Clearances needed between the panel array

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    What are the clearances needed between the panel array and the edge of the roof? Are these binding? Why are these clearances given?

    I have read distances of between 12-16inches and the reason being due to wind loads. What would happen if these rules were not followed?

  • #16260 Reply


    The clearance distances are laid down in the 2013 Guide to the Installation of a PV Panel System.

    A suitable minimum clearance zone from PV panels to roof edge is around 40-50cm.

    Hope this helps.

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