 11:58)

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We welcome Sun Valley Solar Solutions to give an update on the industry:

  • Russ shares his background and how he ended up in the solar industry.
  • Working with utility companies to install solar on more homes in AZ.
  • How his engineering background helps him in his field.
  • The future of incentives, etc.
  • The process that homeowner's go through when considering solar at your home.

Segment 2 (running time 6:49)

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  • "What is a rate case?"
  • Learn about how they determine costs for homeowner's and the relationship between solar companies and energy companies.
  • Russ' predictions after the latest election.

Segment 3 (running time 12:58)

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  • Sun Valley Solar's service area.
  • Solar demands across different areas of Arizona.
  • Why right now is the time to look into solar for your home.
  • The contruction process of installing solar and the life expectancy for the system.
  • We discuss their service department and the growth they've seen.
  • All the rate cases around the state and how the industry intervenes.

Segment 4 (running time 6:49)

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  • What happens when the sun goes down?

Letter From a Listener:

  • George - He wants to go completely off the grid and do they deal with that?
  • Why right now is the time to start saving!

If you wan to lock in your rates before any changes, contact Sun Valley Solar Solutions!

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