Latest EcoFasten Solar rail-free roof mount achieves Engineering Certification in 10 states

EcoFasten Solar recently received Engineering Certification from the structural engineering firm PZSE Inc. for its Rock-It System, specific to the following states: California, Arizona, New Mexico, Utah, New York, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Maryland, Massachusetts and New Jersey.

EcoFasten solar rock-it mountingThe Rock-It System is a fast, easy to install rail-free solar roof mount that conforms to UL Subject 2703 and holds a Class A Fire Class Resistance Rating when used with Type 1 listed PV modules. The top down leveling feature gives the installer the freedom to level the array during or after the installation is complete.

Get more info on the Rock-It System here

PZSE Inc. has determined that all information, data, and analysis contained in the Rock-It System installation manual is based on, and is in compliance with, the structural requirements of the following Reference Documents:

• Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and other Structures, ASCE/SEI 7-10
• International Building Codes by International Code Council, Inc. (State-specific)
• State Building Codes (State-specific)
• Aluminum Design Manual, 2005 Edition & 2010 Edition, by The Aluminum Association

“Rail- free mounting is revolutionizing PV Installations across the nation. We all know that installers are beholden to local permitting authorities, some of which have stringent requirements. 3rd Party design certification is an important permitting tool for our customers, and an important milestone for any engineered mounting system” says EcoFasten Solar Engineering Manager, Ryan Ward.

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