Post Tagged with: "SunModo"

When augers, ground screws make economic sense for solar contractors

When augers, ground screws make economic sense for solar contractors

July 19, 2018 at 7:00 am 0 comments

The use of augers and ground screws has been of interest in mounting solar systems for some time, and for the right sized job, they offer smaller solar contractors an opportunity to grow their business. Ground conditions For one, with smaller PV systems one may not need to spend moneyRead More

Four energy dense solar mounting systems for C&I rooftops

Four energy dense solar mounting systems for C&I rooftops

June 20, 2018 at 10:00 am 0 comments

SunModo SunBeam As a permanent part of the building and roof structure, the SunBeam system eliminates any abrasions, moss build up and need of system removal for roof repair or re-roofing. In addition, it provides shading of HVAC equipment, increasing efficiency and faster temperature response. Twenty-year warranty. Material: High-grade aluminumRead More

Ecolibrium EcoFoot system

Degrees of Separation: How to mount commercial rooftop PV systems to maximize energy

June 19, 2018 at 7:00 am 0 comments

On commercial rooftops, design trends are all about maximizing energy density. Module selection is a huge factor there, but so are the layout and tilt decisions — figuring out the perfect shape and tilt to mount as many modules as possible without compromising their performance. Pairing the right racking systemRead More

This solar mounting system from SunModo anchors entirely above roof tiles

This solar mounting system from SunModo anchors entirely above roof tiles

June 11, 2018 at 12:11 pm Comments are Disabled

Professional solar installers no longer need to grimace when considering a risk-laden solar PV installation on tile roofs. Referenced in our latest Mounting Guide issue, SunModo’s TopTile Mount System conveniently anchors solar racking entirely above the tiles, which spares the installer needing to disrupt tiles, remove battens, damage underlayment, orRead More

Quick Mount PV’s Tile Replacement Mounts feature its patented Elevated Water Seal Technology for optimal waterproofing

The Replacements: These solar mounts for tile rooftops cut labor costs, avoid OSHA issues

May 31, 2018 at 9:00 am Comments are Disabled

It’s always reassuring when solar technology moves faster than a federal regulator, even if it is a well-intentioned agency like the U.S. Labor Department’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). In this recent case, a new crop of solar tile replacements that support rooftop mounting systems are eliminating the needRead More

On the Scene: 11 cool things we saw at Intersolar 2017

On the Scene: 11 cool things we saw at Intersolar 2017

July 18, 2017 at 9:06 am Comments are Disabled

Another Intersolar has come and gone, but the product innovations, large and small, are here to stay. At least until next Intersolar. If you missed the event, or didn’t have time to see all three floors, here are some products that stood out to us in the exhibit hall. 1.Read More

Intersolar North America Showcase: Here’s what to see at this year’s trade show

Intersolar North America Showcase: Here’s what to see at this year’s trade show

June 26, 2017 at 10:45 am Comments are Disabled

APsystems: True three-phrase microinverters APsystems boasts an industry best-selling 3-phase solar microinverter and the industry’s first true 3-phase (phase-balanced & phase-monitored) unit, the YC1000-3. This model handles 208V or 277Y/480V grid voltages with 900 watts maximum output, 95 percent peak efficiency and comes with ZigBee communication and integrated ground. AtRead 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

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Clamps of Approval: Here’s what to look for when selecting PV clamps

May 1, 2017 at 8:00 am 1 comment

The following advice was sent our way via Civic Solar. Check them out here. Clamps, the racking component used to fasten and ground modules to rails, are an integral component of a racking system. Knowing what to look for in a clamp is a great place to start when vettingRead More

BriteStreet to be full stocking distributor of SunModo mounting systems

BriteStreet to be full stocking distributor of SunModo mounting systems

April 6, 2017 at 12:07 pm Comments are Disabled

SunModo Corp. announced the appointment of BriteStreet as its new full stocking distributor. Commenting on the new partnership, SunModo CEO Rick Campfield says: “SunModo and BriteStreet have built a strong relationship over the past few years. With the increased brand recognition of both companies and the growth of the solar industry,Read More