chapter 3

System Installation Considerations

THIS CHAPTER FOCUSES ON installation considerations, including mounting, estimating system output, the installation labor effort, supplier and system qualifications, project coordination, and basic economic analysis. These considerations inform photovoltaic (PV) system designers of the practicality and effectiveness of designs.

This chapter also focuses on basic installation principles and recognizing the practicality and effectiveness of designs. They must coordinate with each other from start to finish. Effective PV system design is the foundation of PV system work.

Topics & Concepts

This chapter covers the following topics and concepts:

Installation steps

Mounting options

Estimating system ...

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