Tag: rooftop

  • Cape Canaveral tapped ESA for city’s first community center solar project

    The city of Cape Canaveral, Florida, has opened its all-new Community Center building, complete with a state-of-the-art rooftop solar array provided by ESA. The 72-panel, 48 kW array is the city’s first rooftop solar initiative and will provide clean energy to the Community Center to reduce its carbon footprint and operating costs. The new building,……

  • EcoFasten brings its slick ClickFit rail-based residential solar mounting system to the U.S.

    At Solar Power International last week, EcoFasten, an Esdec company, debuted its ClickFit rail-based solar mounting system for composition shingle and tile pitched roofs for the first time in the U.S. ClickFit offers a fast, simple installation process, since the main components click together. The aluminum rail clicks onto either theRead More — Solar Builder magazine

  • Solar installs grow 43 percent in Q2 2016, but long-term questions emerge in each segment

    Growing 43 percent year-over-year, the U.S. saw 2,051 MW of solar photovoltaics installed in Q2 2016. According to GTM Research and the Solar Energy Industries Association’s latest U.S. Solar Market Insight report, this marks the eleventh consecutive quarter in which more than 1 GW of PV was installed, driven largelyRead More — Solar Builder magazine

  • PHP Systems jumps into solar with new PV mounting system

    PHP Systems/Design (PHP), designer and manufacturer of high-performance rooftop pipe and equipment support systems, has added a solar panel mounting system to their comprehensive line of rooftop support system products this Fall to meet market demands and further ongoing commitment to sustainable building practices. According to data from the SolarRead More — Solar Builder magazine

  • VOTE for Solar Builder’s 2016 Projects of the Year

    The nominations are in, and now it’s time for you, the reader, to choose the best of the best for our fourth annual Solar Builder Project of the Year Awards. Because of the big influx of ground-mount submissions this year, we’ve divided up the voting into three categories: roof-mounted, C&I ground-mounted andRead More — Solar Builder magazine