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SECTION 48 14 13
SOLAR ROOFTOP SHINGLE SYSTEM
 
 
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** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Luma Solar; solar rooftop shingle system.
This section is based on the products of Luma Solar, which is located at:
2691 Leach Rd.
Rochester Hills, MI 48309
Toll Free Tel: 888-733-5862
Email: request info (hello@lumasolar.com)
Web: http://www.lumasolar.com
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Luma Solar Roofs are specifically designed for beautiful structures and forever homes. We developed the first fully-integrated solar roofing system in North America, perhaps the world. We are the only upgradeable solar shingle system. Luma Solar brings clean energy to customers who want beauty AND enduring quality craftsmanship. Our award winning and patented systems are designed to enhance your environment -not detract from it.
 
PART 1 GENERAL
 
1.1
SECTION INCLUDES
A.
Solar shingle system designed for sloped roof applications.
1.2
RELATED SECTIONS
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete any sections below not relevant to this project; add others as required.
 
A.
Section 06 10 00 - Rough Carpentry.
B.
Section 26 00 00 - Electrical.
1.3
REFERENCES
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete references from the list below that are not actually required by the text of the edited section.
 
A.
AAMA 2605 - Voluntary Specification, Performance Requirements and Test Procedures for Superior Performing Organic Coatings on Aluminum Extrusions and Panels.
B.
CEC Certified - California Energy Commission Certification Provider Program.
C.
UL 1703 Certified - Standard for Flat-Plate Photovoltaic Modules and Panels (Fire Test Section 31.1 Type tests for fire performance characterization of modules and panels independent of roof coverings and 31.2 System Fire Class Rating of module or panel with mounting systems in combination with roof coverings).
D.
UL 580 Approved - Standard for Tests for Uplift Resistance of Roof Assemblies.
E.
UL 790/ANSI Class A Fire Rating Approved - Standard Test for Fire Resistance of Roof Covering Materials.
1.4
SYSTEM DESCRIPTION
A.
Solar Shingle/Roofing System designed for sloped roof applications.
1.
Solar Shingle/Roofing System shall be a turn-key engineering, manufacturing and installation services as described in the specification.
2.
Solar Shingles shall be integrated as a part of the Mirage Collection metal shingle system manufactured by Luma Solar.
3.
The monocrystalline photovoltaic tempered glass module is adhered to a custom formed metal shingle. A premium plastic edge protector surrounds the glass to provide added durability. The junction box located on the back is positioned in the center of the shingle allowing equal length wires to run in either direction. 4-sided BIPV solar shingle with internal splice plate for a continuous horizontal roof line.
4.
BIPV solar shingles and non-BIPV solar shingles create a uniform single element roof covering.
5.
Solar Shingle System shall allows upgrade of the solar module without changing the entire system.
1.5
SUBMITTALS
A.
Submit under provisions of Section 01 30 00 - Administrative Requirements.
B.
Product Data: Manufacturer's data sheets on each product to be used, including:
1.
Preparation instructions and recommendations.
2.
Storage and handling requirements and recommendations.
3.
Installation methods.
C.
Shop Drawings:
1.
Plan and elevations of pieces and parts labeled individually and referenced to a material piece quantity log.
2.
Installation sequence and piece marked placement of panels, metal shingle components and flashing, clips and concealed accessories.
D.
Verification Samples: For each finish product specified, two samples, minimum size 6 inches (150 mm) square representing actual product, color, and patterns.
1.6
QUALITY ASSURANCE
A.
Manufacturer Qualifications: Minimum 5 year experience manufacturing similar products.
B.
Installer Qualifications: Minimum 2 year experience installing similar products.
1.7
PRE-INSTALLATION MEETINGS
A.
Convene minimum two weeks prior to starting work of this section.
1.8
DELIVERY, STORAGE, AND HANDLING
A.
Deliver and store products in manufacturer's unopened packaging bearing the brand name and manufacturer's identification until ready for installation.
B.
Handling: Handle materials to avoid damage.
1.9
PROJECT CONDITIONS
A.
Maintain environmental conditions (temperature, humidity, and ventilation) within limits recommended by manufacturer for optimum results. Do not install products under environmental conditions outside manufacturer's recommended limits.
1.10
SEQUENCING
A.
Ensure that products of this section are supplied to affected trades in time to prevent interruption of construction progress.
1.11
WARRANTY
A.
Warranty: Provide manufacturer's standard limited warranty.
1.
Power: 25-Year Power Warranty.
2.
Shingles: Limited Lifetime Warranty (Metal Shingle).
PART 2 PRODUCTS
 
2.1
MANUFACTURERS
A.
Acceptable Manufacturer: Luma Solar, which is located at: 2691 Leach Rd.; Rochester Hills, MI 48309; Toll Free Tel: 888-733-5862; Email: request info (hello@lumasolar.com); Web: http://www.lumasolar.com
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete one of the following two paragraphs; coordinate with requirements of Division 1 section on product options and substitutions.
 
B.
Substitutions: Not permitted.
C.
Requests for substitutions will be considered in accordance with provisions of Section 01 60 00 - Product Requirements.
2.2
FULLY-INTEGRATED SOLAR ROOFTOP SHINGLE SYSTEM
A.
Solar Rooftop Shingle System: LRSS 75 Solar Roof System - Generation III (The Mirage Collection):
1.
BIPV Shingle System does not include Electrician and Electrical Services.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Premium Package. Always include.
 
2.
Blank and custom metal shingles.
3.
Inverters.
4.
Underlayment.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Ultimate Package. Delete if not required.
 
5.
Solar roof installation photographs.
6.
Roof report for insurance purposes.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Optional Premium Services. Delete services not required.
 
7.
Annual power production monitoring for 5 years.
8.
Annual roof cleaning washing service for 5 years.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** The Solar Shingle System is designed for sloped roof applications. The monocrystalline photovoltaic tempered glass module is adhered to a custom formed metal shingle. A premium plastic edge protector surrounds the glass to provide added durability. The junction box located on the back is positioned in the center of the shingle allowing equal length wires to run in either direction.
 
B.
Solar Shingle Physical Specifications:
1.
Size: L 54.37 x W 15.62 x H 2 inches) (1386 x 397 x 51 mm)
2.
Weight: 19.8 lbs (9 kg)
3.
Monocrystalline Cells: 2 strings of 8 (16 in series).
4.
Diode: One bypass diode per shingle.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Luma Solar Metal Shingle for sloped roof applications. The Metal Shingles are used along with Solar Shingles for Custom Solar Roof applications. The Metal Shingles may be used on a section of the roof with or with-out the Solar Shingles. All Luma Solar Shingles are Hurricane and Salt Spray Exposure Resistant.
 
C.
Metal Shingle Physical Specifications:
1.
System: Mirage Collection metal shingle system manufactured by Luma Solar.
2.
Metal: 24 gauge G-90 galvalume coated steel sheet.
3.
Size: L 54.37 x W 15.62 x H 2 inches) (1386 x 397 x H 51 mm).
4.
Weight: 7.5 lbs (3.4 kg).
5.
Metal Components: 24 gauge galvalume painted steel.
6.
Metal Flashing: 24 gauge G-90 galvanization coated steel sheet.
7.
Clips: M-CLP, C-CLPR &C-CLPL, unpainted galvalume steel.
D.
Electrical performance under Standard Test Conditions:
1.
Maximum Power (Pmax): 75 W.
2.
Maximum Power Voltage (Vmp); 8.22 V.
3.
Maximum Power Current (Imp): 9.45 A.
4.
Open Circuit Voltage (Voc): 10.02 V.
5.
Short Circuit Current (Isc): 10.12 A.
6.
Series Fuse (ADC): 15 amp.
7.
Max System Voltage: DC 600 V.
8.
Temperature Coefficient of Voc: -0.34% / degree C.
9.
Temperature Coefficient of Isc: 0.09% / degree C.
10.
Power Temperature Coefficient: -0.37% / degree C.
11.
Power Tolerance Range: Plus or minus 3% / degree C.
E.
Certifications:
1.
UL 1703 Certified.
2.
UL 580 Approved.
3.
Fire Rated: UL 790 Class A.
4.
CEC Certified.
5.
Miami Dade: Wind Uplift (Hurricane Rated: Class 5+).
6.
Miami Dade: Salt Spray Rated.
F.
Accessories:
1.
Vapor Retarder: Titanium PSU 30 or equal.
2.
Underlayment: GAF Deck Armor or equal over vapor barrier.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Additional colors available in large quantities only.
 
G.
Finish:
 
Fluropon SR: Valspar's Fluropon solar reflective (SR) coating delivers an eco-friendly way to resist heat absorption from the sun. This lowers energy cooling costs and keeps buildings more comfortable without sacrificing durability, performance or beauty. Valspar delivers the highest SR values in the entire industry and meets all ENERGY STAR(R), LEED and CRRC performance requirements.
 
1.
System: Valspar Fluropon SR.
a.
Coating System: 2 coats.
b.
DFT: 0.9 to 1.1 mils. TC: 0.7 to 0.8 mils. P: 0.2 to 0.3 mils. B: 0.3 to 0.4 mils.
c.
Industry Standard Compliance: AAMA 2605-13.
 
** NOTE TO SPECIFIER ** Delete color not required.
 
2.
Color: Stone White.
3.
Color: Bone White.
4.
Color: Almond.
5.
Color: Sandstone.
6.
Color: Slate Gray.
7.
Color: Cityscape.
8.
Color: Charcoal Gray.
9.
Color: Sierra Tan.
10.
Color: Medium Bronze.
11.
Color: Dark Bronze.
12.
Color: Extra Dark Bronze.
13.
Color: Matt Black.
14.
Color: Brandywine.
15.
Color: Colonial Red.
16.
Color: Terra Cotta.
17.
Color: Mansard Brown.
18.
Color: Regal Red.
19.
Color: Award Blue.
20.
Color: Sky Blue.
21.
Color: Electric Blue.
22.
Color: Regal Blue.
23.
Color: Tea.
24.
Color: Patina Green.
25.
Color: Dark Ivy.
26.
Color: Sherwood Green.
27.
Color: Hartford Green.
28.
Color: Hemlock Green.
29.
Color: Tropical Patina.
30.
Color: Silver Metallic.
31.
Color: Classic Copper.
32.
Silver Metallic.
PART 3 EXECUTION
 
3.1
EXAMINATION
A.
Do not begin installation until substrates have been properly prepared.
B.
If substrate preparation is the responsibility of another installer, notify Architect of unsatisfactory preparation before proceeding.
3.2
PREPARATION
A.
Clean surfaces thoroughly prior to installation.
B.
Prepare surfaces using the methods recommended by the manufacturer for achieving the best result for the substrate under the project conditions.
C.
Underlayment Installation:
1.
Install underlayment while plywood is new and dry.
2.
Cover entire Mirage Collection area with vapor barrier using Titanium PSU 30 or equal.
3.
As installing LUMA Mirage Collection use GAF Deck Armor or equal over vapor barrier.
4.
Sandwich metal flashing EM, REC, V24 between vapor barrier and Deck Armor.
5.
Insure that all surfaces, penetrations, walls valleys are sealed prior to shingles being installed.
3.3
INSTALLATION
A.
Install in accordance with manufacturer's instructions, approved submittals and in proper relationship with adjacent construction.
1.
Standard shingles shall be the primary shingles that make up the roof.
2.
Smaller shingles and open shingles shall be provided for cutting valleys and hips.
3.
Closures and finish flashing shall be provided.
4.
Match an inverter to the solar shingle array.
B.
Connecting the Array:
1.
Use wiring methods in accordance with the National Electric Code (NEC).
2.
Ground array as recommended by manufacturer.
3.
Link solar shingles as recommended by manufacturer.
4.
Energize array and test for proper operation.
5.
Adjust until satisfactory results are obtained.
3.4
PROTECTION
A.
Protect installed products until completion of project.
B.
Touch-up, repair or replace damaged products before Substantial Completion.
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