Check List of Questions to Ask Solar Installers 

How long have you been in business? 

Where is your company headquarters? Do you have a local office? 

Are you Licensed and Insured?  

Will a certified electrician oversee the installation job? 

Are the installers employees of your company or are they contractors? 

How many installations has your company done? 

Do you have any references I can call? 

Is there a system performance guarantee from your company? 

How much money will be due up front, and when will other payments be due? 

If I am financing my unit and I sell my house, will I be obligated to pay off my loan at closing? 

What is the length of the warranty and what does it cover? Who do I call if there is a problem? 

What tax credits or rebates are you aware of? 

How long do you think it will take for my solar array to pay off and for me to start getting a return on my investment? 

How will I be able to monitor how much power my panels are generating? 

Will you assist me in completing the WCEC Application and the Interconnect Agreement?