Solar Power Hagerstown MD

Local resource for solar power in Hagerstown. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to solar panels, solar paneling, alternative energy, renewable energy and resources, roofing and roof contractors, as well as advice and content on solar energy and green construction.

Millennium 3 Energy
(301) 745-4180
17907 Garden Spot Drive
Hagerstown, MD
Services
Commercial and residential solar PV; other solar

Millennium 3 Energy
(301) 745-4180
17907 Garden Spot Drive
Hagerstown, MD
Services
Commercial and residential solar PV; other solar

SunWire Energy
(410) 691-3129
6400 Baltimore National Pike, 170-A, #183
Baltimore, MD

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Mid Atlantic Solar Energy Society
(404) 522-4775
P.O. Box 27
Harwood, MD
 
Constellation NewEnergy
(866) 237-POWER (7693)
100 Constellation Way
Baltimore, MD

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Switch Renewable Energy
(866) 387-4122
20632 Highland Hall Drive
Gaithersburg, MD
 
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Custom-Bilt Metals breaks out FusionSolar

June 08, 2009
FusionSolar by Custom-Bilt Metals
FusionSolar by Custom-Bilt Metals
Custom-Bilt Metals , launched its new FusionSolar system, a more-affordable, turn-key rooftop solar power system. 

When builders, contractors and homeowners specify FusionSolar with a standing seam roof, they get a complete system, including all necessary components, detailed schematics and specifications for wiring and electrical components that an electrical subcontractor needs for installation. Since no specialized solar installer expertise is required, sheet metal and roofing professionals are able to install the standing seam roof just as they would a standard metal roof.

“By focusing on two core principles, simplicity and a lower cost of installation, we’re delivering a better solar power system,” says Tony Chiovare, president of Custom-Bilt Metals. “Additionally we are providing builders, contractors and their prospective customers with an ROI report to help them determine their payback period and to understand how much of their total power consumption they stand to offset by generating clean, renewable and dependable solar power.”

Custom-Bilt Metals has consistently led the market in metal roofing materials by delivering environmentally sustainable metal roofing products through ‘cool roof’ innovation. The new and innovative solar system is an effective roofing solution for virtually any roofing project, new building or replacement roof. 

The company is also pleased to have the FusionSolar system awarded the PCBC 2009 “Cool Product” designation in the energy saver category. 

Solar satisfaction
Unlike visually obtrusive polycrystalline panels that are ‘racked’ and attached by drilling through a roof, FusionSolar is fused directly to the standing seam panel, visually blending in without penetrating the roof. Lying flat on top of the surface, the flexible thin film flows with the roof profile even on curved designs.

Once installed, the laminate can be safely walked on without causing damage and unlike solar glass can’t be damaged by a neighborhood kid’s baseball or other flying objects.

Offering a lower cost-per-watt than roof-mounted polycrystalline panels and in most cases FusionSolar will pay for itself within ten years or less. Once installed, it’s a fixed cost that is immune from rate hikes that may be likely in an unstable economy. In addition, FusionSolar currently qualifies for a variety of federal and state tax credits and other incentives. 

The FusionSolar difference
Simplicity, affordability and good looks are the big differences with FusionSolar. Unlike rack-mounted solar roofing, FusionSolar thin-film laminate blends in with the roof’s intended style, covering all, or just a portion of any standing seam roof.

The green building envelope attributes of FusionSolar...

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Metal Roof Coating Completes the 'Vision'

In these tough economic times, architects, builders and contractors need visionary suppliers more than ever before.

Today, Englert is introducing SunNet PV Blue — the first standing seam metal roof coating designed to complement the color of the company’s SunNet (BIPV) photovoltaic laminates. Now architects can design a structure where the photovoltaic system is invisible from street level and aesthetically pleasing to the eye.

The new coating is the latest refinement in Englert’s development of an integrated system that incorporates an  UltraCOOL metal roof,  solar photovoltaic laminates and a solar thermal system. Together, these technologies help customers create structures that reduce their reliance on conventional energy resources.

Five years ago, Englert offered at no extra cost an UltraCOOL metal roof coating that deflected sunlight, saving owners 20 to 70 percent in annual cooling costs.  Today all of Englert’s 26 standard roof colors are Energy Star and LEED compliant, allowing customers to choose a sustainable roof without having to sacrifice color choices and aesthetics. 

These materials and technology are now being applied throughout the United States. Englert’s standing seam metal roofing remains the platform of choice for most of these integrated roofing systems throughout the country.

SunNet solar standing seam roof with Building Integrated Photovoltaics (BIPV) uses self-adhesive quarter-inch thick laminates that are virtually invisible and provide all the electric energy the average home requires year round. A Dawn Solar thermal system mounted under the Englert Solar standing seam dramatically reduces the cost of heating hot water. Together, these integrated technologies are reducing homeowner energy bills from 20 to 80 percent a year. And the same thermal technology can be reversed in winter time, sending warm liquid back to a snow covered roof where the standing seam metal heats up, melting snow quickly and efficiently.
 
Englert Environmental also offers architects and builders the option of an integrated system of standing seam metal roofing with  solar photovoltaic crystalline panels featuring heavy duty anodized frames and weather-resistant junction boxes for easy and safe field interconnection providing a reliable source of power for residential, commer...

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