Over the past 4 years, a number of posts have appeared on the EcoFasten Solar blog….blogs relating to the solar industry, solar in general, mounting solutions, bracket options, solar snow management, links to animation videos, and everything in between. I was just looking over all of those blogs, and realized that there have been over 130 posts to date! Many are educational, others are useful, and some are funny. And from my side of things, they’ve ALL been fun to write!
It’s exciting to know that we’ve generated so much helpful content! Exciting too, that, as the industry grows and changes, so do we, not only as a company, but as individuals too. To be able to look back, and see what was happening when, from a perspective you won’t see anywhere else, is such a gift, and with Christmas only 12 days away, here’s a gift for you all….
Below you’ll find links to many of these posts – the ones that still hold relevance anyway (i.e.: not about an upcoming tradeshow, or a tradeshow we just returned from). Take a look, and if there are any that interest you, take a look further! The movers and shakers at EcoFasten have become an authoritative voice in the industry, and that’s mostly due to the fact that our founder and President is a former roofer himself, and has spent decades on the roof, and everyone he hires to work with him carries their own wealth of knowledge. There’s no other way to say it – we know (and like) what we’re doing.
Below is a listing of posts that I thought would be the most beneficial for all you installers out there – after all, without you, where would we be? I’ll tell you exactly where….sitting around talking about solar, looking up at roofs jabbering on about how great solar would be on rooftops, and in machine shops and factories, producing product no one knows what to do with.
Take a look, and if you like what you see, let us know! If there’s something you don’t see, that you’d like to, let us know that, too! We strive to continue passing along what we know, and most importantly, what you WANT to know.
Here you go!
- SimpleGrip: An All New Low-Slope Solution
- Compression: That’s What It’s All About
- Top Tips For Mounting PV On Tile (This one was the spawn of a “Top Tips” webinar hosted by Solar Power World, including EcoFasten for tile roofing, SunModo for metal roofing, and IronRidge for comp shingle roofing)
- A Bracket Guide For You – The Solar Installer
- New England: Solar Jobs On The Rise
- Install Video [Tile Flashing System]: It Doesn’t Get Much Easier Than This (anyone in Marketing knows blog titles aren’t supposed to be this long!)
- DIY: DON’T Install Yourself
- The Countdown Is On: EcoFasten Solar To Launch Rock-It System At Intersolar (Another long title!)
- 4 Common Problems That May Be Hanging Out On Your Roof
- Smart Standing Seam Solutions
- Taking Charge Of Conduit
- How to Speed Up Your Installs with GreenFasten
- Join the Ranks of (Almost) a Million Other Homeowners
- The World Really IS Flat (5 countries in terms of installed solar PV)
- The Proof on the Roof (installation images)
- Changing the Game (Baseball related….and who doesn’t love baseball??)
- For the Love of Metal
- The Integrity of the Roof
- Worth a Thousand Words
- 3 Ways to Stop Energy Costs from Going Through the Roof
- Tile Installs Taking Way Too Long?
- More Interesting Facts About Solar Power
- Winter Storm Juno – Not Your Gutters BFF
- A Marriage of Sun and Snow
- Running Interference for Solar
- 6 Celebs Who Support Solar
- New Year, New Photos to Share
- A Rooftop Revolution
- Solar in the Green Mountains
- Ancient Green Architecture
- Don’t Overlook Solar Snow Management
- A SIPs Solution
- Your Après SPI Planner: 11 Things to Do in Vegas for Under $20 (yes, technically about a tradeshow, but a fun resource for those planning a visit – and not wanting to go broke while you’re there)
- Winterize Your Roof in 10 Easy Steps
- 8 Interesting Facts About Solar Power (this post was #3 on Renewable Energy World’s Top 10 Blogs of 2014!!)
- Installation Photos: A Solution for Every Roof Type
- The Fastest Install in the Industry (a true story)
- QuikFoot: Roof Mount Also Ideal for Coastal Locations
- Brackets Galore: An Installers Guide
- Stop Wondering: Find Out What Snow Guard is Right for You
- The History of the Power of Solar
- 6 Common Roofing Questions Answered
- Discover Solar Snow Management Before the Snow Flies
- 10 Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Solar Installer
- A Universal Mounting Solution got Corrugated Metal? Check!
- All New Alpine SnowGuards Website: Designed with Roofing Contractors in Mind
- The Proof is on the Roof: Installation Images
- Do I Really Need an Annual Roof Inspection?
- A Grapevine Doesn’t Only Yield Grapes
- Installations Taking Far Too long? Discover the EcoFasten Difference
- A Tile Mounting Solution That’s Fast AND Easy to Install? Yeah, We’ve Got That.
- You Have Got to See These Rooftops!
- “Synthetic Shake-Up”
- Choosing the Right Roof for Your Home (and Your Wallet)
- Sometimes You Just Want to See Photos!
- Especially for Earth Day….Amazing Arrays
- The Endangered Roof: What to Look Out For
- Did You Know? The Sequel.
- The EcoFasten Solar Team Has Exciting News to Share!
- Did You Know?
- Is Snow Avalanching Off Your Solar Panels?
- A Salute to Veterans in Solar
- Top Tips for Installing PV on Low-Slope Roofing
- A(nother) Solute to Veterans in Solar
- Because Installs Aren’t Supposed to be a Hassle
- EcoFasten Solar: Because the Integrity of the Roof Comes First
- A Look at the Basics of Mounting
- A SIPs Solution: There’s Nothing Else Like It
- 4 New Videos that Will Make Your Installs Faster and Easier
- Top 4 Avoidable Hazards in the Construction Industry
- Tile Hook Flashing – It’s Almost Too Easy
- Best Practices: Installing PV on Tile
- Cut Installation Costs with SimpleBlock-PV
- Tile Roofs: 8 Essential Tips for Successful PV Mounting
- 14 Fast & Easy to Install Solar Roof Mounts & Rail-Free Racking Systems
Now that you have your reading list, sit back, relax, grab a cup of hot cocoa, put your feet up and enjoy!
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