Mounting Guide

IronRidge debuts new composition shingle solar roof attachment

IronRidge debuts new composition shingle solar roof attachment

January 20, 2017 at 10:00 am Comments are Disabled

IronRidge, Inc., a manufacturer of solar mounting products, just debuted a new roof attachment, FlashFoot2, that is designed and certified for composition shingle roofs. Flash-Foot2 incorporates a range of unique features to enhance water protection and streamline installation compared to competing products. “We set out to build upon the strength andRead More

Some solar carport install cost basics from RBI Solar

Some solar carport install cost basics from RBI Solar

January 12, 2017 at 1:04 pm Comments are Disabled

Whether you’re looking to maximize your parking lot, make a visible commitment to sustainability, or take advantage of local clean energy incentives, your carport options are as varied as the reasons for going solar. As mentioned in our Park-onomics feature, your preferences and needs will determine how your structure looks andRead More

Installer Insight: Creative Solar talks about rail-less mounting with Roof Tech

Installer Insight: Creative Solar talks about rail-less mounting with Roof Tech

January 11, 2017 at 9:20 am Comments are Disabled

The residential PV market has been growing rapidly in the regions served by Creative Solar USA, located in Kennesaw, Ga., a trend the company expects to continue. “In 2016 alone, we installed more than 400 kW in South Carolina,” said Russell Seifert, founder and chief executive officer of Creative SolarRead More

SolarRoofHook debuts new low-profile QuickBOLT asphalt shingle mount

SolarRoofHook debuts new low-profile QuickBOLT asphalt shingle mount

January 11, 2017 at 8:00 am Comments are Disabled

In 2012, SolarRoofHook changed the mounting industry by creating the QuickBOLT, the first and only flashing-free, leak-proof solar mounting solution for asphalt shingle roofs. By eliminating the bulky flashing, SolarRoofHook has helped countless installers save time and money with the simplest, quickest, and most affordable mounting system on the market.Read More

GameChange Solar signs supply agreement with large U.S. steel producer

GameChange Solar signs supply agreement with large U.S. steel producer

January 9, 2017 at 2:16 pm Comments are Disabled

GameChange Solar continues to meet its fast growing fulfillment needs by signing a strategic supply agreement with one of the largest steel producers in the United States. This long-term agreement for high grade galvanized steel provides GameChange Solar with a steady supply of domestically produced steel from one of the largest steelRead More

PV Racking’s solar rooftop system, Stealth, is now 2703 certified

PV Racking’s solar rooftop system, Stealth, is now 2703 certified

January 5, 2017 at 1:48 pm Comments are Disabled

PV Racking just completed product certification testing of its solar roof racking system, PV Stealth. Testing was conducted by CSA Group, a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL) and global provider of testing and certification services. CSA Group certified the PV Stealth product to Class “A” Fire Resistance Rating for TypeRead More

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PV Pointers: Tips for mounting PV on a low-slope roof

January 2, 2017 at 8:00 am 1 comment

What is a low slope roof? As defined by National Roofing Contractors Association, the pitch of a low-slope roof is equal to or less than 3:12, seen in Fig. 1. Before a low-slope rooftop system is designed, perform a structural evaluation of the roof deck, structural evaluation of the building,Read More

S-5! fills business development director role with familiar face

S-5! fills business development director role with familiar face

December 22, 2016 at 8:43 am Comments are Disabled

S-5! has brought back Frank Hogan to fill the newly created position of Business Development Director, focusing on deepening relationships with the company’s OEM market to maintain market share and capture additional sales opportunities. Hogan, who served as a national sales representative and field support manager for S-5! in theRead More

Case study of Roof Tech rail-less mounting staying strong through hurricane season

Case study of Roof Tech rail-less mounting staying strong through hurricane season

December 20, 2016 at 10:50 am Comments are Disabled

Solarize Financial was founded in late 2014 and operates from its headquarters in Mount Pleasant, S.C., just outside Charleston. After working with a nationwide solar provider for many years, Petersen believed he could provide a more individualized experience for customers ready to make this important lifestyle change. Today, Solarize servesRead More

Driving pile in Minnesota: How Landwehr handles longer than normal piles up north

Driving pile in Minnesota: How Landwehr handles longer than normal piles up north

December 12, 2016 at 10:25 am Comments are Disabled

Large-scale solar projects are becoming more common in Minnesota, and as you might expect, installation of these projects requires a different approach than large-scale projects in those popular desert climates. An example would be a new 5 MW AC Project south of the Twin Cities. On approximately 20 acres, twoRead More

 
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