The landowner wanted to maximize his financial returns from the Feed-In Tariff; with 25 business units on the site, all the electricity generated is used by the tenants on site.
This installation was unusual in that the barn, although a concrete portal barn its original fibre-cement roof had been recently replaced with insulated sheet steel.
The structural survey revealed that the structure was suitable for a PV the proposed 20kwp system installation. The REDtip SwiftRailTM PV mounting rail was selected as it allowed easy installation to the structural timbers that had been installed over the concrete purlins. This maintained the integrity of the roof and its warranty.
SwiftRailTM is simply stitched to the profiled roof crowns. The stitching holes are sealed with self adhesive EPDM tape laid between the rail and the sheet.
"The Simplicity of the SwiftRailTM system made installation really fast even with late starts due to frosty conditions, we blasted through this install and completed inside 3 days."
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