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McElroy Metal Manufacturing Facility, Clinton, Ill. Photo courtesy of McElroy Metal.

Project profile: A complex solar installation on two different metal roof types

January 13, 2020 at 11:12 am 0 comments

Metal roof attachment provider S-5! recently worked on a complex solar conversion project at a manufacturing facility in Clinton, Illinois. This large-scale, multi-faceted project at the McElroy Metal plant required a two-fold approach as the facility consisted of two different metal roof types: a face-attached trapezoidal profile on one sectionRead More

MetalX Racking consists of three small components: the roof mount, universal XClamps that fit modules from 30-50mm, and preassembled Couplings to join modules structurally and electrically.

Ecolibrium Solar says its new rail-less metal roof solar mounting system uses 73 percent less aluminum

October 10, 2019 at 11:30 am Comments are Disabled

Ecolibrium Solar debuted its new MetalX Simplified Racking System for Metal Roofs at Solar Power International this year. Designed to eliminate the costs and shortcomings of installing solar on metal roofs, MetalX delivers a low cost per watt with 73 percent less aluminum, no long rails, fewer attachments, shortened installRead More

Case study: McElroy Metal adds solar system to its standing-seam metal roof with S-5!

Case study: McElroy Metal adds solar system to its standing-seam metal roof with S-5!

December 3, 2018 at 10:40 am Comments are Disabled

Wanting to offset the plant’s electrical usage, and still show a return on investment, McElroy Metal chose a solar solution system for its plant. A solar addition is old hat for McElroy, as they previously re-roofed their Peachtree City, Ga., standing seam roof facility with 1,960 solar panels. The amountRead More

Metal roofs could trend upward after California’s solar mandate

Metal roofs could trend upward after California’s solar mandate

June 14, 2018 at 2:39 pm Comments are Disabled

As the first state in the nation to require all new homes to have solar power, California’s recent decision may result in a dramatic shift in the way American and Canadian homeowners think about their roofing options, says the Metal Roofing Alliance (MRA). “California’s leadership is a giant step forwardRead More