Schletter, a specialist in photovoltaic mounting systems, announces updates to its online flush mount design tool, PV Powerhouse. Designed to make the program seamless, updates include an automatically-generated stamped structural acceptance letter with every completed design, thermal expansion calculation, and the ability to design larger arrays.
Released earlier this year, PV Powerhouse instantly generates a flush mount rooftop PV design based on user provided information including roof type, module dimensions, and mounting area. Within minutes, PV Powerhouse produces project layout information, sample installation drawings, a stamped structural acceptance letter, and a complete parts list. The parts list can then be exported to the company’s eCommerce shopping site for convenient ordering. According to the company, systems ordered online are produced and shipped out within two business days.