ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Jan. 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Unirac, Inc., a Hilti Group Company and leading provider of high quality, competitive PV mounting solutions in North America, announced today, that its roof top products become the only PV mounting systems in North America to achieve a Class A fire rating for Type 1, 2, and 3 modules in accordance with UL2703/UL1703 Fire Certification, without the need for additional parts or modifications.
"Class A Fire Certification was achieved for SolarMount, RoofMount and SunFrame with Type 1, 2 and 3 modules which covers a vast majority of popular brands in the marketplace. This comprehensive certification coverage ensures distributors and installers maximum versatility with our products," said December Cowen, Unirac Director of Product Management. "In addition to our comprehensive coverage, Unirac's Class A Fire Certification does not add any material or installation costs associated with additional parts."
Effective January 2015, the State of California is enforcing the newest version of the CBC (based on IBC 2012), which includes the new requirements for the fire classification of solar systems. Unirac products will make your life easier while reducing your risk, with all the necessary technical documentation for permitting. Cowen stated, "Several jurisdictions in California have prepared for the enforcement of these new regulations with building officials already requesting documentation from Unirac for permit approval."
Compliance for Unirac's rooftop systems to UL2703/1703 for fire certifications have been verified by TUV Reinland Group, a leading provider of technical services worldwide. Unirac's fire certifications can be found at www.unirac.com.
About Unirac Inc.
Unirac, a Hilti Group Company is North America's leading provider of infrastructure for solar power systems. Recognized as an industry innovator on both the product and process side, we provide the best mounting solutions to our customers through high quality, competitively priced products, responsive customer support, industry leading engineering services and excellence in supply-chain management. Unirac has achieved certifications for ISO 9001:2008 for QMS, ISO 14001:2004 for EMS and OHSAS 18001:2007 for safety. For more information about Unirac, please visit www.unirac.com.
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