Chris Campbell

Solar mounting systems on standing seam roofs

Standing seam roofs (also known as Kalzip and Zinc) has increased in popularity among architects due to its aesthetically pleasing look, robustness and weatherproof qualities. It is now more common to see on pitched roofs, especially in the educational and leisure sector. Seamed roofs are commonly made from Steel, Aluminium and Zinc; as seam roofs are made from metal, it can have a cooling effect due to its reflective coating which can reduce energy consumption up to 20%, which complements solar PV framing perfectly.