Rep. Mikie Sherrill visits GAF in Parsippany to discuss green energy

PARSIPPANY – Representative Mikie Sherrill, D-Montclair, chose the perfect location Tuesday to discuss the benefits of integrated solar roofs: the front steps of the global headquarters of roof industry giant GAF.

“We want to make sure we lower that barrier for businesses and consumers if they want to go green,” said Sherrill, chair of the Environment Subcommittee on the House Science, Space and Technology panel.

Representative Mikie Sherrill at GAF's Parsippany headquarters to promote its recently introduced legislation to provide tax credits for integrated solar roofs.

Last month, Jim Schnepper, CEO of Sherrill and GAF, met with U.S. Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm and local environmental and community leaders to discuss the future of New Jersey’s clean energy economy.

Granholm “came here to New Jersey because she knows we want to influence the future of our economy by making great innovative products that are also green products,” Sherrill said.

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