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4kW solar kit Silfab 400 XL, Enphase Micro-inverter

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SKU:
SIL400-4kW-Enphase
MPN:
SIL-400-NU
Availability:
SHIPS 1 to 3 WEEKS
Shipping:
$500.00 (Fixed Shipping Cost)
  • Silfab SIL400 XL Enphase Micro-inverter Solar Kit
  • Silfab SIL400 XL Solar Panel
  • Enphase Inverter
$6,650.00

Description

This solar energy system generates 4000 watts (4 kW) of grid-tied electricity with (10) 400 watt SIL-400-NU XL-size modules, Enphase Micro-inverters, IQ combiner box with Envoy 24/7 panel monitoring, disconnect box, safety labels, rooftop mounting, and permit-ready building electrical plans. The made in North America XL-size solar panels are for larger roof or ground mount, and have a 25 year power warranty . The Enphase micro-inverters deliver more power in shaded conditions, and monitoring for each panel, with a 25 year warranty. Choose the DIY base kit, or add your options for ground mounting, backup storage battery, or full-service installation. This affordable solar kit has every component needed for easy installation that will save money on monthly utility bills. Order online or PHONE 888-498-3331


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Parts / Specifications

What is included:
Permit-ready plans, lifetime support, solar panels, inverter(s), mounting, monitoring, safety labels, accessories, manufacturer's warranty
What is not included:
Conduit, electrical wire, circuit breaker(s), junction boxes, sealant, concrete
PARTS LIST:
PARTS LIST
Solar Panels:
(10) Silfab Solar Panel 400 watt Silfab Mono XL Solar Panel
Inverter(s):
Cable:
IQ Cables, portrait size
Caps:
IQ Termination caps
Combiner:
IQ Combiner with Envoy
Disconnect:
External AC safety switch disconnect box
Monitoring:
24/7 system monitoring
Mounting:
Rooftop racks, portrait layout, flush mount (IronRidge or UniRac)
Roof Anchors:
Choose shingle roof flash-foot, universal tile hook, or metal roof base. Other mounts available as needed; additional cost may apply
Hardware:
Module bonding clamps, rails splices, grounding lugs, wire clips
Safety Labels:
NEC code compliant site map placard and safety labels
SYSTEM SPECIFICATIONS:
SYSTEM SPECIFICATIONS
Maximum Power DC (Wp):
4,000 watts DC; 4.0 kW
Maximum Power AC (Wp):
3,590 watts AC CEC
Estimated Power Generated:
483 kWh AC monthly average
Maximum Power Voltage Vmp (V):
240 Volts
Maximum System Output Current Imp (A):
15 Amps
Minimum Required OCPD Circuit Breaker Rating (A):
20 Amps
Array Dimensions:
220 square feet
Array Weight:
600 lbs
Distributed Load:
2.8 lbs psf
Design Criteria:
CRITERIA FOR DESIGN
ASCE Standard:
7-10
Exposure Category:
B - urban and suburban areas, wooded areas, or other terrain with numerous closely spaced obstructions having the size of single family dwellings or larger.
Wind Speed Rating:
110 mph
Snow Load:
20 lb psf
Anchor Spacing:
6ft span
Other Designs:
Heavy duty wind or snow version available with additional parts and costs
Disclaimer:
Product specifications are dependent on manufacturer information and are subject to change without notice.
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Installation Instructions

DIY or Full-Service Pro Solar Installation

You can choose how to install the solar panel system. You can Do-It-Yourself (DIY), hire any contractor or handyman for labor, or we can provide Full-Service Professional installation. Most customers choose DIY to save some serious money. However you decide to go solar, we will provide the permit plans, instruction manuals and lifetime technical support. You will also have the same manufacturer warranties, and be eligible for tax credits, rebates and other incentives.

Professional solar panel system installation by a state licensed contractor includes labor, wiring, electrical setup, balance of system parts, building permit, utility approval, inspection, monitoring setup, and activation. 5 year warranty on labor. Installation services are not subject to state sales tax. Final price subject to system design and site visit. Additional fees may apply for electrical panel upgrade, multiple roof areas, conduit wiring greater than 100 ft, two or more story property, or tilt mounting.


DOWNLOADS

pdf-icon.pngIronRidge roof mount datasheet

pdf-icon.pngIronRidge roof mount Installation Manual

pdf-icon.pngEnphase micro-inverter datasheet

pdf-icon.pngEnphase micro-inverter Installation Manual

pdf-icon.pngSilfab SIL-400-NU DATASHEET

pdf-icon.pngSilfab solar panel Installation Manual


How to Install the PV Solar Electric Kit with Micro-inverters

  1. Read and follow the installation instruction manuals provided with the solar panel, micro-inverter, and mounting
  2. Secure the roof attachments to the roof rafters; add caulk as needed
  3. Attach mounting rails to the roof attachments using supplied hardware
  4. Secure the micro-inverters to the mounting rails using the supplied hardware
  5. Connect the AC inverter cables into desired strings as indicated in the electrical line drawing
  6. Connect the solar panel output cables to the micro-inverter input cables
  7. Secure the solar panels to the mounting rails using the supplied clamps for middle and end locations
  8. Connect the last PV wire to a junction box
  9. Connect the PV wires and a grounding wire from the junction box to the AC combiner box
  10. Connect the AC combiner box to a PV solar AC disconnect box
  11. Connect the PV solar disconnect box to a new circuit breaker in the household electrical box
  12. Contact the local building department or electric utility company to schedule inspection and connection to the grid for permission to operate

Tools Required to Install Rooftop Solar Mounting

  • Tape measure
  • Roofers bar, shingle ripper
  • Chalk line
  • Stud finder
  • Caulking gun
  • Sealant compatible with roofing materials
  • Drill with 7/32" long-style bit
  • Drill or impact gun with 1/4" or 5/16" deep socket
  • Ladder, Safety harness and rope
  • Wire stripper, cutter, crimping tool
  • Conduit bender
  • Voltage or Amp meter, testing tool
  • Elbow grease and common sense

How to Install PV Solar Panel Roof Flashing Attachment

Simply slide the flashing under a row of roof shingles, drill pilot hole, apply sealant to hole, secure with bolt and attach sealing washer. Just a few minutes to install flash-foot. Watch this video for a demonstration.


Fast, Simple Universal Fastening Objects (UFO)


Comparing IronRidge XR rails to Box rails


Pro Tips to Mount Solar Rails Square on a Rooftop


How The Enphase Home Energy System Works


Video Installation Instructions for the Enphase IQ Micro-Inverter


Installation Instructions for the Enphase IQ Envoy


How to install the Enphase IQ Combiner

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