After finishing profitable photo voltaic panel installations with roof recovers at crops in Peachtree Metropolis, Georgia, and Adelanto, California, McElroy Steel just lately accomplished a 3rd photo voltaic conversion with its plant in Clinton, Illinois.
Inovateus Photo voltaic put in 1,116 Hanwha Q-Plus L-G42 350W panels on the ability 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 at the side of the roof recuperate,” says Ken Gieseke, Vice President – Advertising and marketing at McElroy Steel. “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 Steel stays devoted to being an advocate for photo voltaic vitality.”
The unique R-panel metallic roofing on the plant, constructed within the 1970s, was recovered by McElroy Steel’s 238T symmetrical standing seam roofing. Photo voltaic panels had been connected to the brand new roofing utilizing S-5! clamps.
“McElroy Steel has been a revered and premier metallic roof and part producer for 3 generations,” says Rob Haddock, founder and CEO of S-5!. “Similar to S-5!, they acquired there by setting the best requirements of high quality and integrity for themselves and for his or her distributors. As each firms are leaders within the metallic building business, we have now had the privilege of working alongside McElroy in lots of venues, business commerce teams and provide relationships now spanning virtually 40 years. Not solely are they a valued S-5! buyer and distribution accomplice, however shut associates, business advocates, allies and activists. Two premier manufacturers, McElroy and S-5!, have each raised the bar in making metallic roofs higher, and collectively once more, with the addition of solar energy on their third S-5! solarized undertaking. I’m positive we each stay up for the subsequent one.”
A wide range 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 elements are fabricated from non-corrosive aluminum and stainless-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 provide straightforward particular person panel elimination and alternative for straightforward plenum entry. Panels may even be re-installed, requiring solely the acquisition and set up of a brand new cap.
The 238T metallic roofing panels had been roll fashioned on web site, run instantly on to the roof and put in by Prairieland Roofing of Arthur, Illinois.
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