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1. (WO2017155978) SUPPORT ASSEMBLY FOR PHOTOVOLTAIC MODULES AND MOUNTING SYSTEM USING THE SAME

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/155978    International Application No.:    PCT/US2017/021130
Publication Date: Fri Sep 15 01:59:59 CEST 2017 International Filing Date: Wed Mar 08 00:59:59 CET 2017
IPC: H02S 20/24
E04D 13/18
F24J 2/52
H02S 20/20
H02S 20/22
H02S 20/23
Applicants: ECOLIBRIUM SOLAR, INC.
Inventors: DICK, Andrew, Brian
MACROSTIE, Devin, Glen
Title: SUPPORT ASSEMBLY FOR PHOTOVOLTAIC MODULES AND MOUNTING SYSTEM USING THE SAME
Abstract:
A support assembly for supporting one or more photovoltaic modules on a support surface, such a generally flat roof, is disclosed herein. The support assembly includes a ballast tray configured to accommodate one or more ballasts; at least one tubular member coupled to the ballast tray, the at least one tubular member configured to support one or more photovoltaic modules above a support surface; and at least one clamp member coupled to the at least one tubular member. In one or more embodiments, the support assembly further includes at least one channel member coupling said at least one tubular member to said ballast tray. A mounting system including a plurality of support assemblies is also disclosed herein.