WIRE MANAGEMENT BEST PRACTICES

Wire Management is a vital part of every residential solar photovoltaic (PV) Installation. It is the foundation of efficiency, good production, and safe operation of the array. PV systems are complex, the environment is harsh, and installation can be difficult. As a result, getting wire management right is not always easy, but with quality equipment […]

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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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RECURSOS EN ESPAÑOL

 El compromiso de Unirac con Better Solar Starts Here incluye proporcionar la mejor experiencia de instalación a contratistas solares en los mercados a los que sirve. En consecuencia, Unirac tiene recursos de capacitación para instaladores de habla hispana en América Latina y América del Norte.

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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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BALLAST BLOCKS: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

Sometimes the most pressing questions are the most basic. Take the humble ballast block—this seemingly simple piece of concrete that holds down a flat roof mounting system can lead to a lot of questions about weights, dimensions, and materials. Since finding and placing the blocks is the installer’s responsibility, it’s a common and sometimes last-minute […]

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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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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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