Stone Coated Steel Roofs - the Hidden Goldrush

There's a goldmine of solar installations out there waiting to be claimed. Adaptable teams could take advantage of the gap in the market and open an entirely new line of income for their businesses if they only looked a bit further than they are currently.

2021 Top Article - Best Practices for Installing a Solar-Ready Low Slope Roof

When installing a solar array, having a coverboard as part of the roofing assembly is a best practice. As such, most manufacturers of solar mounts test and evaluate their mechanical attachment products with a coverboard over polyisocyanurate (polyiso) insulation.

Freezing Winter Weather is No Match for Roof Tech AlphaSeal™ Technology

Extreme winter cold can cause asphalt shingles to become brittle and crack if they are lifted during the PV installation process - a scenario that can quickly compromise the integrity of the roof and cause leaks.

Nova Solar Discovers the Benefits of RT-REB for Efficient Wire Management

Nova Solar is a family-owned company founded by two brothers, Barklie and Trip Estes. When Barklie was searching for panel attachments they could use without metal flashing, he got in touch with Roof Tech and began using the RT-MINI on their residential projects.

Case Study: Ipsun Solar Upgrades their Design Process with EagleView

Prior to utilizing EagleView, the assessor would usually discover major design errors, such as panels being placed over vents or overhanging the roofline.

CREC Academy of Aerospace & Engineering - Going With the Architectural Flow

The nearly 90,000 square foot academy boasts five large rooftop HVAC systems, each requiring their own individual screening solution. Plans also called for three solar racking systems to span each of the building's unique intersections.

New Survey Reveals 70% of Americans Support Nationwide Solar Panel Mandate on New Homes

Among those who support a nationwide solar mandate, 32% said they strongly support it and 38% said they somewhat support it, while approximately 16% said they somewhat oppose it and 14% said they strongly oppose it.

The Convergence of the Roofing and Solar Industries

Solar products are typically warranted for 25 years, the best time to install solar is when, or as soon after as possible, a new roof is installed. From the customer's perspective, finding one contractor who can install both the roof and solar simplifies their experience.

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