Vacaville, California [RenewableEnergyAccess.com] Old Country Roofing (OCR) has signed agreements with Xantrex Technology Inc. and Fat Spaniel Technologies (FST) to offer a comprehensive solar energy conversion and monitoring solution to OCR’s homebuilding customers throughout Central and Northern California.Old Country Roofing will use Xantrex GT Series Grid Tie Solar Inverters to convert electricity produced by solar installations from DC to AC power for usage in the home, as well as net-metering of surplus electricity into the power grid. To provide real-time monitoring of their solar installations via the Internet, OCR signed an agreement with FST. “Our relationship with Fat Spaniel Technologies will enable us to offer Internet monitoring of new solar energy installations to homebuilders and homebuyers so they can see the energy savings from their solar roofs,” said Aaron Nitzkin, Vice President of Solar Operations at Old Country Roofing. “We’ve also found that our solar customers enjoy checking on the status and output of their systems.” “A solar roof is an incredible asset for a new home, and monitoring is the best way to make sure builders and homeowners get the most out of that investment. Providing a simple, accurate web-view of solar energy system performance, our PV2Web solution helps maximize energy production and minimize potential problems throughout the system’s lifetime,” said Chris Beekhuis, President and CTO of Fat Spaniel Technologies.