Techonomy 2018: Energy from Every Roof? This Company Thinks So
November 12, 2018
“Harnessing the power of the sun has long been the dream of sustainability advocates, but capturing the energy economically has proven elusive. What, however, if everyone’s roof were transformed into a solar generator, producing electricity for the home and beyond? …
“Standard Industries, which owns and operates the world’s largest roofing and waterproofing business through its operating companies GAF and BMI Group, is leading the charge. The company hopes to both create a more sustainable world and transform itself in the process.
“‘Ours is a unique approach to solar, it is the concept of generating energy from every roof,’ says Martin DeBono, executive vice president of Standard Industries. ‘Every opportunity to install a roof is an opportunity to go solar.’”
“We want to forge the path to a more modern, conscious industrialism—one that considers everything from supply chains to sustainability, to renewable energy. Our commitment to solar and generating energy from every roof epitomizes that mission.”David Winter, co-CEO of Standard Industries
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