After finishing profitable photo voltaic panel installations with roof recovers at crops in Peachtree Metropolis, Ga., and Adelanto, Calif., McElroy Metallic just lately accomplished a 3rd photo voltaic conversion with its plant in Clinton, Ailing.
Inovateus Solar put in 1,116 Hanwha Q-Plus L-G42 350W panels on the power in Clinton. The system is rated at 390.6 kW DC, has 5 inverters and is designed for an annual output of 829,289 kWh.
“We’re very excited concerning the addition of photo voltaic panels to a 3rd manufacturing facility along with the roof get well,” says Ken Gieseke, Vice President – Advertising at McElroy Metallic. “As soon as we did the mathematics, calculated the return on the funding, it merely made sense to put in the photo voltaic panels. McElroy Metallic stays devoted to being an advocate for photo voltaic vitality.”
Roof get well particulars
The unique R-panel steel roofing on the plant, constructed within the 1970s, was recovered by McElroy Metallic’s 238T symmetrical standing seam roofing. Quite a lot of S-5! merchandise had been utilized in attaching the photo voltaic panels to the standing seam roofing, together with 1,800 S-5-T clamps, particularly designed to suit profiles with a “T” formed seam configuration, and 850 RibBracket II clamps, that are made for attaching to trapezoidal roof profiles.
As well as, 2,050 MidGrab clamps and 410 EdgeGrab clamps from the S-5! PVKIT 2.zero had been additionally used. The PVKIT 2.zero is comprised of pre-assembled elements to avoid wasting money and time that require the usage of just one instrument for set up. All components are fabricated from non-corrosive aluminum and chrome steel and set up with the module to scale back format time.
McElroy’s 238T symmetrical standing seam system doesn’t have female and male seams, however is comprised of panels with matching left and proper seams. The panels are joined with a mechanically seamed cap. The panels are non-directional and might be put in left to proper, proper to left and even middle to proper or left. Along with set up advantages, symmetrical panels supply simple particular person panel elimination and substitute for simple plenum entry. Panels may even be re-installed, requiring solely the acquisition and set up of a brand new cap.
The 238T steel roofing panels had been roll shaped on website, run straight on to the roof and put in by Prairieland Roofing of Arthur, Ailing.