In the last article we discussed the importance of having a good roof flashing to protect your roof against water intrusion, thus sparing you from expensive damage. In this article, I would like...
Protect your roof from water intrusion. Solar modules are designed to last decades, while our roofing may not be. One of the earliest racking installation methods was to simply apply “dope” or...
In this week’s article I am reviewing Unirac’s recent advancements in their SolarMount racking products. In an ever growing racking market, with all of the options that are out there, it can be...
The prospect of having a PV mounting support system without mounting rails is nothing new. Previously it involved having a racking support system that was integrated with a module's frame,...
Solar Is Not Always Sunny Over their lifetime, solar panels experience countless extreme weather events. Not just the worst storms in years, but the worst storms in 40 years. High...
Make Solar Stonger IronRidge pit our XR rails against the competition by driving a 9,000 lb truck over them. Find out what happens! Contact a CivicSolar Account...
Integrated Grounding FAQ Is UL 2703 a new standard? UL 2703 is currently an Outline of Investigation, which means it has not yet been accepted by ANSI as a standard....
Product Updates IronRidge is expanding its XR Rail Family to include three size options: XR10, XR100 & XR1000. These options replace XRS & XRL. In...
Training Videos IronRidge trainer shows how to install different IronRidge systems in these short how-to videos. Webinars include: Get to know our new all-in-one solar roof attachment....
ProSolar is one of the many suppliers that partners with CivicSolar to bring its product offerings to our customers. The following is a selection of frequently asked questions to ProSolar's...
I'm installing a Sunny Boy 6000 on a job, but have limited area to mount the inverter. What is the required clearance?
The racking and mounting system of a solar PV installation normally consist of 10% to 25% of the total cost of the installation. However, the related roof maintenance costs are rarely included in the...