Unirac Enhances PV Mounting Technology to Support Laminate Modules

This latest solution from Unirac has been engineered to rack frameless laminate modules in flat roof ballast applications. This enhancement to the RapidRac product line reflects Unirac's ongoing commitment to installers to provide freedom and flexibility with industry-leading technology engineering.

Unirac enhances PV mounting technology to support laminate modules


ALBUQUERQUE, NEW MEXICO, October 15, 2008 - Unirac Inc., North America's leading manufacturer of solar photovoltaic (PV) mounting solutions, today announced the launch of their Laminate RapidRac PV mounting solution for flat roof commercial systems which is being showcased at Solar Power International 2008, in San Diego, CA, from October 14 to 16, 2008.

This latest solution from Unirac has been engineered to rack frameless laminate modules in flat roof ballast applications. This enhancement to the RapidRac product line reflects Unirac's ongoing commitment to installers to provide freedom and flexibility with industry-leading technology engineering.

"Unirac continues to innovate and expand the RapidRac product line and offer installers highly engineered mounting technology designed with experienced customer input," said Doug May, Unirac CEO. "We have worked very closely with our customers to ensure the new Laminate RapidRac solution meets and exceeds their requirements. We are excited about showcasing our expanded line of products at Solar Power International 2008, the biggest North American tradeshow for solar energy."

Unirac has continued to enhance RapidRac since its introduction to the PV market in September 2007. RapidRac now has configurations that can reduce ballast to less than 3 Pounds per Square foot (PSF). With a simple 4 page installation guide, one tool, and 6 components, installation has never been faster or easier. Time trials have proven RapidRac is being installed at 1kW per man hour.

RapidRac is accompanied by a technical support system that provides complete installation and code compliance documentation for quick permitting, custom design assistance, and field support for large projects. Unirac provides installers with complete solutions and has committed their business to innovation, leadership and working closely with partners in the PV mounting industry.

Installers are also able to get RapidRac installation instructions (as well as instructions on most of our other mounting solutions via Unirac Mobile, an industry leading micro-site accessible from mobile devices such as cellular phones, blackberries and PDAs. Go to www.unirac.com/mobile or visit our booth at Solar Power International 2008 in San Diego for more details on this free service.

For the complete lineup of Unirac PV mounting solutions and services, visit the Unirac booth #1517 at Solar Power International 2008 in San Diego, CA, from October 14 to 16, 2008.

About Unirac

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

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