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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 0 comments

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

S-5! offering free course to optimize solar rooftop design

S-5! offering free course to optimize solar rooftop design

June 5, 2017 at 10:11 am Comments are Disabled

The S-5! Attachment Solutions continuing education course, The Solar-Ready Roof: Optimize the Design, is live in the AEC Daily Online Learning Center. Choosing the right platform for solar panels is a critical step in the design process and can have significant impact on both initial and long-term costs. This freeRead More

S-5! debuts new RibBracket line for trapezoidal roofing profiles

S-5! debuts new RibBracket line for trapezoidal roofing profiles

May 11, 2017 at 12:34 pm Comments are Disabled

S-5! just released its RibBracket I-IV products, which are shaped to provide a perfect fit to most common trapezoidal roof shapes. Thoroughly tested for strength, RibBracket I-IV has no moving parts and is flexible enough to fit varying trapezoidal widths. A higher profile ensures more space between the roof and anyRead More

On the scene: New solar installation products we saw at the California Solar Power Expo

On the scene: New solar installation products we saw at the California Solar Power Expo

May 9, 2017 at 7:41 am Comments are Disabled

We attended the California Solar Expo in San Diego last week. Here’s a rundown of some of the notable new solar products we spotted around the trade show floor. S-5! is known for its rigorous testing and compliance standards for mounting solar on standing seam metal roofs. Its latest updateRead More

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Clamps of Approval: Here’s what to look for when selecting PV clamps

May 1, 2017 at 8:00 am 1 comment

The following advice was sent our way via Civic Solar. Check them out here. Clamps, the racking component used to fasten and ground modules to rails, are an integral component of a racking system. Knowing what to look for in a clamp is a great place to start when vettingRead More

Project profile: Church in Hawaii repairs roof, adds 82-kW solar array

Project profile: Church in Hawaii repairs roof, adds 82-kW solar array

March 29, 2017 at 11:37 am Comments are Disabled

Utility costs in Hawaii are higher than most of the United States, so it’s not uncommon to see solar panels installed on larger projects to take advantage of the state’s plentiful sunshine. After repairing a 30-year-old standing seam roof, the Word of Life Christian Center installed an 82 kW solarRead 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

2016 Solar Mounting/Racking Guide: Product Showcase

2016 Solar Mounting/Racking Guide: Product Showcase

June 6, 2016 at 10:30 am 5 comments

Most of you may have learned that the earth is not flat. Which is too bad, really. If it was flat, we’d just place PV panels all over it and call it a day. Our Mounting Guide would certainly be a lot less interesting. But no, of course it isn’t flat.Read More

Problem Solvers: Solar site issues solved by the right mounting solution

Problem Solvers: Solar site issues solved by the right mounting solution

May 10, 2016 at 8:10 am 5 comments

ASSA ABLOY Location: Berlin, Conn. Size: 1.3 MW International door and hardware manufacturer ASSA ABLOY had been making significant strides in environmental stewardship and was ready for its own clean energy installation. But there was a problem — the selected site had difficult topography, with slopes as steep as 20Read More

SEIA forms committee solely dedicated to solar mounting systems

SEIA forms committee solely dedicated to solar mounting systems

March 7, 2016 at 2:10 pm Comments are Disabled

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) has officially formed a new committee dedicated just to mounting — the PV Mounting System Manufacturers Committee (MSMC) — which is a development that is greatly needed to better standardize and unify the industry around this crucial topic. This committee will work with otherRead More

 
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