Special Considerations for Installing a Solar PV System on a Tile Roof

Installing a Solar PV System on a Tile Roof
Yes, they cut a hole in the roof?

 

Installing a Solar PV System on a Tile Roof ( Solar Thermal Magazine )

Tile roofs, though not very common in the U.S except on higher end homes or in Florida and California are very different from the asphalt shingle or metal roof when it comes to installing anything on them. This is true for things like solar light tubes, solar heating collectors and solar PV panels.

Here is a video showing a team in installing a 3 kwatt system with an SMA 30000 HF grid connect DC to AC inverter.

Enjoy the video and pics.

Credit for the video goes to www.gcsolar.com.au

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Gordon's expertise in the area of industrial energy efficiency and alternative energy. He is an experienced electrical engineer with a Masters degree in Alternative Energy technology. He is the co-founder of several renewable energy media sites including Solar Thermal Magazine.