Dow Solar continues its expansion of the DOW POWERHOUSE™ Solar Shingle market availability to now include San Antonio and Austin, so homeowners in central Texas can reinvent their roofs with this revolutionary product. Dow Solar has selected three premier Texas professional roofing contractors to be exclusive POWERHOUSE™ Authorized Dealers - BELDON Roofing Company,Quality Roofing and Ja-Mar Roofing servicing the greater San Antonio and Austin markets. Central Texans will now have the option to turn their depreciating roof into an asset that not only protects from the elements, but also generates energy-savings while increasing the value of their home. This announcement provides homeowners in central Texas a unique and innovative roofing solution that combines the performance and protection of a conventional asphalt roof with an integrated solar cell that powers the home and saves the homeowner money. It is designed to install, look and function in a way that has never been done before with a traditional roof or solar system. “Our POWERHOUSE™ Solar Shingle is the only solar roofing solution that gives homeowners the confidence of energy performance, safety, reliability and value, without compromise to the aesthetics of their home,” said Dan Pezolt, Dow Solar Marketing Director. “The state of Texas has an impressive history of energy-generating technologies and we are thrilled to be part of this state’s dynamic solar industry. Texas has the right combination of financial returns and market receptivity which makes it an ideal state for solar adoption.” The POWERHOUSE™ System includes a custom designed array that fits the homeowner’s goals and complements the home’s style; an inverter that converts the Direct Current (DC) into Alternating Current (AC) to power the home; and a monitoring system delivering real-time production and consumption readouts from any internet connection. Dow can also monitor each system to ensure optimal performance and provide real-time feedback on individual systems.