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RE: Dead Load or Live Load?

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Right. And just as soon as the environmentalist whackos get out of the way
of our energy independence, you'll see those solar panels come down
quicker'n you can say "Greenpeace."

They're LIVE LOADS because they can most CERTAINLY be removed without
disturbing the use and function of the structure itself.

William L. Polhemus, Jr. P.E.
Polhemus Engineering Company
Katy, TX, USA
Phone (281) 492-2251
FAX (281) 492-8203
email bill(--nospam--at)

-----Original Message-----
From: Scott, William N. [mailto:William.Scott(--nospam--at)]
Sent: Wednesday, November 21, 2001 2:18 PM
To: 'seaint(--nospam--at)'
Subject: RE: Dead Load or Live Load?

Dead loads include permanently attached loads - solar panels should be
considered as dead load.

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