Jefferson Shingleton: Solar module mounting method and clip. Bernhard P Molldrem Jr, January 6, 2004: US06672018 (241 worldwide citation)

A solar collector array is formed of a plurality of solar panels mounted on a frame made of support beams which may be sheet metal channel members. A butyl tape or other glazing material is applied between the back laminate of the solar panel and the beam. Clips are used to clamp the panels to the s ...

Paul Garvison, Donald B Warfield: Photovoltaic module framing system with integral electrical raceways. BP Solarex, Thomas W Tolpin, Welsh & Katz, August 29, 2000: US06111189 (184 worldwide citation)

A multi-purpose photovoltaic module framing system is provided which combines and integrates the framing system with the photovoltaic electrical system. The user friendly framing system is easy to install and can be directly mounted to a roof surface without auxiliary brackets and beams. The economi ...

Guy C Hill: Flooring product. Flourlock, Thomas W Tolpin, January 19, 1993: US05179812 (174 worldwide citation)

A flooring product (10) comprises a wood panel having an L-shaped surround (18) the base of which is located below the wood panel. A plurality of parallel aluminium battens (20) are connected to the base of the panel. These battens comprise a groove (30). In use two flooring products (10,50) having ...

Masahiro Mori: Solar cell module panel. Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, April 25, 1995: US05409549 (169 worldwide citation)

An object of the present invention is to provide a solar cell module panel which is mounted on a roof of a building and united with roof rafters at low cost, whose installation and maintenance can be easily done, and which has long term reliability, especially with respect to protection of the solar ...

Paul Lemasson: Construction element. Lemasson Paul, October 16, 1992: FR2675174-A1 (167 worldwide citation)

The construction element is in the form of a plate (1) of pozzolanic concrete, within the thickness of which is embedded an insulating material (2), the ends of the plate having complementary shapes (1a) and (1b) for combined engagement with means of locking by stapling (3) and (4).

Thomas L Dinwoodie: Thermally regulated photovoltaic roofing assembly. Townsend and Townsend and Crew, April 9, 1996: US05505788 (162 worldwide citation)

A photovoltaic roofing assembly comprises a roofing membrane (102), a plurality of photovoltaic modules (104, 106, 108, 110) disposed as a layer on top of the roofing membrane (102), and a plurality of pre-formed spacers, pedestals or supports (112, 114, 116, 118, 120, 122) which are respectively di ...

Shinichi Tomiuchi, Yosuke Noda, Kenji Osaka, Shigeki Takeda, Tomohide Yoshida, Shinji Urano, Takayoshi Akai, Norihisa Tanimoto: Mounting system for installing an array of solar battery modules of a panel-like configuration on a roof. Matsushita Electric Works, Arent Fox Kintner Plotkin & Kahn, August 22, 2000: US06105317 (159 worldwide citation)

A mounting system that is capable of effectively draining the rainwater off the roof, while enabling easy installation of the solar battery modules. The mounting system is adapted to install on the roof an array of the solar battery modules each of a panel-like configuration with a rectangular frame ...


Nobuo Kadonome, Takayoshi Yasuda, Jyunji Kumamoto, Nobuyuki Nishi, Yasuo Kishi: Photovoltaic module and a photovoltaic apparatus. Sanyo Electric, Loeb & Loeb, November 5, 1996: US05571338 (153 worldwide citation)

A photovoltaic module comprises a photovoltaic panel having a top edge and a bottom edge. An exterior frame structure attached to edges of the photovoltaic panel defines an upwardly open groove extending along at least the top and bottom edges of the panel to direct rain water away from underside of ...

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