Mounting Equipment

Learn about the different type of mounting equipment that is used per roof type

The Types of Mounting Equipment

Better Earth utilizes various mounting equipment designed for different types of roofs in their solar installation process. Below is the information for each type of roof on which we perform installations.



Composite/Presidential Comp/Rolled Comp Roof:

  • Mounting Equipment: Unirac Flashloc COMP - Mill
  • Key Features:
    • Fast and easy installation without damaging the roof.
    • Patented triple seal technology for a permanent pressure seal.
    • High-speed installation with lag bolts and sealant.
    • 100% waterproof connection.

Vaulted Ceiling with Comp Shingle:

  • Mounting Equipment: Unirac Flashloc DUO - Mill
  • Key Features:
    • All-in-one mount for fast installation.
    • Triple seal technology for a permanent pressure seal.
    • Protects the roof without damaging shingles.


Tile Roofs

W-Tile/S-Tile/Flat Tile (CA/AZ):

  • Mounting Equipment: Unirac Universal Curved Tile Hook/Flat Tile Hook
  • Key Features:
    • Versatile attachment solutions for tile roofs.
    • POWERARCH TECHNOLOGY for increased strength.
    • Compatible with various tile shapes and sizes.
    • Bead-blasted stainless steel finish.

Florida Specific (W-Tile/S-Tile/Flat Tile):

  • Mounting Equipment: Unirac Tile Replacements (FLASHKIT TR)
  • Key Features:
    • Tile replacement solution for tile roofs.
    • 3x3 versatility and strong design.
    • Patented weather seal technology.
    • Suitable for various tile shapes and colors.


Flat Roofs

Flat Roofs/TPO/Rubber/Foam/

  • Key Features:
    • Supports a wide range of solar panel tilting angles.
    • Resists extreme wind and snow forces.
    • Listed to UL 2703 and corrosion-resistant.


Metal Roofs

Corrugated Metal/Trapezoidal-Rib Metal:

  • Mounting Equipment: S-5! ProteaBracket
  • Key Features:
    • No need to penetrate the roof surface.
    • Fits most trapezoidal sheet profiles.
    • Adjustable attachment base for varying rib widths, heights, and angles.
    • Factory-applied EPDM pad for weather-proof fit.

Standing Seam:

  • Mounting Equipment: S-5!
  • Key Features:
    • Specially designed clamps made of high-quality aluminum and stainless steel.
    • Easy installation with a screwdriver and quick removal if necessary.
    • Compatibility with various rooftop accessories and metal roof profiles.
    • Versatility for different installation projects.
    • Durability and long-lasting secure attachment without roof penetration.
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Last updated on December 1, 2023