Past News Stories
WALNUT CREEK CA – Today Quick Mount PV, the leading supplier of solar roof mounting products, announced that Preston Booker, recently Vice President of Sales at Soligent, has joined the organization as Senior Vice President of Sales. Stri Zulch, who most recently led marketing at Solaria, has joined as Vice President of Marketing.read more
This article, written by Quick Mount PV's VP of Business Development Jeff Spies and Training Director Johan Alfsen, appears in the October/November 2013 edition of SolarPro Magazine .Download Article (1.7M)
This article appears in the October/November 2013 edition of SolarPro Magazine.read more
Overflow Intersolar Crowd Votes Sungevity’s “The Killa Watts” Champion of Solar Battle of the Bands: Round 3
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - The third annual Solar Battle of the Bands, a solar industry party and musical competition presented by Quick Mount PV and Creotecc, took place Wednesday, July 10, during the 2013 Intersolar North America trade show. Attended by an enthusiastic crowd of 1200, the after-hours event at The Mezzanine featured bands formed entirely of employees of the participating solar companies. Attendees of the event voted for their favorite band.read more
WALNUT CREEK, CA - Quick Mount PV, the industry standard in waterproof mounting systems for rooftop solar installations, announced today the appointment of John Baudendistel as Controller.read more
SACRAMENTO – Quick Mount PV founders Claudia and Stuart Wentworth were honored Monday by Assemblywoman Susan A. Bonilla (D-Concord), who declared Quick Mount PV the “14th Assembly District Small Business of the Year” at a ceremony held at the Sacramento Convention Center.read more
SAN FRANCISCO, CA, – Solar Battle of the Bands, the annual solar industry event featuring a live musical showdown between five solar company rock bands, will be held at The Mezzanine in San Francisco on Wednesday, July 10 at 8 pm.read more
Fixing leaks from residential PV installations costs more than you think.
Waterproofing penetrations for solar mounting is a serious issue. Unfortunately, many underestimate the long term cost impacts of this critical decision.read more
As the solar industry continues the push to reduce “cost per watt” it is imperative to remember the more important metric is “lowest cost per kWh” over the life of the system.read more
Solar Power World reached out to Jeff Spies, Vice President Business Development, Quick Mount PV and Secretary of NABCEP to ask him 4 questions about what he believes are the keys to being a successful solar contractor.read more
The January/February 2013 issue of Solar Today Magazine features an article describing the rapid growth and success of Quick Mount PV.Download article (151K)
Quick Mount PV announces that it has received ISO 9001:2008 certification for quality management in the manufacturing of its industry-leading solar roof mounts in Walnut Creek, CA.read more
Quick Mount PV, a leading manufacturer of flashed solar roof mounts, announced the appointment of Jeff Spies and Sam Cast to the positions of Vice President of Business Development and Vice President of Operations, respectively.read more
Quick Mount PV was honored to host Karen Mills, 23rd Administrator of the Small Business Administration and member of President Obama’s Cabinet, on Monday, September 10, 2012, at its facility in Walnut Creek, California, which was purchased in 2011 with the help of the SBA 504 loan program.read more
The September 2012 issue of Walnut Creek Magazine features an interview with Claudia and Stuart Wentworth, recounting their contributions to the founding and continued growth and success of Quick Mount PV.Download article (5.33M)
The second annual Solar Battle of the Bands, produced by Session Solar and Quick Mount PV, was held July 11 in San Francisco and attended by a capacity crowd of 1200 enthusiastic members of the solar industry. The after-hours event coincided with the annual Intersolar North America exhibition and conference at the Moscone Center.read more
Quick Mount PV Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony Attracted 200 People to Celebrate Expansion and Tour New Facility
More than 200 friends, family members, customers, business partners, and government officials gathered together last week to celebrate Quick Mount PV’s new 133,600 square-foot facility in the Shadelands Business Park, Walnut Creek, CA. TMC Financing co-hosted the celebration, which featured a building tour, remarks, food, and live music by Quick Mount PV’s two house bands, The Quick Brass Band and Wave Array.read more
Quick Mount PV featured in US Business Executive magazine article "Quick Mount PV Raising the Roof on Solar Energy"
The Summer 2012 edition of US Business Executive features an article on Quick Mount PV's rapid growth, US manufacturing, and industry-best products and trainings.Download article (1.6M)
Jim Kirby, Associate Executive Director of Technical Communications for the National Roofing Contractors Association, teams up with Quick Mount PV’s Director of Training Johan Alfsen and Business Development Manager Jeff Spies to offer “Solar Roofing Best Practices “ at PV America Sunday, March 18.read more
Schletter Inc. and Quick Mount PV, two U.S. manufacturers of solar photovoltaic (PV) mounting systems, announce the Gator Mount, a new product that makes Quick Mount PV’s composition roof mounting technology compatible with Schletter’s Solar Mounting Rails.read more
The February/March 2012 edition of SolarPro features an interview with Quick Mount PV founders Stuart & Claudia Wentworth – "Respecting the Roof since 2006". Download a PDF of the article here, or see it online at solarprofessional.com (free registration required).read interview
Quick Mount PV has appointed solar veteran Jeff Spies to head up its Business Development program. Before taking this position, Spies operated his own solar training and consulting firm and has developed training programs and partner networks for AEE Solar, Solar Industry International, groSolar, and others. Spies will head up Quick Mount PV's effort to work closely with the roofing industry in product and market development.read more
To meet the burgeoning demand for its solar mounting products, Quick Mount PV has purchased a 133,000 sq. ft facility in Walnut Creek, California, and will move company headquarters to the new property mid first quarter 2012.
Download full press release here.
This article, written by Photon Magazine's Michael D. Matz, profiles the 1st Annual Solar Battle of the Bands, that was organized by Quick Mount PV's International Training Manager Johan Alfsen and featured the Quick Mount PV band, Wave Array.
Download a PDF of the article here.
New Products Ready to Ship!
Quick Mount rolled out three new products in May at ASES 2011 in Raleigh, NC, and the reception was very exciting. Now the fun begins: shipping orders of our new Low Slope Mount, New Roof Composition Mount, and Universal Tile Mount!read more
Quick Mount PV Training Approved for NABCEP CE Credits
For installers who are NABCEP certified, Quick Mount's "Code Compliant Roof Mounting & Waterproof Flashing" class has been approved for two hours of continuing education credit by the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP). NABCEP offers the industry's most respected professional installer certifications.
The training covers a range of subjects, from code compliance and waterproofing basics to effectively installing Quick Mount PV products and preserving roofing warranties. The class is given by Johan Alfsen, Quick Mount's International Training Manager.
See the Training & Events Calendar for the times and locations of upcoming classes.
Quick Mount PV Manufacturing in Ontario Canada
Quick Mount PV is spreading the "Respect the Roof" gospel to Canada thanks to a new partnership with SunRise Power of Ontario. To qualify our mounts for the province's highly successful FIT Program, we will begin manufacturing a portion of our popular composition mounts in Ontario. The partnership will make our product more accessible to our Canadian customers, and allows installers committed to using Quick Mount PV products to receive generous FIT incentives. To find out more about SunRise Power go to www.sunrisepower.ca or contact .
GAF Roofing Approves Quick Mount PV Composition Mount
We are pleased to announce that GAF, the largest roofing manufacturer in North America, has issued a signed letter confirming that Quick Mount PV Composition Mounts are fully in compliance with their warranty:
"This will confirm that the Quick Mount PV composition roof mounts manufactured by Quick Mount PV are acceptable for use with GAF-Elk premium roofing products and will not void the GAF-Elk Smart Choice® shingle limited warranty."
The letter is the result of Quick Mount PV's commitment to educating solar installers and bridging the gap between roofers and solar installers. For a copy of the GAF/Elk letter of approval email .