About Us

Our Vision

There are many solar and roofing companies out there, but noneare
quite like ours!

Covenant Solar & Roofing is locally owned and is North Carolina’s top rated solar and roofing company. Located in Raleigh, NC, we specialize in providing commercial, residential, and nonprofits with roofing and energy efficiency solutions across America. We provide our clients with high-quality, reasonably priced roofing and solar energy systems installed by the most experienced installers in the industry.

Our Mission

Our mission is to show the highest form of excellence in service rendered by our company at all times. We strive to treat all of our customers with the utmost respect & dignity. By providing these two qualities, we believe that we are the best choice for any solar, roofing, construction, and/or reconstruction jobs in the U.S.

Our Core Values

We live by our core standards: punctuality, positivity, integrity, work ethic and quality of life. We show up on time and handle situations with the best attitude. We are transparent and honest, and we don’t stop working until our customers get what they were looking for!

Punctuality

When you work with Covenant Solar & Roofing, you can feel at ease knowing that our team will arrive when we say we will and adhere to your project schedule.

Positivity

We approach every job with a positive attitude to ensure the highest quality of work.

Integrity

We take great pride in our integrity at Covenant Solar & Roofing. All of our quotes are honest and fair, as we find the most value in creating trusting relationships with our customers.

Work Ethic

Our reputation and reliability starts with the strong work ethic of our employees. We value the dedication and contributions of our team through recognition and respect.

Quality of Life

By putting focus on our employees’ quality of life, we can provide our customers with a higher quality of work. 

We worked with Covenant Solar & Roofing last Fall to get our roof top solar panels installed. It was a great experience from start to finish and we are thrilled with the outcome. The entire team was knowledgeable, patient and pleasant to deal with. Everyone exhibited the highest integrity and attention to detail in all communications and interactions from the initial evaluation and scoping to installation and subsequent follow up. I’m also thrilled to report that thanks to the federal energy credit we were able to claim for 2017 and the rebate we recently received from Duke Energy, that we’ve recovered approximately 50% of the total cost of the project. Covenant kept the Duke rebate moving forward for us and we’re very grateful. With that cost recovery and the energy we are now generating ourselves, this system will pay for itself in just a few years time.

– Phil Q

Who We Are

Our Team & Leadership

Julian C. Hall

Julian C. Hall

Chief Executive Officer

Julian C. Hall II is a young, visionary leader who leads with passionate action and an integrity first mindset.  In 2014, at the age of 22, Julian founded Covenant Roofing and Construction in Raleigh, NC, focusing on replacement of residential and small commercial roofing services.

Julian is committed to building strong teams based on trust and excellence. He is guided by service to his customers and empowering teams to deliver experiences that exceed expectations. Julian’s commitment to excellence has led to building a company that has grossed in revenue over $120 Million since inception.

In 2020, Covenant Holdings was formed to be a parent company with the ability to visualize and capitalize on future endeavors. Julian then purchased, through acquisition, Sun Dollar Energy LLC, and rebranded as Covenant Solar Tech LLC, to become part of the Covenant family.   A CEO for Covenant Roofing was brought on so Julian could step into the role of CEO for Covenant Holdings.

As of 2021, with great leadership, the additions of structure and industry experts has given Covenant the strategy needed to 8x the Solar company in just its first 12 months. Striving to expand into a nationwide company reducing the carbon footprint by providing cleaner energy and battery back-up systems, Julian’s efforts to influence the communities in which he does business are apparent. As a MBE certified company, they attribute five standards and values as the staple of their success: Accountability, Positivity, Integrity, Work Ethic, and Quality of Life. 

Julian’s passion for people reaches beyond the workplace and employees. The companies he directs have donated hundreds of thousands of dollars to support charities such as US Armed Forces, homeless, and donating roofs along with Habitat for Humanity and Owens Corning for Veterans. Efforts to impact and influence communities across the US while maintaining a reputation of exceeding expectations will remain at the forefront of the companies’ goals and objectives.  “People are our Purpose”.

John Cox

John Cox

VP Sales Commercial & Residential Roofing

John J. Cox is a retired United States Air Force Master Sergeant and combat veteran who has spent the past six years using his leadership skills in the commercial and residential roofing industries. During his roofing years, MSgt Cox has held roles such as Vice President of Sales and Business Development, Project Manager, Independent Roofing Consultant, and Sales Manager. He now serves as Vice President of Commercial and Residential Sales at Covenant Roofing & Construction.

In addition to his 22 years of military service and his six years of leadership in the roofing industry, MSgt Cox is a HAAG Engineering Certified Inspector, a FAA Licensed Drone Pilot, and a Texas Non Resident All Lines Claims Adjuster.

When he is not on a roof, you will find him with his Wife Ana and 4 children or riding his Harley, maybe teeing it up on the green, and definately training his German Shepherd, Blitz.

Ayaz Kiani

Ayaz Kiani

Director, Business Development

Ayaz Kiani has an extensive background in the solar space having been a Regional Sales Manager for multiple solar companies. Along with working as Project Manager in the renewable space. Now Ayaz focuses on scaling Covenant Solar’s footprint in NC and our growth markets. His favorite quote from Henry Ford “Whether you think you can, or you think you can’t – you’re right.” 

Timothy Larson

Timothy Larson

Vice President of Operations of Solar Products

Timothy Larson serves as the Vice President of Operations of Solar Products.  Timothy joined Covenant Solar Tech in 2021 and has executed strategies to drive increased customer satisfaction and growth. Timothy believes we need to empower people to be the solution to a cleaner environment and be responsible.  Timothy’s previous role at Sungate Energy Solutions as a Vice President of Production for a large window, door and solar company where he executed strategies to drive increased customer satisfaction and growth has proven his ambitious energy to achieve company goals.  Under his leadership as Chief Executive Officer at Nor Cal Home Improvements he has exceeded annual revenue of 1.9 million.

Timothy attended Delaware County Community College, Philadelphia, PA and studied drafting and design.   Timothy has served in the US Army and is a State of California Industry Expert, Master Carpenter and Electrician Nari Certified Remodeler, ICC B1, B2 Certified and a licensed contractor in California and Florida.

Stephany Connelly

Stephany Connelly

Director Of Business Development

Stephany Connelly has 20 years of business development and sales experience and is extremely passionate about establishing lifelong partnerships and invaluable relationships with top notch organizations.  Stephany serves as the Director of Business Development for Covenant Holdings – Covenant Roofing and Covenant Solar Tech.

Stephany joined Covenant after 12 years with a global staffing firm, where she was the Director of Business Development.  She knows the value of true partnerships in this industry and she and her team strive to provide incredible value to the customers they serve.

Stephany is a community advocate and she understands the importance giving back.  She serves on the regional board of National Association of Women in Construction, was the past Chair of Apex Chamber of Commerce, and served on the Board of Directors for Association Executives of North Carolina and Advocates for Health in Action.  She is a current member of Apex Chamber of Commerce, Cary Chamber of Commerce, Raleigh Chamber of Commerce Board of Advisors, United Minority Contractors of North Carolina and National Association for Industrial and Office Parks.

Bryan M. Smith

Bryan M. Smith

Chief Executive Officer, Covenant Commercial Roofing & Construction / Chief Strategy Officer, Covenant Holdings

After starting his career on a factory floor at the age of 18, Bryan Smith worked his way up through the ranks, acquiring over 30 years of successful Sales, Engineering and Business Leadership experience, to hold several senior level roles and ultimately serve as President and CEO. Bryan’s professional experience spans different industries at both public and privately held domestic and international corporations.

As a decisive, execution-oriented leader, Bryan successfully fosters talent through advanced mentoring and leadership strategies and has a proven track record of delivering top line growth, gross margin maximization and creating customer sponsorship in ultra-competitive global markets. He is experienced in developing, communicating and implementing a strategic vision, cultivating cross-functional teams and ensuring alignment to critical objectives. Bryan is keenly attentive to balancing and serving the needs of the key stakeholders within an organization: Customers, Employees and Shareholders.

Bryan’s approach to business is that, regardless of the industry, technology, product or service an organization chooses to engage in, they are all ultimately in the “People Business”. People are an organizations’ #1 Asset. Bryan actively supports and models Covenant’s culture of “People are our Purpose” by practicing and teaching servant leadership throughout the organization.

Bryan received his Master of Business Administration degree from Oakland University in Rochester, MI and obtained his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from General Motors Institute in Flint, MI. Bryan also participated in Wharton’s Executive Education Program.

Paul Safrit

Paul Safrit

VP of Sales

Experienced Entrepreneur in the solar space with over eight years building, leading and growing solar organizations. Paul is a native of North Carolina and he built solar panels from scratch while attending college at ECU.

Brandon Smith

Brandon Smith

Regional Sales Manager

After graduating with an engineering degree and MBA from the University of Alabama, Brandon entered the world of Mergers and Acquisitions. By interacting with hundreds of businesses, especially those experiencing rapid growth, Brandon uncovered what separated those most successful from the rest of the pack: a strong leadership team with passionate employees, all focused on engaging and supporting their communities through their clients. Recognizing this commitment in the mission and vision of the Covenant businesses, in addition to his desire to make more of a personal impact in his community, Brandon felt compelled to join the team. Today, he’s honored to serve the company, and community, by utilizing his past experiences to expand Covenant Solar & Roofing throughout Colorado.

F.A.Q.

Frequently Asked Questions

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How much money can I expect to save when going solar?

Depending on the size and orientation of your roof, you can reduce your electric bill drastically with solar. An average home sees savings of between $500 and $2,300 per year after their installation.

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How does the solar panel installation process work?

It all starts with a site assessment to make sure your property is a good candidate for solar power. After signing an installation agreement, we move onto system design and inspections. We take care of permitting too before moving onto the solar system installation. After we make a final inspection, we activate the system, and you begin saving!

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What makes you different than other roofing companies?

One of the biggest differences that we have as a roofing company is that we are always striving for customer satisfaction. We want to offer you peace of mind and honesty above all else. Our reputation matters, and it shows through our customers’ reviews.

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Why should I choose your company to be my roofing company?

We are honest and want to help our clients! We aren’t going to advise you to get work done that doesn’t need to be done, and we do a great job with our roofing services.

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Do solar panels increase the value of my home?

On average, you can add $4 per square foot to the value of your home just by installing solar panels. That means if you’ve got a 6-kilowatt system, you’re looking at about a $24,000 value increase for your house.

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If I go solar, what tax credits am I eligible for?

You may receive a 26% tax credit off the cost of your system from your federal taxes. These tax credits are decreasing each year so now is the best time ever to consider if solar is right for your home.

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What kind of warranty will I get?

Every solar installation we do, comes with an industry leading full 25-year warranty covering Parts, Production, and Labor.

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What is your BBB rating?

Our BBB ratings are top-notch, and we invite all our clients to check our reviews as well as our BBB ratings. Likewise, if you have an enjoyable experience with us, please leave a review.

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Are you licensed and insured?

Yes. This protects our employees as well as your property.

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Do you work with insurance companies?

We do! We work with insurance companies on a regular basis and would be happy to help you navigate these tricky waters.

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