Best Practices for Commercial Roof-Mounted Photovoltaic System Installation

This SpringerBrief presents information on a wide variety of hazards and the damage potential caused by installation of a photovoltaic (PV) system. The current installation practices for PV systems on roofs create electrical, fire, structural, and weather-related hazards that do not comply to curren...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Authors: Wills, Rosalie, Milke, James A. (Author), Royle, Sara (Author), Steranka, Kristin (Author)
Format: eBook
Published: New York, NY Springer New York 2015, 2015
Edition:1st ed. 2015
Series:SpringerBriefs in Fire
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Introduction
  • Structural Loading
  • Wind Loads
  • Hail
  • Snow
  • Debris Accumulation
  • Seismic
  • Fire Hazards
  • Electrical Hazards Associated with Fire Fighter Operations
  • Weather-related Maintenance Considerations
  • Compilation of Best Practices
  • Hazard Gap Analysis