Solaire Generation has completed of its first Long Span R5 canopy, a solution specifically designed for new and existing parking garages. The 684 kWp installation, is at the New England headquarters of an undisclosed Fortune 100 company. According to the company, features of the canopy include Solaire’s Max Rack Water Management System and Max Rack Snow Guard, that provide protection for employees and vehicles against sun, snow and rain. The canopy was designed to withstand 55 psf snow load and 100 mph winds.
According to Solaire, its patent pending Long Span R5 design optimizes system size and productivity, providing a 5-degree tilt with southern exposure, regardless of garage orientation. A ground parking lot version of the Long Span is also available.