Going Green 2k17: Tips for Selling Solar in the New Year

“Going green” is a phrase we hear a lot these days. When it comes to the awesome power of solar energy, in particular, it’s no wonder so many people care about being environmentally friendly. By the end of 2016, Americans had installed more than 31 gigawatts of solar electric capacityRead More

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New Research Shines a Light on the Solar Industry’s Value

This week, Environment America Research & Policy Center released a study that declares solar power a better value than electricity. Out of the 16 studies the non-profit organization reviewed, 12 found that solar energy held a higher value than the average residential retail electricity rate; of the remaining four analyses,Read More

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What We Learned at Solar Power International

This September, EagleView exhibited at Solar Power International (SPI) in Las Vegas, Nevada. We met with EagleView customers and those new to EagleView alike, and we shared some of our most recent innovations with attendees. SPI is the premier solar trade show for industry professionals. Founded in 2004, the eventRead More

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eReport: What All Solar Industry Professionals Should Know

Solar power is the most sought-after clean energy on the market, but its popularity means more competition among contractors. Is your business doing enough to reduce costs, save time, and complete more projects? With the solar industry projected to grow by $40 billion in the next four years, solar panelRead More


3 Reasons to Use Solar Design Tools

Solar, Solar, Solar: the word is everywhere recently, right? We hear about solar energy charging our cars, cell phones and, of course, homes. So much is happening with solar right now that, for contractors who haven’t dabbled in the solar market yet, it may be time for them to getRead More

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Podcast: Aerial Imagery in the Solar Industry

EagleView Technologies is well-known for their 3D models as well as roof and wall measurements commonly used in the insurance, government and construction industries, but how does the use of aerial imagery in the solar industry come into play? Solar energy implementation is becoming increasingly popular, cutting back on electricRead More

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Using Aerial Image Technology is Paying Off for this Solar Company

As the sole residential engineer of solar PV projects for Maryland-based Standard Energy Solutions, Chris Giannoumis is a huge proponent of using technology to automate traditionally manual tasks.  Working out of Rockville, MD, he is responsible for all preliminary sales drawings, system design, engineering and CAD permit drawings. One ofRead More

AltEnergyMag: Using Pictometry and EagleView to Determine Solar Suitability and Prepare Proposals

AltEnergyMag recently published an article about how contractors can use a combination of PictometryOnline™ along with an EagleView SolarReport to be more efficient and profitable on every solar job. Learn more about the technology, the tools and how it works in the full article.  Read it here.

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