Photo of the Month - Improper Edge Setback

Photo of the Month: Improper Edge Setback

There was ample space on the roof, but the installer placed the modules right up against the parapet wall where it would it would be heavily shaded in the afternoons year round.

Additionally, the fire code NFPA 1 requires a minimum of 6′ around the perimeter to facilitate emergency responders.

This installation violates both code and good design practices.

Shaded-PV-modules

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