Patents by Inventor Andy E. Parr

Andy E. Parr has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20100294340
    Abstract: This invention relates to a frame for mounting a solar panel where a tubular frame member has a generally triangular cross section. The frame member includes a riser element, a span element and a truss element. 5 The frame meets the IEC 61215, Second edition standard for wind and snow loadings without significantly increasing the weight of the solar module compared to conventional frames with an open channel. This invention also relates to an array of solar modules mounted on a structure as well as a method of mounting the frame with a connection channel for slidably accepting an anchor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 12, 2008
    Publication date: November 25, 2010
    Inventors: Daniel W. Cunningham, Kai H.W. Duponte, Neil V. Placer, Andy E. Parr, Roy Duncan, Seigfried Ebner