Here are some questions to ask your solar associate before transitioning to a solar-powered home. Ensuring that you understand your panels is important if you want to maintain them properly. Your provider can help answer these questions.
How will installation affect my roof?
Asking about leaks and other roofing-related issues is important. If you were thinking of redoing your roof, ask about how the panels might affect that.
How will my billing work?
Understanding how solar energy affects your utility bills is important, and most providers will gladly explain it.
Can I expand?
What if, at some point, your power consumption goes up? Would you be able to add more panels? Make sure you understand your expansion options.
What’s the warranty?
Make sure you know the details of your warranty. The laws in some states that affect your tax rebate can sometimes depend on your warranty, so take the time to learn about them with your installer.
How much will it cost?
A more complicated question than it seems, a variety of factors contribute to the cost of your panels and their installation. For example, Several options, such as PPA (Power Purchase Agreements), require no money down, and the cost of installation is free. Make sure you know all the details of your contract and service so you can take advantage of plans like these.
These are five important questions to ask your solar provider, but there are a variety of others you might want to ask based on your particular situation. Be sure to ask any questions you might have, no matter how small they may seem, to ensure your installation goes smoothly so you can enjoy the benefits of solar energy. Are questions about installing solar panels? Contact us today.
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