5 - Installation


If your installation is a ground mount, prepare the structure. If your roof requires reinforcing, this should be done first.

HAREI members have experience with many aspects of this and can provide advice on equipment and techniques.

Racking and inverter installation

Electrical Connections

You should use a licensed electrician to create the proper connections between your main electrical panel and your array based one of the plans found in Wiring Your Solar Array.

Electrical System Labels - There are a number of places on your system where special labeling is required. Which labels are required depend to some extent on your local building code - ask your building inspector which version of the National Electrical Code they use. You can buy labels for any version of the NEC at PV LABELS .com

Solar Raiser - install solar panels

There are just a few steps left before you can activate your system; see Finishing

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