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….

9 Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Solar Installer

So, you’re going solar.  Good for you!  You’ll be so happy you did.  You’ll save money….over the long-term the average 20 year savings for Americans who make the move to solar is projected to be over $20,000.  That’s a LOT!  Plus, solar energy creates zero pollution by harnessing a completely renewable resource.  Zero. Yeah, it’s a pretty Keep reading….

Choosing the Right Roof for Your Home (and Your Wallet)

With so many types of roofing materials available today, and with so many roofing manufacturers to choose from, it can seem a little overwhelming (daunting, even) to begin the process of choosing what roofing material makes the most sense in terms of longevity, aesthetics and finances. Some important things to take into consideration are the Keep reading….

Sometimes You Just Want to See Photos!

If I told you we manufacture solar roof mounts AND snow guards, you might wonder how the two are connected, but when you consider that our snow guard business prompted solar installers to ask if our roof penetrations and flashings could also be used for installing solar arrays, a clear connection can be made.  Through Keep reading….

Especially for Earth Day….Amazing Arrays

Way back in 1873 there was widespread global concern that the Earth’s population would soon consume all known resources of coal, and so experimentation with solar power began, continuing until the onset of WWI.  Flash forward 141 years to 2014, the infancy stages of what has been called “the solar century”, and solar power can Keep reading….

Did You Know? The Sequel.

It never ceases to amaze me that in the span of just one year, 2012 to 2013, solar installations increased by a truly substantial amount – 41% to be precise!  The decreasing cost of solar afforded the number of solar installations the capacity to grow exponentially.  Just imagine what 2014 will lead to in the world of Keep reading….

Did You Know?

Five mind-boggling statistics about the solar industry…. It is always so intriguing to stumble upon facts regarding the solar industry….not only because of the extreme global interest in the subject matter at hand, but also because the information is remarkable and continually sheds light on the fact that solar just makes sense. I have started Keep reading….

2014 Is Shaping Up to Be an Amazing Year….

Following decades of experience in the roofing industry, Vermont-based manufacturer Alpine SnowGuards® evolved its manufacturing business significantly, and through this growth, Sister company EcoFasten Solar® was born. Now BOTH companies are revved up for an exciting year ahead! We are thrilled to be exhibitors at 6 major tradeshows this year!  We can’t wait to show Keep reading….