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OCD IS A-OKAY WHEN IT COMES TO OPS.

Jennifer Bradley, Sunpro Solar’s only female Territory Operations Manager, runs her Albuquerque and Lubbock crews like family. A mother of 11 and an avid crafter with self-diagnosed OCD, she is no stranger to the intricacies of communication, constantly moving schedules, and the endless challenges that residential solar crews face. Born in Pennsylvania, she grew up […]

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PRODUCT DESIGNER NATE SCHUIT RECALLS EARLY DAYS OF UNIRAC

Editor’s note: Nate Schuit, Senior Product Designer, Product Development, is one of Unirac’s longest-tenured employees. He has seen most of Unirac’s now 21-year history and was integral to one of its first and most enduring products, Solarmount rail. We asked Chris Woodward, Director of Inside Sales, another of our long-time staffers, to interview him for […]

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#BETTERSOLARFORALL: THE MISSION CONTINUES

It’s been several months since we brought you the article on the solar project we’ve been putting together for our friends at the homeless shelter Joy Junction.  We are almost to the finish line! While a few of you may have missed the project over the holidays last year, we are happy to see how […]

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FT. WAYNE AIRPORT FINDS TURBULENCE-FREE CARPORT INSTALL WITH METALX

There’s a lot of covered parking out there, and it’s a market that’s expanding all the time. Unirac’s MetalX is making it easy to include solar in those plans, as a recent installation at the Ft. Wayne International Airport shows. The airport, which has one of the longest runways in the country (11,981 feet), was […]

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BETTER SOLAR STARTS TOGETHER

You may or may not have caught the news a few weeks back, but Unirac, has successfully completed the acquisition of Ecolibrium Solar. The acquisition represents a significant expansion of Unirac’s product portfolio, adding Ecolibrium’s commercial flat roof, residential rail-less and metal roof products to its product line, already recognized as a leader in the industry. “We are excited about the Ecolibrium team and the products they have brought […]

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ECOLIBRIUM LAB MANAGER BRINGS RACING SPIRIT TO UNIRAC TEAM

The Ecolibrium Solar team—now working alongside Unirac as part of the recent acquisition—brings a depth of great new talent. Take Lab Manager Gary Norman, for instance. He’s a born gearhead—literally. “My family drag-raced,” he said, “and my mother’s water broke with me at the racetrack. She had to go to the stage lanes to get […]

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ZERO MEMBRANES, ONE SKU

A WEBINAR ABOUT OUR NEW UNIVERSAL FLAT-ROOF ATTACHMENT Unirac’s new single-SKU flat-roof attachment is changing the game in commercial solar. That may sound like a big claim, and so we welcome you to learn about it in detail with the insights of Chem Link, manufacturer of the sealant that helps make Flashloc™ RM unique. On […]

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UNIRAC HELPS INSTALLER PIVOT QUICKLY WITH ROCKY GROUNDMOUNT INSTALL

As much as we might wish jobsites could be standardized, we all know that every installation is unique. When unforeseen difficulties come up, you need a team that can help you get it back on track quickly. That’s what happened when Pennsylvania Solar Energy Company Inc. encountered a challenging site recently in the Pennsylvania hills […]

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UNIRAC TRAINING GOING STRONG IN FLORIDA AND ACROSS U.S.

Especially in a down economy, every installer is hunting for ways to keep looking ahead and not lose momentum. Unirac’s Installer Sales Specialists have been adjusting to continue bringing our customers as much value as possible in the industry. One of the services these specialists can offer (thanks to their own backgrounds as installers) is […]

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