Solar Design & Installation Process
SolarCity is an all-in-one service provider, with everything you need to switch to clean solar energy. We take care of every step of your project, provide a single point of contact, and are accountable throughout the life of your system. Our experience installing high quality solar systems and uncompromising service have made us a national industry leader.
Our in-house engineering team will custom design your solar system based on your facility's architecture and your business' projected electrical needs for the next 20+ years. Browse our client portfolio to see the wide range of solar systems we've designed for our clients.
SolarCity engineers will complete a structural analysis of your facility and produce a full set of structural design and electrical blueprints. Your design plans will also contain the specification sheets for all system components, such as the solar panels and inverters for your project. SolarCity will then submit your approved plans to your local city government to obtain the necessary building permits.
SolarCity designs, permits and constructs solar systems to our rigorous quality standards, meeting or exceeding local building and safety codes including IBC, NEC, OSHA, UL and DSA. Additionally, SolarCity prides itself on having a high percentage of NABCEP-certified personnel on our installation crews.
Once we complete construction, your project manager will schedule an inspection with your local building department to confirm that the installation conforms to local regulations and with the utility company for connection to the power grid.
Your dedicated project manager will plan out your installation and coordinate all team members, including the engineering design team, installation crew and external city and utility inspectors. He will work closely with you ensure minimal disruption to your business. Your project manager will keep you apprised of project status every step of the way.
SolarCity's extensive experience has allowed us to develop an efficient process for managing large-scale solar projects from beginning to end, saving time and money on your project. We track the status of every job and our teams have constant access to project plans, engineering drawings, site audits, measurements and photos so that we stay informed and keep your project on schedule.