EcoFasten Solar Tradeshow Calendar: Remainder of 2017

As Q1 comes to a close, the crew at EcoFasten Solar finds ourselves with 3 tradeshows already behind us. I just can’t believe how fast the time goes! And even though we always send thank you and follow-up emails, I still would like to say in this (very) public forum, “THANK YOU”. Thank you to all current and future clients who stopped by our booths. Thank READ THE REST….

Solar Snow Management Application Chart – Alpine SnowGuards & EcoFasten Solar

If a solar install project you’re working on or have completed requires a snow management solution, you’ll want to read this. And if you’re in New England, like us, you woke up to a TON of snow this morning, so this is as great a time as any to talk about snow on solar. We had 30” this morning when I left, and it’s still snowing READ THE REST….

Super Bowl LI: Powered by Solar

As Super Bowl LI nears, and as those of us in New England, Atlanta, and all over the country gear up for the big game, there is so much focus on the teams, while the stadium in which they’ll play is sort of in the shadows. But it shouldn’t be. NRG Stadium is home to the Houston Texans and RodeoHouston™. It’s also been a leader in READ THE REST….

Leadership in Solar

Twelve days until Christmas. Can you believe it? I can almost hear the drummers drumming, and I find myself more excited for Christmas in my 40’s than I ever was as a kid. Why? I guess it’s because I have a 10 year old who still believes, and it’s amazing….no, it’s awesome….to see things through his eyes. As we get closer to the festivities, and the parties, READ THE REST….

Did You Know?: 6 Interesting Facts About Solar Energy

This, the 4th installment of the “Interesting Facts About Solar Energy” series, finds us on election day 2016! If you haven’t already, I hope you all make a point to get out and VOTE today. No matter what your political views are, I know we can all agree that the solar industry continues to boom. So many of us are making the choice to go solar READ THE REST….

Rock-It System Acquires Engineering Certification in 10 States

Our rail-free mounting solution, Rock-It System, officially launched in July at Intersolar. Fast forward a little over 3 months, and the system has received engineering certification in 10 states, from the Engineering firm PZSE, Inc. Structural Engineers. It was determined by PZSE that all of the information, data, and analysis contained in the Rock-It System installation manual is based on, and is in compliance with, the READ THE REST….

Managing Snow on Solar: You Have Options

At Alpine SnowGuards and EcoFasten Solar, we know that managing snow on a solar array can be tricky business. In North America, over 75% of the roofs installed on residential construction projects are asphaltic composition shingles. If you live in or own a building with this type of roofing, and live in an area that receives snow and ice, you’ve probably never experienced a significant roof READ THE REST….

SimpleGrip: An All New Low-Slope Solution

The crew here at EcoFasten Solar is very excited about the latest innovation in our line of solar roof mount solutions….SimpleGrip. The name says it all. (Above: SimpleGrip, shown with our all new rail-free Rock-It System in compliance with UL Subject 2703) SimpleGrip was engineered specifically for use on low-slope and flat roofing applications, and because the system is compatible with a variety of compression bracket options, installers READ THE REST….

The Whirlwind Known As Tradeshow Season 2015

Wow. What a tradeshow season 2015 is turning out to be! Hot on the heels of Intersolar and SPI, next week we’re heading to Tampa to exhibit at the 25th annual Metalcon, along with our Sister Company Alpine SnowGuards. All of this as the leaves are changing color, a new crispness can be felt in the air, and the nights are dipping into the 30’s up READ THE REST….

Compression: That’s What It’s All About

With Intersolar already 2 weeks behind us (how did that happen?), we wanted to thank everyone who came by and saw us at the show. We love seeing everyone,  and we especially love showing everyone what’s so special about our line of products. We’re already counting down the days (49) and minutes (70,560) to SPI, and we’re raring to go! (If you’re there, come by #6320 READ THE REST….