The process of installing solar panels on your home and switching to solar electricity starts with a free survey of your home where we also perform an energy review to determine how photo voltaic solar panels can help reduce your energy costs. We create a custom installation plan that’s efficient and effective without compromising the quality of the results. Before we begin, we will walk you through the entire solar installation process down to the smallest detail to ensure you understand what will be done and how you’ll benefit.
The solar panel installation process - step by step
After signing the agreement, the installation process will begin. We’ll take care of acquiring the necessary permits to ensure state and local requirements are met. Abiding by the signed agreement, our installation team will complete the job within the estimated time and budget while making the process as simple for you as possible. The length of time it takes us to complete your installation will vary depending on the complexity of the system and size of the roof.
During the solar installation process, your conduit and inverter will be set in place prior to mounting the solar panels. We will then fit the roof anchors and attach the frame to securely hold the solar panels in place. After wiring the panels, the inverter, and finally your home, final inspection will be performed. After the inspection, you’ll have solar energy powering your home with a simple flip of a switch.
How long does it take to install solar panels?
The typical solar panel installation takes one to three days. Obviously, larger systems will take a little longer. After the solar panels are installed the utility company will come out to change out the electric meter. Depending upon the utility company, it can take one to three months for the utility company to do their part and turn on the solar energy system.
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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:
1. How big a roof do I need?
This depends on how much energy you would like to offset. When you request a quote SunKey will use our design tools to look at your roof and determine how many panels it can accommodate. Limited roof size is rarely an issue.
2. Should I re-roof my house before going solar?
Solar panels last a long time, so it makes sense to avoid having to remove and reinstall them. If your roof is in poor condition it is advisable to re-roof before installing your solar system. Once the panels are installed, they may extend the life of your roof by shielding it from the elements. So if your roof is relatively new and structurally sound, get a quote and learn if solar is right for you.
3. What if my roof is shaded?
Shade reduces the amount of electricity your system can produce. Our systems make up for shading by individually optimizing each panels maximum performance, allowing our systems to out perform the completion by 5-10%. SunKey solar design team will work to position your panels where they will get maximum sun exposure. Occasionally, SunKey finds that a roof is too shady to make solar feasible.
4. Do solar panel systems require maintenance?
Because there are no moving parts, residential solar panel systems generally require very little maintenance. All you need to do is maintain a 24/7 internet connection so your system can be monitored for performance and production. If there are any issues your monitoring software will alert you so the issues can be addressed.