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San Antonio’s Trusted Solar Installation Provider

Now more than ever, the solar industry is booming. Homeowners everywhere are looking for ways to reduce their electricity bills and modernize their homes. By making the decision to go solar, you can have access to free energy anytime the sun shines! It’s quite an efficient and simple way to reduce your utility bill.

At Mammoth Roofing & Solar we specialize in solar panel installation in San Antonio. Our professional and trustworthy approach to solar panel installation is what sets us apart from the competition. When you invest in solar panels for your home, you should trust your crew completely. When you work with Mammoth, you work with the best. We’ll make sure your installation proceeds smoothly and starts saving you money right away!

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How Solar Panels Work

Solar panels harvest energy from the sun and convert it into electricity. However, there’re a few more steps involved in the process.

Solar panels work by absorbing sunlight using photovoltaic (PV) cells and converting that energy into usable electricity. The panels convert the solar energy into direct current (DC) power, which travels through an inverter to turn it into alternating current (AC). This energy powers your home’s electrical panel and thus all your home’s appliances and devices.

Solar energy is only able to be produced when the Sun is shining. That doesn’t mean that you won’t have any power when it’s a cloudy day, solar panel systems are connected to the existing municipal energy grid to ensure that rain or shine, you have the energy to power your home! Excess energy converted by your solar panels is sent to the municipal power grid when your energy consumption is low, which supplies you with the electricity you need when you use more than what the solar panels can produce in a day.

Benefits Of Solar Power

Installing solar panels to your San Antonio roof might seem like a daunting prospect. However, there are plenty of advantages that come along with making the switch to solar. Here are some of the most popular benefits of switching to solar power:

  • Lower energy bills *
  • A reliable and green energy source
  • Potential tax credits and rebates
  • Reducing your carbon footprint
  • Helping combat rising energy consumption

Many homeowners wonder whether solar panel installation is worth the initial cost. Rest assured that home solar systems begin saving money the moment they’re installed. Solar energy provides an endless array of benefits, and you could see them in your own home! Schedule your solar panel installation call today!

Professional Solar Panel Installation

Installing solar panels requires thorough knowledge of solar technology, engineering and design. It’s best to avoid a DIY solar installation project and instead find a reputable company to handle the installation. It’s important to find a contractor who’s experienced and knowledgeable about roofing and solar installation.

That’s why Mammoth Roofing & Solar is the best company to choose for solar installation in San Antonio. With our vast knowledge of the industry, we’ll guide you through your home solar project with ease. Here’s a breakdown of the solar panel installation process:

1. Site Survey & Project Overview

First, we’ll use a piloted drone to fly around your property. This drone will capture hundreds of photos to help render design packet diagrams and ensure the accuracy of where equipment should be installed. We’ll also conduct a main electrical service review to determine if any upgrades to your current electrical system are needed in order to accommodate your new solar panel system.

Finally, we’ll complete an inspection of the roof and attic. On the roof, we’ll confirm that it’s structurally sound and able to hold the weight of solar paneling. In the attic, we’ll confirm rafter placement and plan a path for the conduit to follow.

2. Secure The Right Permits

While the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) use the information from the site survey to construct design plans, Mammoth Roofing & Solar will be helping you to receive the proper permits to have your solar panels installed. This step might sound a bit intimidating, but Mammoth Roofing & Solar is experienced at walking our customers through this part of the process with ease and will help you with all of the following:

  • HOA Applications submitted
  • Local electrical and/or building permits on your behalf
  • Interconnection agreement with your local utility (in other words, permission from your utility to install solar and enroll in net metering)
  • Utility disconnects are requested for installation day

3. Order The Materials

At this point, Mammoth will go ahead and order the solar materials needed for your project. We’ll also get you scheduled for installation with a tentative project date.

4. Get Your Solar Panels Installed

Finally, the day you’ve been waiting for arrives! One of Mammoth’s NABCEP certified installers will show up at your home along with a licensed electrician. They’ll work together to verify that your roof is prepared and ready for the solar panel installation.

Once they’re done checking the roof, the technician will install the wiring that’s needed to connect your solar system to the electrical system. After the wires are placed, your installer will place the racking, which is used to hold the solar panels in position. The solar panels are placed into the racks and the inverter is connected to the panels.

A common question homeowners ask is: How long will installing solar panels take? While it all depends on the scope of the project, residential solar panel installation usually takes about a day.

5. Get Your Solar System Approved

After your solar panel system is installed, you’ll need a municipal government representative to come out to assess and approve your residential solar panel system. Once you pass, they’ll issue you a permission to operate (PTO). This is essentially a safety precaution, ensuring that a second set of eyes has validated the wiring and electrical work that has been completed.

From there, the last step to going green is getting the power turned on! For this step, you’ll also need a representative from your local utility company to hook your system up to the electrical grid. This allows you to keep drawing electricity when needed as well as cycle back extra energy you are not using safely back into the grid. This process can even result in credits from your utility company via net metering programs.

How to Start The Solar Process

Mammoth Roofing & Solar is here to simplify the process of going solar. Simply give our team a call, and we can gladly get started on your home solar project.

At Mammoth Roofing & Solar, we believe that integrity and reputation are essential to running a successful business. Because of these values, we always strive to put customer communication first. As one of our customers, you will have your own project manager who will guide you through every step of your solar project.

Call Mammoth Roofing & Solar today to make the switch to solar!

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