Solar Photovoltaics on British Columbia Roofs
How systems are incorporated into new and existing buildings - Article by Rob MacInnis in Roofing BC
November 20, 2020
“We are beginning to notice the integration of rooftop solar systems on buildings across British Columbia more frequently. As we usher in new mindsets of sustainable energy generation, we must also consider how these systems are incorporated into our new and existing buildings.
Solar Photovoltaics (PV is the generation of electricity from a solar resource. This has become the most common method to harvest the sun’s energy and convert it into a usable source for our homes and buildings. Careful consideration must be applied so as not to compromise the building envelope or structural capacity of the facility on which it is placed”