S-5! Clamps Used on Singapore’s Largest Solar Installation
Aesthetic Attachment Solution Enables Seamless/Hole-less Implementation
Leading Swiss pharmaceuticals manufacturer Lonza Biologics (Lonza) pioneered the installation of solar PV for industrial buildings in Singapore, soliciting the help of S-5!® distributor, Singapore-based Phoenix Solar to design and install Singapore‘s largest solar PV system as of June 2009.
Lonza’s Admin office & Lab roof provided prominent visibility as well as good exposure to the sun. However, the variable slope posed several design and safety challenges. Phoenix Solar’s solution was to install a combination of high quality framed and frameless multi-crystalline modules using S-5!® penetration-free clamps.
The result was an aesthetically pleasing solution that seamlessly follows the sloping roof’s profile while improving water run-off. The collaborative effort of the project team resulted in a highly visible solution that showcases innovative application of technical, construction and attachment techniques. S-5!® founder, and metal roofing consultant Rob Haddock is proud of the installation and the recognition it has received, “Our distributor, Phoenix Solar, was recognized with Solar Pioneer Awards at a ceremony hosted by Singapore’s Economic Development Board (EDB). We are impressed with the outcome, and grateful to have been a part of this innovative success.”