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Poor positioning of inverter next to gas meter

Ohhh... Solar Pergola

Poor positioning of inverter next to gas meter

Support legs installed too low on the panel - causing wind load stress on top of the panel

Array with wire shading and poor maintenance

Support legs installed too low on the panel - causing wind load stress on top of the panel

Array with wire shading and poor maintenance

Cabeling & inverter connection realised poorly

Corroding weathered earthing

Cabeling & inverter connection realised poorly

Corroding weathered earthing

Delaminating panel

Dangerous plug - bottom of inverter

Delaminating panel

Dangerous plug - bottom of inverter

Earthing could be better

Exposed cabling - should be in conduit

Earthing could be better

Exposed cabling - should be in conduit

Frame corrosion and yellowing panel

If possible - avoid cable run accross gutters

Frame corrosion and yellowing panel

If possible - avoid cable run accross gutters

More yellowing panels

Not in line with Australian Standard

More yellowing panels

Not in line with Australian Standard

Panel positioning not adding to the look

Panel with extensive micro cracks

Panel positioning not adding to the look

Panel with extensive micro cracks

Panels too close to edge

Poor cable run - not in line with standards

Panels too close to edge

Poor cable run - not in line with standards

Poor installation position

Poor installation positioning causing overshadowing

Poor installation position

Poor installation positioning causing overshadowing

Poor positionng of panels - with vent causing significant overshadowing issue

Poor system positioning

Poor positionng of panels - with vent causing significant overshadowing issue

Poor system positioning

Poor work practice

Rubber solar cables after years of sun exposure

Poor work practice

Rubber solar cables after years of sun exposure

Rusted tin roof bracket -12 month after install

Scratched & marked waffers

Rusted tin roof bracket -12 month after install

Scratched & marked waffers

Tree shadowing panels - causing poor output result

Twisted panel

Tree shadowing panels - causing poor output result

Twisted panel

Wafer delamination

Watch out for broken tiles - water damage will cause expensive plaster repairs

Wafer delamination

Watch out for broken tiles - water damage will cause expensive plaster repairs

Water damage in isolator

If solar panels are transported poorly , it can lead to micro cracks

Water damage in isolator

If solar panels are transported poorly , it can lead to micro cracks

Water entered poorly positioned conduit and directed the water towards solar system cut off switch

Water damage to solar cut off switch

Water entered poorly positioned conduit and directed the water towards solar system cut off switch

Water damage to solar cut off switch

A bit more silicon with this instalation - poor workmanship

Poor workmanship sample - Silicon fixes everything - but only for a few month

A bit more silicon with this instalation - poor workmanship

Poor workmanship sample - Silicon fixes everything - but only for a few month

Poor maintenance over a very long period can result in poor electricity output

Isolator Upside Down

Poor maintenance over a very long period can result in poor electricity output

Isolator Upside Down

Ugly and Incorrect Cables

Poor cabling fixed by LG authorised solar installer

Ugly and Incorrect Cables

Poor cabling fixed by LG authorised solar installer

End Clamp Hanging off rail

Tin Bracket horribly installed

End Clamp Hanging off rail

Tin Bracket horribly installed

Packers under midclamp for unknown reasons

More Endclamp Madness

Packers under midclamp for unknown reasons

More Endclamp Madness

Bad Quality Frame Installation

Reinstalled by LG Installer

Bad Quality Frame Installation

Reinstalled by LG Installer

Main Array Earth

Joiner coming apart, roofing screws used as fixings

Main Array Earth

Joiner coming apart, roofing screws used as fixings

Incorrect feet used in Gully causing numerous leaks

More roofing screws madness

Incorrect feet used in Gully causing numerous leaks

More roofing screws madness

Ugly work

More Ugly stuff

Ugly work

More Ugly stuff

Loose connection causing major meltdown

Total lack of waterproofing awareness eventually causing inverter failure

Loose connection causing major meltdown

Total lack of waterproofing awareness eventually causing inverter failure

Poorly installed endclamp will see failure of panel grip in the future

Poor quality isolation box and isolators

Poorly installed endclamp will see failure of panel grip in the future

Poor quality isolation box and isolators

Not a long term cabling solution

Tilt frame poorly positioned causing water penetration of metal roof

Not a long term cabling solution

Tilt frame poorly positioned causing water penetration of metal roof

Home made joint of the installation framing ,likely to fail in heavy winds

Another poorly executed framing joining has vibrated loose

Home made joint of the installation framing ,likely to fail in heavy winds

Another poorly executed framing joining has vibrated loose

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