Frequently Asked Questions
1. How much time does it normally take to get the final deliverables for submission from you?
This depends on the type and complexity of the project. We shall communicate the exact time frame while quoting the project. We’ll also make sure that all the documents are delivered within the stipulated time.
2. What are PV Plan sets?
A PV planset (a.k.a., permit planset or permit plan) is a set of documents that contain the structural, electrical, and geographical information on a given solar project. It is submitted to the local planning and permitting office for approval before the installation of the system can be begun.
3. What is Solar Permit Service?
Solar permit service is a system design service, which can guide the contractors during solar installation.
4. Has Illumine-i worked in my City or County?
Since its founding, Illumine-i has completed over 70000 projects in 50 states across the United States. During this time, we also got to with the majority of the jurisdictions in the country and pick up extensive expertise in the process. Set up a call with us now to find out whether we cater our service in your location.
5. What are the services Illumine-i offer?
We are a design and engineering firm specializing in residential, commercial, and utility scale solar permit services and PE Stamps, with experience working in all 50 states across the U.S. Our other services include EVCS, BIM, and so on. Feel free to get in touch with us to learn more about our service offerings.
6. Would you be able to do site visits?
Generally, we don’t perform site visits. But if needed, we can provide site visits for large commercial and utility-scale projects in the state of California. If you are in need of one specifically for your residential projects, we can very well put you in touch with our contacts, who do site visits.
7. What is the turnaround time for residential solar design services?
For residential solar permit plans, the turnaround time is 24-36 hours, whereas for structural and electrical review, the turnaround time is 48 hours. Kindly note the lead time varies for commercial solar permit plans based on specific details.
8. Do I need permit for solar panels?
The need for a permit for solar panels depends on various factors, such as your location, the size of the solar panel system, and the type of installation.
9. What is DIY solar permit services?
DIY solar permit services refer to assistance or guidance provided to individuals who want to install a solar panel system on their property without the help of a professional installer. These services typically provide access to permit applications, design plans, and other necessary documents required by local authorities to obtain a permit for the installation of solar panels. DIY solar permit services aim to simplify the permitting process for homeowners, making it easier for them to install solar panels on their property and take advantage of the benefits of solar energy.