A ridiculous amount of interesting facts and statistics surround the solar industry, and every time I write one of these posts, I fall more deeply in love with solar power. What a first-class industry to be in – renewable energy, saving money, saving the planet….yeah, those things are important, and I’m always happy to share facts and statistics when I come across them because, well, they’re not READ THE REST….
Solar. We all know it’s a big deal. Installations are at an all-time record high, with 140,000 new installs in 2013, and almost 6.6 GW forecasted to come online through 2014. Q1 of 2014 saw a 79% increase in installed solar PV over the same period in 2013. The future looks bright, my friends. With so many roof types out there, we’ve developed a solution for READ THE REST….
GreenFasten™ – the solar roof mounting solution for composition shingle roofs. There’s a reason the top 3 installers in the U.S. rely on it for fast, easy, hassle-free installations. Backed by IAPMO certification, and delivering the most cost-effective solution on the market, GreenFasten utilizes the patented watertight compression technology that EcoFasten Solar® is known for. The system is ideal for both new and existing (retrofit) roofs, since the removal of READ THE REST….
The entire solar community is talking about it. SPI 2014. Being held this year in Las Vegas, SPI is quite literally the only location on the planet that will showcase the solar industry’s newest, most innovative, trending products and solutions this fall. On October 20th, it all begins, with pre-conference workshops, the opening general session & networking reception, which will be attended by SEIA CEO and President, Rhone Resch and READ THE REST….
We all know that our coastlines get hammered with dramatically stronger winds than inland locations. Inland wind tends to settle much lower, down near the ground, due to the drag from the land. The further towards the coast you go, the less drag (land) is present, which sets an ideal stage for winds to greatly pick up in both intensity and in speed. If you live or READ THE REST….