Solar and Roofing: Don’t Let Solar Panels Ruin Your Roof


Facilities managers are looking to solar installations as a means to improve sustainability and reduce their electric bill. Your roof is a smart place to implement solar PV panels, but poor planning and installation could cause major problems. Without the right precautions, you can void your warranty, compromise thermal performance and ruin waterproofing.

Course Tuition: Free

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn the benefits of solar roofing
  • Understand the problems that stem from poor rooftop installation of solar panels
  • Learn how to avoid damage to your roof during solar installation
  • Identify how to pick the best installer

From Our Series Sponsor


Aaron Nitzkin

Founder & CEO
Solar Roof Dynamics

Aaron Nitzkin is the Founder & CEO of Solar Roof Dynamics, a company focused on driving the integration of solar into the roofing industry. Since 2003, he has pursued his passion for solar energy and has pioneered the integration of solar into the residential new construction market as well as through the roofing contractor channel. His previous experience includes working for the solar division of The Dow Chemical Company, PetersenDean Roofing and Solar, Knowledge Universe, and The Walt Disney Company. Aaron is fluent in Japanese, earned an MBA from Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business, a BA from Indiana University, and is a member of Phi Beta Kappa.