PV Pointer: Safety tips for rooftop solar panels in snow country

AceClamp is proud to have been featured in Solar Builder's "PV Pointers" edition in February 2019. 

If you are installing solar panels in the northern half of the United States, there are a few winter safety precautions you need to take to prevent potentially dangerous situations.

Traditional residential asphalt shingle roofs have a high coefficient of friction that helps to hold rooftop snow accumulations in place until the snow gradually melts and is gone. However, solar panels have a smooth surface that can result in a very sudden slide of snow in quantities large enough to cause severe damage to anything or anyone below. One of the most economical ways to prevent a snow avalanche is to install a snow retention system or snow guards.  Read the full article here >>

https://solarbuildermag.com/pv-modules/pv-pointer-safety-tips-for-rooftop-solar-panels-in-snow-country/

 

PV Pointer: Safety tips for rooftop solar panels in snow country
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