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pylon solar design is the best pvsell software alternative

Pylon Observer vs PVsell

Pylon Observer is the best choice for a PVsell alternative.

While PVsell charges you per month with a cap on how many users you have on your team, Pylon gives you a premium solar design software with $0 Monthly Fees.

With high resolution imagery included, 3D shading analysis, and unlimited users on your team for $0 Monthly Fees, Pylon will ensure that you continue to win more solar business and keep costly overheads to a minimum.

It is worth noting that PVsell is no longer actively maintained and offer their users limited support options.

Conversely, Pylon is updated almost daily with new features and our world-class support is FREE for all users. Think of a feature you'd like to see in Pylon? Add it to the feature request board and we'll get to work on it for you!

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Detailed features:

See how we compare:

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Billed per
Pylon per project
PVSell per user per month


Pylon Email/Live-chat support
PVSell Email support
1-on-1 Training
Integration support

Feature comparisons are accurate at time of publishing, using publicly available information.

* 5-15cm per pixel super High Resolution Imagery - availability varies with region

Switching from PVsell to Pylon is quick and easy

Let our friendly support team do the heavy lifting for you

Get high-resolution aerial imagery

Pylon Solar Design Software includes high-resolution aerial imagery for photorealistic proposals. Pay $0 Monthly Fees for 5cm per pixel resolution.

Design better solar systems

Pylon Observer is designed to let you design an accurate solar quote in under 2 minutes.

Convert more solar quotes

Pylon includes a CRM with eSignatures and a payment gateway to boost your proposal conversion rates.

“Pylon saves us up to 50% of our design time.”
Paul Thistelton

Grow your solar business with $0 Monthly Fees

Fast Solar Design

A smart studio with all the tools you need to design better solar proposals in under 2 minutes.

High-res Imagery

Unbelievable imagery coverage with 5cm per pixel resolution, included in Pylon.

3D Solar Shading

Award-winning 3D Solar Shading Analysis predicts shading in seconds with high accuracy.

Interval Data Analysis

Seasonal, monthly, weekly and daily interval data analysis from NEM12 data.

Load Profiles

Determine grid reliance and storage needs with simulated load profiles for your solar system.

Financial Projections

Analyse energy bills, interval data, and load profiles to demonstrate ROI for your customers.

Installer Job Sheets

One-click installer job sheets keep everyone on the same page, with a QR code for easy sharing.

Web & PDF Proposals

Win more business with compelling animated proposals, esignatures & payment processing.

Try Pylon Solar Design Software today

No monthly fees - no credit card required