Questions to Ask Your Solar Installer

What is the “Dollars per Kilowatt-hour Produced” cost?
(not, the cost per watt installed)

What is the wind rating of the installed system?

How much of my roof (or property) will it cover?

What will be done to the roof during the installation?

Will my roof be warranted against leaks?

What warranty do the solar panels come with and is it parts only?

What warranty does the inverter come with and is it parts only?

Where is the equipment made?

What solar industry credentials does the company possess?

What roofing industry credentials does the company possess?

Does the company have public liability and worker’s compensation insurance, and to what level?

Is the company paying prevailing wage?
(a requirement of the state rebate program)

Is the contractor locally based? (many out of state installers are coming from hundreds of miles away for some quick sales)

Are the workers drug and alcohol screened?

Is the company a member of the local trade organization MSEIA?

Typical Improper Roof Panel Installation, comprising roof integrity Improper installation can compromise the integrity of your roof.
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