Monday, September 9, 2013

Update and Thoughts on Treated Lumber PV Array Mounts

Back in 2009 I built a ground mounted PV array for my house. The mounting system used treated 4 by 4 treated lumber for the mounts.

There was some concern expressed that the treated lumber would not have a good life. So, I've put up a page that covers:

  • How things are going so far with the treated lumber mounts
  • Results of a little research on various types of treated lumber.
  • Ongoing maintenance.
  • A design detail change for better timber decay resistance.

The treated lumber PV array supports

One of the posts after 4 years.
The new page gives some detail on types of treatment you want to use, ongoing maintenance,  better design details, ...

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