“I’ve been in the contracting industry for 25 years and push your product every chance I get, we never get callbacks.”
–Guido Morandin, General Manager, Work Monster, Inc.

"The fact that this mounting system allows a rail-less installation was a big winner. Not only did it bring our cost-per-watt down, it’s faster to install and less weight on the roof. Shipping was relatively easy and cheap, as this whole system only meant about 20 small boxes."
— Luis Suarez Partearroyo, COO, EVA Mexico

"SALT Energy serves the most demanding market in the U.S. and the Caribbean for solar installations due to projects in High-Velocity Hurricane Zones and coastal exposure by the Atlantic Ocean. Our design wind load requirements are the highest in the U.S. Attachment engineering is at the heart of every project we do, and we choose only the highest quality products. That’s why we rely on S-5! for our attachment needs. Their portfolio of products for different metal roof types stands at the top of the market by all measures, including quality, performance and price. The product testing S-5! provides is the most thorough in the industry and an essential component of SALT’s engineering for each project. From Solarfoot to RibBracket, to S-5!’s clamps and the PVKIT, S-5! products and its people are simply the best!"
―David Kaul, SALT Energy

"The S-5! VersaGard™ roof mount works extremely well with traditional PV racking systems and simply saves installation time. VersaGard eliminates the additional L-Foot component, and the slotted channel allows for as much adjustability as you’d possibly need with a traditional L-Foot assembly. Every project requires a unique application, and I believe S-5! offers a vast array of products for just about any metal roofing situation, for a simple and easy solution."
―Dan Johnson, Project Manager, Hawaii Unified

"We always recommend ColorGard by S-5! as the most reliable snow retention product of its kind on the market. With unsurpassed holding strength, S-5! ColorGard is a tested, trusted and engineered product that performs for the life of the roof."
— Lisa Olson, Metal Products Coordinator, Brock Associates

"I was particularly impressed with S-5! They were the only snow retention company in the marketplace who could tell us the mathematical equation required to calculate the snow loads for their products. There was no guesswork—an engineered avalanche control system with no messy glues or adhesives. We didn’t even have to penetrate the roofing envelope to achieve our desired results.The ColorGard system also provided added strength to the overall diaphragm of the new roof system."
— Mark Orsborn, President, Colorado Custom Metal, Inc.

"Several years ago, Hope Hollow, an Ohio-based non-profit serving cancer patients in need, reached out to Rob Haddock, the founder and CEO of S-5! What began as a business transaction turned into something much greater as he embraced our mission. Not only did he assist us with his snow guard products, but he has become one of our most loyal supporters— as a generous donor and a faithful believer in our mission and ministry. Rob was so kind to make a personal visit to us in Columbus. We were honored and humbled to meet him in person. We highly recommend S-5! It is an exceptional business that cares about people in need, and Rob is a kind, generous and loving man who has truly touched the lives of the cancer patients we serve at Hope Hollow. We are grateful beyond words to Rob and S-5!"
— Kevin Clark & Jane Jacquemin-Clark, Founders of Hope Hollow

"We always felt like we were part of the family, and we know if there is ever an issue, we are going to get looked after. That is the claim to fame for your company. You still today treat everybody like family."
- Ken McLauchlan, Director of Sales, Drexel Metals

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"It was twice the load for half the cost. Nobody else would do that."
- Bob Zabcik, Metal Construction Association

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"Similar to your slogan, we want people doing things the right way. We don’t cut corners. Everything relates back to the engineering, and you guys have it all. Everyone seems to be trying to play catch up with you guys."
- Adam Mazzella, Executive VP, Sheffield Metals

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"You (Rob Haddock) showed me that clamp, and I remember saying, man that thing has some potential. You know our industry needed some way of attaching things to a standing seam roof without damaging them."
- Kenny Buchinger, Vice President, MBCI

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"S-5! truly was a blessing when they came into the market. To be honest, it is the only snow retention system I sell. It is the only product I choose to represent, by far the most superior snow retention system in the world today, and the only engineered system in the world. In my opinion, S-5! should be applied to every architectural standing seam metal roof in a snowy region."
- Troy Falbo, Western Region Sales Manager, Sheffield Metals

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"S-5! is the original. Quite frankly, the fact that they are widely duplicated, tells you how good the product really is. I do like that S-5! is very technically minded—lots of testing, lots of professionalism, just overall a good customer source support company, good technical company, and the products are first class."
- David Trefzger, Manager, RapidMaterials

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"Whenever we’re asked about snow retention devices or clamping for solar panels, we always refer folks to S-5!. S-5! has been making quality products for many years now. We have a great relationship with the folks, and we know they make a quality product we can count on our customers using and have great confidence in. S-5! is known for innovation, quality and the people who work for S-5! are a great group of people who are dedicated to their craft and to producing the best products possible at the most competitive pricing."
- Tom Laird, National Sales Manager, New Tech Machinery

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"The Solar Revolution has been utilizing the S-5! PVKIT solution since it first hit the market. Hands down, it is the best solar mounting solution for metal roofing of any description. At first, we were a little worried about wire management and installing in landscape, but those worries were overcome with our first installation. It’s a piece of cake. Our projects using the PVKIT yield the fastest installation times, lowest material cost and best aesthetics bar none. We’ve taken a close look at all the competitors’ knock-offs, and they do not compare in quality or even in cost. S-5! has been creating innovative solutions for metal roofs far longer than anyone else, and their expertise is unmatched. We just won’t use anything else on a metal roof. These guys are awesome, and I’ve enjoyed working with their staff on various projects. They tell it like it is and have always treated us like part of the S-5! family. "
- Doug Claxton, Principal & Founder, The Solar Revolution, Colorado

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"The installation process alone cut the costs of labor in half because the customer did not have to install 7,000+ screws as previously planned; however, the big take away is by using S-5! ColorGard®, they have future-proofed their new roofs and avoided the headache of roof leaks for years to come."
- Dave Kowch, Business Development Manager, Sky Products, Ltd., Canada

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"We chose S-5!'s attachment solutions for the Keller Court Commons project because we liked the idea of eliminating multiple penetrations through the roof to install the PV racks, and we knew S-5!'s zero-penetration clamps, designed to last the life of the roof, would not violate the roof integrity. We are very happy with the results and expect to use S-5! attachment technology again on future projects."
- Chris Lynch, Principal, MAD Architecture, California

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"We would never consider any attachment to our roofs other than S-5!'s. The S-5! brand is iconic in the metal roofing industry. Their commitment to tested, engineered products and a decades-long history of prudent metal roof attachment solutions is unsurpassed. We simply know from experience their products perform for the life of our roof."
- Ken Gieseke, Vice President of Marketing, McElroy Metal, Louisiana

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"We have been working with S-5! to increase awareness in the solar and HVAC market of the huge unique benefits of S-5! direct to metal roof solar, HVAC, and other device mounting solutions. In addition to the competitive material costs, S-5! offers sizeable savings in labour, transport, warehousing and an average of 84% weight savings. The feedback from clients thus far has been outstanding, and we have processed a mountain of enquiries. In HVAC and solar, S-5! will soon become the standard metal roof mounting system, just like it is in many countries around the world. Why? Because the benefits are so compelling – this is the disruptor “aka Uber” for the metal roof mounting industry."
- Matt Hennessy, Rapid Systems Solutions, Sydney, Australia

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"We are excited to be utilizing S-5!’s solar roof attachment solutions in Australia. We have used S-5! products on projects in the U.SA., Ireland and the U.K., and our customers are very happy with the results."
- David McDonald, General Manager, MAK Fastener Specialists, Ltd., Melbourne, Australia

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"We just used our first S-5! rail-less system on a 100kW commercial solar in Auckland. Once we got a hang of how the system worked, which was picked up incredibly quickly by the whole team, we were installing...rows of 17 panels in around 21 minutes [1 module every 74 seconds]. This sort of efficiency and speed is absolutely game changing for the solar industry - not only does it dramatically increase [labor] efficiency, but it delivers around 20% cost savings on [rail] framing and 85% reduction in weight. The installation team was blown away with the system and never want use rail ever again! "
- Luke Nutting, Managing Director, Lightforce Energy, New Zealand

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"We choose S-5! for their reliability and great technical support. This installation is in a snow belt so proper attachment was crucial. Being able to install the system without penetrating the metal roof also helped us sell the project to the customer. "
- Deborah Zarbo, Alternative Energy Engineer, Frey Electric Construction, Co, Tonawanda, NY

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"The do-it-yourself construction method using your Direct-Attach™ solution on our standing seam metal roof, combined with the help of a licensed electrician resulted in significant cost savings and a code-compliant system that will allow us to pay back our financial investment in only 4-5 years."
- Achim Ginsberg-Klemmt, SRQUS, Sarasota, FL

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"S-5! are incredible! Conventional ice rakes [sheet metal snow stops] often fold and collapse under our harsh winters in Northern Ontario. I’ve been in the contracting industry for 25 years and push your product every chance I get, we never get callbacks."
- Guido Morandin, General Manager at Work Monster, Inc., Timmins, On

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"We enjoy working with S-5! products whenever we get the opportunity. The quality is always there no matter what we are attaching to, we know it will fit and be made with quality in mind. Parts and pieces are made to fit together with ease.Using S-5! clips as a base allow us to attach any number of things to a roof without having to worry about warranty issues down the line, even during construction. If we do have questions we know that the S-5! support team will be quick to answer to keep our projects moving forward."
- Mike Cain, Project Manager at Big Johnson Construction, Fort Morgan, CO

"S-5! products perform well, always fit, and are extremely installer-friendly."
- Keith Wentworth, President (2018), Metal Building Contractors and Erectors Association (MBCEA) and Vice-President, Dutton & Garfield, Hampstead, NH

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"We went around all over the country looking at these Galvalume® roofs and the material far exceeded our expectations. But some of the things we saw people do to roofs were absolutely abominable—causing leaks, corrosion and other problems. Your S-5! clamp would have solved 90 percent of the problems we saw!"
- Angelo Borzillo, Co-Inventor of Galvalume® 55% Aluminum-Zinc Alloy Coated Sheet Steel

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"After testing several options, S-5! was deemed the best. ColorGard® adds strength without compromising appearance. Everything came out stunning!"
- Scott Miller, President, Milcon Construction, San Antonio, TX

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"We were delighted with the ease of installation. I was totally impressed with the huge amount of information related to load values, clamp options and installation instructions that were available on the S-5! website. Our engineer was able to get onto the website and select the appropriate clamp for our roof profile, and find the supporting data we needed to give us the confidence that the clamps would hold up to the gusty winds of Colorado Springs."
- Neil Parker, President, TN Parker Construction, Colorado Springs, CO

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"Every single project we do, we use S-5! Like a lot of folks, in the old days we used to use the plastic glue-on snow guards because we didn’t really know there was an alternative. But after installing ten thousand snow guards on the New Jersey National Bank, and then having to REINSTALL thousands more when they failed, I said I’m never going to do this again."
- Andy Anderson, CEO, Interstate Panel, Trenton, NJ

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"We are very impressed by the S-5! product and even more so by the level of service we received. Well done—truly commendable."
- Neil Goss, Director, FreePhase (Pty) Ltd, Durban, South Africa

"We chose S-5! because it is the only product on the market that could be used to secure our custom PV mounting solution to a Butler Seam roof. They are easy to install, helping us reduce installation time."
- Michael Kornahrens, President, Advanced Green Technologies, Fort Lauderdale, FL

"Black Rock Solar owes a tremendous debt of gratitude to S-5! for donating the clamps that will attach the solar modules to the brand new standing seam metal roof. S-5! clamps helped make this project possible."
- Marnee Benson, Deputy Director, Black Rock Solar, San Francisco, CA

"Installation using the S-5! mini clamps was fast and efficient. For PV attachments on a standing seam roof, S-5! is the only way to go!"
- Luke Brandt, Project Manager, Kovach, Inc., Chandler, AZ

"The specially designed S-5! clamps made the installation of the electrical chases easier."
- Mark Shervin, Onsite Electrician, PowerLight Corp., Berkeley, CA

"The technical challenges and safety concerns were met with enthusiasm and resolve... an excellent effort!"
- Stephen Keane, Lonza Project Manager, Phoenix Solar, Phoenix, AZ

"The S-5! clamps and PVKITs were a key component in the success of getting the Tecumseh Arena PV project off of paper and onto the roof of the facility."
- Marco Calibani, Essex Energy, LaSalle, Ontario, Canada

"We were working so fast and efficiently that our client asked us to teach another crew on an adjacent project about S-5! clamps and how to use them."
- Ben Quartermaine, WES Industries, Sarasota, FL

"The only way the S-5-PV kit would be easier to install is if it had a magnet and we could just drop it on the roof."
- Tom Price, Black Rock Solar, San Francisco, CA

"I was very impressed with the ease of the installation, the non-intrusive look and the strength of the ColorGard® snow retention system."
- Larry Schuman, Residential Customer, Shaver Lake, CA

"We selected the ColorGard® system and have not only eliminated the problem (of failing gutter systems) on this project but it allows us to avoid the costs associated with snow and ice damage."
- Rocky Thompson, Upson Company, Caldwell, ID