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INSTALLER TIPS: SOLARTRAY IS REVOLUTIONIZING PV WIRE MANAGEMENT

Unlike traditional wire management which leaves spans of unsupported wire between attachments, SolarTray supports the entire length of the wire. This continuous support system eliminates the risk of sagging wires that cause failed inspections, expensive service calls and equipment damage. Plus, SolarTray installs faster and costs the same as typical wire clips.

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INSTALLER TIP: PRO SERIES SOLARHOOKS WITH POWERARCH TECHNOLOGY

Unirac’s Pro Series SolarHooks with PowerArch technology deliver up to 60% more strength that standard tile hooks but have the same simple installation process and for the same price. Watch the following videos to learn more about the strength of the patented PowerArch and to see a typical installation.  

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INSTALLER TIP: HOW TO INSTALL ATTACHMENTS FOR COMP SHINGLE ROOFS

There are two main types of solar attachments for composition shingle roofs—flashing and flashing-free. Flashing’s primary waterproofing mechanism is simple: a flat metal flashing is inserted between shingle courses and sheds water down the slope of the roof. Flashing-free attachments rely on high-grade sealants to seal penetrations in the roof, and are installed without disturbing, […]

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