Covering one in five of all new homes in Scotland, Forster has a proven track record built upon leading best practice in roofing and roof integrated solar. We set the standard for home roofing and solar, through our exceptional safety, service, workmanship, and innovation record.

As a house builder or social housing landlord you can benefit from our integrated roofing and solar service in a new build or roof renewal setting. We share Barratt Regional Director for Scotland, Doug McLeod’s claim that “integrated products delivered by installers providing a fully integrated (roofing and solar photovoltaic) service represents the future of PV for new home building”.

House builders

Solar provides a simple, reliable and cost effective measure in helping your new-build homes meet the 2015 Scottish Building Standards stepped change in carbon reduction.

In-roof solar systems can be seamlessly fitted into your new build programme during the roofing stage and if installed by us will ensure your home buyer retains their new-home warranty.

Social Housing Landlords

Combining our extensive ‘Principal Contractor’ experience with our award winning slating, tiling and roof-integrated solar service we successfully deliver social housing roof renewal and external renovation projects for a number of local authorities and registered social landlords throughout Scotland. We have an exemplary track record of managing projects on time and within budget.

Through producing your own cheaper, greener supply of electricity, solar can provide a flexible, cost effective measure in supporting your tenants alleviate fuel poverty and meet your obligations under the Energy Efficiency Standard for Social Housing (EESSH).

Currently we are the only Scottish roofing contractor which provides a one stop fully integrated solar roof service.

With rising energy costs, the continuing fall in the cost of solar, alongside government subsidies and widely available finance options – there is no better time than the present to invest in solar.

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