Post Tagged with: "roof mount"

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

Load Warriors: Experts discuss rooftop ballast installation best practices

Load Warriors: Experts discuss rooftop ballast installation best practices

May 16, 2016 at 11:18 am 3 comments

Installing a ballast racking system on a commercial roof isn’t necessarily any easier or more difficult than a ground-mount in terms of the planning and challenges, but you can’t accidentally void the earth’s warranty. There’s also less risk in a ground-mount mistake resulting in a PV system tumbling into aRead More

The 198-panel system is generating close to 250 kWh, which could save the school about $15,000 per year.

Roof-Mount Project of the Year: Bishop O’Dowd High School

November 18, 2015 at 10:30 am 1 comment

Oakland, Calif. | 51 kW Education and renewable energy go hand in hand. The energy revolution we’ve seen the last few decades has come about because of some serious education and re-education of the public. If humans plan on sticking around awhile, growing an awareness of sustainability is as importantRead More

Check out the RT-[E] Mount from Roof Tech at #SPI

Check out the RT-[E] Mount from Roof Tech at #SPI

August 27, 2015 at 1:47 pm Comments are Disabled

Roof Tech, a leading provider of rail-less mounting solutions for PV solar systems, will showcase its products at Solar Power International, Booth #314, from Sept. 15 to 17 in Anaheim, CA. Some notes on what you’ll find at the booth: Since its introduction to the U.S.market in 2012, Roof Tech,Read More

EcoFasten Solar debuts Rock-It System for rail-free mounting

EcoFasten Solar debuts Rock-It System for rail-free mounting

June 4, 2015 at 11:27 am Comments are Disabled

A new rail-free solar roof mount is coming your way via EcoFasten Solar. It’s called the Rock-It System, and it conforms to UL Subject 2703, bearing the ETL Listed mark by the Intertek Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL), and holds a Class A Fire Class Resistance Rating when using Type 1, listed PV modules.Read More

Utah gets second largest solar array thanks to Affordable Solar, Sun Edison

Utah gets second largest solar array thanks to Affordable Solar, Sun Edison

May 27, 2015 at 2:00 pm Comments are Disabled

Affordable Solar and Smith’s Food & Drug Stores have completed another project together, this time installing the second largest rooftop solar system in Utah on a Smith’s Food & Drug Stores distribution center in Layton, Utah. This is the fourth time Affordable Solar, a N.M.-based company, has designed and installed a solarRead More

With the addition of Renusol GmbH and Renusol America to its portfolio, Cincinnati-based RBI Solar, already a leader in ground mount solar, expands into the roof mount market. Pictured here is a completed RBI Solar project in White River Junction, Vermont. It is a 2.54 MW ground mount array with 10,270 solar modules.

Residential, Europe on RBI Solar’s Radar Following Renusol Acquisition

January 22, 2015 at 11:58 am 1 comment

Already a leader in utility and commercial ground-mount solar solutions, RBI Solar recently made a big move to become a leader in the roof mount realm as well. The company had two choices: work internally to develop mounting solutions or acquire a company already in that business. Through a EuropeanRead More