by Staff Writers
Washington, PA (SPX) Jul 11, 2011
Tecta Solar, a division of Tecta America Corp., has opened a new office just outside of Philadelphia, in Fort Washington, Pa. to provide its expanding team a sustainable, local office for its solar development, finance and engineering operations. Increasing demand for solar technology from East Coast clients prompted three new solar hires in the region for Tecta America, the largest commercial roofing company in the U.S.
The expanded team will provide regional and national clients of Tecta with a center of expertise for solar solutions based on clients' unique goals and full capture of local and federal incentives.
"With over 22 MWp built or now under construction on the East Coast, Tecta Solar looks forward to expanding our depth of expertise." says Ken Beiser, Managing Director of Tecta Solar. "We've recently completed three major installations north of Philadelphia, and have many opportunities in the Mid-Atlantic region."
Recent jobs include a 510-kWp system for Harleysville Insurance in Harleysville, Pa., a 400-kWp system at global pharmaceutical company, GlaxoSmithKline in Upper Providence, Pa., and a 409-kWp system to be announced in the coming weeks.
"With a unique set of developers and financial specialists supporting the largest roofing contractor in the U.S., Tecta Solar offers corporations, institutions and utility companies efficient funding and top-notch installation expertise," added Beiser.
In addition to rooftop installs, Tecta's professionals undertake solar work on landfills and other challenging ground based installations. Tecta Solar is a turnkey solar developer handling all project aspects from site development and financing options to installation and ongoing maintenance.
With Tecta Solar's expertise in roofing systems and solar technologies, they provide warranty solutions covering both roofs and solar installations. This is unique in the solar industry and ensures a single point of responsibility for Tecta Solar clients.
The new Tecta Solar office is located at 220 Commerce Drive, Ft. Washington, PA 19034. Editors: MWp denotes Megawatts, peak capacity, of DC photovoltaic panels, as rated under standard test conditions. 1 MWp may cover 90,000 to 130,000 square feet of rooftop. About Tecta SolarTecta Solar is an experienced, turnkey solar developer involved in more than 30 MW of projects nationally.
Tecta Solar is a division of Tecta America Corporation, one of the largest commercial roofing contractors in the U.S., providing roofing solutions nationwide. We offer the responsiveness of a local roofing contractor backed by the resources and stability that a national firm provides. With unsurpassed technical expertise and certification to work on any roofing system, Tecta America has the manpower and logistical infrastructure to handle any project complexity.
Services include roof installation, roof replacement, new construction, disaster response, repair, restoration, maintenance, green roofing, solar photovoltaics, daylighting, and full service national roof asset management.
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