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Amphenol Solar Project, New York. Solar FlexRack structures.

Structural Solutions: Challenging solar sites solved by mounting and racking systems

May 19, 2020 at 9:00 am 0 comments

Giant, sprawling solar projects on flat landscapes are no longer the norm. For solar energy to proliferate across the country, PV systems need to affix to various unfriendly environments — rough terrains, oddly shaped parcels, confined city corners, obstructed roofs and so on. Luckily, there are more solutions for solvingRead More

C&I Buyer’s Guide 2020: Ground-mounts, rooftop racks, clamps and carports

C&I Buyer’s Guide 2020: Ground-mounts, rooftop racks, clamps and carports

May 6, 2020 at 11:02 am 0 comments

The commercial and industrial (C&I) solar segment continues to lag behind its potential, but it’s not for lack of structural systems. From lightweight rooftop innovations to cost-effective carports to classic fixed-tilt ground mounts, there is a mounting and racking solution to fit any C&I site. C&I rooftop solar systems SunModo’sRead More

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 Comments are Disabled

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

McElroy Metal adds solar system with roof recover at its third manufacturing plant

McElroy Metal adds solar system with roof recover at its third manufacturing plant

December 3, 2019 at 2:53 pm Comments are Disabled

After completing successful solar panel installations with roof recovers at plants in Peachtree City, Ga., and Adelanto, Calif., McElroy Metal recently completed a third solar conversion with its plant in Clinton, Ill. Inovateus Solar installed 1,116 Hanwha Q-Plus L-G42 350W panels on the facility in Clinton. The system is ratedRead 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

Details on PV Kit 2.0 from S-5!, updated to improve installation time

Details on PV Kit 2.0 from S-5!, updated to improve installation time

June 12, 2018 at 9:22 am Comments are Disabled

S-5! sent word of its new PV Kit 2.0 EdgeGrab and PV Kit 2.0 MidGrab, offering solar panel installers significant improvements and easier installation. S-5! introduced the original direct-attachment solar panel system 11 years ago. The updates in PV Kit 2.0 are a result of solar installer feedback to solveRead More

S-5! partners with distributor Unistrut to sell its solar clamps and snow retention systems

S-5! partners with distributor Unistrut to sell its solar clamps and snow retention systems

March 13, 2018 at 10:27 am Comments are Disabled

S-5! has announced a partnership with North American distributor Unistrut, where Unistrut Ohio will offer the complete line of S-5! zero-penetration clamps and snow retention systems. S-5! manufactures clamps for attaching ancillary items to standing seam metal roofs. “We are happy to be the newest member of the S-5! distributionRead More

S-5! 2018 Attachment Solutions & Products brochure now available

S-5! 2018 Attachment Solutions & Products brochure now available

February 28, 2018 at 10:55 am Comments are Disabled

S-5! has published its 2018 Attachment Solutions & Products brochure and made it available for download. You can access it right here. What’s in it? The Attachment Solutions & Products brochure contains information about what S-5! attachment products can be used for and how to correctly use them. The S-5!Read More

S-5! releases SolarFoot product for exposed fastener metal roofing

S-5! releases SolarFoot product for exposed fastener metal roofing

November 27, 2017 at 10:20 am Comments are Disabled

S-5! sent word about its new SolarFoot, made for exposed fastener metal roofing via four points of attachment. The SolarFoot provides an ideal mounting platform to attach the L-Foot of a rail-mounted solar system or other ancillaries to the roof. Behold: The SolarFoot ensures a durable weathertight solution for the lifeRead More

New S-5! website includes snow retention calculator, load tests, lab reports, more

New S-5! website includes snow retention calculator, load tests, lab reports, more

June 27, 2017 at 11:59 am Comments are Disabled

S-5! sent word that it has relaunched its website to provide an easy-to-navigate center showcasing the increasing applications of its products. Click that linked text to check it out. The updated site contains S-5!’s new Master Snow Retention Calculator, used to help architects, specifiers, contractors, roofers and building owners determine whatRead More