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Roofer Develops Solar Solution For Ponding Water on Flat Roofs


Roofer & solar engineer develop the first solar auxiliary roof pump with “smart-chip” technology for ponding water on flat roofs.

Dallas, TX — When you say “flat roof” most people cringe with images of stagnant ponding water, health concerns and damaging roof leaks. Every rainy season we hear the shocking news of another flat roof collapsed under the weight of ponding water. 

Auxiliary roof pumps and even solar roof pumps have been around for decades but proven unreliable until now. Introducing The Sentinel Solar Roof Pump. Commercial property owners can now sigh a bit of relief that there is a real cost effective solution for ponding water other than re-pitching, re-decking and re-roofing, or installing expensive new in-roof drains, or worst ignoring the dangers of their ponding water.

“I wanted a bullet proof solar roof pump, no plastic or hype! It had to be dependable and easy to install for facility managers, maintenance personnel and property owners. ” Says Nicholas Bryditzki, a licensed roofing contractor and certified infrared roof inspector. Bryditzki hired one of the nation’s premier solar engineers and together developed the first Solar Roof Pump with smart chip technology and a proprietary solar panel.

Bryditzki believes, as the economy continues to stay flat, investors and property owners are searching for more cost effective solutions to protect their commercial, industrial and retail properties with flat roofs.  He suggests, If you have any concerns about your flat roof or The Sentinel Solar Roof Pump, contact your local roofing professional or visit

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