InterChange Group was recently featured in the Harrisonburg Daily News-Record regarding the installation of solar array systems on the roofs of four warehouse facilities in the Shenandoah Valley.
The $3 million investment was used to install 4,648 solar panels that will generate a combined 1.6 megawatts of power, offsetting InterChange’s electricity usage in the facilities by 45 percent.
The arrays were installed by Secure Futures Solar of Staunton, VA. Secure Futures’ chief marketing and business development officer Erik Curren was interviewed by the Daily News-Record about the project and why InterChange is such a good fit for solar power. “Not only do the panels demonstrate to customers InterChange’s commitment to clean energy, but they also provide shade to the facilities,” he said. “The idea is that this could reduce the temperature in the building and thus reduce the need to provide energy to cool inside the building.”
InterChange CFO Kevin Longenecker noted that an additional solar power array may be installed on InterChange’s Cold Storage refrigerated facility that is currently under construction. The Cold Storage facility is due to be open for business in Q2 of 2019.