The Washington Post: As U.S. moves toward solar energy, this roofing company hopes ‘solar shingles’ will get homeowners to buy in
“Thousands of Americans install solar energy systems on their roofs each year. Most commonly, that means solar panels mounted on racks, but another option may become more accessible: solar shingles.
“Starting Monday, one of the largest roofing companies in the United States will be selling a new solar shingle product. The aim is to drive the cost of installation down and the rate of solar adoption up.”
“What we’ve done is we’ve created a shingle that has solar properties. While someone is getting a new roof, we can offer them a solar roof.”Martin DeBono, President of GAF Energy
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