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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

How aerial imagery helped Auric Solar close more sales (and how you can too)

How aerial imagery helped Auric Solar close more sales (and how you can too)

December 4, 2018 at 2:14 pm Comments are Disabled

Auric Solar, a residential and commercial solar power provider, turned to Nearmap, a premium global location content provider specializing in high-resolution aerial maps, to accelerate the company’s initial assessments. The result was a more complete and accurate view of properties that led to overall better solar sales proposals. How itRead More

The 2-MW solar rooftop system at Francis Scott Key Mall in Frederick, Md., is Safari Energy’s eighth in the state, bringing the total capacity of Safari Energy’s commercial rooftop solar systems in Maryland to nearly 10 MW.

Blue light special: Retail is struggling, but solar can be a ray of hope

December 4, 2018 at 8:00 am Comments are Disabled

As we enter the holiday season, the retail industry is facing challenging times. Business Insider reported that electronics, grocery stores, department stores and drug stores are among the sectors threatened by online retailers such as Amazon. Businesses that were considered “too big to fail” such as Toys ‘R’ Us andRead More

Modernize: 41 percent of homeowners select contractors based on website recommendations

Modernize: 41 percent of homeowners select contractors based on website recommendations

November 28, 2018 at 8:05 am Comments are Disabled

Contractor lead generation service Modernize released its latest Modernize Homeowner Index, a quarterly research study that measures sentiment among over 2,500 U.S. homeowners. The study was created to help home improvement professionals better serve the market by providing key homeowner insights as they relate to home improvements. This new study focusesRead More

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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

Solar Yellow Pages is a new third-party site for connecting homeowners to solar installers

Solar Yellow Pages is a new third-party site for connecting homeowners to solar installers

November 5, 2018 at 5:07 pm Comments are Disabled

Energy Advisor Hub, a solar e-commerce conglomerate, launched a new online platform to connect California homeowners with solar experts free of charge. Through the Solar Yellow Pages, homeowners gain free access to guidance and expertise from a team of local advisers, who counsel them on selecting the best vendors, manufacturers,Read More

Solar customers can easily share their utility data with this new Urjanet program

Solar customers can easily share their utility data with this new Urjanet program

September 12, 2018 at 4:57 pm Comments are Disabled

Wider, transparent access to utility data will be crucial for growing the solar industry, and Urjanet, already a leader in utility data aggregation, is making things even easier for solar installers with its new Urjanet Solar Quickstart program. This suite of web-based tools streamline the link between customer utility accountsRead More

Survey: 12 percent of broadband households plan to install solar in 2018

Survey: 12 percent of broadband households plan to install solar in 2018

January 25, 2018 at 9:13 am Comments are Disabled

New energy research announced by Parks Associates reveals 12% of U.S. broadband households that do not currently have solar PV panels are likely to purchase them in the next year. The IoT research firm notes the most popular energy-efficiency equipment for 2018 is a backup generator, with 19% of currentRead More

Panasonic promotes three more solar installers to rank of Premium Installer

Panasonic promotes three more solar installers to rank of Premium Installer

October 5, 2017 at 10:04 am Comments are Disabled

Panasonic Corporation of North America is expanding its Solar Installer program with three authorized installers of HIT solar modules being promoted to the exclusive “Premium Installer” status. They are (drum roll…) • Solar Service Inc., Niles, IL • Arch Electric, Plymouth, WI • HE Solar, Buda, TX Panasonic unveiled this program lastRead More

NABCEP credentials now included within SolarReviews.com platform

NABCEP credentials now included within SolarReviews.com platform

September 12, 2017 at 2:30 pm Comments are Disabled

The North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners has partnered with SolarReviews.com, to integrate NABCEP certifications and credentials into the expansive SolarReviews.com website. As of September 2017, SolarReviews.com has received more than 22,000 unsolicited reviews on solar installers across the U.S. “With the addition of the NABCEP certifications, our visitorsRead More