Installing solar panels has become simpler over the years it doesn't happen overnight - there's a technique for what needs to happen to get your panels geared up to start powering your home. Overall, from the day you sign your agreement along with your installer, it'll usually take between one and 2 months earlier than your solar panels are grid connected and generating energy for your home. We've mentioned the five step solar panel installation guide below:
Step 1: Find a best solar installer and get an estimation cost:
To find a solar installer, you might ask your friends or neighbors who already using solar or else you can do research by yourself any of their suggestions or your research helps you greatly to find local installer. As soon as you contact with local installer they will ask you some questions regarding your house like the age of your roof, the angle of your roof, type of roof etc. In addition to providing you with an estimate, your installer will explain solar financing options and tell you about any offers which you may qualify.
Once you choose an installer and set up with financials, the solar Installation process begins:
Step 2: Home evaluation and roof test:
Next is your solar company will send an engineer to your home to evaluate whether your house is appropriate for solar power at the same time they determine the best solar panels, inverter, racking and other components. Solar engineer will be able to determine the best location to mount the hardware that runs your system at some stage in the inspection, the installer will examine your home roof to make sure that the installation is code compliant and could suggest enhancements if required. If roof is perfect, then the solar panel installation company will take a seat down with you and verify how effective you want your system to be. They explains you about warranty and prices of solar panels, batteries etc. To make solar energy worthwhile, you'll probably want at least a 3.5kWh system, and maybe even up to 5.5kWh.
Step 3: Design and Permitting Phase:
Once all of the information and measurements have been gathered solar installer will create a site design plan. These plan includes which panels are suitable for your roof, how many panels should be placed on your roof, the wiring of the system and how it is interconnected with the utility.
Step 4: Installing the panels:
Once the equipment ordering process and financial settlement completes. Your equipment (panels and inverters) will likely arrive on the day of your installation. Now installation process actually begins, the installer fix multiple frames to the roof, and then fixing the panels to frames. When you have a flat roof, then installing the panels will take a little bit longer as they'll want to be mounted up at an angle. In recent times, solar installations can be completed as quickly as in one to 3 days, relying on the size of the system. After the solar panels are attached to the roof and the related electrical wiring and monitoring device is established. Finally, inverter(s) are connected to panels to convert direct current (DC) energy into the alternating current (AC) energy used in homes and on the electric grid.
Step 5: Approval and interconnection:
The last step is final inspection and approval requirements for solar installations. To generate power from your rooftop official commencement is necessary. Before you can connect your solar panels to the electrical grid, a consultant out of your town government will need to inspect the system and supply approval. All through this inspection, the consultant will essentially be double-checking your installer's work. That person will verify that the electrical wiring was properly distributed, mounting was appropriately attached and the overall install meets standard electrical and roof setback codes.
Following this local inspection, you will be ready for official grid interconnection. A representative from your solar company will come for final evaluation of the solar panel system and connect your system to grid. As long as there are no certain issues you are ready to light up your home with solar.
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