August 2019

7 Aug 2019  | 0 Comments

Diagram showing the plans for Solar panels on the Colormaker Industries factory and warehouse/office roofs.

Colormaker Industries are the manufacturers of Permaset eco-friendly inks located on the Northern Beaches of Sydney, Australia.  Colormaker is committed to supporting the environment and to the continual improvement of its environmental performance, recognising its obligations both locally and globally.

The company has recently signed up for Solar Energy and Colormaker is installing 356 solar panels on the roofs of its buildings.  The installation of extensive solar panels are expected to be completed by the end of September 2019, and once commissioned we will export surplus clean energy back to the grid.  It will be 6-8 weeks until the solar installation and testing phases are completed.  Over this time, we’ll be posting updates every few days to show the progress of the installation.

Here we are on Day #2 of the Solar Power installation. The measuring & marking up phase has been completed and now the L feet are going in. We had a bit of trouble with tech screws which caused some delays, so now we’re pre-drilling holes & using heavier gauge screws.

End of Day #2 of the Solar Installation – as the sun sets on the roof of our factory.

7.8.2019 Day #3 over. A lot of the rails are now in and some panels are being prepped for installation tomorrow

8.8.2019 – Day #4 We had some afternoon delays due to a rain sqall and now high winds with worse expected tomorrow. Here’s a close up of the rails installed so far.

Week 1, Day #5 – a few hold ups due to high winds and bad weather.

Week 2, Day #8 done & dusted. There’s not a lot different to see, but if you look closely, you can see more wires & rail that has been installed this week.

Week 2, Day #8. Solar Panels ready and waiting to be installed.

8. Week 3, Day #13. We’re making good progress with 51 Solar Panels installed, and just another 305 to go!

9. Week 3, Day #13. Take a look at the above video of the installed solar panels so far!

It’s amazing to think that in a few weeks time all our Permaset inks will be made using power that we’ve generated from the sun ☀️ ☀️ 

Check here for updates over the next few days…

PERMASET INKS DO NOT CONTAIN OZONE DEPLETING CHEMICALS SUCH AS CFCS OR HCFCS. THEY ARE ALSO FORMULATED FREE OF AROMATIC HYDROCARBONS. PERMASET IS FREE OF VOLATILE ORGANIC SOLVENT AND DOES NOT CONTAIN PVC RESIN OR PHTHALATE PLASTICISER

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