Clearances needed between the panel array
- December 2, 2014 at 9:57 am #16257
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?
- December 2, 2014 at 4:34 pm #16260
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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