UniRac continues to lead PV mounting industry with new product innovation

UniRac Inc., the leader in PV mounting architecture for the solar market, today announced a series of new product innovations, being showcased at NESEA's Building Energy 08 Conference, March 11-13, at Boston's Seaport World Trade Center.

ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO, March 11, 2008 - UniRac Inc., the leader in PV mounting architecture for the solar market, today announced a series of new product innovations, being showcased at NESEA's Building Energy 08 Conference, March 11-13, at Boston's Seaport World Trade Center. UniRac will feature a series of highly engineered new product innovations, designed with experienced customer input to improve speed and ease of installation.


"We are pleased to showcase our comprehensive, innovative new product lineup, as well as our leadership position in the solar industry, at NESEA's Building Energy 08 Conference," said Doug May, UniRac CEO. "It's an exciting time for UniRac as we focus on innovation and expansion of our product offering, with a commitment to meeting and exceeding customer requirements every time. Once again, we've listened to our customers to find new ways that we can make them more productive, on a day-to-day basis."

UniRac's launch of the new 6 inch Double Row PV PoleTop® represents the latest addition to their PV PoleMount' 5000 series, and reinforces their leadership position in pole mount solutions. The new 6 inch Double Row PV PoleTop will allow installers to mount larger arrays in higher wind zones, delivered with the flexible, proven design, durability and affordability installers have come to expect from UniRac. Made from welded steel, the new pole top is designed for a 6 inch (150mm) schedule 40 or 80 steel pole, and can support a significant load of 142 square feet of modules, up to 1.8KW. Engineered to withstand 110mph category C winds, along with a variable tilt angle from 0-65 degrees, this pole top ensures PV power anywhere, and saves installers time and money by allowing quick mounting of modules to UniRac's SolarMount technology. The new 6 inch Double Row PV PoleTop is available to order April 1, 2008.

Also being showcased at NESEA is a series of innovative new accessories to complement UniRac's broad product line, including the FastFoot' attachment option for membrane roofs. Designed for residential and light commercial flat and pitched roofs, FastFoot offers installers flexibility, by attaching to metal, concrete and wood structures, and can be installed on all EPDM, PVC, TPO and built-up roofs. All major membrane roof manufacturers will be able to review each installation, and certify the attachment does not void their membrane warranty. FastFoot offers installers a more cost-effective and quicker installation option than current offerings on the market today. Simple screw attachments improve installation time on normal built-up roofs, and self-sealing features provide a solution for membrane roofs. FastFoot is available to order today in two configurations.

UniRac is also introducing the ¾ inch Conduit Strap, designed to facilitate module wiring on mounting structures. Specifically designed for use with SolarMount and SolarMount HD technology, this new strap fits into each rail's 3/8 inch slot and with a quick quarter turn, firmly snaps into place without requiring tools or the need to drill additional holes. Made from nylon with UV stabilizer, the Conduit Strap is positioned under the module to anchor conduit (up to ¾ inch) or cables along the rail, with the added ability to use standard wire ties if desired. The ¾ inch Conduit Strap is available to order April 1, 2008.

For the complete lineup of UniRac's PV mounting solutions, visit the UniRac booth # 705 at NESEA's Building Energy 08 Conference.

About UniRac
Based in Albuquerque, New Mexico, UniRac Inc. (www.unirac.com) was founded in 1998 and quickly became the industry leader with a reputation for superior products, responsive support and outstanding services. Speed and high-quality installation options are the trademark of all our PV racking product lines. UniRac delivers innovation, on time and with award-winning results.

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Lori Aizer Bryenton
Email: loria@unirac.com
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