- Installers must ensure that the roof structure is able to support the solar system
- Where it is not possible to comply, a professional engineer or registered technologist must design the installation in such a way that the safety and performance principles of the standard are incorporated.
(SANS 10254 2017 22.214.171.124 and SANS10106 2014 4.1.7)
- Water heaters or storage tanks with a capacity of 200 litres or more may not be attached to a wall.
(SANS 120252-1 2012 126.96.36.199)
- The solar system must be installed in such a way that it does not accelerate the deterioration of the roof.
(SANS 10400-L, SANS 10243, and SANS 10252-1)