A Rooftop Revolution

This past Tuesday was a cold December day in Vermont, but not so cold that you couldn’t handle being outside for a couple hours.  We reached 20° by 10am, and the hour drive from our facility in Morrisville to the 1000th residential SunCommon installation in Barre went pretty quickly. We were invited to this coveted event because Keep reading….

Solar in the Green Mountains

Being born and raised in Vermont instilled in me a love of many things – the open air, the mountains, hiking, skiing, fishing….and the sun (to name only a few).  If you’ve ever lived in Vermont (or visited any time between late Fall to early Spring), you know how scarce the sun can seem for Keep reading….

Don’t Overlook Solar Snow Management

With winter storm Astro already dumping almost 17” of fresh snow on some areas of the Upper Midwest and Western Great Lakes, it’s sinking in that winter has officially made its debut.  As a skier and a lover of ice fishing, I look forward to the snow.…even if it means I have to endure the Keep reading….

A SIPs Solution

Installing solar arrays on Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs) can be complex, since there is no embedded lumber throughout the structure. The EcoFasten Solar® engineering team loves problems like this because it gives them the opportunity to do what they do best – create a fast, easy, straight-forward solution that makes sense, while remaining cost-effective. The Keep reading….

Thank You: SPI 2014

This may be one of the shortest posts I ever write, so I’ll get straight to the point…. We want to say a huge THANK YOU to everyone who took the time to visit our booth at SPI.  We saw a truly amazing turnout, and we are grateful to be in such a fantastic industry, Keep reading….

T-Minus One Week Until the SPI Show Floor Opens!

WHAT?!?!….am I the only one who feels like SPI 2013 was just a few months ago?  It’s astounding how quickly this past year has gone. If you plan on being there, stop by and say hi to the EcoFasten Solar® crew at booth #2351.  Making our booth their home for the show this year are Keep reading….

Installation Photos: A Solution for Every Roof Type

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 Keep reading….

The Fastest Install in the Industry

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 Keep reading….

SPI 2014: 6 Reasons You Should Go

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 Keep reading….

Brackets Galore: An Installers Guide

When I walked through the door on my first day at EcoFasten Solar, I was baffled by all of the products that were being put in front of me, with names I was sure I would never remember (I got over that quickly).  It was a classic case of information overload.  After just a few Keep reading….