US 9,813,013 B2
Solar panel installation systems and methods
Greg McPheeters, Santa Clara, CA (US); and Geno Viscuso, Shingle Springs, CA (US)
Assigned to Sunrun South LLC, San Luis Obispo, CA (US)
Filed by Sunrun South LLC, San Luis Obispo, CA (US)
Filed on Aug. 5, 2015, as Appl. No. 14/819,396.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/033,311, filed on Aug. 5, 2014.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/075,607, filed on Nov. 5, 2014.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/138,065, filed on Mar. 25, 2015.
Claims priority of provisional application 62/187,995, filed on Jul. 2, 2015.
Prior Publication US 2016/0043687 A1, Feb. 11, 2016
Int. Cl. A47F 5/00 (2006.01); H02S 20/23 (2014.01); F16B 2/06 (2006.01); F16B 2/18 (2006.01); H02S 20/30 (2014.01); H02S 30/10 (2014.01); F24J 2/52 (2006.01); F24J 2/46 (2006.01)
CPC H02S 20/23 (2014.12) [F16B 2/065 (2013.01); F16B 2/185 (2013.01); F24J 2/5245 (2013.01); F24J 2/5264 (2013.01); H02S 20/30 (2014.12); H02S 30/10 (2014.12); F24J 2002/4663 (2013.01); F24J 2002/4672 (2013.01); Y02B 10/12 (2013.01); Y02E 10/47 (2013.01)] 11 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A height-adjustable base member, comprising:
an arm, comprising:
a first side and a second side, wherein the second side has a convex surface; and
a bore extending from the first side to the second side;
a lever, comprising:
a concave surface configured to engage with the arm in a first mode and a second mode, wherein in the first mode, the convex surface is engaged within the concave surface, and wherein in the second mode, the convex surface is disengaged from the concave surface; and
a bore extending through the convex surface along an axis of rotation of the lever; and
a fastener, inserted through the bores of the arm and the lever, coupling the arm to the lever.