Project Description: Denova Homes has selected PetersenDean as the solar roofing contractor for its new Edgewater at River Island Community.

The Edgewater development is comprised of 92 lots with four floor plans ranging from 1,841 to 2,568 square feet of living space. Each home will include a 1.5 kW Canadian Solar panel roof-mounted solar system, standard on every home. Besides the standard solar roof, buyers will have the option to upgrade to 3.0kW or 6.0kW, depending on plans, elevations, orientations and available roof space.

With solar panels standard, Edgewater also offers variety of green technologies and eco-friendly options. Features including are tankless water heaters; radiant barrier; cool roof colors; one-coat stucco; 14 SEER air conditioning; energy-efficient appliances; select recycled framing material and more.

“Solar is clean energy and we are striving to build to build an eco-friendly home as much as feasible. It’s also a great way to reduce utility cost for our homeowners,” said Ryan Parlett, President of DeNova Homes, Inc. “PetersenDean and Canadian Solar were an easy choice because they come as package and deliver some of the best materials in the industry.”

The standard 1.5 kW solar electric system should yield and estimated five-year savings of up to $10,296. And the upgrade options allow buyer great flexibility to size a solar system to meet their energy for maximum energy offset, and solar savings.

Product(s) used: Canadian Solar panels and Fronius inverters.