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S-5-University Solar and Metal Roofing Course

S-5-University Solar and Metal Roofing Course Blog Feature
Posted by Ali Turner on Nov 10, 2023 3:42:03 PM

S-5!® has released a new online training center empowering homeowners, installers, building and facility managers, distributors, EPC and architects with the knowledge to become solar-metal roofing experts.

Metal roofing is different than membrane and shingle roofing. The differences have a significant effect on solarizing metal roofs. S-5! has long been established as the authority on metal roofing attachment solutions and solar installations of over 6.5 GW. S-5-University is a cohesive, one-stop destination to educate you and your team on understanding the uniqueness and benefits of installing solar PV on metal roofs.

Rely on S-5-University and our team of metal roofing experts to help you gain valuable knowledge about our products and applications, as well as best practices for installing solar modules on metal roofs. 

The online curriculum for our Solar and Metal Roofing Course is taught by Shawn Haddock, S-5! Director of Operations. With a background in steel erection, metal roofing and solar installation, he is acutely aware of the knowledge required to make solar roof applications easier and more efficient.


Solar installer on roof

Learn from our metal roof experts

Topics within the Solar and Metal Roofing Course curriculum cover the basics of rooftop solar arrays, the benefits of choosing metal roofing for solar, choosing the right attachments for your project, PV array designs and layout options, various installation techniques, wire management and much more.

As you work your way through the lessons in S-5-University, we will provide you with resources to explore even deeper in the world of solar and metal roofing. Once you’re equipped with the information provided by S-5-University, you will be an expert in identifying the types of metal roofing, their associated attachment solutions, solar module mounting methods and more.  

Enroll now and become a solar installation expert. After logging in, complete each lesson at your own pace, take quizzes to check your knowledge and receive a Solar and Metal Roofing Certificate of Completion.



Tags: metal roof, solar mounting

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