Washington, DC: Centex Homes ("Centex") is recalling about Open Energy 34 watt (OE-34) Solar Panel energy systems sold under the brand name Open Energy SolarSave Roofing Tiles. The recall is prompted by two reported incidents in which roof fires originated in or near the recalled roof panels have been reported. These incidents involve homes sold by Centex.
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.