Author Archives: Gene Hunt

California Forest Fires

This last winter, California again suffered devastating wildfires with extensive loss of property and even loss of several lives.  Like everyone here, we wished that there was something that we could do to help. Recently we were contacted by one of our customers who has solar panels on his roof and a Heliotex Automatic Solar […]

One stop shopping for Leaking Roofs with Solar panels in California

                Ten years ago, there were many new solar panel installation companies.  Some of these had jumped into the industry due to the slowdown in construction.  Ten years later, we are finding that some of these companies, did not know how to properly install solar panel rack systems.  This is especially true of installations on […]

What happens if I don’t clean my solar panels?

Failure to clean your solar panels will result in their productivity dropping.  The loss is cumulative.  Can it be reduced by hosing off the solar panels with a hose or rain?  Sure, a little.  As noted in a previous article, hosing off panels or simply allowing rain to be the only effort at cleaning will […]