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

Residential Rooftop Report

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.

NEW: Residential Rooftop Report: How Microflashing leads to solar install savings

Residential Rooftop Report: Q1 2017 Solar Storylines

Residential Rooftop Report: eBOS Focus

Residential Rooftop Report: Mounting Focus

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