5 questions to ask your solar installer

5 questions to ask your solar installer

16 September 2021 2 min read

With the White House outlining an ambitious plan to increase solar energy generation from 3% in 2020 to 40% by 2035 and 45% by 2050, it is clear that the future is solar. With government support and innovations in the solar industry, customers can go solar and fight climate change. They will also gain benefits like decreased power outages and reduced energy bills. If you are a person who wants to make a difference to the climate and to your energy consumption, here is a list of questions that you should ask the solar consultants so that you install a solar energy solution that is most suited to your requirements:

How long have you been in business, and can I get information on the solar systems have you installed?

Companies that have been in business for a few years and have installed various types of solar systems for a broad customer base will definitely have more experience and expertise in understanding customer requirements, deciding on the optimal solar solution, managing processes and documentation, etc. GreenBrilliance has been in the business of solar for over 14 years and has a proven track record.

Can you share your industry certifications, licenses and insurance and product information?

Check for proof of accreditation by industry bodies. For example, solar companies can go for the NABCEP Certification. It gives PV installation professionals additional experience and knowledge. Ensure that they have the relevant licenses and insurance in place.

In commitment to delivering high quality solar solutions, among other certifications, GreenBrilliance and its team are Pearl certified and NABCEP certified. Check out our certificates and licenses here.

Can you explain in detail the benefits that I will get when I go solar?

Going solar is a significant investment. Therefore, get a detailed overview on the investment amount, quantified benefits, payback and ROI along with qualitative benefits of the solar solution.

Can you share customer references?

The best marketers and sales representatives for a company are its customers. Hence, you should ask about some of the solar installations for customers in your category and get their references so that you can find out about their experience and make a decision.

What are the conditions related to warranties, upgrades and maintenance?

It is vital for prospective solar customers to understand product details, terms of warranty, upgrades and maintenance once the solar system is installed. It would help if you were 100% sure of the products being installed as it is a long-term investment. GreenBrilliance provides ‘Made in USA’ solar systems and offers a 25-year warranty on the products. We also ensure hassle-free maintenance.

You can be a savvy solar customer by being fully educated on the solar system to be installed. Remember to ask your solar provider the questions mentioned here to have a comprehensive solar system and not worry about it in the future.

Go solar today

GreenBrilliance has a proven track record of delivering quality turnkey solutions and a tradition of transparency and trust. Get in touch with us today @ 703-657-0090 or gosolar@greenbrilliance.com to go solar.