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Everything You Need To Know About Adding Solar Panels At Home

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Who to hire: Installing solar panels isn’t as simple as slapping cells on a rooftop. You’ll need to install additional wiring, and panel placement is key to building an efficient system. So this is one that’s best left for the pros.

Coast Energy Solution is proud to offer all of our customers the following:

Adding Solar Panels At HomeOffers a strong warranty. Be sure the inverter is covered for at least 10 years and the panels are covered for 20 to 25 years.

Adding Solar Panels At Home 2Uses panels made by a manufacturer based in the U.S. That way your warranty will still protect you if the manufacturer goes belly up.

Adding Solar Panels At Home 2Doesn’t outsource installation. There will be more accountability if things don’t go according to plan.

Adding Solar Panels At Home 4Is licensed and bonded, and no major complaints have been filed with the Better Business Bureau.

Adding Solar Panels At Home 5Can supply at least two recent customer references.

4 Step Solar Checklist

Every time we do a free home estimate, this is what we check for.

  1. Check the amount of usable sunlight hours your home is creating via SunCalc 
  2. Determine your average energy usage in kilowatt per hour based on your electricity bills
  3. See what California financing incentives your home is eligible for once making the switch the clean energy including YgreneCaliforniaFIRST and the HERO Program.
  4. Find out if there is available square footage on your roof to hold the panels.



Solar Milestone for San Diego

“Connecting 100,000 private solar rooftops is a clean energy milestone worth celebrating and signifies this community’s commitment to increasing energy from sources that help reduce our environmental impact for the benefit of future generations,” said Caroline Winn, SDG&E’s chief energy delivery officer.

Solar Milestone: 100,000 Private Rooftop Arrays Installed in San Diego