Jim Beebe

Facing Homelessness Block Project

Facing Homelessness’ BLOCK Project takes a highly creative approach to addressing the issue of houseless people. Not only do they design and build astonishingly healthy and comfortable tiny homes with environmentally-friendly and über efficient materials and techniques, they locate these homes in the backyards of generous neighborhood residents; proactively seeking the input of the entire neighborhood in

Compass Heating & Air Conditioning Joins Ducoterra’s Dealer Network

Compass Heating and Air Conditioning, located in East Dundee, Illinois has joined Ducoterra’s expanding network of dealers providing Ducoterra’s complete line of SolaRay infrared radiant ceiling panels to its customers.   A veteran-owned, full service HVAC company, led by Mike Gundersen, Compass Heating and Air has expertise in projects from small vacation cabins to multi-story

Announcing the SolaRay-D – designed for drop-in ceilings

Ducoterra, the premier manufacturer of infrared heating panels, is pleased to announce its new SolaRay-D panel specifically designed for drop-in ceilings in offices and commercial buildings.   Ducoterra, a leader in infrared heating technology, announced today that its new 2’ x 4’ SolaRay-D panel, will be delivered to customers this month, available in 120V, 208V,

Sustainability – Environmental Impacts

by Georges Lafontant, Mighty Energy Solutions   The products we use impact the environment at every stage: from manufacture to use to dealing with the waste at the end of that usefulness. Some products, including Ducoterra’s SolaRay heating panels minimize their impact on our environment.   Manufacturing, in most cases, means extracting and harvesting raw

Ducoterra® is now a Registered Trademark

Bellingham, Washington, September 14, 2020 Ducoterra® was granted a registered trademark by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (U.S. Trademark Serial No. 8866307).  This registration confers to DUCOTERRA, LLC the exclusive right to use the name “Ducoterra”, to sell products with that name, and protects the intellectual property of DUCOTERRA, LLC, a Washington Limited

Ducoterra Launches SolaRay Infrared Radiant Heaters for Hospital and Nursing Facilities

BELLINGHAM, WASHINGTON, APRIL 2, 2020 – Ducoterra’s SolaRay infrared radiant panels heat without circulating air therefore assisting in reducing airborne pollutants, dust, bacteria, and aerosol transmissions. The large inflow of Covid-19 patients in hospitals and other medical facilities will require containing infectious patients in rooms with isolated air systems.  Most hospitals only have a few

6 Ways to Educate Children for a Sustainable World

Guest Article by Derek Lotts Living in the age when climate change is rampant and its consequences are all around us means that educating children how to take care of the environment is one of the sure ways to prevent catastrophes in the future. Because only truly aware generation can make some impact, but in

6 Benefits of Adding Solar Panels to Your Home

Guest article by Jules Hopkins Installing solar panels can have many benefits for you as a homeowner, and others, in a variety of ways. Although some may think of them as an expensive investment, in the long run the investment pays off. Solar panels are not a passing fad, but instead hold great value for

5 Trends for Future-Proofing Your Home

Test Image courtesy of Pexels Technological advancements are happening every day, and the easiest way to notice all these changes is to simply look at your home. We live in a digital age, and as such, our homes and appliances are meant to make our lives easier and eco-friendlier. However, precisely because the technology isn’t

Ducoterra’s SolaRay Panels Now Have a Lifetime Warranty

Ducoterra LLC is pleased to announce that its SolaRay far infrared heating panels are now covered by a Lifetime Warranty, effective immediately. Proudly Made in the USA and utilizing zero waste manufacturing processes, SolaRay panels employ the most durable radiant heating technology coupled with high performance materials delivering exceptional reliability. “By backing our heating panels

Ducoterra – Proud Sponsor of Affordable Housing & Tiny Homes

Ducoterra is proud to work in cooperation with InfraredHeat.ca, our exclusive Canadian distributor of Ducoterra’s SolaRay Far Infrared radiant ceiling heating panels, to sponsor the Tiny Town Association of Canada in their mission to expand the affordable housing options available with Tiny Homes. Details on our product sponsorship can be found here:  https://www.tinytownassociation.com/product-sponsors/infrared-heat.html The lack

Solar Light Joins Ducoterra to Deliver Radiant Heating Solutions In Oregon

Ducoterra, the premier manufacturer of infrared radiant ceiling panels located in Bellingham, Washington is pleased to announce that Solar Light, is now Ducoterra’s latest company to join our nationwide network of distributors for Ducoterra’s line of SolaRay infrared radiant ceiling panels. Solar Light is a family owned and operated company located in Bend, Oregon, led

Ducoterra Proudly Welcomes InfraredHeat.ca as its Exclusive Canadian Distributor

Ducoterra, the premier manufacturer of infrared radiant ceiling panels located in Bellingham, Washington is pleased to announce that InfraredHeat.ca, is now Ducoterra’s exclusive distributor in Canada for Ducoterra’s line of SolaRay infrared radiant ceiling panels. InfraredHeat.ca is a privately owned and proudly 100% Canadian company, led by Darryl Heppner, that is the recognized leader in

Patrick Beebe-Sweet Featured Presenter at 2017 Built Green Conference

Patrick Beebe-Sweet Featured Presenter at 2017 Built Green Conference   Patrick Beebe-Sweet, Founder and President of Ducoterra, was a featured presenter at the 2017 Built Green Conference (www.builtgreenconference.net) on current heating technologies and energy efficient solutions including infrared radiant panels, ductless mini-split heat pumps, and integrated heating solutions combining the best aspects of both infrared


Eco-Friendly At Ducoterra our roots are in supporting a sustainable world. We believe this means that, as stewards of this earth and our communities, we must first do no harm. And second, we must use our skills and strengths to benefit all our stakeholders – our employees, our customers, our planet, our communities, and our

Why You Should Never Replace Your Baseboard or Wall Heater

If you need to replace your old electric cadet-type wall heater or baseboard heater, or if you are thinking about installing a new one, then this article has important information for you.  If you care about safety, comfort, efficiency, and maximizing usable floor space, then you should seriously consider using radiant ceiling panels as your

Ducoterra Panels Featured on 2017 NW Green Homes Tour

The 2017 Northwest Green Home Tour featured 4 homes with Ducoterra’s infrared radiant ceiling panels all supplied by Laura Elfline at Mighty Energy Solutions. Sites included: DEEP GREEN Westwood home by LD Arch Design and Mighty House Construction Molly’s Pocket Mansion – an 800sf DADU was designed and built by S.A.G.E. Designs NW and LastingNest

PoppyMakkiSun Joins Ducoterra’s Dealer Network in Poland

Ducoterra, the premier manufacturer of infrared radiant ceiling panels located in Olympia, Washington is pleased to announce that PoppyMakkiSun, is now an authorized dealer for Ducoterra’s complete line of SolaRay infrared radiant ceiling panels in Poland and Europe. PoppyMakkiSun owner, Jaroslaw Olezak, is Ducoterra’s first authorized dealer in Europe with an exclusive agreement to distribute

Ducoterra Featured On Northwest Green Homes Tour

Ducoterra Infrared Radiant Panels Reduce Heating Costs for Remodel on Northwest Green Homes Tour   Ducoterra’s SolaRay infrared radiant heating panels were featured at the 2015 Northwest Green Homes Tour in Seattle in the Westside Remodel home.  This 2-story, energy efficient addition designed by Young Architecture. Mighty Energy Solutions, a Ducoterra dealer, supplied SolaRay infrared radiant ceiling