How to find the best solar mount for your installation

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Are you considering to install a solar PV system for your business? Before you do so, you will need to think about the type of mounting system you will be using for your installation. Choosing the right solar mounting system is an important component for your solar installation.  Before deciding on how your system will be mounted, you will need … Read More

EkonoRack 2.0 is our best-selling mounting system

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If you have a commercial flat rooftop and plan to install solar panels, our EkonoRack 2.0 mounting system is perfect for you! EkonoRack 2.0 is our #1 best-selling commercial solar mounting system for flat roofs. The system is a simple non-penetrating solar mounting solution with a single racking component that acts as a ballast tray windshield mount and multiple panel support. The … Read More

Choose KB Racking for your next solar installation

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Who We Are KB Racking specializes in providing commercial and residential solar mounting solutions for rooftops around the world. We manufacture ballasted and anchored solar racking systems for flat roof projects, as well as customized solutions for metal roofs. KB Racking has offices in Toronto, Canada, California, as well as Mexico, which allows us to service all of North America.  … Read More

The impact of hurricanes on solar mounting systems

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Natural disasters are unlikely to be prevented as climate change is only making them worse. A hurricane or tornado can be detrimental and impact solar mounting systems.  As hurricane Dorian hit North America at the beginning of September, it threated solar installations along the east coast. According to the Washington Post, hurricane Dorian’s forceful winds extended outward up to 60 … Read More

The steps for installing a solar racking system

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You’ve decided to go solar and plan to install a solar PV system on your rooftop. Let’s get into the necessary steps needed to install the solar racking system onto your roof in order to start reaping the benefits of your new solar-paneled roof. First, you need to make sure that your roof is strong enough for solar installation and … Read More

The importance of solar mounting for your rooftop

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According to IEA’s Sustainable Development Scenario (SDS), renewable energy has a major role to play in curbing global emissions. Renewable capacity additions need to grow by over 300 GW on average each year between 2018 and 2030 to reach the goals of the Paris Agreement. As the solar industry continues to climb and dominate the renewables sector, even minor flaws … Read More

What are the different types of solar mounting systems?

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By now you have a good understanding of what a solar panel is and how a solar photovoltaic system functions. We’ve seen solar panels mounted on roofs, but may wonder how the systems are mounted. Before solar panels can be installed onto your rooftop, you will need to know what the available solar mounting options are.   A solar mounting system … Read More

What industries benefit from solar energy?

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A spike in the demand for solar, falling prices, various tax incentives, and grants, are the advantages and benefits businesses gain from solar energy. Here are some of the industries that can benefit from solar energy. Agriculture: Firstly, agriculture is one of the industries that can benefit from solar energy. As energy costs keep rising, more farmers are turning to … Read More

Solar energy is booming around the world

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Solar power is the faster growing renewable energy source across the world. The global solar capacity has significantly increased over the last few years. As stated by a report by Natural Resources Canada, there are over 420 GW of solar capacity installed worldwide. The leading countries for solar power production are China, United States, Japan, Germany, and Italy.   Solar … Read More

Product Spotlight: Solar Mounting Solutions for Metal Roofs

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Last month, we covered solar mounting solutions for flat roofs. However, don’t feel left out if you’ve got a metal roof and want to adopt solar energy as a renewable resource for your business. KB Racking is known for high-quality, long-lasting products that can work with all sorts of roof types, including metal. Let’s go over some of our metal … Read More