Installing solar system panels may require special considerations for your homeowner’s or property insurance. Many policies cover solar energy systems, but it is important to double check just to be sure. Also, roof installation of solar system panels may affect certain coverage for your roof. Check with your insurance agent about issues which could affect your coverage, such as roof penetrations which may be necessary for installing solar system panels.
Depending on the area you live in, zoning laws may dictate where you can and cannot have solar system panels installed. To ensure compliance with local zoning laws, check with your city or county first. If you have a homeowners association, they may also require approval before installing solar system panels. Make sure to check with these organizations before planning your installation.
Cities and townships require permits for performing certain work; solar system panel installation also require a permit in your area. Permits must be obtained before installation begins. We can help you navigate the permitting process to ensure your installation is cleared by your city or township to prevent future issues.
Installing solar system panels can be a confusing process if you are not familiar with it. When you choose an experienced solar system panel installer like Smith Sustainable Design, we help you navigate the installation process to remove confusion and frustration. Our design and installation team can help you sort out necessary permits, ensure compliance with zoning laws, and inform you of the questions you’ll need to ask your insurance agent.