Metal Roof Focal Point for Solar Sandwich

The Englert Solar Sandwich combines the beauty and durability of a Standing Seam Metal Roof System with the latest technological advances in solar heating and electrical generation to reduce a structure's energy bill by 20 to 80 percent.

The Englert Solar Sandwich combines the beauty and durability of a Standing Seam Metal Roof System with the latest technological advances in solar heating and electrical generation to reduce a structure's energy bill by 20 to 80 percent.


Englert's SunNet thin film, solar laminates (BIPV) form the top layer of the sandwich, generating electricity from dawn to dusk. These laminates are made from lightweight and unbreakable self-adhesive materials and attach directly to the standing seam roof panel. They work well in cloudy, low light conditions and are excellent on curved roof surfaces. SunNet BIPV laminates are low profile and blend in nicely with most metal roof profiles.

An Englert standing seam roof metal roof is the critical platform and centerpiece of the "solar sandwich". The roof supports the thin film laminates and a second energy system below it. The roof's ULTRA-Cool coatings meet Energy Star® and LEED™ requirements for reflectivity and emissivity, reflecting heat away from the building, cutting urban smog and extending the life expectancy of the roof due to less expansion and contraction. Englert standing seam metal roofs will last at least twice as long as other roofing materials, providing an ideal, long lasting platform for any solar energy system.

The third layer is a Solar Thermal System installed under the standing seam roof that absorbs energy into a concealed collection system and transfers it to provide energy for the building's heat and hot water. The system also automatically cools the roof making the BIPV more efficient.

For more information call 1-800-englert or go to www.englertinc.com.system.

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GreenFasten™ solar panel roof mount hardware, watertight, USA made

GreenFasten™ solar panel roof mount hardware, watertight, USA made

The GreenFasten™ - GF1 system utilizes the patented watertight technology EcoFasten Solar® is known for. The flashing is fit with our EPDM rubber bushing and when used with a compatible EcoFasten Solar compression bracket (milled with countersink), a watertight seal is created, which protects the integrity of the roof. Requiring just a single fastener (lag bolt or self-drilling), GreenFasten provides the fastest install in the industry and will not void roofing manufacturer's warranties. Backed by IAPMO certification, GreenFasten delivers a mounting solution for all new or existing (retrofit) composition shingle roofs, and is the most cost-effective solution available. Like all of the solar roof mount solutions in our line of products, GreenFasten is made in the USA using recycled materials.