Solar Builder Special Reports


For solar installation topics that require more room than will fit in a regular print magazines, we turn them into Solar Builder Special Reports. All of the downloadable Solar Builder Special Reports below were produced in partnership with industry sponsors. If you have an idea for a Solar Builder Special Report, let us know at

Solar Business Builders

Level Up: Fronius shares four inverter trends taking residential solar to the next level

Inverter specialist Fronius has been diligently preparing a suite of new soft- and hardware solutions for residential and commercial solar applications, including an all-new single-phase inverter generation, that they believe will take solar to the “next level.” In this Solar Business Builder white paper, Fronius explains the four attributes that will lead solar installers into this next generation:

1. Service programs
2. Adaptive system design (explained in the report)
3. Cost-effective compliance
4. Simplifying storage

Download it here.

Residential Rooftop Reports

Residential solar is the lifeblood of the industry. Our Residential Rooftop Report series is where we dig deep into the residential solar installation market — which markets are rising and falling, new mounting and racking techniques, eBOS and wiring best practices and much more.

Residential Rooftop Report: Heat up your solar sales in 2019

We teamed up with report sponsor Aurora Solar to examine ways for residential solar installation companies to lower customer acquisition costs, close more leads and overall run a more streamlined, efficient local solar business.

Past editions

Midwest Report

Successful solar projects require regional knowledge. In this FREE downloadable special report, sponsored by Solar FlexRack, we talk to a few solar companies that have done this already. We look at just how they’ve found that success and how you could replicate it. We look at the political and economic factors that are both helping and holding back the solar industry at this current moment — and how you might use any scenario to your advantage. We also look at general sales strategies that will hopefully drive more business, while lowering your costs.

Special Report: How to Make Money in the Midwest