Solar roof shingles are the newest players on the block. A Solar Roof will complement your home’s architecture while turning sunlight into electricity. With an integrated battery, energy collected during the day is stored and made available any time, effectively turning your home into a personal utility. Glass solar tiles made by some manufacturers are sold as so durable they are warrantied for the lifetime. The roofing systems using a combination solar and non-solar glass tiles (shingles). Both of the tiles appear the same from the street. They have been tested to withstand 2” hail stones at 100 mph without a blemish. One of the benefits of the solar roof shingles is the use of power in the event the electricity from your utility provider were to fail.