Call it building-integrated solar power for cookie-cutter housing.
DRI Energy has developed roofing tiles with solar cells built in them. For commercial customers, it has solar panels that literally glue onto flat roofs. The products, branded under the Lumeta name, will be available in the second quarter.
The green tech company sells to builders of commercial constructions, like retail outlets and office buildings, and developers of tract housing, large developments of new homes.
The problem with installing solar electricity in these types of developments is that builders don't want to work solar panels and the racking systems, said Stephen … Read more