FAFCO®, the oldest and largest US Solar Thermal manufacturer, has changed the Game in Solar with a Significant Advancement in Solar Technology!

CoolPV™ provides Improved PV Electrical Output with Energy to Heat Your Water or Your Pool at the same time! The Unique Design Provides Unmatched Performance and Maximum Energy Output using the same Roof Space.

The many benefits of CoolPV™ for Residential & Commercial

Increase Electrical Output

CoolPV™’s Patent Pending Technology allows you to Improve PV Electrical Output Significantly while generating warm water to Heat Your Water or Your Pool.

Solar Energy Saves $

You can Lower Your Electric Bill with Renewable, Sustainable Solar Power and drastically reduce the amount of money you spend on energy!

Extend Your Pool Season

CoolPV™‘s Solar Pool Heating system Significantly Extends Your Swimming Season, enabling healthy enjoyment and exercise in luxurious warm water from spring to fall.

Efficient Use of Roof-Space

No longer must you decide to go either Solar Thermal (Water Heating) or Solar PV (Electric) because of limited optimum roof space. With CoolPV™ you get Maximum Energy Output From Available Roof Space!


Unlike conventional power, solar power produces no harmful emissions that hurt the environment. Clean. Renewable. Sustainable… Solar!

Increase Property Value

Installing rooftop solar panels Boosts a Home’s Green Credentials while Cutting Utility Bills, and Increasing the Value of your home or business! With CoolPV™ you now have added value of Thermal Solar with your PV Solar!

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Introducing CoolPV™

Photovoltaic (PV)

The SolarWorld® Protect® PV Solar Module produces more electricity due to the cooling action of the FAFCO® Thermal Collector.

Solar Thermal

The FAFCO® Solar Thermal Collector is at the heart of CoolPV™, cooling down the SolarWorld® Protect® Solar PV Panel while delivering warm water to Your Home or Your Pool!

Elegant Design

CoolPV™’s Unique Design Provides Unmatched Performance with Maximum Energy Output. CoolPV™ is a truly Elegant and Beautiful Solar Panel that uses the same Available Roof Space Generate Electricity and Heat Water.

Unparalleled Quality

FAFCO®’s dedication to Quality means you can count on superior technology, and second-to-none performance and reliability. FAFCO® is one of the only Solar companies to be around longer than their Warranty!

Made in the USA

FAFCO® takes great pride manufacturing all of it’s products in Northern California!


"FAFCO® pioneered the US solar thermal industry 45 years ago and we intend to continue our long history of innovation! Our Mission is to 'Do Good While Doing Well' for the sake of the consumer, the environment and the industry."
Freeman Ford Founder FAFCO
"CoolPV™ is the answer to many of the challenges faced by customers who want both Solar PV and Solar Thermal. The commercial applications are staggering! This is going to be an exciting new chapter in Solar Technology!"
Bob Leckinger President FAFCO
"We have put our heart and soul into making the best quality product using the most efficient processes and technologies available! We are very proud of CoolPV™!"
Phil DelNegro Vice President of Sales & Marketing FAFCO

Generate Electricity

CoolPV™ Enhanced Solar Electric and Solar Water Heating System will Generate Significantly More Clean Sustainable Electricity than PV alone!

Heat Your Water or Your Pool

Heat Your Water or Extend Your Pool Season Using the Power of the Sun!

More Efficient

Not Only Does CoolPV™ produce More Electricity… You can Generate Electricity AND Heat Water with the Same Roof-Space!

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