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Experts Provide Information on Solar Roofing for Self-Storage Facilities


This fall, experts on the use of solar panels will present live information on how this technology can be used at self-storage properties to generate additional income, improve the environment and create greater consumer appeal.

On Sept. 21, Michael O’Bryant, regional manager for roofing contractor D.C. Taylor Co., will present a free webinar for self-storage facility owners titled, “A Solar-Ready Roof: What It Means and How to Get One.” The live online event will explain what a solar-ready roof is, options for solar-ready roofs, the importance of evaluating the condition of a facility’s roof before installing solar panels, and the benefits of installing solar technology. Registration for the event, scheduled for 2 p.m. ET, can be completed at

Additional information about using solar technology can be obtained live at the Inside Self-Storage World Expo in Tacoma, Wash., Oct. 4-6, where experts will discuss the costs, financial incentives and benefits of installing solar panels to self-storage buildings and carports. On Oct. 5, Bob Hayworth, owner and CEO of Baja Construction Co., and Robin Heuer, a partner in Elevated Solar, will talk in detail about the use of solar panels, drawing on real-life case studies. Seminar and show details can be found at

D. C. Taylor Co. is a commercial and industrial roofing contractor with nearly 60 years of experience in roof installation, repair and maintenance. The company is licensed to work in 25 states.

Baja Construction is a design/build company specializing in carports and RV/boat storage. Hayworth designed the patent-pending Solar Support System, which Baja has successfully implemented in the installation of more than 5 megawatts of fully integrated solar- and RV-shading structures.

Elevated Solar specializes in the development, financing and construction management of elevated solar systems including solar carports, solar RV/boat-storage facilities, and solar storage and warehousing yards.

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