How can you accurately model my home with your software?
Aerial imagery, when combined with a technology called LIDAR, can create a highly detailed, 3D map. Most of the U.S. has this data available, and our software models your home with it before designing your system.
How does solar impact my property value?
Studies have shown that homes with solar energy systems sell for more than homes without them. However, your property value will only increase if you own, rather than lease, your solar panel system. In most parts of the country, going solar will actually increase your property value more than a kitchen renovation.
What is Net Metering?
Net Metering is the electric utility company's method of tracking a solar-powered home's energy consumption. As you generate power, you're credited for that power, and as you consume power, you only pay for the power beyond what your system produced, i.e. the "net" power you used.
How will I know how much energy my system produces?
Meta Solar systems include 24/7 monitoring software, tracking AC power that your system's inverters are generating. You will have access to this dedicated solar monitoring software to check on your system in real time.
How much will solar panel maintenance cost?
Solar panel systems are made of durable tempered glass and require little to no maintenance for the 25 to 35 years that they will generate power. In most cases, you don’t even need to clean your solar panels regularly. You will have warranties for all of your equipment if something isn't working correctly.
Do I need to replace my roof before going solar?
Solar energy systems can last for 25 to 35 years, and it can be costly to remove and reinstall them if you need to replace your roof. If your roof needs maintenance in the near term, you should complete it before you finish your solar installation. We will be able to tell you whether or not to replace your roof before going solar.