Installer Support

  • Solectria
  The Problem Many inverters installed in the last 10+ years are now failing and are no longer protected by the original product warranty. With limited possibilities of extending warranty coverage,...
Support Article
6/13/2017
  • metal roof, S-5!, installation
In partnership with S-5!, we have put together a comprehensive E-Book outlining best practices when it comes to installing solar on metal roofs.  Metal roofs continue to make up an increasing...
Support Article
5/30/2017
  • Microgrid, Schneider
  From Wall Street to Main Street, deploying microgrid technology integrated with storage has captured the attention of futurists and business people alike. Last April Wal-Mart launched 17 microgrid...
Support Article
5/30/2017
  • Canadian Solar, HOA, solar installation
Homeowner Associations (HOAs) have been around since the mid 19th century as a means of managing residential housing developments. The responsibilities of an HOA differ by location and community,...
Support Article
5/30/2017
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I am thinking of purchasing the Schneider Conext SW 4kW 120/240VAC 48VDC Inverter/Charger RNW8654048.   If I get the ComBox to access the System Control Program do I still need the Conext System...
Support Question
5/28/2017
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I am a member of the UC San Diego Solar Car Team. We're looking for a lightweight form of protection for our solar cell array, preferably some type of epoxy (no glass - it weighs too much). What...
Support Question
5/26/2017
  • GS Battery, Storage, Solar Plus Storage
Identify why a customer is interested in batteries with their solar system. The project development for a fully-off grid cabin is different from someone who wants battery backup when the grid goes...
Support Article
5/17/2017
  • Jinko, Module Reliability, Solar Panel
  Frame The frame gives the solar panel shape and stability and protects the glass top layer from damage by flexion. Anodized aluminum is the best frame material to achieve shape and stability....
Support Article
5/17/2017
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i am starting to build a 7500 watts system will be splitting into two 3750 watts each for each inverter  got permitts i got almost everything racking accessories panels dc ac disconnect wires...
Support Question
5/16/2017
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I’m working to design an off-grid DC coupled system. I see online that you sell two Schneider MPPT charge controllers. What is the main difference between the two? This is a larger system with...
Support Question
5/10/2017
  • Solar Panel Durability
Each component of a solar panel is relevant to performance: cells, glass, encapsulant, edge seal, frame, junction box, connectors, and backsheets.  Not only does CivicSolar recognize that each type...
Support Article
5/1/2017
  • Solar Durability
1. The name of the cell manufacturer Knowing the name of the manufacturer allows you to determine what tier they are. While there are multiple ways that solar panels are ranked into tiers, we will...
Support Article
5/1/2017
  • How much does a solar system cost?
Well, the correct answer to that question is “it depends”. A photovoltaic solar system can cost as little as a few hundred dollars or as much as millions of dollars. Here is a quick table that shows...
Support Article
5/1/2017
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The solar design process is a critical starting point in executing a solar photovoltaic (PV) project. In the age of accessible satellite imagery and innovative software development, designing solar...
Support Article
4/26/2017
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I had an account and now when I go to log in, it does not recognize my email address.  Could someone help with this? cshellum@solarconnectioninc.com Curt Shellum        
Support Question
4/26/2017
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Support Article
4/24/2017

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