Just when you think you’ve seen it all in rooftop attachments. SnapNrack is launching an all new rooftop mounting system, the TopSpeed Mounting System, that is approaching rooftop mounting in a completely different way. Check it out and much much more in our 2023 Solar Rooftop BOS Buyer’s Guide, which is now available.
TopSpeed Mounts are attached directly to the modules before the module is brought up on the roof (pictured above). One of the only steps that follows a traditional install process for layout and planning, is the first row of TopSpeed Mounts. These mounts are attached first to the roof utilizing the integrated Universal Skirt, which creates a strong structure for leveling and aligning the array.
TopSpeed is a way to reduce roof layout guesswork, staging jobsite materials, and assembling racking. By performing the majority of the install on the ground, it allows installers to spend less time on the roof and drastically reduce exposure to safety risks.
The process consists of the following installation steps:
- On the ground, TopSpeed Mounts are attached directly to the panels in the approved mounting
- Next, wire management begins with SnapNrack Smart Clips and MLPE Frame Kits to prep module
leads & MLPEs.
- While these steps are being performed on the ground, the array layout and the first row of TopSpeed Mounts with the Universal Skirt are installed.
After modules are positioned in desired roof location, all mounts are secured to the roof with SnapNrack’s proprietary ½” head wood screws (maintaining a single tool installation) and an approved roof sealant.
SnapNrack is now accepting orders for the new SnapNrack TopSpeed Mounting System with standard order lead times.
— Solar Builder magazine