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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BUILDING A BETTER TILE HOOK

Powerarch Improves Strength by up to 60% Installers are constantly looking for a better tile hook, and thanks to a product development team deeply committed to improvement and innovation, Unirac recently delivered. Its new Powerarch technology yields a Pro Series Solarhook that’s up to 60% stronger, at the same price and with the same installation […]

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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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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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Installer Tip: How To Install AC Solar Modules

AC solar panels simplify installation by integrating the inverter and module into a ready-to-install unit, eliminating steps to mount microinverters and to connect and manage DC leads. Mounting AC panels requires making a few key adjustments to the typical installation process and may be new to some installers. This video demonstrates how to unlock the […]

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