Mounting Guide

OMG Roofing’s new PowerGrip aims to reduce need for solar rooftop ballast

OMG Roofing’s new PowerGrip aims to reduce need for solar rooftop ballast

August 10, 2017 at 11:32 am Comments are Disabled

OMG Roofing Products has introduced PowerGrip Universal, a rooftop attachment anchor for mounting solar racking systems and other products to virtually any commercial roof. PowerGrip Universal is designed to reduce or eliminate the need for ballast in solar racking systems, so there’s less weight, material handling and labor on theRead More

Case study: How Solar Gain chose the rail-less mounting for a 630-MW commercial project

Case study: How Solar Gain chose the rail-less mounting for a 630-MW commercial project

August 7, 2017 at 2:51 pm Comments are Disabled

Solar Gain’s Vice President of Commercial Operations Tim Graunke was looking for a new rooftop mounting solution at the 2016 Intersolar Conference in San Francisco. “We were about two months away from starting a major project,” Tim said. In the weeks following InterSolar, Graunke worked with Roof Tech Sales Director Tim VaughnRead More

System designs like this squeeze as much energy out of your available space as possible.

Why energy density matters — and three ways to maximize it

August 7, 2017 at 9:55 am Comments are Disabled

In previous generations of solar installations, the primary cost-driver was the electricity-generating modules. But in the past five years, as costs for the modules themselves have fallen, myriad other costs have become far more central to making the economics of projects work. The increasing financial burden of fixed-cost items likeRead More

Meet the new KnuckleHead Solar Support from Green Link

Meet the new KnuckleHead Solar Support from Green Link

August 4, 2017 at 1:23 pm Comments are Disabled

Green Link will be premiering its new KnuckleHead Solar Support at the “Construct Show”, September 13-15, 2017, at the Rhode Island Convention Center in Providence, RI (Booth #411). The new head is designed to support solar arrays at a fixed 15-degree angle while also functioning as an elbow connector whichRead More

On the Scene: 11 cool things we saw at Intersolar 2017

On the Scene: 11 cool things we saw at Intersolar 2017

July 18, 2017 at 9:06 am Comments are Disabled

Another Intersolar has come and gone, but the product innovations, large and small, are here to stay. At least until next Intersolar. If you missed the event, or didn’t have time to see all three floors, here are some products that stood out to us in the exhibit hall. 1.Read More

AceClamp hits the road to demonstrate entire solar system product lineup

AceClamp hits the road to demonstrate entire solar system product lineup

July 17, 2017 at 11:10 am Comments are Disabled

Starting August 1, the new AceClamp Mobile Training Center will hit the road to provide on-site, one-on-one training for all of its products. AceClamp now has the resources and personnel to roll onto your jobsite or facility along the East Coast to train you and your staff on its family of products.Read More

New high-density EcoFoot5D 5-Degree Racking System from Ecolibrium delivers 18.4 percent more power than 10-degree systems, utilizing a small footprint and densely packed inter row spacing.

New high-density, five-degree solar racking system available from Ecolibrium Solar

July 17, 2017 at 11:02 am Comments are Disabled

Ecolibrium Solar just announced its new EcoFoot5D High Density 5-Degree Racking System. Built on the well-known EcoFoot Modular Platform, the EcoFoot5D combines a small 7-in. by 16.7-in.  roof-friendly modular base and dense 9.9-in. inter-row spacing. The result is a tightly packed array that delivers 18.4 percent more power than 10-degreeRead More

Solar FlexRack previews TDP 2.0 Turnkey Solar Tracker at Intersolar this week

Solar FlexRack previews TDP 2.0 Turnkey Solar Tracker at Intersolar this week

July 10, 2017 at 1:38 pm Comments are Disabled

Solar FlexRack, a division of Northern States Metals and a leader in solar tracker, mounting and project support services, will preview its new TDP 2.0 Turnkey Solar Tracker at Intersolar N.A, July 11-13. The TDP 2.0 Tracker’s new advanced design, BalanceTrac, increases solar power systems’ energy yields and reduces installationRead More

SolaTrim adds 5.5-inch solar array protective barrier to lineup

SolaTrim adds 5.5-inch solar array protective barrier to lineup

July 6, 2017 at 3:09 pm Comments are Disabled

Due to an increasing demand, SolaTrim LLC announced today that another barrier size option will be added to their product line. In addition to the original ST-001, SolaTrim is now offering the ST-055, similar in design, but with a 5.5” width – a full inch and a quarter narrower thanRead More

New S-5! website includes snow retention calculator, load tests, lab reports, more

New S-5! website includes snow retention calculator, load tests, lab reports, more

June 27, 2017 at 11:59 am Comments are Disabled

S-5! sent word that it has relaunched its website to provide an easy-to-navigate center showcasing the increasing applications of its products. Click that linked text to check it out. The updated site contains S-5!’s new Master Snow Retention Calculator, used to help architects, specifiers, contractors, roofers and building owners determine whatRead More