To secure solar panels onto a rooftop system, roof penetrations are done. For any roof penetration, flashing is required to prevent any leakage from occurring. There are different types of flashing that are utilized in the solar industry.

For pitched roofs, there are several different types.

Aluminum ...

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The idea of residential solar arrays has been around since solar cell panels were first being developed; it gave an answer to the question of eliminating your energy needs. With advancements in technology, we are now able to supply to the consumer efficient and low-maintenance panels at a fraction o...

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Microinverters:

Microinverters work well for facilities that have possible shading, snow, and requirement of multiple array orientations. These microinverters are essential to convert the Direct Current (DC) electricity that is produced to Alternating Current (AC) which is required for your home. The...

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Solar panels perform not quite as well in winter as compared to summer due to the limited sun hours. NAIT underwent a study in 2012 accumulating 5 years of data to determine the actual effect of snow on solar panels laid out at various roof pitches. The result for modules without maintenance during ...

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On April 15th, 2017 the Alberta government mandated eligible solar installations on a residential or commercial building would be eligible for up to a 35% rebate or $10,000 on a total system install. The incentive was designed to make financial access to renewable sources of energy easier for the ho...

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