What Inspires Me
by Brooks Venters
The ocean is my second home. There’s no other place that I feel as at peace, free of anxiety, and fully myself. Growing up surfing, the ocean has always served as my place of solace, as well as play. As a grom and even into adulthood, the majority of my time has been spent trying to figure out how to spend as much time in the water as possible. It’s a constant yearning that, at 27 years old, I realize is a core and consistent part of my being.
That’s why I care about the health of our oceans. Without surfing, it’s hard to imagine what life would be like. With the recent trends of oil spills, trash gyres and climate change, I am legitimately concerned for the future of our waters. The question of whether my children will be able to enjoy the ocean as I have is a legitimate one.
I am proud to work for a company that helps market companies that are having a positive impact on the environment.
Our client SunPower by Stellar Solar is an environmentally conscious solar company that is doing their part to help protect our oceans. As a solar installation company, SunPower by Stellar Solar installs solar panels on homes in San Diego, Orange, Riverside, and San Bernardino Counties. By providing this service, SunPower by Stellar Solar is helping people produce their own power at home via the sun, which helps them reduce their dependence on the utility company for energy. By weening homeowners off this energy dependence, we are decreasing our dependence on oil to create energy, which means less oil spills, and less burning of fossil fuels.
I strongly believe in the work I am doing because I believe that solar is not only beneficial to health of our environment but also to the health of our wallets. The energy companies are out for profit, and if you can’t see that then you’re getting robbed. Going solar allows you to escape the financial clutches of the utility.
To me, as surfer, solar makes sense. Saving money, saving our climate, saving our beaches, all hits home with me. I don’t know about you, but I don’t want to sacrifice our environment so that large utility companies can profit.