CENTRIA Forms Agreement to Sell EneryPeak, BIPV Promotion Will Continue
CENTRIA recently signed a confidential letter of intent to sell EnergyPeak to Metanna, a newly formed metal roof/solar integration company based in South Bend, Ind. CENTRIA is an international company and the leading supplier of architectural metal wall and roof systems for commercial, institutional and industrial projects in the U.S. Its CENTRIA Services Group division founded the EnergyPeak technology, which designs standards for integrating photovoltaic (PV) laminates with standing seam metal roofs.
“The goal of CENTRIA Services Group is to identify and develop innovative technologies for use in architectural metal wall and roof systems,” said Rick Mowrey, Director, Business Development, CENTRIA.
“When we developed the EnergyPeak technology beginning in 2007, our objective was to advance the efficient and affordable integration of solar technology with standing seam metal roofing. Having accomplished that, our next objective was to promote the adoption of building integrated photovoltaic systems throughout the standing seam industry. In the last few years we worked with the nation’s leading standing seam manufacturers to make this innovative technology available to building owners and architects. Metanna is the next logical step in this innovative technology’s long lifespan and the best opportunity for its widespread adoption, making affordable solar energy more available on 50-year-long life metal roofs.”