How a Santa Monica Solar Power System is Installed

Green energy is certainly the wave of the future and many people are interested in using green energy in their homes instead of oil or gas. There are many benefits to a solar energy system, which is by far the most affordable and accessible green energy option out there today. These benefits include a reduction in energy costs, added value to the home, reduction of pollution and so much more. If you are ready to take the plunge and have a Santa Monica solar power system installed, you may be a little worried about how the process works and what to expect. Here is everything that you need to know about the solar energy installation process.

Initial Consultation

The first thing that will happen after you contact a Santa Monica solar energy company to have your solar energy system installed is they will set up an appointment for a consultation. On the day of this initial consultation, the technician will come to your home to meet with you and discuss the installation process. They will also want to have a good look at the home and take quite a lot of measurements to prepare for the installation of the solar panels. Why is this? The Santa Monica solar power system that you are getting must be tailored to fit the exact needs of your home. For example, if you have a smaller home you will not need as many solar panels.

Another thing that will need to be addressed at the initial consultation is the best place for the solar panels to go. They need to be able to capture as much sunlight as possible, so sometimes the best place is on the roof of your home and sometimes it will be more useful to have them out in front of the home. This will need to be decided on by the skilled technician that is at your home.


The installation of your solar energy unit will occur within a few short days of your consultation. The technicians will arrive and will get right to work on installation. In most cases, this is a fairly quick process that should not take much more than a full day. Of course, this depends on the size of your Santa Monica solar power system and where it is located.


Post installation, you should be good to go! Your technician will tell you how to work your system and then you can enjoy your clean, green energy.


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