Residential Solar Panel Services

Solar Panels For Your Home

Residential Solar Panel Installation Services in Portland OR and Vancouver WAWith the cost of solar coming down over the past 10 years there has never been a better time to install solar panels on your home.

Residential solar offers homeowners an alternative to the high costs of conventional fossil fuels. Eliminate your utility bill and reduce your carbon footprint by switching to solar power.

Advantages of Residential Solar 

  • Solar energy is pollution free and causes no greenhouse gases to be emitted after installation. 
  • Renewable, clean power that is available every day of the year. Even on cloudy days.
  • A return on your investment, unlike your utility bills.
  • Solar energy is low maintenance
  • Reduces our dependency on foreign oil and fossil fuels. 

Solar Roofing Contractors in Vancouver WA and Portland OR

PV Solar

For an alternative way to produce electricity, home solar panels offer renewable energy that takes energy directly from the sun for use in the home. Residential solar panel installation will help reduce the electricity used, which will also help improve the environment. Dependent on the location of the home, the Department of Energy estimates that the typical home can save nearly forty percent of the home’s energy by using solar powered energy. Each year, more and more homeowners have converted to solar energy for their energy needs.

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Home Solar Pool Heaters Installation for Residential Solar Panels in Vancouver WA Longview Kelso Kalama Camas Washington by GreenLight Solar & Roofing Contractors

Solar Pool Heaters

To extend the family’s swimming season, homeowners have been turning to solar resources to heat the home’s pool. Depending on the availability of the sunshine in the location of the home, heating the pool with solar can save on the amount of electricity required to heat the pool in the cooler seasons. Swimming pool solar heaters, depending on the climate, are cost effective with minimal costs to operate. A professional solar pool heater installation specialist at GreenLight Solar & Roofing can help the homeowner choose the right solar pool heater for their property.

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Residential Solar Panels Installation Process

Over the next few weeks you will be introduced to some of the most advanced solar technologies in the world that will help you reduce your electrical consumption and save you money. Have no fear, this is an easy process. Your solar system only takes a couple days to install. Of course, each home is different so we ask that you give us a little flexibility on timing. We pride ourselves on our excellent workmanship and customer service and making switching over to solar easy for our customers. Naturally you’ll have questions, and we’ll be right there with you answering them every step of the way. Here’s what you can expect:

Site Assessment
A solar technician will visit you in your home to confirm your system design, verify measurements, and adjust for shade and obstructions on your roof. Week 1-2
Permitting
Once you give the green light we’ll submit your solar design to the city for permitting. We have a team of engineers dedicated to processing your permits and engineering plans. This allows us to have your solar panels installed faster than our competitors. The timing now depends on how quickly local government works and can take up to four weeks. Week 2-4
Installation
After we receive the permits to install your solar panels you will be put on our schedule to have them installed. Our team of electricians are dedicated to home esthetics and provide the best solar panel installations in the Pacific Northwest. Our teams have installed more than 1,000 photovoltaic systems in Washington and Oregon over the past decade and pride ourselves on delivering our clients professional installations in a timely fashion. Week 4-5
County/City Inspections
When construction is finished, the county or city will do a final inspection of your solar array before your system can be connected to the grid. Week 5-6
Utility Interconnection
For you to be able to obtain your rebate check and/or incentives from your local utility company and state government we provide an experienced team that deals with all Oregon and Washington State utilities and complete all the necessary paperwork for our customers. This ensures that your rebates and applications are promptly processed and submitted to the appropriate jurisdictions. We handle your net metering and interconnection with the utilities, and the inspection of the system to make sure our customers our up and running off the sun as soon as possible. Week 5-6
Turn On and Start Saving Money
When the utility company installs the net meter, that means you’re free to flip the switch and start generating clean, affordable, money-saving solar energy right from your roof. The last step of the solar installation process is to hook up your monitoring software and show you how to get online to monitor your solar panels production. Congratulations on making your home a solar home! Week 6-8