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Roof Tech MINI

May is Mounting Month on Solar Builder, sponsored by Roof Tech. Roof Tech’s self-flashing solar mounts — the RT-APEX and the RT-MINI (above) — improve solar installers’ lives with more efficiency and faster installation.

 


GAF Energy’s solar roofing manufacturing is coming to the United States

GAF Energy’s solar roofing manufacturing is coming to the United States

May 11, 2021 at 1:10 pm 0 comments

GAF Energy, a leading provider of roof-integrated solar solutions, has leased and begun critical improvements on a 112,000-square-foot facility in San Jose, California. Once construction is complete, the new facility will serve as the company’s center for research and development and manufacturing, bringing traditionally off-shored solar manufacturing to the U.S.Read More

Install pros discuss wire management for rail-less solar on low-slope metal roofing

Install pros discuss wire management for rail-less solar on low-slope metal roofing

May 11, 2021 at 8:31 am 0 comments

Rooftop rail-less solar PV systems have been around for many years, and year-over-year, continue to be a growing part of the solar market. Yet hesitancies still exist with both the technology and with learning new methodologies. One of these hesitancies is wire management. We recently sat down with Doug Claxton,Read More

Delivery drivers: How true jobsite efficiency flows from supply chain partnerships

Delivery drivers: How true jobsite efficiency flows from supply chain partnerships

May 7, 2021 at 3:20 pm 0 comments

For Helge Biernath, president and CEO of Sunstall, jobsite efficiency is worthless without supply chain efficiency. “Too many EPCs are just looking at price and they forget that time is money,” he tells us. “I’ve had conversations asking if I could reduce the price, but how can we do thatRead More

Ground-Mount Solar Buyer’s Guide 2021: Fixed Tilt and Trackers

Ground-Mount Solar Buyer’s Guide 2021: Fixed Tilt and Trackers

May 5, 2021 at 9:15 am 0 comments

Ground-mount systems are the literal foundation of solar projects, so choosing not just the right product, but the best manufacturer for each site or portfolio projects is crucial. In our Ground-Mount Buyer’s Guide this year, EPCs and developers building C&I and utility-scale sites can get a snapshot of the fixedRead More

Roofers can access more solar install services via GAF Energy

Roofers can access more solar install services via GAF Energy

May 3, 2021 at 10:54 am 0 comments

GAF Energy is expanding the level of solar services available to its roofing partners. GAF Energy, which provides a roof-integrated solar solution, will now allow local roofer partners to access solar specific expertise and staffing when installing a GAF Energy roof-integrated solar system. Services include: electrical installation, system design, proposalRead More

D.C.’s largest solar canopy unveiled at Children’s National Research & Innovation Campus

D.C.’s largest solar canopy unveiled at Children’s National Research & Innovation Campus

April 28, 2021 at 12:49 pm 0 comments

The District’s largest solar canopy was unveiled on the grounds of the Children’s National Research & Innovation Campus (RIC), located on the former Walter Reed Army Medical Center campus. Several representatives from District government and the business community participated in a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the installation, which is partRead More

QuickBOLT’s QB2 solar mount approved by Florida regulators

QuickBOLT’s QB2 solar mount approved by Florida regulators

April 26, 2021 at 10:19 am 0 comments

QuickBOLT’s strongest Top Mount, QB2, has been officially approved by the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulations. Now that QB2 has been approved, solar installers in Florida can expect an even easier permitting process when submitting designs that include the QB2. Florida is known for having notoriously high standardsRead More

OMCO Solar, Entegrity Energy partner on 15-MW Arkansas solar portfolio

OMCO Solar, Entegrity Energy partner on 15-MW Arkansas solar portfolio

April 22, 2021 at 10:56 am 0 comments

OMCO Solar, through its partnership with Arkansas-based Entegrity Energy Partners LLC, will supply its OMCO ORIGIN tracker for 15 MW of solar projects in the state. Since its premier at Solar Power International in 2019, OMCO Solar’s ORIGIN factory-direct tracker has offered operational benefits and economic value for more thanRead More

Energix and RPCS working on over 90 MW of solar tracker projects

Energix and RPCS working on over 90 MW of solar tracker projects

April 21, 2021 at 4:11 pm 0 comments

RPCS has partnered with Energix for the installation of trackers at three of Energix’s solar projects, Hollyfield II (17 MW), Mt. Jackson (22 MW), Buckingham II (28 MW), and Leatherwood (25 MW), and intends to collaborate on two additional projects, totaling approximately 50 MW. RPCS, a trusted partner of leadingRead More

Details on Trina Solar’s new Agile 1P Dual Row tracker design

Details on Trina Solar’s new Agile 1P Dual Row tracker design

April 16, 2021 at 9:17 am 0 comments

Trina Solar Co. announced the official worldwide launch of the TrinaTracker Agile 1P Dual Row this week, a new member to the TrinaTracker family right on the heels of the Vanguard series launched in December. The Agile 1P will expand the design possibilities of the TrinaTracker line (with a focusRead More