July 18, 2012
Leading Green Builder Expands DOW POWERHOUSE Availability to San Antonio Homeowners
SAN ANTONIO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today, DOW POWERHOUSE™ announced a major new collaboration with Imagine Homes, a San Antonio-based homebuilder leading the nation in new high performance green building technology, to offer the cutting-edge DOW POWERHOUSE Solar Shingle roof system to all new homebuyers in Imagine Homes’ six San Antonio area residential communities. Additionally, DOW POWERHOUSE will be a standard feature on all homes in the Willis Ranch community, scheduled to open in September 2012.
Today’s announcement expands the channels for San Antonio homeowners to obtain the nation’s first solar shingle roof product, making it easier to transform their roofs into a power source that offsets a significant percentage of home energy costs. Imagine Homes becomes the first homebuilder in Texas to offer DOW POWERHOUSE Solar Shingle roof systems as part of their product portfolio, increasing availability of the revolutionary roofing product to more San Antonio homeowners.
The DOW POWERHOUSE Solar Shingle roofing system will be offered to all Imagine Homes’ customers as a feature for all future builds. It includes:
- A custom designed array of shingles to fit the individual homeowner’s budget and energy goals, and it is arranged to complement the style and form of the home and roofline.
- A solar Inverter that converts direct current (DC) into alternating current (AC) and feeds the home’s power needs or can be returned to the power grid.
- A monitoring system accessible from any internet connection, showing real-time energy production and generation.