January 24, 2023 at 9:00 a.m.
By Alec Doniger.
The Inflation Discount Act has sparked a rise in photo voltaic vitality, and S-5!® is right here to assist along with your photo voltaic installations.
S-5! focuses on producing and distributing clamps and brackets for metallic roofs and has accomplished so for 30 years. In recent times, the corporate has been educating contractors and prospects about photo voltaic panel set up.
In a latest episode of Roofing Highway Journeys, Heidi J. Ellsworth sits down with Mark Gies to study extra about what’s concerned in photo voltaic set up and the way S-5! will help on this course of as the recognition of photo voltaic will increase.
Mark is the director of product administration at S-5! and has been working in photo voltaic for over 13 years. His wealth of information has contributed to S-5!’s success in coaching individuals to put in photo voltaic. “We spend quite a lot of effort educating and attempting to do the best factor for the trade.” A part of conducting that is by serving to individuals perceive the Inflation Discount Act and the way it will help prospects save on implementing renewable assets into their lives.
“The latest factor that has gotten everybody excited… is that this Inflation Discount Act. It is solidifying the federal tax credit that had been on the fence the previous couple of years for the following 10 years at the least,” Mark explains.
Tax credit the Inflation Discount Act permits for will assist Individuals make their buildings and houses vitality environment friendly. Widespread entry to energy-efficiency has by no means existed like this earlier than.
Steel roofs are excellent for photo voltaic panels, and Mark doesn’t hesitate to let his prospects know this. “Steel is the very best place to place photo voltaic,” explains Mark. The lifespan of a metallic roof far exceeds that of an asphalt or wooden roof. It’s a good suggestion to place photo voltaic panels on a roof that may outlast the panel itself. In any other case, the following time the roof wants alternative, each the panels and the roof must be eliminated. This course of may be expensive and time-consuming.
S-5! affords a wide range of engineered options for mounting Photo voltaic PV and associated parts on each standing seam and exposed-fastener metallic roofing.
Hearken to the total podcast to study extra about S-5 and their adaptation to photo voltaic.
Alec is a reporter for RoofersCoffeeShop, MetalCoffeeShop and AskARoofer. When he isn’t investigating the state of the roofing trade, you would possibly discover him enjoying drums along with his bands in Denver.