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BETTER SOLAR STARTS HERE: BETTER SUPPLY CHAIN

Welcome to the NABCEP Conference edition of Unirac’s newsletter! Last month, we talked about our investments in innovative products as part of our Better Solar Starts Here program which is our commitment to help you grow your business. This month we want to talk about supply chain and our efforts to provide you with the […]

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LEAD-TIMES – UNIRAC TALKS DAYS NOT WEEKS

It is probably safe to say that almost everyone’s views on lead-times have changed dramatically over the last few years. With movies/music on demand, same day Amazon deliveries, and groceries being delivered, our expectations for service and speed are only increasing. It’s difficult to remove that expectation for immediate availability as you shift from your […]

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BETTER TRAINING STARTS HERE: NABCEP CONFERENCE 2020

Some of the most well-respected and industry-recognized solar certifications come from NABCEP®. For nearly two decades the organization has built a reputation and brand that is recognized by installers and consumers across the world as a badge of superior solar workmanship, safety, and consumer protection. Unirac is proud to work with NABCEP® and help further […]

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SELECTING RESIDENTIAL ROOF ATTACHMENTS FOR TILE ROOFS

*Installing Mounts on an S-Tile Roof Second in a series: Attachments for Tile Roofs Last month, I shared the top takeaways from the evaluation process I managed when I was responsible for vetting and approving mounting equipment for one of the largest national solar integrators. In that article, I shared key features that make a […]

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INSTALLER TIP: HOW TO INSTALL TILE ROOF ATTACHMENTS

When it comes to installing solar on tile roofs, Tile Hooks or Tile Replacement Mounts are the best options. Watch these videos to learn how to install Flashkit TR and Pro Series Solar Hooks. The Unirac Pro Series Solar Hooks with Power Arch Technology delivers superior strength without a bulky arm, so there is no […]

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SEIA ADVOCATES FOR WIDESPREAD GROWTH OF SOLAR ENERGY

Q & A with Jen Bristol, Director of Communications at Solar Energy Industries Association Editor’s Note: This is a companion article to our spotlight on Unirac Strategic Account Manager Kendra Hubbard who serves as a Board Director with SEIA. What is SEIA? Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) is the national trade association for the U.S. […]

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EMPLOYEE SPOTLIGHT: KENDRA HUBBARD – UNIRAC STRATEGIC ACCOUNT MANAGER, SEIA BOARD DIRECTOR

“Clean Energy is Critical to the Health of our Citizens and Planet” “I love my job because I get to help with system design, procurement, and making sure our partners get excellent service from our team.” –Kendra Hubbard Kendra Hubbard is Unirac’s Strategic Account Manager for the Pacific Northwest, where she travels seven states, helping […]

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BETTER SOLAR STARTS HERE: CONTINUING THE JOURNEY WITH YOU

Welcome to the 2nd Edition of Unirac’s newsletter, Better Solar Starts Here. We’re excited to bring you some updates that could impact your business. We appreciate everyone who shared feedback on the first issue of the newsletter and welcome any comments you may have on this, our second issue. Here, we’ll be featuring the first […]

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ASCE 7-16 AFFECTS ALMOST EVERY SOLAR PROJECT — WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW NOW

*Wind map images used with the permission of the Applied Technology Council (ATC) After years in the making, The American Society of Civil Engineers’ latest set of guidelines, ASCE/SEI 7-16, has now taken effect. These guidelines set forth a number of changes which contractors should take into account when designing and installing residential and commercial […]

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SELECTING RESIDENTIAL ROOF ATTACHMENTS

First in a series: Attachments for Composition Shingle Roofs There are an overwhelming number of solar roof mounting attachments on the market and more are released every year. Selecting the right product can seem daunting. Believe me, I know how it feels! For a great portion of my solar career, I worked for a large […]

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