Santa Cruz, California – Verdiseno announced the launch of Lyra Solar, making it possible for solar professionals to create a system design and generate a permit package with the click of a button in as little as 15 minutes for as low as $49.
The web app, designed for integration with any solar platform, is the only solution in the industry that completely automates the generation of a PV permit package, the set of construction drawings that is needed to obtain a building permit for a PV system. Lyra offers the industry an affordable alternative to the costly and error-prone convention of manually drafting plans with CAD software.
Out of the box, Lyra is a software-as-a-service tool for engineers, designers, and installers, created to integrate easily with sales, proposal, AI-generated design, and project management tools either as a standalone software tool, an embedded design component, or workflow engine using APIs.
Building upon SolarDesignTool, Verdiseno’s proven legacy app, Lyra offers the solar industry an automated solution for permit packages that provides all the information AHJs need to ensure that a system has been designed in compliance with all relevant building codes. Unlike alternative solutions, solar companies using Lyra can preview a permit package before paying for it and create revisions at no extra cost.
Customer Jonathan Sexton of South Carolina-based EMPWR Solar says, “The turnaround time is amazing–I can get a full permit package ready in thirty minutes now as opposed to a five-to-seven day wait time. Being able to go back and edit things without getting recharged is amazing. If one little thing gets redlined on an inspection, I can immediately go in and fix that.” Chad Wilkins of Virginia-based Convert Solar said, “I created 45 packages from scratch in about 12 hours. We had a sudden rush of sales and I was on vacation so I had a bunch to catch up on. Will probably submit about 50 to 60 more this week.” Another customer in Florida says, “I just had a plan reviewer call me to tell me how great the plans look and they want to use it as a model.”
Lyra Solar has a vision for a more open ecosystem of solar software solutions where different platforms can work with one another to build a higher value constellation of solutions for the industry. Lyra’s core design and permit package application can be embedded in other solar software SaaS products and offers integration solutions for creating permit-ready designs and solar plan sets in other platforms. Verdiseno’s founder and CEO, Derek Mitchell, says the “ability to integrate these powerful features into other solar software solutions is of critical benefit to the industry as it gives solar companies of all sizes a means to streamline the permitting process without the need to significantly change their existing technologies.”
Get started at www.lyrasolar.com.
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