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Unsafe solar Installation

This installation we spotted recently really had us scratching our heads and pondering, just what was the installer thinking??

This is one of the worst we have seen in a while. Some of the more obvious issues are the installer has run the DC cable in flexi conduit from the panels to the inverter externally down the ridgeline and over the gutter. This is a real safety issue and is as far from best practice as you can get...

The top two panels are in landscape reverse tilted over the top of the roof and the pitch is less than the adjoining four panels. Apart from not meeting the current Australian Standards, some of the issues here are, wind loading on the panels this can cause all kinds of stress issues for the panels and the integrity of the roof structure. Another issue is the performance of this install, the output from these panels is determined by the lowest performing panel.