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Blog Watch Firefighters Rip Through the Tesla Solar Roof

Discussion in 'Tesla Energy' started by TMC Staff, Jul 26, 2018.

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    A recent video released by the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection gives us a good look at the construction of Tesla's solar shingles.
    Fire training instructor Brock Archer narrates the video and offers a few details on the shingles:

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  2. Shamrock

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    Do we know if those are actual Tesla roof shingles or just mock-ups for the video. They seem very lightweight. I thought the Tesla shingles had a glass layer.
     
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    Video says it is an actual, functioning Tesla solar roof.
     
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    You can see the glass shatter ever time he hits it with the ax.
     
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    The tiles seem much thinner and lighter than I was expecting. That's a good thing in my book as I was worried about the weight load of a glass roof on the house, particularly in earthquake prone areas.
     
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    Install seems very easy!
     

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