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Southern California Edison power lines sparked deadly Thomas fire, investigators find

By JOSEPH SERNA , LA TIMES Investigators have determined that Southern California Edison power lines ignited the 2017 Thomas fire, a massive blaze in Ventura and Santa Barbara counties that killed two people and later gave rise to a massive mudflow that resulted in at least 21 deaths. Following a 15-month probe by Ventura County Fire Department investigators, along...

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PG&E May Shut Off Power In 9 Counties Due To High Fire Danger Weather

PG&E continues to shut off power due to high fire threats. Nine counties (Butte, Lake, Napa, Nevada, Placer, Plumas, Sierra, Sonoma, and Yuba) have been alerted of potential power outages until further notice. The factors that PG&E is focusing on are: Strong winds Low humidity levels Critically dry vegetation On-the-ground observations. If you think your...

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PetersenDean Roofing & Solar Selects GAF as Preferred Manufacturer of Cool Shingles

FREMONT, CA – August 8, 2017 – Fremont, California-based PetersenDean Roofing & Solar announced its relationship with GAF, North America’s largest roofing manufacturer. The relationship will help supply PetersenDean consumers in all of its seven operating states with shingles that can be used to comply with Title 24 cool roof requirements. GAF is an American...

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Mission Solar Energy Named Supplier of PetersenDean Roofing & Solar

FREMONT, CA (September 27, 2017) – Mission Solar Energy, U.S. manufacturer of high-power solar modules, and PetersenDean Roofing & Solar, the nation’s largest privately held solar and roofing company, have joined forces. Together, the companies will offer homeowners an affordable path to solar ownership using American-built materials installed by U.S. workers. Mission Solar Energy will...

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Silicon Review: 50 Leading companies of the year

PetersenDean has just been named one of the top 50 leading companies in the Bay Area in the December issue of the Silicon Review. http://thesiliconreview.com/magazines/california-based-petersendean-roofing-solar-flies-sky-high/

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PetersenDean Roofing & Solar Acquires Haleakala Solar: Hawaii’s Largest Solar And Battery Installer

The newly acquired company is poised to add approximately 1,000 new jobs and grow to approximately $100 million in sales over the next 24 months. FREMONT, CA (March 8, 2018) – PetersenDean Roofing & Solar, the nation’s largest privately held solar and roofing company, has just acquired Hawaii-based Haleakala Solar. Founded in 1977, Haleakala Solar...

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PetersenDean Hawaii LLC Acquires Maui Roofing Inc.

FREMONT, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– PetersenDean Hawaii LLC has announced the purchase of Maui Roofing Inc., a premium roofing organization located on the Island of Maui, Hawaii. The strategic purchase will add a roofing component to an already extensive portfolio of PV thermal water heating, solar energy, and battery storage installations. Maui Roofing has been installing roofs...

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Rooftop Decks Add Outdoor Living Space to Sacramento Town Homes

More and more, builders, architects and designers are looking to the rooftop as an area for usable living space — especially in urban areas, where lots are narrow. For a new town home development in Sacramento, the idea to add rooftop decks emerged late in the design process, but it’s proved so popular the builders...

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New California Solar Mandate Means Big Business for Integrated Solar+Roofing Companies

The California Energy Commission’s new rule requiring solar to be installed on all new homes starting in 2020 will impact the solar industry as a whole in the biggest solar state in the union. But it may mean especially big gains for the companies already involved in both the new roofing construction and solar industries....

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