2022 Top Article - Solar Atmospheres, Fontana, CA
By combining onsite generation, an advanced energy storage system and a world-class artificial intelligence-powered analytics platform, SCA optimizes energy usage by automatically switching between onsite generation, battery power and grid power.
6 Questions to Ask When Choosing a Smart Tracker Software
With engineering improvements and better installation techniques making trackers more robust and adaptable, the next stage in tracker evolution will center around controls and software.
A Tiny Plexiglass House Featuring RT-MINI Closes Deals on the Spot
"I wanted my customers to see the product up close for themselves, not just view an iPad demo," he said. "So, I built a tiny house using plexiglass and mounted RT-MINI II on the roof."
Stone Coated Steel Roofs - the Hidden Goldrush
There's a goldmine of solar installations out there waiting to be claimed. Adaptable teams could take advantage of the gap in the market and open an entirely new line of income for their businesses if they only looked a bit further than they are currently.
Minimizing Weather-Related Risks with an Expert
Solar client SunCommon engaged Terrasmart to build two surface lot canopies for Alchemist Brewery, a craft brewing company catering to the tourism industry in Stowe, Vermont. The project had to be optimized for the region's rough weather.
Advancing Solar Projects with Ground Grading
Understanding what to expect at the beginning of the construction and knowing how to navigate potential challenges, or how to avoid them altogether, could greatly boost the performance of the solar park, as well as reduce expenses.
2021 Top Article - Best Practices for Installing a Solar-Ready Low Slope Roof
When installing a solar array, having a coverboard as part of the roofing assembly is a best practice. As such, most manufacturers of solar mounts test and evaluate their mechanical attachment products with a coverboard over polyisocyanurate (polyiso) insulation.
Ocean Reef Club at Key Largo―Case Study - RibBracket™III and S-5-PVKIT®2.0
The club is located on a private peninsula, bound on three sides by water and on the fourth side by federal and state lands. The area is subject to 180 mph, Category 5 hurricane winds, making installation of a low-profile, roof-mounted system essential.
Q&A - Whats New With QuickBOLT
Another new product we're excited about is our EPDM Conduit Mount for Asphalt Shingle, EPDM & TPO roofs. This mount offers great flexibility in bundling cables and wires. It is also a deck mounted product, so skip the rafters and install anywhere on the roof.
Ft. Wayne Airport Finds Turbulence-free Carport Install With Metal
MetalX is a direct-attach system for all metal roof types that uses a groundbreaking floating coupler to join row modules at their corners, increasing spans and reducing attachments.
Increasing Labor Efficiency in Solar Mounting
The process of installing passive flashing components requires disruption of the roof shingles which can inadvertently cause further damage and potential leaks. We've taken the approach of why tear up a perfectly good roofing system to install something over the top of it.
S-5! Case Study - Hawaii H-POWER Solar Project VersaGard™ & S-5-S Mini
Elevating the PV panels on rooftops would reduce shadowing from adjacent properties and maximize power generation, and was therefore more favorable to achieve reliable and consistent system performance.
Case Study - MicroTech Manufacturing Facility, Costa Rica
The PVKIT's pre-assembled components provided a simple, secure and economical method for attaching the solar panels. Because the solution is rail-less, it also cuts costs in freight, logistics, lifting equipment and labor associated with traditional rail.
S-5-PVKIT 2.0 Case Study - The Boulder JCC
The challenge was to find a cost-effective PV solution that presented an ROI, which would make the project a no-brainer from a financial standpoint.
Metal Roofing-The Perfect Platform for Solar PV
Metal roofs are known for their durability, sustainability and versatility and are increasing in popularity in the solar marketplace.
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Canadian Solar - HiKuBlack - Black Backsheet & Frame (Mono)
Aesthetic appearance for residential systems: With black backsheet & black frame, Power range 380 ~ 405 W, Low power loss in cell connection. Enhanced reliability: · Low temperature coefficient (Pmax): -0.34 % / °C, LID LeTID less than 2.0%, Lower hot spot temperature, Better shading tolerance.