Post Tagged with: "design"

SunPower to give homeowners the ability to design their own solar systems with Design Studio

SunPower to give homeowners the ability to design their own solar systems with Design Studio

September 9, 2019 at 3:44 pm 0 comments

Historically, understanding a home’s solar potential required talking to a sales consultant or compromising with one-size-fits-all online calculators. With a new web application called Design Studio, SunPower is looking to give U.S. homeowners the power to create their own solar system design automatically in seconds. In less than 30 seconds,Read More

Scanifly’s drone-based solar shading assessment approved by NYSERDA and MassCEC

Scanifly’s drone-based solar shading assessment approved by NYSERDA and MassCEC

May 7, 2019 at 8:54 am Comments are Disabled

Both New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) and the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) have approved shading tools from Scanifly, a solar software platform that uses drones and 3D modeling to automate site surveying and design, as a verifiable method for solar system design and analysis. ToRead More

Residential Rooftop Report: Heat up your solar install sales in 2019 (free report download)

Residential Rooftop Report: Heat up your solar install sales in 2019 (free report download)

February 18, 2019 at 11:53 am Comments are Disabled

The Residential Rooftop Report for the first quarter of 2019 is now available for download. The theme is “Heating Up Sales,” and we’ve 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 aRead More

Solar design and financial analysis software example.

PV Pointer: Three tactics for better solar designs under time of use rates

November 27, 2018 at 9:24 am Comments are Disabled

The promise of lower utility bills is a key motivator for most prospective solar customers, but time of use (TOU) rates — which charge different electricity prices depending on the time of day — add complexity to finding the best deal for the customer. Luckily, there are several strategies solarRead More

Tigo releases SMART app to streamline PV design, commissioning, monitoring

Tigo releases SMART app to streamline PV design, commissioning, monitoring

October 9, 2017 at 10:02 am Comments are Disabled

Tigo just streamlined the install and servicing possibilities of its PV systems with Tigo SMART, a mobile application that integrates with its online monitoring portal. Using the SMART app, Tigo’s solar installer partners can design, lay out, register, configure, commission and monitor customers’ PV systems from the field. The app provides the PV systemRead More

Details on new CAD software design tool from PVComplete

Details on new CAD software design tool from PVComplete

March 27, 2017 at 9:11 am Comments are Disabled

PVComplete is debuting PVCAD, a comprehensive computer-aided design (CAD) tool, powered by Autodesk technology, that could dramatically accelerate solar project design and deployment. How does it work? Solar designers, drafters and engineers use PVCAD to create comprehensive project designs for ground-mounted, rooftop, carport and sloped roof solar projects. For monthly subscription, designers leverage allRead More

SolaTrim debuts Barrier System for solar arrays

SolaTrim debuts Barrier System for solar arrays

September 8, 2015 at 2:20 pm Comments are Disabled

SolaTrim, a provider of aftermarket solutions for residential solar integrators and consumers, launched a new technologically advanced Barrier System that is specifically designed for modern solar arrays. Crafted with the highest quality lightweight, coated aluminum and designed to maintain long-term structural integrity, the addition of SolaTrim’s barrier delivers the most optimal levelRead More