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S-5! Hosting Free Solar And Snow Retention Webinars On April 1 and 2

S-5-Snow-Retention-courseColorado Springs, CO – S-5! Metal Roof Innovations, a leading authority on metal roof attachment solutions, is offering a series of free educational webinars on a variety of solar and snow retention topics this week and twice-weekly throughout April.

On Wednesday, April 1 at 9.00 a.m. MST/11.00 a.m. EST., S-5! Architectural & National Accounts Director Shelly Higgins will present Snow Retention Devices: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly, an AIA accredited course, which earns participants 1 LU/HSW  CEU credit. 

In this webinar, she provides a framework for understanding the importance of snow retention on roofs. Higgins examines the various roof type applications and identifies applications that have proven to be most successful at retaining snow. Attendees will learn the critical need for proper planning, calculating, engineering and installation of snow retention systems.

S-5-Solar-Attachment-courseThen, on Thursday, April 2 at 4.00 p.m. MST/6.00 p.m. EST, Dustin Haddock, S-5! VP of Research & Development, will present S-5! Attachment Technology Solutions for Solar Applications.

He’ll cover attachment solutions for solar applications, including the variety of S-5! brackets and clamps available. Participants will discover how fixing solar to metal roofing with S-5! provides a competitive advantage, and dive into how and why S-5! products are designed, customized, tested and certified. Haddock will also explain the difference between direct attach vs. rail-mounted systems.

In addition, he will cover the technical aspects of module layout, wire management, module-level power electronics and load distribution. Haddock will share some case studies and examples of solar applications. And, he will introduce S-5!’s new GripperFix product used to mount HVAC systems, satellite equipment, isolators, combiner boxes, fall protection, service walkways and more. 

Participants have the opportunity to get answers to their specific questions during Q&A at the end.  To register for these FREE webinars, visit

About S-5!®


Founded by a veteran metal roof expert, S-5! has been the leading authority on metal roof attachment solutions since 1992. S-5!’s lifetime zero-penetration clamps and brackets attach ancillary items to standing seam and exposed-fastened metal roofs respectively, while maintaining roof integrity and warranties. Made in the U.S.A., S-5! solutions are engineered for a variety of roof-mounted applications and are now installed on more than 2.5 million metal roofs in 70+ countries worldwide, providing strength and longevity never before seen. For more information, visit

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