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Metal Roofing: The Best Choice for Solar Panels

It's never been easier to enjoy the benefits of solar power. Continued technological innovation have made solar panels more affordable than ever before, and many homeowners are taking advantage of lease options, which eliminates their financial and maintenance-related responsibility for the panels while simultaneously slashing their household's energy spending.

Can you install solar panels on a metal roof?

Installing solar on a metal roof

As fires and extreme weather have wreaked havoc on insurance company profit margins over the last decade, more and more homeowners are trading asphalt shingles for metal roofs and lower premiums. That’s fantastic, but it leaves some wondering if they can still install rooftop solar on their metal shingles.

While metal roofs are becoming more popular, they’re still far less common than asphalt shingles, and many contractors aren’t that familiar with either the roofs or solar panels, let alone how to marry the two.