Posts Tagged ‘Ugly Solar’

“Sales Tactics,” The Ugly Side of Solar – Part IV

The Curious Case of the Chocolate Cake Close Scott Gordon Vice President, Sales Residential, HelioPower In the Ugly Side of Solar series I’ve covered shoddy solar power installations, ugly installations, and shaded installations.  Part four covers something more insidious and is perhaps the ugliest side of all. Part four is about the growing trend of…

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“The Ravages of Shading,” The Ugly Side of Solar, Part III

By Scott Gordon, HelioPower If you read Part I of the Ugly Side of Solar series, you learned that proper design, product selection, and installation make all the difference in the aesthetics of your solar system and can mean the difference between a good looking system that’s the envy of your friends and neighbors and…

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The Ugly Side of Solar, Part II

  If you read the first part of this series, you were exposed to the aesthetically ugly side of solar – literally solar that looks unattractive up on the roof and detracts from a home’s curb appeal. Such solar installations can have a negative impact on a community’s perception of solar technology. After all, who…

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The Ugly Side of Solar, Part 1

The Ugly Side of Solar, PT. 1 Have you ever driven by a solar installation that was so ugly you wondered what the owners of the house were thinking when they decided to install their system? Have you found stories on the internet about leaky roofs, fly-by-night solar companies or other tales of solar despair?…

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