Providing As-Built Information



Raptor Maps enables you to locate anomalies using the site as-built and a numbering scheme.

To enable the delivery of this feature, we need the as-built for the inspected site.

The as-built you provide should include the string layout for the site, as shown in this example. 

solar string as-built raptor maps

An as-built such as this one does not provide sufficient information:

PV as-built raptor maps

This as-built does not provide the details required by Raptor Maps.

Also provide a page which shows the complete site layout. as illustrated here:

solar as-built map raptor maps

Here are some answers to frequently asked questions about site numbering.

If you have other questions or are unsure, please contact We are happy to set up a call to discuss them.

What is the purpose of site numbering?

Raptor Maps uses site numbering to provide an exact location of each anomaly down to the module level.

We include this information in the report using either the Raptor Maps standard numbering scheme or a custom numbering scheme based on the numbering-scheme examples you provide.

You’ll need to provide us with an as-built in either case.

What numbering scheme comes standard with Raptor Maps analytics?

Raptor Maps numbering is based on a grid system in which rows, strings and modules increment west to east. Many of our customers find this scheme helpful as they count rows to make their way to an anomaly location.

If the site layout does not fit the standard format, the site is also broken up into sections to further aid in field maintenance.

solar string as-built raptor maps

Can we use our own custom numbering scheme instead?

If you are using Raptor Maps to support maintenance and already have a numbering scheme in place that works well for your maintenance personnel, using custom numbering may make Raptor Maps easier to use.

For example, if maintenance uses combiner locations as reference points for finding modules, you may want to use custom numbering.

If I want custom numbering, what do I need to provide?

In order for us to include custom numbering in your report, you’ll need to provide an As-built with clearly defined Inverter – Combiner – String numbering.

If this information is broken up across many pages of the as-built, please confirm which pages in the PDF we need to use. Raptor Maps will combine these into one base layer for the digital model.

More as-built examples are below.

solar as-built information raptor maps

If you’ve requested custom numbering, it will appear as follows in the final report.

solar as-built naming raptor maps