CPSC Recall - Issued 3/25/2014

Centex Homes Recalls Solar Panels Due to Fire Hazard

Manufacturer: Open Energy Corporation, Inc
Product: SolarSave Roof Panels
Hazard: Fire
Injuries: Two incidents in which roof fires originated in or near the recalled roof panels have been reported. These incidents involve homes sold by Centex. No injuries have been reported.
Description: This recall involves Open Energy 34 watt (OE-34) Solar Panel energy systems sold under the brand name Open Energy SolarSave Roofing Tiles. SolarSave panels replace conventional roof tiles and provide solar power to the building. This recall involves all brown, terracotta and gray OE-34 SolarSave roof tiles installed on new homes sold by Centex Homes (Centex). This recall does not include any other solar panels, except for the OE-34 model, installed on homes sold by Centex.
Remedy: Replacement
Sold At: Burlingame Industries, Inc., dba Eagle Roofing Products, located in Rialto, Calif.
Units: About 240 homes
Consumer Contact: Visit www.Centex.com, send an email to NorCalSolar at Centex.com or send a fax to (800) 917-2201
Company Website: www.Centex.com