Unirac, Inc. a leading provider of innovative PV racking solutions, was selected by Hunt Electric, Inc. to provide ROOFMOUNT | RM10 for a 697kW solar array atop the flat roof of the Vivint Smart Home Arena in Salt Lake City, Utah. Vivint Solar and Larry H. Miller Group of Companies worked together to bring the approximate 2,700 panel project to a city that is ranked sixth in the nation by the American Lung Association for poor air quality. Throughout its 25-year lifespan, the array will offset the equivalent energy consumption of one million pounds of coal per year. Upon its completion in October 2016, the installation became one of the nation’s largest rooftop solar systems at an indoor sports arena and, in a single year, will yield 2X the required electricity needed to power a season of home games at the arena.
With only two months to complete construction; Hunt Electric led the way by designing the project, procuring materials and managing all on-site installation and commissioning of the solar array. Hunt Electric selected Unirac’s licensed engineers, including in-house staff and a partnership with PZSE Structural Engineers, to provide custom engineered solutions to overcome unique site conditions while still meeting all customer requirements. “Unirac was very responsive, helping drive the project forward while delivering stamped construction documents with custom-tailored calculations in less than three weeks. This was critical in obtaining the permit to keep the project on track.” Deb Henry, Engineering Project Manager for Hunt Electric.
ROOFMOUNT | RM10 is designed with the installer in mind, featuring only two major components with single tool assembly to minimize preparation work and installation time. With two-week lead times, ROOFMOUNT has the fastest delivery in the commercial PV racking industry. “The product was delivered on-schedule and installation was quick and easy. RM10 is an intuitive product with a minimal learning curve.” Mike Carbine, Foreman for Hunt Electric.
“Hunt Electric established trust with Unirac throughout the development of this project. Unirac’s products and team of professionals deliver additional value to the services we offer our customers. We look forward to expanding our partnership with Unirac on future projects.” Nick Brough, Project Manager for Hunt Electric.