Getting Started with Solar Solutions has Never Been Easier. Adding solar-powered equipment to your home is a great investment that will help you become more environmentally responsible and less dependent on oil and gas. But it will require a bit of preparation before the system is installed. We’ve outlined the steps below to help you make your home solar-ready. Step 1: Schedule a consultation with Cool Air Solutions in Murrieta. Just call or set up an appointment using our online scheduler , and we’ll come over to go through our detailed solar planning checklist and figure out whether your home meets requirements for a SunSource® Home Energy System installation. Step 2: Determine the space and sunlight available on your roof. We install solar modules on your roof, which means the roof needs enough space that’s nearly shade-free to place the panels. Each module takes up 15 square feet of roof space. Your Cool Air Solutions representative will help determine how many solar panels you need to install to generate enough energy for your home. Step 3: Investigate possible building restrictions. If you’re a member of a neighborhood or Murrieta Homeowner’s Association, you might need to submit your solar energy system installation plans ahead of time. Step 4: Make sure your internet is solar-ready. Don’t worry – the SunSource doesn’t necessitate an elaborate new internet connection. It just requires an internet connection with a broadband router that’s always on so you can make use of the system’s web-based performance monitoring abilities. Step 5: Call your utility company to learn about solar programs and policies. Utility companies frequently have solar rebates and incentive opportunities to help reduce the cost of installing a solar energy system. You’ll also want to know if the utility offers net-metering, which will allow you to get credit for extra electricity your SunSource system generates. Our professionals can help you find and fill out these forms. With these easy steps, getting started with solar is a cinch . And we didn’t even mention the savings you’ll rack up after the system is in place. If you have other questions or concerns leading up to your solar product installation, just call Cool Air Solutions at 951-676-2665.