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SPI Preview: Four fixed-tilt mounting products to see

SPI Preview: Four fixed-tilt mounting products to see

September 7, 2016 at 8:00 am 1 comment

New RBI Solar ground-mount uses less steel RBI Solar’s next generation ground-mount solution will be available for viewing and demonstrations at SPI 2016 (booth 811). This utility-scale mounting system is specifically designed to make solar installation more affordable and includes a wide selection of component parts that bear loads whileRead More

SPI Preview: Eight innovations for rooftop mounting at SPI

SPI Preview: Eight innovations for rooftop mounting at SPI

September 6, 2016 at 8:00 am 1 comment

Advanced Racking (booth W1113) specializes in the design, manufacturing and sale of PV mounting systems for all types of roof tops and will be debuting a new solution at SPI — the Total Roof Platform (TRP) — that they say is the first system to standardize rooftop mounting hardware. TRPRead More

GameChange Solar receives UL 2703 approval for rivets as alternate module mounting hardware

GameChange Solar receives UL 2703 approval for rivets as alternate module mounting hardware

September 1, 2016 at 9:30 am Comments are Disabled

  GameChange Solar successfully completed grounding and bonding testing under ETL/UL 2703 for use of rivets as an alternate panel mounting hardware as well as in some cases for attachment of certain components in racking structures for fixed tilt and tracker systems for use with both framed modules and thin-filmRead More

New AceClamp website guides installers through standing seam metal roof product selection

New AceClamp website guides installers through standing seam metal roof product selection

August 31, 2016 at 9:35 am Comments are Disabled

Plainville Ct.-based AceClamp PMC Industries launched its new website, www.aceclamp.com. This new interactive website was designed to help installers understand what products are needed to complete the installation on snow retention or solar panels for a standing seam metal roof. Simply start with picking the profile of the S.S.M.R. youRead More

Rooftop mounting in Minnesota: Local installer discusses the switch to E Mount AIR

Rooftop mounting in Minnesota: Local installer discusses the switch to E Mount AIR

August 30, 2016 at 12:00 pm Comments are Disabled

  When solar enthusiast Jeff Schocka Conger started his own company in La Crosse, Wis., a sluggish market forced him to close up shop less than a year later. But when one door closes, another opens.  “The political climate means there’s not much incentive for solar in Wisconsin,” he explained.Read More

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PV Pointers: Five tips for purchasing from a mounting manufacturer

August 22, 2016 at 9:04 am Comments are Disabled

1) Engage manufacturers early Successful renewable energy projects optimize the power generation equipment in accordance with a site’s unique conditions. Unsuccessful projects fight their environment. Rather than advocating a one-size-fits-all solution, your mounting system manufacturer should be involved in project planning from day one to recommend options as to howRead More

GameChange Solar expands into Canada with Pour in Place order

GameChange Solar expands into Canada with Pour in Place order

August 17, 2016 at 12:48 pm Comments are Disabled

GameChange Solar announced that it has expanded into Canada after an order for its Pour-in-Place Ballasted Ground System from a leading solar developer in Ontario. “We are excited to enter a new market with our industry leading ballasted and pile driven ground and rooftop solar racking systems,” said Teresa Zhao, DirectorRead More

EcoFasten releases Tile Hook Flashing for use with third-party hooks

EcoFasten releases Tile Hook Flashing for use with third-party hooks

August 15, 2016 at 10:30 am Comments are Disabled

EcoFasten Solar just announced its newest product in its long line of solar roof mount solutions: The Tile Hook Flashing. This Tile Hook Flashing was designed specifically for use with third-party tile hooks and because it replaces one complete tile, the need for cutting, grinding or replacing tiles is eliminated. TheRead More

You down with CIP? How cast-in-place foundations add flexibility to a solar installation

You down with CIP? How cast-in-place foundations add flexibility to a solar installation

August 8, 2016 at 1:18 pm 1 comment

Flexibility is maybe not the first word that comes to mind when thinking about concrete blocks, but when planning your next ballast solar project, it should be considered. Sure, the first concern when choosing your concrete foundations will likely be cost. How much will it cost to ship precast blocksRead More

Rock-It Systems from EcoFasten Solar receive UL 2703 First Edition Certification

Rock-It Systems from EcoFasten Solar receive UL 2703 First Edition Certification

July 27, 2016 at 8:10 am 1 comment

EcoFasten Solar’s Rock-It System and the newly launched Rock-It System 2.0, rail-free solar roof mount solutions, are now certified to UL 2703 First Edition. The Rock-It System and Rock-It System 2.0 conform to UL 2703:2015 First Edition, by Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL) TÜV Rheinland, and hold a Class ARead More