World’s First Nailed Solar Shingle Ends Year With 30+ Awards & Honors: TIME, Popular Science Students Have A Successful Introductory Year
SAN JOSE, Calif. , Jan. 3, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — GAF Energy’s Timberline Solar™, the world’s first nailable solar shingles, is among the 30 most awarded solar installations in the world since its introduction a year ago. received many awards and prizes. gravel. Two recent awards and honors, TIME’s Best Inventions of 2022 and Best of Popular Science 2022, complete a successful inaugural year for Timberline Solar™. GAF Energy, a Standard Industries company and North America’s leading solar roofing supplier, introduced Timberline Solar™ in January 2022. The innovative solar roof was developed and manufactured at the company’s R&D and manufacturing facility in San Jose, California.
“I believe we have the most innovative solar product on the market today—a reliable, attractive, durable, and easy-to-install solar roof—and these awards recognize the groundbreaking work our team is doing,” said Martin DeBono, President, GAF Energy. “The most important feedback we’ve received has been from customers who trust us with their homes and roofers across the country who install Timberline Solar™ every day. It’s been an amazing first year and the best is yet to come.”
Timberline Solar™ Energy Shingle (ES) has an industry-standard depth of less than one-quarter inch and combines with traditional shingles to create a sleek and attractive look. It is the first GAF Energy product to achieve UL’s 7103 certification, which certifies that a GAF Energy product meets UL’s strict electrical, construction and safety standards as a roofing product and a solar energy product—the first to be recognized as both.
In addition to TIME and Popular Science awards, Timberline Solar™ has received dozens of other awards and honors, including CES, Fast Company, Green Builder Media, Good Housekeeping, Roofing Contractor, National Association of Home Builders and Best in Biz. . To meet customer demand, GAF Energy is significantly expanding its Timberline Solar™ production capacity with the construction of a new 450,000 square foot manufacturing facility in Georgetown, Texas.
Consumers interested in learning more about Timberline Solar™ can visit: https://www.gaf.energy/timberline-solar/
About GAF Energy
GAF Energy is changing the solar and roofing industry to get energy from every roof. GAF Energy, a Standard Industries company, works with GAF, North America’s largest roofing and waterproofing manufacturer, to offer homeowners elegant, roof-integrated solar energy options through a national network of roofing partners. The company’s flagship product, the Timberline Solar™ roofing system, incorporates the world’s first nailable solar shingle to create an attractive, durable and reliable solar roof. GAF Energy’s products have received numerous awards and honors, including the Fast Company 2022 World Changing Ideas Award, the CES Best of Innovation Award, and the NAHB Best of IBS Award. GAF Energy develops and assembles its products at its R&D and manufacturing facility in San Jose, California.
SOURCE GAF Energy