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S-5! Offers Free Online CEU Course: Solar Ready Roof: Optimize the Design

June 13, 2017

Colorado Springs, Colo., June 12, 2017 – The S–5! Attachment Solutions continuing education course, Solar Ready Roof: Optimize the Design, is live in the AEC Daily Online Learning Center.

Choosing the right platform for solar panels is a critical step in the design process and can have significant impact on both initial and long–term costs. This free course discusses the basics of photovoltaic systems, including the components and rooftop applications. Comparisons between traditional roofing and standing seam metal roofing platforms will be examined, along with the benefits of a non–penetrating clamping system.

The new course can provide professionals Continuing Educational Credits for the following organizations: AIA, GBCI, AIBD, AIC, BOMI, CCIDC, FBPE, InterNACHI, NAHB, NARI, RCEP and RMMI. Canadian architects can also receive credit through the AAA, AANB, AIBC, CSC, NLAA, NWTAA, OAA, OAQ and SAA. This course offers a one–hour Health, Safety and Welfare (HSW) credit for most of the named organizations.

To learn more about Solar Ready Roof: Optimize the Design or to take the course, visit


S-5! zero–penetration clamps attach ancillary items to standing seam metal roofs without violating the integrity of the roof or the roof’s warranties. The clamps mount snow–retention and wind–performance systems, solar arrays, signs/banners, light fixtures, gas piping, stack/flue bracing, walkways, HVAC, lightning protection, equipment screens, conduit, condensate lines and more. Visit


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