EagleView Technologies, a leader in geospatial technology, launched its own cloud-based solar design software, TrueDesign, in April 2022. Version 1.0 focused on leveraging its geospatial data and image library (encompassing 94 percent of the North American population) to bridge the gap between solar PV sales and installation with super accurate shade analysis and estimated energy production.
“TrueDesign is the first solution to enable holistic workflow efficiencies, driving down soft costs and allowing companies to scale to meet the increasing demand for residential solar,” said Peter Cleveland, VP of EagleView’s Solar business. “Users can sell from an install ready design, reduce or eliminate site visits and download CAD files that streamline the permitting process, with minimal labor and almost no solar design experience required.”
Customers can either access TrueDesign via the EagleView website or embed and control it within their own applications.
This week, EagleView is rolling out Version 2.0 of TrueDesign, introducing a host of new features:
Proposal integrations: TrueDesign Version 2.0 integrates with popular proposal software, including Enerflo, SumoQuote, Subcontractor Hub, and Sales Rabbit, with more to come, making it easier for solar companies to generate and send accurate proposals to customers.
Improved shade analysis: The new version of TrueDesign includes a feature for tree removal, which assists users in modeling potential shade improvements by adjusting the shade scene.
3D environment/3D shade scene: TrueDesign Version 2.0 enables users to visualize projects in a realistic 3D environment based on a Digital Surface Model (DSM) derived from its high-resolution aerial imagery.
Tablet support for sales enablement: TrueDesign Version 2.0 now includes tablet support, allowing solar sales representatives to present designs and proposals to customers in the field with a smooth, touch friendly interface.
Solar tile projects: In addition to traditional solar modules, TrueDesign version 2.0 now enables users to quickly design tile systems with the same level of ease and accuracy.
Robert Heckendorn, General Manager of Future Energy Corporation, provided this review: “EagleView’s TrueDesign 2.0 is a true breakthrough. Its accuracy, ease of use, and relevant information allows me to perform crucial tasks from the convenience of my desk and eliminate the time and expense of additional employee tasks.”
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