Do you think you may be qualified to participate in the low-income solar program? *
The co-op is open to everyone but certain income qualified homeowners may qualify for special reduced pricing or financing options. Refer to the finance requirement instructions above.
No Yes Name *
We'll use this email to communicate all information about the co-op, so please make sure this is your preferred email
The installer will use this number to call and schedule your site visit, so please list the easiest number to reach you
* Hidden Commercial Flag What kind of property is this? Confirm address and drag map marker (where you want the solar panels to go)
Please click and drag the marker onto your roof so that we can be sure we're looking at the right house! If you'd like your solar system to be in a yard or field, drag the marker to where you would like the solar panels to be installed.
Is property in a homeowners association? * Yes No Unsure Is property in a historic district? * Yes No Unsure Where did you hear about the co-op? * Who is your electric utility provider? * Electricity Bill Upload
If you have it, please attach a copy (either digital or photo/scan of paper version) of your electricity bill showing your annual electricity use. It's OK if you can't find it now, but the installer will need it later.
What type of roof do you have? * Asphalt Shingle Rubber Membrane (TPO or similar) Metal Clay or Concrete Tiles Slate Other - Please Describe Below I Don't Know Other roof type * How old is your roof? * New to 10 years 11 to 15 years 16 years or older Don't Know Do you currently have any leaks or problems with your roof?
If so, please describe
Are you interested in financing your solar system? *
This includes interest in a loan/line of credit from a bank, or interest in leasing your system (not available in all states). These can be good options if you don't have the cash to pay upfront.
Yes! No Thanks Unsure Are you interested in installing battery storage with the co-op? * Yes No Unsure Do you own a plug-in electric vehicle? * Yes No, but interested in purchasing No, do not plan to purchase Are you interested in installing a level II electric vehicle charger with the co-op?
As part of the co-op, some installers may offer electric vehicle level II chargers as part of a solar installation. Level II charging stations charge EVs much faster than standard chargers.
Yes No, not interested Already have level II charger installed Anything else we should know?
Do you have any questions or concerns about going solar, or any general information you'd like us to know? If you're definitely planning on replacing your roof or if you have a second property you want us to look at, this is a good place to tell us!
Hidden Installer Selected? Installer Selection Criteria
We will issue a Request for Proposal (RFP) to area installers to get bids on behalf of the group. In the RFP we will request that they provide information on price, system components, warranties, resumes, references, and information on their business. To ensure that your preferences are considered during the installer selection process please select the most important criteria below.
When looking for a solar installer, it is important to me that they: *
Choose up to 3
What other criteria are important to you when selecting an installer? *
Examples might include: offer American-made panels, ability to replace older roofs, offer local job training opportunities, etc.
Terms and Conditions
Completing this form does not bind you financially and does not obligate you to proceed with installation and/or financing.
You can withdraw from participating in the co-op up until you’ve signed a contract with your solar installer. Solar United Neighbors (SUN) is not liable in any way if you do.
SUN collects a $600 fee for each homeowner that goes solar. This fee is charged to the co-op’s selected solar installation company. You are not charged the fee or any other fees by SUN.
SUN does not have a preferred relationship, marketing agreement, or partnership with any solar installation company. The fee we charge the installer that the group selects is standard, regardless of installation company, but is subject to change over time.
You are eligible to participate on the Selection Committee. The Committee is made up of co-op members and will evaluate all submitted bids and will choose a solar company the Committee believes is best suited for their solar co-op. SUN does not have a vote on the Committee and will not be responsible for the final decision to select the solar installation company.
If you choose to install solar, the contract you sign will be between you and the solar installation company only; SUN will not be a party to that contract. SUN may offer you assistance in reviewing your proposal, answering questions, or communicating with the installer, but is not be liable for any assistance provided. You are solely responsible for all payments and all other obligations of the buyer or customer under the agreement with the installer. This includes, but is not limited to, any financing applications and payments, and any renewable energy credit agreements. You should refer to your contract with your installer for a complete list of your obligations under your contract with your installer.
SUN will have no responsibility for the operation, maintenance, repair, replacement, or removal of solar equipment installed at your property, or any damage or injury to, or caused by, the solar equipment or solar installers working at your property.
You acknowledge and agree that, in organizing a solar co-op, SUN is not acting as your agent, is not in joint partnership with you, and owes no fiduciary duties to you.
By signing this agreement you agree to hold harmless and indemnify SUN and the volunteer members of the Selection Committee from and against any and all disputes, claims, injuries, losses, or concerns related to your solar installation process or equipment, including claims arising as the result of the negligence, gross negligence, or willful misconduct of SUN and the Selection Committee. You also agree to hold harmless and indemnify any and all entities assisting in the selection, review and financing of your solar installation.
You agree that SUN makes no representations or warranties regarding the results of the solar co-op Request for Proposal (RFP) process, and makes no guarantees to the performance of the company selected by the Selection Committee.
This agreement is governed by and construed and enforced in accordance with the internal laws of the District of Columbia, without regard to Conflicts of Law principles that require or permit application of the laws of any other state or jurisdiction.
In the event of a dispute between you and SUN, the parties agree that the dispute shall be resolved by binding arbitration administrated in the District of Columbia by the American Arbitration Association (AAA). You waive any right to pursue a class action and agree that any dispute to arbitrate must be brought in an individual capacity. The decision of the arbitrator shall be binding and judgment on the award rendered by the arbitrator(s) may be entered in any court of competent jurisdiction.
Terms and Conditions Agreement *