Metal & Copper Roofing Blog

What to Know about Solar Panels and Metal Roofing

Installing solar panels on a roof is becoming increasingly common, especially in predominantly sunny parts of the country. But even as this trend grows, one of the most overlooked elements of this kind of home or office upgrade is the kind of roofing material beneath those solar panels. Here's why to know about solar panels and metal roofing.

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Topics: solar panels and metal roofing, best roof for solar


Solar Panels and Metal Roofs - What Solar Companies Don’t Understand

We were contacted recently by homeowner who had been told by a national solar contractor that the roof she had (our MRN Energy Star metal shingle) wasn’t suitable for mounting a solar panel array. They even suggested that she would need to change her roof to asphalt shingles in order to accept a set of solar panels on her roof! It’s unfortunate when such misguided and simply wrong information is dispensed by an operation that likes to present itself as an expert in the field.

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Topics: solar panels and metal roofing


Adding Solar Panels to Your Metal Roof System

Drum roll, please! Metal Roof Network is excited to announce the near completion of residential roofing projects pairing solar array systems with beautiful metal roofs. The success of these projects means Metal Roof Network will be adding solar arrays to our line-up of materials, making us your one-stop shop for the most energy-efficient roofing you can buy!

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Topics: solar panels and metal roofing