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Re: Photovoltaic panel weights

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That'd be a safe number.  Most have an estimated installed weight of about
3 psf.  Keep it at 10 psf, especially if you are in the Yukon country...

On Mon, Mar 17, 2014 at 12:34 PM, Drew Morris <dmorris(--nospam--at)> wrote:

> I have a project were the client is interested in putting on a roof
> mounted flush photovoltaic array on a new building.  The client is
> researching through the vendors but i need to get an approximate dead load 
> to do some sizing on roof joists.  Any ball park figures I can use, 10 
> psf? 
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