Solar San Diego installation Types
Here we will go over solar system types starting with solar panel mounting. How your system will be mounted depends mostly on your type of roof and solar system size. Extremely large solar systems typically are installed using ground mount. Click on the links below to learn more. We are happy to quote and install any of the types listed below. Please call to discuss the benefits of each.
Asphalt shingle is the most common and perhaps the easiest to install solar San Diego system. A solar initiation on asphalt shingle is simply a mater of lag bolting L feet or standoffs through the roofing material with a small dab of Mastic.
Flat tile roofs can be done in one of three ways. The most common method of installing solar on a flat tile roof is to drill holes and use standoffs.
Spanish tile roof solar installation can be handled the same three ways as flat tile roofs however the most common is to remove the style form the installation area and install rolled roofing. Once the solar is installed the rolled roofing is for the most part concealed.
Pole top solar system installation can be used for large solar systems however it is typically used on small and medium size solar arrays. A pole top requires a large hole to be drilled and then filled with cement. For this reason there are additional costs involved.
Solar tracker installations can increase the solar panel output by as much as 30%. Solar tracker mounts also require a hole to be drilled in the earth and filled with cement.
Solar ground mount installation is often used for large solar arrays. Ground mount solar require a bit of space and can be installed on level or sloped areas. With ground mount solar holes need to be drilled or dug and filled with cement. The holed for ground mount solar however are much smaller but there are more of them.