Add Solar to Your Rooftop

When a commercial building owner first considers installing solar PV, the first questions they typically ask involve how the system will be mounted to their roof and its impact on the roof warranty. The Better Buildings Alliance’s Renewables Integration Team put together a guide to help answer these common questions along with other resources in the toolkit.

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    When a commercial building owner first considers installing solar PV, the first questions they ask typically involve how the system will be mounted to their roof and its impact on the roof warranty. This fact sheet addresses such common questions as identified by the Better Buildings Alliance’s Renewables Integration Team.

    This presentation examines solar finance for residential and commercial customers and potential roles of state and local government.

    This report provides guidance for businesses considering implementing solar PV, as there are widespread geographic differences regarding utility incentive structures, utility policies, regulatory structures, and permitting requirements.

    The Open PV Project is a collaborative effort between government, industry, and the public that is compiling a comprehensive database of photovoltaic (PV) installation data for the United States. 

    The Solar Access to Public Capital (SAPC) working group has completed development of standard residential lease and commercial power purchase agreement (PPA) contracts available for use by developers, customers, and third-party finance providers in the solar industry. 



Sector:

Commercial, Education, Industrial, Multifamily, Residential, Local Government, State Government, Data Centers

Barrier:

Financing or paying for a project, Getting access to data and information, Identifying or evaluating energy-saving technologies

Tool type:

Toolkit

Technology:

Renewable Energy, Solar PV