Zilla is an industry leader in simple and innovative solar solutions. Our approach to solar racking and mounting puts the user first by designing products and systems that meet the needs and applications of our wide range of solar installers. With that in mind, Zilla has created a full suite of ground mount systems that allow for a variety of installation sizes and types.
Designed for maximum versatility, Zilla ground mount solar racking systems can be packaged to fit any installation site. Our ground mounts can range in size from small backyard systems to community solar and utility-scale projects. So whether you are a local installer or a solar farm engineer, we have a complete ground mount system to fit your needs, and all of those in between!
In addition to the customizable system sizes, Zilla ground mounts are the fastest and easiest installations in the industry. Smaller systems feature our pre-fabricated trusses that can be installed on concrete, Zilla helical piers or ballast foundations. Larger ground mount XL systems feature pile driven supports that can set into concrete or soil to meet a variety of site variations.
Regardless of the size, each Zilla ground mount system is a complete package that includes supports, cross rails and module attachments with integrated grounding. Zilla ground mounts are incredibly strong, easy to install and compatible with modules of your choice.
Not sure which size is best for you? Our team of solarexperts and engineers can help you design a custom design to fit even the most complicated projects.
Request a quote today and start saving time and money on any size ground mount installations.
Zilla Ground Mount Systems are designed for maximum strength, versatility and cost savings. Large or small, when using Zilla Helical Piers and the Zilla Pre-fabricated Truss System, there is simply no faster and easier way to install a ground mount system.
Our Helical Piers provide a secure foundation that installs quickly and is immediately ready for in-field adjustment and attachment of Zilla Pre-fabricated Trusses. Helical Piers can be installed in less than a minute and are immediately ready for leveling and attachment, with no concrete required. This approach to ground mount installation allows for increased operational efficiencies and reduces time in the field, making it the fastest and easiest ground mount system on the market.
At Zilla, we live by the motto, “so simple, it’s scary” which is why we bring you our Pre-fabricated Truss System. It can be customized to meet site specifications and arrives already assembled and ready for installation. Our pre-fabricated truss system allows for rapid installation of modules with minimal field assembly, saving you time and money. Simply add the cross rails and install the modules of your choice.
Zilla ground mount solar racking systems are designed for maximum versatility and minimum installation time. Our helicals are adjustable in the field to allow for spur-of-the-moment adjustments. Zilla ground mount solar racking systems can also be used in caisson, slab or ballast variety depending on your job requirements.
With Zilla Helical Piers and the Zilla Pre-fabricated Truss System, there is simply no faster and easier way to install a ground mount system. Request a quote and find out for yourself how simple Zilla Ground Mount systems truly are.
Zilla ground mount solar racking systems are designed for maximum versatility and minimum installation time. Helicals are available in 4’, 5’, 6’, 7’ (custom lengths and configurations available). Our helicals are adjustable in the field to allow for spur-of-the-moment adjustments. Zilla ground mount solar racking systems can also be used in caisson, slab or ballast variety depending on your job requirements.
When you think of solar, most people think of rooftop solar. And while rooftop solar is a large portion of solar installations in the U.S., ground-mount installations have been seeing a significant increase in installations. Data from NPD Solarbuzz, North America PV Markets Quarterly shows that “ground-mount installations have outpaced building-mount by a significant margin in all but a few quarters.”
The ground mount segment is seeing continued growth due to development of large-scale utility projects. Ground mount installations allow for more flexibility in the field, finding the optimal angle and orientation of peak energy production. There is also increased airflow, allowing the panels to cool, further increasing panel performance. Ground mount arrays can be continually expanded to necessitate increased energy production.
Zilla can help you make your ground mount installations easier than ever, contributing to the nationwide ground mount growth. Our pre-fabricated trusses simplify the staging and installation process. Zilla Helical Piers set in just one minute, allowing staging and installing 23+ helicals in one man-hour. Zilla’s easy to install approach to solar allows installers to complete more installations in less time with less effort.
If you are in the market for a ground mount installation,please reach out directly to our sales team to begin designing a system that meets your needs.
Read more: http://www.solarbuzz.com/resources/blog/2014/07/ground-mount-demand-outpacing-building-mount-in-u-s-pv-market
This year, a few members of Team Zilla® participated in the Rock 'n' Roll Marathon Series in Nashville. As part of Zilla’s on-going support for St. Jude’s Children’s hospital, both Zilla President, Lori Beedon and Zilla COO, Kayla Kruetzman raised money for and participated in this year’s event.
This event combines three of Team Zilla’s favorite things: outdoor activities, philanthropy and fun! Kayla’s favorite part of the race was seeing hundreds of people come together to support the kids and families at St. Jude’s.
This aspect of the event is also important to Lori who says,“I love the part of the run when you think you can hardly take another step and someone with a disability runs past me! I totally get a new lease on life and continue to push through! All the while, everyone is running for the sake of the kids at St Jude’s!”
But don’t forget the fun! Both Kayla and Lori had a great time meeting and chatting with the other runners, enjoying the live music and bands and of course, relaxing post race with a frothy Bushwhaker (think frosty meets alcohol).
This is one of Team Zilla’s favorite philanthropy events and we are already looking forward to next year!
Our innovative products focus on ease and efficiency, making it easier for you to complete installations faster and safer. Our approach to solar mounting and racking puts the user first by creating products and systems that install easily at a low cost.
Check out our best-selling solar mounting and racking and see for yourself how these products can change the way you tackle installations.
The Double Stud Flashing, a Zilla® fan favorite, offers the strongest watertight flashing in the market. The innovative design of the Double Stud features a metal-to-metal compression zone that creates a complete watertight seal. It features two-point or four-point installation, which is compatible with a variety of mounting components and universal attachments. With a laboratory tested withdrawal strength of 5,240 lbs., this strong, versatile and watertight flashing will quickly become a solar racking and mounting must-have.
Our ground mount system is one of the faster installations in the industry. The key to this system is the easy-to-install helical piers that can be installed in less than one minute using locally sourced equipment with rotational downward force capabilities. Simply attach our pre-fabricated truss system to the helical piers for a rapid installation with minimal field assembly. This labor and cost efficient approach to ground mount installation allows you to complete projects faster than ever.
The Zilla Cobra™ is the fastest, most cost-effective solar mounting system for flat roof ballast installations in the market today. It is specifically designed to reduce the total installation cost and time of a flat roof project. With two light-weight, pre-fabricated components, the Cobra requires an absolute minimum amount of labor, no measuring and is easily adjustable in the field.
These products are tried and true favorites of our loyal Zilla customers. Designed with solar installers in mind, we know that these products will change the way you do business and help you bring more solar to more people more efficiently. Try these best-selling products and our other Zilla products today!
Zilla has developed a revolutionary, fully-flashed, rail-less PV mounting system with integrated grounding that can be installed directly to roof sheathing for faster and more aesthetically pleasing installations. The first fully-flashed, rail-less system makes rooftop installations safer, simpler and more affordable.
The rail-less Phantom™ is designed for maximum economy and efficiency. Without long and cumbersome rails, the Phantom ships in conveniently-sized packages making it easy to handle and transport to your project. The Zilla® Top Clip is a key component on the Phantom and is UL 467 listed for module-to-module grounding, using less equipment for your install.
The Phantom allows for module layout in either landscape or portrait orientation and even a combination of both. The Phantom is highly adaptable – easily add or move modules within your array to avoid rooftop obstacles. Although the Phantom is ideal for asphalt roofs, it can also be customized for installations on SIPS, concrete, metal and tile roofs.
Speed of installation is an important aspect of all Zilla products. With the Phantom, the lightweight, minimal parts allow for one-man installation without rafters, purlins or the need to pre-drill. With minimal tools and training, the Phantom will allow you to be more efficient with your installations allowing you to generate greater revenue.
The Phantom builds on the popular Zilla Double Stud flashing, offering a completely watertight rooftop installation. The Phantom allows PV modules to be mounted anywhere on the roof, not just on roof joists. The Phantom is aesthetically pleasing, only extending 1.5 inches off the roof.
Designed to work with standard framed modules at least 1-3/8” (35mm) up to 2-1/8” (54mm), the Phantom simplifies the entire installation process. To find out for yourself how simple Zilla products are, check out the Phantom product page. It's so simple, it's scary!
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