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Self-flashing mounts for solar PV systems explained

Self-flashing mounts for solar PV systems explained

June 10, 2020 at 12:02 pm 1 comment

“Self-flashing mounts” is perhaps a new term for the PV mounting industry. It is a unique concept, so let’s look at how it should be interpreted. Flashing defined Perhaps we begin by interpreting the word “flashing” from the IRC (International Residential Code): IRC R903.2 FLASHING Flashings shall be installed inRead More

Residential Mounting and Racking Buyer’s Guide 2020: The How-To Edition

Residential Mounting and Racking Buyer’s Guide 2020: The How-To Edition

June 1, 2020 at 9:31 am 1 comment

For this year’s Residential Mounting and Racking Buyer’s Guide, we asked residential rooftop mounting and rail system providers to tell us exactly how one of their systems installs and what the advantages might be for certain roofs and solar installation companies. Here is what they had to say. SunModo’s NanoMountRead More

Why Whidbey Sun & Wind mounts PV systems with Roof Tech’s RT MINI

Why Whidbey Sun & Wind mounts PV systems with Roof Tech’s RT MINI

November 22, 2019 at 11:33 am Comments are Disabled

Whidbey Sun & Wind was founded in 2000 by Kelly Keilwitz who oversees a staff of 10 from their office in Coupeville, Wash., in northern Puget Sound. The company provides a wide range of renewable energy solutions to residential and commercial customers across five counties and in the San JuanRead More

Residential Solar Mounting Guide 2019: Situations and Solutions

Residential Solar Mounting Guide 2019: Situations and Solutions

June 11, 2019 at 10:13 am Comments are Disabled

Solar installers face jobsite annoyances every day. Awkward roof space. Plastic baggies of tiny components. Missed rafters. And so on. Death by a thousand racking cuts. Luckily, for all of these situations, there is a mounting solution out there to make your life easier. The 2020 Solar Mounting Buyer’s GuideRead More

Roof Tech adds seven module manufacturers to its UL 2703 vendor list

Roof Tech adds seven module manufacturers to its UL 2703 vendor list

August 20, 2018 at 2:38 pm Comments are Disabled

Roof Tech has increased its UL 2703 listing to 24 PV module manufacturers. Now with over 120 PV Modules listed, as a contractor, solar installers have a broader range of modules to install with roof Tech’s rail-less PV mounting systems. Latest listing additions include PV modules from GCL, Itek, LONGi,Read More

The Ultimate SPI Showcase: Here’s what to see at Solar Power International 2017

The Ultimate SPI Showcase: Here’s what to see at Solar Power International 2017

September 1, 2017 at 10:14 am Comments are Disabled

Big leap for microinverters APsystems will unveil the YC600, a dual-module, smart grid and Rule 21 compliant microinverter at SPI in Las Vegas. A groundbreaking design in microinverter technology, the YC600 will offer the highest peak output power, faster transmission speed and more modules allowed per string than comparable microinverters.Read More

Case study: How Solar Gain chose the rail-less mounting for a 630-MW commercial project

Case study: How Solar Gain chose the rail-less mounting for a 630-MW commercial project

August 7, 2017 at 2:51 pm Comments are Disabled

Solar Gain’s Vice President of Commercial Operations Tim Graunke was looking for a new rooftop mounting solution at the 2016 Intersolar Conference in San Francisco. “We were about two months away from starting a major project,” Tim said. In the weeks following InterSolar, Graunke worked with Roof Tech Sales Director Tim VaughnRead More

Photo: Quick Mount PV’s E-Mount Lag

We look at the pros and cons of rail and rail-less PV mounting systems

May 30, 2017 at 7:00 am Comments are Disabled

Should you go with a rail or rail-less PV mounting system on your next installation? Depending on who you ask, you will get strong opinions for both. I liken the choice to dieting. Don’t eat meat! Actually, don’t eat carbs! No, it’s sugar that’s the killer! Milk is bad! YouRead More

Distributor point of view: Border States discusses benefits of Roof Tech’s rail-less system

Distributor point of view: Border States discusses benefits of Roof Tech’s rail-less system

February 23, 2017 at 8:20 am Comments are Disabled

As product manager for clean energy products for Border State’s southeast region, Jim Woods is the appointed champion for growing the company’s solar business. During his 17 years with Shealy Electrical Wholesalers before its 2016 merger with Border States, Woods had gained considerable experience working with residential and commercial solarRead More

Installer Insight: Creative Solar talks about rail-less mounting with Roof Tech

Installer Insight: Creative Solar talks about rail-less mounting with Roof Tech

January 11, 2017 at 9:20 am Comments are Disabled

The residential PV market has been growing rapidly in the regions served by Creative Solar USA, located in Kennesaw, Ga., a trend the company expects to continue. “In 2016 alone, we installed more than 400 kW in South Carolina,” said Russell Seifert, founder and chief executive officer of Creative SolarRead More