Posts Categorized: News

Heating the Workshop

A few excerpts from our latest blog: “Take a drive around South-Western Ontario to see the fall colours and you’ll also notice a lot of new buildings going up. Farmers are investing in their operations, building new barns, workshops and drive sheds.” “The increase in propane costs has lead to a lot of questions about… Read more »

Broadway Solar Park

The Broadway Solar Park in Alvinston, Ontario was completed by The Hayter Group in 2010. The project is 50 kW, which is 5 times the size of a typical residential roof-top installation. The solar panels are mounted south-facing at a fixed angle on concrete footings. The system is completely maintenance free. Even in the winter… Read more »

Hayter Group Completes Large Scale Solar Project

This project in Orillia, Ontario involved installing over 1,500 solar panels on the roof of Ace Self-Storage. The array is now producing enough clean energy to power over 60 homes. This project was possible through the Ontario Government’s FIT (feed-in-tariff) program. This program approves solar projects on commercial buildings that are greater than 10 kW… Read more »

Adding Solar to your New Home

A few excerpts from our latest blog: "Buying or building a new home is a great time for upgrades you have always wanted. You can often build a little extra into the mortgage for a new kitchen or a bathroom renovation." "Why not consider an option for your new home that will help pay for… Read more »

Plenty of Options for Keeping the Workshop Cozy

Recently Chad Hayter was interviewed by Ontario Farmer magazine about the latest trends for heating barns, workshops and drive sheds. Here are a few excerpts from the article: “A lot of new drive sheds and farm workshops have gone up around the country this summer and after last winter’s spike in propane prices many rural… Read more »

Black Solar Panels – 10kW Job

This job in Windham Centre (near Simcoe, Ontario) features 40 black Hanwha Panels with SolarEdge optimizer and inverters. The black panels allow the home to generate clean energy and income without affecting the aesthetics of the front of the home. To see other solar jobs by The Hayter Group, click here.

Give Back Winner – 2nd Quarter

We are pleased to share this press release: Lambton Elderly Outreach Lambton Elderly Outreach is a non-profit organization that provides support services to seniors and people with disabilities throughout Lambton County. Our mission is to provide support services which enable clients to live with dignity and independence. We are grateful for the generosity of the… Read more »

Solar Panels – Ingersoll, ON

This installation by The Hayter Group in Ingersoll, Ontario will be generating a steady flow of income for the homeowner over the next 20 years, guaranteed by a Government Contract. This is a 10kW system that features 40 Hanwha Panels along with SolarEdge optimizer and inverters. Notice how we were able to use two different… Read more »

Customized Racking for Solar Panels

These drive sheds were fitted with solar panels and custom racking designed and installed by The Hayter Group. The panels follow the contour of the round roof. This farm is located near Sheffield, Ontario (between Cambridge and Rockton). To see more solar job photos, click here.

Buying an Electric Car?

Why not go completely Green and power it with the Sun? Even an electric car has a carbon foot-print. When you plug your car in overnight, there is a power plant somewhere producing electricity to recharge your car. Most power plants in Ontario are nuclear, coal or natural gas. If you have solar panels installed… Read more »