If you own a solar installation company, you know you have two growth challenges right now. The first is the sheer number of new and established solar installation companies – what are you going to do to stand out in the crowd? The second is finding a way to expand the number and types of homes you can install solar on profitably.
The answer to both challenges may be installing solar on slate roofs. Based on the experiences of a solar installation company in Somerville, MA, it’s entirely possible to increase your revenue stream by increasing your service offerings to include solar installations on slate roofs.
Conventional wisdom dictates that solar installation on slate roofs is just not profitable. If you’re going to grow your solar installation company, it’s time to consider that in this case, conventional wisdom is wrong. Installing solar on slate can absolutely be profitable. You just need to have the right tool for the job.
The Solar Slate Plate was designed by a solar professional for solar professionals. By eliminating the need to measure and guess where to drill installation holes, the Solar Slate Plate cuts the time it takes to install a solar system on a slate roof nearly in half. Most crews can learn to use the Solar Slate Plate in less than a day, and it’s practically fool proof.
Best of all, training your team to use the Solar Slate Plate gives you a way to differentiate your company in the marketplace. Being able to offer a specialized service – solar installation on slate – makes your business stand out. You’re giving affluent homeowners a reason to choose you. And frankly having the ability to install solar on slate gives homeowners who have other types of roof, including asphalt shingles and metal roofing, the confidence that you will do a good job with their home as well.