Solar

Kyocera offers Diamond Partner Program for solar PV installers

Kyocera Solar Inc. announced the Kyocera Diamond Partner Program for new and existing installers who offer Kyocera solar modules and peripheral photovoltaic system products. The benefit program offers first access to the Company’s latest products and technology innovations, best price guarantees, special sales, discounted training programs, online tools for lead-generation and enhanced technical support....

MBCI offers photovoltaic solutions

MBCI recently introduced its photovoltaic solutions to the marketplace. MBCI offers two different photovoltaic systems. The first is a rigid glass-based polycrystalline silicon module which can be installed on standing seam metal roofs using a non-penetrating clamp that mechanically attaches to the seam. The second offering is flexible thin film which is typically adhered...

SFS intec introduces new attachment products for metal panel roof systems

SFS intec Inc., a manufacturer of fastening systems for the construction industry, introduced two new products for attachment to metal panel roof systems. For standing-seam roof systems, the AceClamp provides a method for anchoring solar installations and other products that will be mounted to the roof. The one top-mounted tightening fastener with a locking...

Englert gets latest on PV roofing installation, financial support

Englert general and architectural sales representatives and architectural support staff came to the company’s Perth Amboy, New Jersey headquarters from all over the country earlier this month for a two-day seminar on new developments in solar roofing technology. The two-day classroom and hands-on workshop focused on developments in crystalline and laminate photovoltaic  systems, the...

RISE announces CSRP test date

Roof Integrated Solar Energy Inc. will hold its next Certified Solar Roofing Professional exam Feb. 24, 2012. The CSRP designation is a voluntary certification for professionals who plan and oversee the installation of roof-mounted photovoltaic systems. The credential evaluates whether candidates have the underlying knowledge required to successfully install roof-mounted PV systems. The application...

Drexel donates metal roof to UMASS Solar Decathlon home.

Drexel Metals Inc. donated all of the materials for the students at UMASS to install a cool energy efficient metal roof system on their Solar Decathlon home. The U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon is an award-winning program that challenges collegiate teams to design, build, and operate solar-powered houses that are cost-effective, energy-efficient, and...

NRCA offers PV class in Denver

The National Roofing Contractors Association will hold its one-day class, Photovoltaic Roof Systems: Energizing Your Business, Oct. 13 in Denver. Class participants will learn about the terminology, benefits, design considerations, construction details, electrical considerations, code compliance, and business and legal issues associated with photovoltaic roof systems. Participants also will have the opportunity to interact...

RISE announces Certified Solar Roofing Professionals

Roof Integrated Solar Energy, Inc. has announced its newest Certified Solar Roofing Professionals. The CSRP designation is a voluntary certification for professionals who plan and oversee the installation of roof-mounted photovoltaic systems. The credential evaluates whether candidates have the underlying knowledge required to successfully install roof-mounted PV systems. The board of directors of RISE...