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PanelClaw Introduces a New Roof Mounting Solution to Lower the Cost

published: 2014-03-10 13:29

PanelClaw introduces Polar Bear® III, a new flat roof mounting system that can help drive down the costs of PV installation. The Polar Bear III is the newest product of PanelClaw’s existing flat roof solutions and combines them all into a single platform with more competitive pricing.

“Polar Bear III provides a pathway to more market opportunities for our partners and ensures rapid growth of the whole industry,” says Constantino Nicolaou, CEO of PanelClaw. “PanelClaw’s commitment to lowering the cost of solar is relentless. Lowering the cost of racking without sacrificing safety and reliability is a challenging endeavor.”

The new Polar Bear III flat roof system (Source: PanelClaw / Business Wire)

Executive Vice President of Services and Sales Zach Ward notes the release of the new Polar Bear product provides customers with the construction speed and flexibility required to lower costs at every stage of a project’s lifecycle.

Using 400 MW of amassed project experience to design this next product evolution, Polar Bear III provides developers and installers with the same quality and permitting success they have come to expect from PanelClaw. “We needed a solution that meets the same high-quality and service advantages that PanelClaw is known for, but at a more competitive price,” said Colleen Ayres, Marketing Director, PanelClaw. “Polar Bear III captures the extensive engineering experience of all PanelClaw’s roof top products and delivers it through our same valued PanelClaw Advantage A-to-Z service model.”

Key Product Features

Roof Integrity

  • Integrated roof protection pads
  • Captured ballast
  • Free water flow
  • Thermal compensation

Accelerated Construction

  • Easy handling
  • Pre-assembled bolts
  • Dense packaging
  • Built-in wire management pathways

Safety and Reliability

  • Industry-first 25 year warranty
  • Advanced seismic behavior analysis
  • Boundary layer wind tunnel testing
  • UL 2703 for grounding and bonding
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