A Five Step Guide To Solar Panel Installation
More than 1 million American homes are now solar powered. More people are interested in installing solar panels on their roofs. If you're looking for energy, it is important to know what happens in a typical sunroof installation. After you have signed your Advosy Energy Installers contract, you must take five steps before those shiny black cells can start to power up. These five steps will be followed by your chosen solar company to install a solar panel system.
1.Engineering site visit
After you sign your Arizona Sun Company contract (whether it is a loan or lease agreement, or cash purchase agreement), an electrician will visit your house to inspect the electrical condition of your home and ensure that everything is compatible with the new system. This is usually done within a few days after signing the contract.
This inspection ensures that the roof has no cracks and allows natural sunlight to reach panels. Installers can resolve any problems during this time, including hailstorm damage, which could invalidate warranties. This is done to avoid any unnecessary delays.
2. Documentation and permits
Incentives may also be required. Your installer can arrange for these permits that are specific to your area.
People can apply for federal and state solar incentives. These include the Federal ITC, local programs or clean energy financing initiatives like PACE. Also, government rebates on top SRECs are available. You need to be clear about what you want and with whom you will be working so you don't waste your time looking for the right person.
You will need to evaluate inverters and solar panel components for your system. Your installer might recommend one brand but there are many others.
4.Solar panel installation
After the electrical wiring is completed, the installers will attach the racking to your roof in order to support the panels. Once the panels are leveled and secured to the rack, the electrician will attach racking to your roof to support them. This converts direct current energy to alternating current which can be used in homes or grids.
5. Approval and interconnection
The final step to going solar is connecting your panels to the grid. Before you can connect your system to the grid, a representative from your local government will inspect it. This inspection double-checks Arizona's solar company.
You are now ready to connect to the grid after this inspection. A representative from the electric company will visit your house to inspect the solar panels.