Infrared Photovoltaic System Survey
An Infrared photovoltaic system survey of components within a solar panel, identifies problem areas before they cause the failure of the entire system, which often results in costly repairs or expensive delays. These infrared surveys are non-invasive and can be conducted when it’s most convenient for you. Not only can you improve the overall reliability of your solar panels, you will also benefit from reduced maintenance costs.
- Identify problems before they become headaches with a photovoltaic survey
- Reduce high maintenance costs by using infrared thermography in your preventative maintenance program
- Every survey we conduct includes a comprehensive report
- We pride ourselves on unmatched client care, so contact our office today
Protect Your Solar Panels With An Infrared Photovoltaic System Survey
Photovoltaic components within solar panels should maintain consistence thermal imaging patterns under normal conditions. When anomalous patterns are detected during the survey, it likely indicates a problem with the panel itself, or one of its cells. Common problems detected during photovoltaic surveys include faulty wiring, damaged equipment, defective solar cells, or an obstruction blocking the panel, like debris or shade.
When we conduct a scan of the solar panels, a digital image reveals anomalies within the system in real time. We then compile this information into a comprehensive report that can be viewed digitally or as a hard-copy.
When Should You Conduct A Photovoltaic Survey?
In order to accurate detect temperature anomalies, it is essential that the solar panels all maintain a uniform temperature. This means that we will have to conduct our survey during optimal conditions at a pre-determined time of day. Unexpected precipitation could delay a survey, requiring that it e postponed to a later date. Wind and an assortment of other factors may come into play, so it’s best to speak with one of our representatives to schedule a time.
Conditions will also be a factor depending on whether we conduct your survey from the ground, an elevated vantage point, or from the air. Each has its own advantages and disadvantages depending on the size and scope of your solar array, and your operating budget.
How Often Should I Conduct A Survey Of My Solar Panels?
A good rule of thumb is to conduct photovoltaic surveys at least once annually. However, you may also want to consider conducting surveys at other convenient times like during a shutdown period or as part of your company wide preventative maintenance program.
Trust Us With Your Infrared Photovoltaic System Survey
As an infrared thermography industry leader for more than 30 years, Infrared Technologies has the experience required to ensure you get detailed, useful information from your survey expense. Just a few of the businesses we’ve represented in our tenured history include Amazon, Kohl’s Department Stores, and Kellogg.
Our team of highly trained Certified Infrared Thermographers® offer you way to use preventative maintenance to your benefit by using the non-invasive infrared technologies that identify problems before they become major headaches.
We pride ourselves on unrivaled customer care, so contact us today and find out more about our complete line of Infrared Thermography services.