Westchester’s only GAF certified Solar roofing company
Did you know that utility rates in NY are among the highest utility rates in the entire nation? If you’re looking to reduce your monthly electricity costs, installing solar paneling can help you shave valuable dollars off your monthly utility bills. At B&W roofing, we are proud to bring solar roofing solutions to Westchester County that are beautiful, fully integrated into your roof’s design, and above all else affordable to install.
B&W Roofing is Westchester County’s only GAF certified solar roofing installer. We are proud to champion sustainability in all areas of our business. We are doing everything we can to make our roofing company ecologically sustainable. With over 1000 satisfied clients and more than 41 years in the business, we are excited to be at the cutting edge of our industry’s future. This is a new era in clean, renewable energy. There’s never been a better time to go green, and the professionals at B&W Roofing are fully equipped to help you modernize your property!
GAF roofing products protect the planet more than you may realize. When your GAF roof withstands a severe storm for example; your house will stay cooler during the summer heat — reducing energy costs.
We offer GAF solar roofing that is affordable to install and integrates beautifully into your home’s existing roof design. B&W is equipped to handle both residential and commercial installation jobs. If you are as excited as we are about outfitting your property with attractive, cost-saving solar paneling, call us today to get a free, no-obligation estimate.
What is Decotech?
Rather than using unsightly rack-mounted solar panels that stick out, our GAF Decotech uses a sturdy, low-profile design that integrates beautifully into your existing roof. Instead of raised, reflective panels, the black gloss finish of our Decotech paneling blends seamlessly into most existing shingles, adding to your home’s curb appeal.
With Decotech paneling, you don’t have to sacrifice the look and beauty of your home in order to achieve a strong source of clean energy. Our GAF solar panel system is tough and built to last, featuring a sturdy perimeter guard that protects against leaks and unwanted animals while staying structurally intact. You can be confident knowing that our experienced master elite roofers have installed a cutting-edge, high-quality product that will last you and your family for years to come.
The advantage of going solar
The benefits of solar roofing include the clean production of electricity from an unending, completely clean source: our sun. For the investment of the equipment, you can get a lifetime of free energy.
Solar roofing depends on the efficient conversion of solar radiation (that EM spectrum) into electricity, a process that takes photons (light particles) from the sun and knocks electrons free from the photons. The freed electron travels along an electrical circuit as if it were harvested. That movement of electrons is electricity!
Going solar can help you save significantly on your monthly bill, and installation has never been cheaper. Customers who wish to install solar paneling with B&W Roofing may be eligible for both state and federal tax credits to help them defray the cost of the installation.
- The federal investment tax credit (ITC) can help reduce your installation costs by as much as 26%. The New York State tax credit covers up to 25% of the system’s installation with a $5,000 cap. The best news is that both credits can be used simultaneously, meaning that the total cost of your installation will only be a fraction of the system’s ticket price. With the current NYSERDA solar rebate still in effect, there’s no better time than right now to take advantage of New York State’s current tax incentives.
You can choose to pay your installation costs upfront or space them out over time with a loan. Either way, you will see a significant reduction in your monthly utility bill as soon as the system is installed. In many cases, our GAF-certified solar paneling pays for itself over the life of the system. You can use this tool to calculate your potential lifetime savings.
- Did you know that 40% of the energy consumed in the U.S. is used by buildings? Or that 25% of the heat loss goes through the roof?
Many of GAF roofing materials help reduce heat loss and energy use by improving insulation and cooling the roof by reflecting UV rays instead of absorbing them. Roofing is a very complex technology and our products are constructed to be socially responsible while withstanding whatever nature throws at us.
The solar industry in the US continues to grow at a double-digit rate. GAF is a pioneer in the solar roofing market. GAF’s innovative DecoTech Solar Roofing System provides an affordable, full-powered solar system that integrates seamlessly onto a shingle roof. Designed for easy installation without compromising on power output making GAF Solor Roofing perfect more most Westchester County homes!
SOLAR ROOFING FAQs
Q: Do Solar Panels Increase Home Value?
A: Yes, solar panels do increase a home’s value..but you do not have to take our word for it! Check out this article on Money.com – https://money.com/home-value-solar-panels/
Solar panels are good for the environment, but are they good for the value of your home? A new study suggests the answer is yes — although whether it’s enough to actually cover the cost of the panels depends on where you live.
On average, solar panels raise a home’s value by 4.1% across the U.S., according to a new Zillow analysis of homes across the country— that’s a boost of $9,274 on a $226,300 home, according to the study.
Q: What are the financial benefits of solar energy?
A: When you install a solar energy system on your Westchester County home or property, you save money on your electricity bills right off the bar and protect yourself against rising electricity rates in the future.
Q: What are the environmental benefits of solar energy?
A: Like most renewable energies, solar power from solar roofing, brings with it very many environmental and health benefits. “Going solar” on your home will reduce greenhouse gas emissions, (that contribute to climate change), and will reduce air pollutants like sulfur dioxide and particulate matter, which can cause health problems and are a by-product of standard energy.
Q: How much will I save with solar?
A: Depending on the orientation and placement of your paneling, you can expect your monthly utility bill to decrease by somewhere around 60%.
Q: What are the costs of an installation?
A: While the average system costs $20,000 to install, there are various state and federal incentive programs and rebates available to defray the cost of your installation. Expect a savings of between 50-60% off your gross installation cost.
Q: What does a GAF warranty cover?
A: Provided that your home or business qualifies for the Golden Pledge limited warranty, 25-year protection against manufacturer’s defects, 10-year protection against blow-offs and wind damage, and 25-year protection for power generation issues. The GAF warranty is on top of B&W’s existing warranty that comes with all our installations!
Q: Will I still receive a monthly utility bill from ConEd?
A: Yes. You will see your savings appear as a credit on your current ConEd bill.
Q: Are Decotech panels as efficient as traditional solar paneling?
A: Yes! Every bit as effective!
Q: How long can I expect my Decotech paneling to last?
A: Decotech panels are designed to withstand the elements. Their unique perimeter and flashing are water and animal resistant, making them as safe and secure as regular shingling. With B&W’s installation experience, you can expect your solar paneling to last for years to come.