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American Aluminum - Solar Project
Mountainside, NJ 07092


Scope of Work:

 

  • Solar Electrical design
  • Structural report
  • Ballast Plan

 

Owner Contact:
Vanguard Energy Partner

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Architect(s):

Job Description:

 

American Aluminum is a company that offers contract metal fabricating and metal fabrication expertise designed to minimize lead times and cut costs.

Solar Panel Design:

RO was contracted to perform the Solar Electric Design and study of the capacity of the roof system and provide a structural report for the design and installation of a solar panel system. The construction portion of this project was successfully completed in May 2012 without any design issues.

System installed is a 361.92 kW roof mounted DC photovoltaic (PV) system using Sharp modules and a PV Powered inverter. With an estimated first year production of approximately 434,178 kWh of energy, which is equivalent to the avoided emissions of 660,042 lbs. of CO₂.This is comparable to taking 58.7 cars off of the road or conserving 33,564 gallons of gasoline annually (EPA data).