28 Mar '13, 10pm

Snow load on PV panels #green

Where I'm planning on building the code requires design for 75 PSF snow load. The best rating for load that I've found in PV panels is 40 PSF. In the unlikely event that an actual maximum snow load were to occur some of the panels may fail but no other structural damage would occur. Could such a situation be approved?

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