Solar-Electric Home Inspections

Prospective homeowners benefit from electrical inspections, roof inspection and septic inspections.  Now solar inspections can provide similar confidence when considering purchasing a new solar-equipped home.  Sunnycal will assess physical and electrical integrity of established solar systems, providing a realistic estimate of the remaining lifetime of solar system components.

We inspect:

Solar array structure and potential shade issues

 > Solar Panel wiring and dangling wires

 > Inverter wiring into home breaker panel

 > Solar wiring into inverter

 > Battery components when available

 > Battery cables

 > Internet reporting status when available


Actual inverter that was believed to be working prior to inspection

Burned SMA 2500 inve 1a


Example of solar module damaged by rocks


Example of hot spots in solar modules (below glass)



Example of overheated wire nut used to link multiple wires



Typical inspection follow-up items

 > Transfer internet monitoring account to new homeowner

 > Secure dangling wires and replace sun-worn cable ties

 > Recmmendations for tree trimming to remove shading

 > Clean battery cables and refill battery water

 > Clean solar modules


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