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Metal Roofing Alliance Offers Solar Rooftop Installation Primer for Contractors and Installers

Posted by Green Builder Staff

Jul 25, 2018 1:02:16 PM

A new primer released by the Metal Roofing Alliance provides education for contractors and roofing installers in the wake of Flickr_Commons_USDA_Littleston_PACalifornian solar mandate.

Contractors and roofing installers, do you know your crystalline silicon from your photovoltaics?

If not, the Metal Roofing Alliance (MRA) says it’s time to gain a better understanding about residential solar system installation. That’s because the solar market is hot, thanks to growing nationwide interest stemming from California’s recent solar mandate for all new homes beginning in 2020.

What does solar have to do with roofs? Everything, according to the MRA, because a return on a residential roof-mounted solar investment is only as good as the quality and longevity of the roof where it is installed. As a resource to the trades, the MRA now offers an online 101 for solar rooftop installation that helps define key solar terms, outlines installation considerations, describes compatible roofing material types including various options, and offers design planning basics and other resources at https://www.metalroofing.com/news/solar-market-is-hot-primer-for-solar-system-roof-installation/

Contractors and roofing installers can find the primer for solar rooftop installation on MRA’s website at www.metalroofing.com, in addition to information about how to become a MRA member and gain access to other education and training related to a wide variety of metal roofing topics.

About Metal Roofing Alliance (MRA)

Representing metal roofing manufacturers in the United States and Canada, the Metal Roofing Alliance (MRA) was formed to help educate consumers about the many benefits of metal roofs. The main objective of MRA is to increase awareness of the beauty, durability and money-saving advantages of quality metal roofs among homeowners, as well as to provide support for metal roofing businesses and contractors. For more information, visit MRA.

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