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Rail-Less Solar on Metal Roofs: Wire Management & Best Practices

December 2, 2021

Presenter: S-5!’s Director of Solar Business, Mark Gies

Credit: NABCEP-Approved – Earn 1.5 JTA hrs

Learning Objectives:

1. How/why a metal roof is a perfect solar platform
2. Advantages of rail-less PV mounting systems
3. Best practices for design and deployment of wire management
4. Best practices for installation techniques and other balance of system (BOS) components

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¿Por qué los techos metálicos son la perfecta plataforma para módulos solares?

1 de diciembre de 2021

Presentado por: Director Internacional de Ventas, Juan Carlos Fuentes

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Insights with Industry Experts: Residential Exposed-Fastened Metal Roof ColorGard Install

November 11, 2021

Presenters: S-5!’s Product Development Engineer, Jon Moss & S-5!’s Vice President of Research & Development, Dustin Haddock

Learning Objectives:

1. Gain insight on how best to plan for your next snow guard installation
2. Learn how S-5! snow retention compatible brackets attach to structure, and the engineering that ensures a safe, leak free snow guard system
3. Learn how to install ColorGard on exposed fastened roof
4. Learn how to install the ColorGard components with S-5! snow retention compatible brackets
5. Find out tips on snow guard system design and installation

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Insights with Industry Experts: Installing the RibBracket III With the PVKit® 2.0

October 28, 2021

 

Presenters: Shawn Haddock, S-5!’s Field Applications Specialist & David Stahler, S-5!’s Director of Distributor Relations

Insights With Industry Experts Training Objectives:

1. Gain insight on how to plan smart for your next solar installation.
2. Learn how to install the RibBracket III and avoid leaks on trapezoidal exposed-fastened roofs.
3. Learn how to install the PVKIT with the RibBracket III.
4. Learn tips for how to make your PV array square during the installation process.

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Best Practices to Install Solar on Metal Roofs

October 14, 2021

Presenters: S-5!’s Director of Distributor Development, David Stahler

Credit: NABCEP-Approved – Earn 1 JTA hrs

Learning Objectives:

1. The basics of metal roofs and metal roof components, including their widespread use
2. How a metal roof is a perfect solar platform
3. A comparison of mounting methods and attachments for solar on metal roofs
4.Best practices for installing solar on metal roofs

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Metal Roofs: Wind Uplifting or Not?

September 29, 2021

Presenter: S-5!’s Director of Solar Business, Mark Gies

Credit: 1 LU/HSW CEU credit

Learning Objectives:

1. Understand the effects of wind uplift on roofs and the science behind it
2. Discover the changes in ASCE 07 and how it creates a safer building
3. Understand wind uplift testing and why it is important
4. Identify methods, metal roof accessories, and applications to improve metal roof performance in wind uplift situations
5. Learn specification techniques and how to properly select and specify wind-rated metal roofs and accessories to value engineer wind control

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Insights with Industry Experts: Residential Standing Seam Metal Roof ColorGard Install

September 16, 2021

Presenter: S-5!’s Product Development Engineer, Jon Moss & S-5!’s Inside Sales Engineer, Jesse Winternitz

Learning Objectives:

1. Gain insight on how best to plan for your next snow guard installation.
2. Learn how to install ColorGard on standing seam roofs without penetrations.
3. Learn how to install the ColorGard components with S-5! clamps.
4. Find out tips on how to easily install the color strip and keep your system looking its best.

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Why Use Snow Retention on Exposed-Fastened Roofs?

September 2, 2021

Presenters: S-5!’s Director of Distributor Development, David Stahler

Learning Objectives:
1. What is snow retention?
2. How does snow behave on a roof?
3. Why should you install snow retention?
4. What are the common objections for not installing snow guards on an exposed-fastened roof?
5. What are the options for exposed-fastened snow guards?
6. What happens when you don’t calculate your system, and you install “other solutions”?
7. How do you calculate and design a snow guard system for an exposed-fastened roof?
8. What snow guard solutions do S-5! offer for exposed-fastened metal roofs?

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La ciencia de la fuerza del viento sobre techos metálicos

1 de septiembre de 2021

Presentado por: Director Internacional de Ventas, Juan Carlos Fuentes

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Rooftop Accessories: Dependable Utility Application Mounting

July 14, 2021

Presenter: S-5!’s Business Development Manager, Shawn deAngelo

Learning Objectives:
1. Determine your particular metal roof type
2. Understand the different utility applications available with S-5!
3. Know the do’s and don’ts of utility attachment solutions
4. Understand utility standard requirements
5. Discover product offerings from S-5!
6. Learn about the manufacturers and industry influencers with whom we work

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AIA: Solar PV Rooftop Applications & Solar Ready Design Consideration

July 7, 2021

Presenter: S-5!’s Architectural & National Accounts Director, Shelly Higgins

Credit: 1 LU/HSW CEU credit

Learning Objectives:
1. Describe a solar photovoltaic (PV) system.
2. Understand how sunlight is converted into renewable energy.
3. Learn the various components and rooftop applications of a solar PV system.
4. Define solar-ready roof and how to pre-plan and pre-build a solar-ready roof to increase safety and efficiency.
5. Explain why a metal roof is a perfect solar platform and understand why non-penetrating mounting systems are beneficial.
6. Learn how solar on metal roofs prove to be the most economical and the most eco-friendly.

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Solar in High Wind & Snow Country: Design Considerations

June 23, 2021

Presenter: S-5!’s Vice President of Research & Development, Dustin Haddock

Learning Objectives:
1. Understand the effects of wind on solar design
2. Understand the load reductions permissible by ASCE 7-16
3. Gain comprehension of how design snow loads affect solar design
4. Know how to compute drag loads
5. Gain comprehension of the basics of aerodynamic shade and drift loads
6. Use the learned criteria to choose an appropriate mounting system

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How to Navigate Solar Projects: Permits, Codes and Standards

June 16, 2021

Presenters:
Mark Gies | S-5!’s Director of Solar Business
Jesse Winternitz | S-5!’s Sales & Application Engineer
Aaron Unruh | Ironridge’s Commercial Sales Manager
Mark Rangel | SPEIR Innovations – EVP – Commercial Business Development & Preconstruction

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AIA: The Science AND Science Fiction of Snow Retention Devices

June 9, 2021

Presenter: S-5!’s Architectural & National Accounts Director, Shelly Higgins

AIA Credit: 1 LU/HSW CEU 

Learning Objectives:
1. Describe the history and methods of snow control on rooftops.
2. Explain the importance of snow retention and the liabilities and hazards to be avoided.
3. Calculate the roof’s vector force and how to engineer a snow retention system.
4. Explain the various types of snow retention or snow guards, their differences, and the importance of proper product selection.
5. Specify snow retention to mitigate liability.

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Why is Metal Roofing the Perfect Solar Platform?

June 3, 2021

Presenter: S-5!’s Senior Director of Research & Development, Nik Holley

Learning Objectives:
1. Why metal roofing is the perfect platform for PV
2. The service life of standing seam metal roofs and details surrounding this
3. Shortcomings of other roof types relating to PV mounting
4. Service life compatibility with PV of metal roofs and other types
5. A PV mounting cost comparison of membrane roofs vs. standing seam
6. Initial costs of a solar roof using metal and membrane
7. Lifetime costs of a metal roof with PV and a membrane roof with PV

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S-5! WindClamps: The Most Cost-Effective Way to Increase Standing Seam Metal Roof Wind Performance

May 6, 2021

Presenter: S-5!’s Vice President of Research & Development, Dustin Haddock

Learning Objectives:
1. Understand the different failure modes a SSMR can experience under heavy wind loads
2. Learn how to prevent the failure or reinforce an existing roof
3. Understand the costs associated with increasing the allowable loads of a SSMR – adding more structure, increasing roof material thickness and wind clamps
4. Discover how much wind clamps improve the wind uplift characteristics of an SSMR
5. Examine changes to code as it pertains to uplift and how those changes affect existing construction
6. Learn what resources are available for reinforcing SSMR (FM Data Sheet 1-31

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Exposed-Fastened Metal Roofing Do's and Dont's

April 29, 2021

Presenter: S-5!’s Director of Distributor Development, David Stahler

Learning Objectives:
1. Learn about various metal roof types: with an emphasis on exposed-fastened metal roofs
2. Understand what is exposed-fastened metal roofing and how it is attached
3. Recognize the differences between exposed fastened roofs such as AG-, R- and corrugated panels
4. Learn how to properly attach solar panels and ancillaries on exposed-fastened metal roofs
5. Understand handling penetrations in metal roof panels
6. Recognize common exposed-fastened panel issues and the best attachments to use

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Qualifying Snow Retention Systems

April 15, 2021

Presenter: S-5!’s Founder & CEO, Rob Haddock

Learning Objectives:
1. Understand the importance of verifying vendor sales claims and vendor transparency
2. Make informed decisions about snow guard and vendor selection
3. Understand the importance of life/safety as related to snow guards
4. Avoid liability for property damage/personal injury
5. Know the importance of job-specific design and engineering to job-specific design
6. Recognize that comprehensive testing is crucial to engineering

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Install of PVKIT 2.0 on Standing Seam Metal Roof

March 25, 2021

Presenter: S-5!’s Director of Field Applications & Product Support, Shawn Haddock

Learning Objectives: 
1. Learn about the components of the PVKIT 2.0
2. Consider your wiring/electrical plans
3. Understand how to plan around existing roof objects
4. Recognize the various points of attachment
5. Learn what steps are necessary to take before assembly
6. Discover step-by-step how to install the S-5! PVKIT 2.0

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Selecting and Designing Rooftop Accessories

March 11, 2021

Presenter: S-5!’s Architectural & National Accounts Director, Shelly Higgins

AIA Accredited: 1 LU/HSW CEU Credit

Learning Objectives:
1. Identify the best rooftop accessory product for a specific need or application.
2. Learn how to properly design a rooftop penetration and eliminate future problems by studying correct and incorrect applications. Also, recognize product limitations, specifications and code requirements for the desired rooftop accessory.
3. Discover different types of roof accessories, know their application and better understand how to incorporate them in design.
4. Understand the way an accessory is attached to a roof dramatically affects the roofs thermal movement and subsequent potential for future water leakage and roof warranty violations.

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