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?