Techno Pieux Pyrénées-Ouest has partnered with the company Terre Solaire to build a carport in the town of Lanneplàa, situated in the Atlantic Pyrenees is South-Western France. The foundation for this project rests on six helical piers, 2 to 4 meters in length, to ensure the carport is properly anchored.
Project Name: Photovoltaic Wooden Carport
Dealer : Techno PIEUX Pyrénées-Ouest
Location : Pyrénées-Atlantiques
Partner : Terre Solaire @lapageTerreSolaire
Project Objectives : To install a carport equipped with photovoltaic sun panels.
Soil Type: Three of the six piers are in backfill, which was there during the construction of the house.
Advantages Over Other Traditional Foundation Methods:
- Helical piers do not need any excavation
- Dry sector; no wait time for drying
- Fast installation; a half day to install 6 piers on site
Materials Used: Six P3-12
Equipment Used: EM1
Torque Power/Pier: between 2620 N.m and 5894 N.m, depending on pier loading
Depths of the Piers: 4 meters for the piers in backfill and 2 meters for the other piers.
Specific Details of the Structure on Piers: 41 m² open carport installed by Terre Solaire in two days.
Link : https://terresolaire.com/particuliers/supports-panneaux-photovoltaiques/abri-solaire/