WHITTIER, Calif., Sept. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Oltmans Construction Co., a leading U.S. industrial and commercial general contractor, announced today it has completed construction of the largest rooftop solar installation in North America, totaling 8.6 megawatts (MW).
"With the completion of this project, Oltmans has constructed a total of 13 solar installations totaling 26 MW and covering 5.5 million square feet with a value of more than $68 million," said Mike Englhard, vice president of Oltmans Solar. "We have longstanding, close relationships with both the construction and solar communities, which gives us the ability to manage large-scale solar installations from identification to construction completion."
The installation covers 1.2 million square feet on a Prologis distribution center rooftop and is part of Southern California Edison's renewable energy program. The installation is located in Rialto, California.
About Oltmans Construction Co.
Oltmans is a leading U.S. general contractor providing quality services and sustainable solutions for its customers. Founded in 1932, the company is based in Whittier, California. Oltmans specializes in constructing warehouse distribution centers, office buildings, worship centers, interior tenant improvements, retrofitting existing buildings and renewable energy projects. For additional information about Oltmans Construction Co., please visit our website at www.oltmans.com.
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