Create Full PV Permit Packages in as little as 15 minutes

Your One-Stop-Shop for Solar Design

Create a design and generate documents for permitting in minutes, not days

Preliminary Sales Design

Site Definition

System Design Suite

Utilize our extensive suite of tools to efficiently design your system

Documents and Reporting

Design a system and create a permit package in as little as 15 minutes

Site Definition

  • Roof Trace

    Trace roofs, ground areas, and obstructions using aerial imagery. Fine tune dimensions, angles and obstruction placement using our site sketch tool.

  • Site Sketch Tool

    Quickly sketch and dimension roof faces and ground areas.

  • Import Roof Reports

    Import EagleView™ and RoofOrders.com roof Reports

  • Common Roof Face Shapes

    Select a basic roof shape and provide minimally required dimensions

  • Siteless Design

    Just need to generate an array that’s site agnostic? No problem!

Design Suite

  • Optimized Layouts

    Select a layout strategy and racking product, our layout engine will generate an optimal layout.

  • Multiple Design Approaches

    The System Builder provides fine-grain control over system design, while the System Generator generates multiple design options to choose from.

  • Rapid ``Sales Design``

    Create quick system designs using the Builder or Generator complete with a detailed PV System Datasheet

  • Quickly upgrade to ``Permit-Ready`` Design

    Upgrading a “Sales Design” is a simple 2-step process that adds BOS components to the design. Traced Roofs can be updated with field-measurements or a roof report. No need to start from scratch.

Documents & Reporting

  • System Datasheets

    8.5 X 11 system datasheet. Includes the system’s technical details. Custom content can be added and the color theme can be customized.

  • Concept Design Plans

    Professional looking plan set style, custom logo, site plan, component list, electrical and mechanical properties, and an image of the attachment plan.

  • Complete Permit Packages (beta)

    SolarDesignTool can now generate complete PV permit packages for most residential-sized rooftop systems.

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