PV System inspections a necessity
- Jul 12, 2022 8:57 pm GMT
With so many PV systems being installed we see many more failures and opportunities for system fires. These fires have a huge impact, including lost revenue because the affected business may remain closed for months. This results in lost revenue, lost wages for employees, and expensive rebuilding costs.
Yes, this could have been prevented. This image shows the importance of regular IR scans, inspections, and cleaning of your PV System panels and components.
Insurance investigators determined that this issue was caused by birds damaging the wiring. A good Thermal scan would show the damage and resulting overheating, as well as defective panels or electrical issues in other components of the system - from the Panel all the way to the inverter.
Using a qualified and reputable third party for this assessment is crucial to getting an unbiased snapshot and visual of the heat energy at an exact moment in time.
With a timely and regular inspection by an experienced and qualified team of inspectors using top of the line equipment. Complete and quick turnaround on the reporting of anomalies with recommendations for further actions is very crucial to keeping your PV system operating at capacity while reducing the chances of a catastrophic failure.