First and foremost, EcoFasten Solar and our Sister Company, Alpine SnowGuards, wish you all a very happy, healthy, and prosperous New Year! We hope you all stayed awake long enough to watch the ball drop, and that you made at least one resolution that will bring you peace of mind in 2015. With that being Keep reading….
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….
Being in the solar and snow retention industries has been, for lack of a better word, enlightening. Never in my life have I paid more attention to what’s on a roof, or for that matter, to roofs in general. Design features of buildings that are intended to render them green are very intriguing, and it’s Keep reading….
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….
Well….It’s finally here! Solar Power International opens its doors to the show floor today at 10:00 am, and the fifteen THOUSAND expected attendees filtering in will begin taking in all that the show has to offer. Master speakers, educational and training sessions, the annual SPI Tweetup hosted by Solar Fred, and over 700 exhibitors including manufacturers, installers, Keep reading….
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….
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 Keep reading….
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….
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….
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….