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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

Experts share tips for mounting on composition shingle, tile, slate and metal residential roofs

Mounting by roof type: Experts share tips for all residential solar installs

May 23, 2016 at 12:00 pm 2 comments

Before mounting a PV array on any residential roof, Jolene Ciosek, marketing for EcoFasten Solar, says it’s critical to inspect the homeowner’s roof. In addition to evaluating the structure of the building and the roof, check the age and type of roof in order to determine the correct steps neededRead More

Roof Tech mounts used for first time on commercial project by Acushnet Alternative Heating

Roof Tech mounts used for first time on commercial project by Acushnet Alternative Heating

May 12, 2016 at 11:00 am Comments are Disabled

It’s official: Roof Tech is now a player in the commercial solar market and the loyalty of one dedicated customer made it happen. Here’s how it happened. Luke Niemiec, founder and owner of the Massachusetts-based Acushnet Alternative Heating, which provides full-spectrum solar design, installation and maintenance, along with more traditional homeRead More

Roof Tech solar mounting systems approved in ICC-ES evaluation report

Roof Tech solar mounting systems approved in ICC-ES evaluation report

March 24, 2016 at 8:17 am Comments are Disabled

The RT-[E] Mount and E Mount AIR, manufactured by Roof Tech Inc, recently received an evaluation report (ESR#3575) from ICC Evaluation Service (ICC-ES), providing evidence that the PV mounting system with integrated flexible flashing meets code requirements. Building officials, architects, contractors, specifiers, designers and others utilize ICC-ES Evaluation Reports toRead More

SEIA forms committee solely dedicated to solar mounting systems

SEIA forms committee solely dedicated to solar mounting systems

March 7, 2016 at 2:10 pm Comments are Disabled

The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) has officially formed a new committee dedicated just to mounting — the PV Mounting System Manufacturers Committee (MSMC) — which is a development that is greatly needed to better standardize and unify the industry around this crucial topic. This committee will work with otherRead More

Brown Electric builds solar install business with Roof Tech system

Brown Electric builds solar install business with Roof Tech system

February 12, 2016 at 3:50 pm Comments are Disabled

Jamie Brown had been doing basic electrical work for many years until 2007 when one day a customer needed someone to install a PV system on his home. Jamie did the job, and since then has installed more than 500 solar systems on residences in South Carolina and North Carolina.Read More

Roof Tech adds 72-cell module to residential rail-less applications

Roof Tech adds 72-cell module to residential rail-less applications

December 9, 2015 at 2:19 pm 1 comment

Roof Tech Inc., a leader in rail-less rooftop PV mounting systems, has added engineering to support 72-cell PV modules, or modules up to 21 sq. ft. The new engineering data was added to the company’s already extensive engineering reports created by Starling Madison Lofquist, Inc., a third-party firm that createdRead More

Mounting with butyl rubber: How Roof Tech gets a leak-proof seal

Mounting with butyl rubber: How Roof Tech gets a leak-proof seal

September 24, 2015 at 8:55 am 1 comment

  Butyl rubber was first developed in the early 1930s, and its traditional applications are pool linings, flexible flashing for construction and lining tubeless tires. It has a unique combination of barrier properties, such as high damping, resistance to ozone, weatherproofing and heat aging that make it an ideal choiceRead More

What to see at SPI? Check out this SPI product showcase

What to see at SPI? Check out this SPI product showcase

September 8, 2015 at 9:19 am 7 comments

Solar Power International is the biggest, baddest solar show of the year, bringing the best the industry has to offer under one roof. Seeing it all would be impossible, so to help streamline things, we present our SPI Product Showcase, previewing some of the latest and greatest products on theRead 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