Servicing 2

 

 

General Site Annual Inspection

  • Ensure roof penetrations are watertight
  • Ensure roof drainage is adequate, roof drains not clogged, and confirm no signs of water 
  • Check for vegetation growth or other new shade items
  • Check for ground erosion near footing of ground mount system
  • Confirm proper signage still in place
  • Confirm appropriate expansion joints are used where needed in long conduit runs
  • Check for corrosion on the outside of enclosures and the racking system
  • Check for cleanliness throughout the site-no debris in the inverter pad area
  • Check for loose hanging wires in the array
  • Check for signs of infestation under the array

Detailed Visual Inspection

  • Inspect the inverter/electrical pad to make sure it does not show excessive cracking
  • Look for warning placards, and check modules for excessive soiling
  • Inspect PV modules for defects that can appear in form of burn marks, discoloration
  • Ensure that module wiring is secure and not resting on the roof, hanging loose, or exposed
  • Inspect racking system for defects including rust, corrosion, sagging, and missing clips
  • Inspect conduits for proper support, bushings, and expansion joints, where needed
  • In roof-mounted systems check the integrity of the penetrations
  • In ground-mounted systems, look for signs of corrosion near the supports
  • Open door to disconnects and look for signs of corrosion or damage
  • Perform visual inspection of the interior and exterior of the inverter. 

* T and M Solar adheres to the Solar America Board for Codes and Standards