Freeman Ford is Chairman/Founder of FAFCO Inc. He founded FAFCO in 1969 pioneering the modern US solar thermal industry. He was a founder of and served as Chairman and treasurer of SEIA and also served for 28 years as an outside director of HB Fuller, a Fortune 500 multinational adhesive manufacturer. Freeman graduated from Dartmouth, was a naval aviator in Viet Nam and has a Master’s degree from Stanford Business School. FAFCO is the oldest and largest US solar thermal manufacturer with 200,000 solar pool heating customers whose systems collect the instantaneous electrical equivalent of five Gigawatts of electrical power and are served through FAFCO’s dealer-direct channel.