What do you look for in solar energy panel technicians/Installers?

Solar energy is becoming more and more popular in Texas.  The sun shines year round and provides a clean energy option for the residents living in cities such as Houston and Dallas.  Due to the populatity of solar energy here, there are many solar panel installation companies to choose from Texas. When choosing a solar panel installation company, reviewing the companies solar technicians is important to the success of the project.  Here we will attempt to walk thru some of the important items to review with the solar panel installation companies you are interviewing for your project.   

So, here we are going to tell you about some of the common things that you just have to look for in solar energy panel technician or installer so that you can get the best results from them.

1. Certification

One of the most important things that you have to consider in order to look for in solar energy panel technicians is their certification. There are lots of technicians working in the market who are not certified by any authority. All of them are working on their own without any legal approval or certification. In this case, there is no authority to take claim of such technicians. So, if you want to hire any solar energy panel technician or installer, then you should have to make sure that it is perfectly certified and work under any authorized company so that you have a chance to claim for any wrongdoing of those technicians.

2. Experience

Another important thing that you have to consider when looking for a solar energy panel technician is their experience. Ask questions such as:

  • How long have your solar panel installers been working for the company?
  • How long have they been installing solar panels?
  • What is some of their solar panel installation work they have done? Ask for pictures!

In this case, the experience of any technician is highly important to consider because you want an expert installing your solar panels on your home or business.  

3. Work Mode

Another most important thing to consider while hiring any of the solar energy panel technicians is their work mode. Not every technician or installer has the same way of working as the others have. It is quite obvious that one solar energy panel technician works all in all on its own while the other one hires further subcontractors.

Well, in this case, you should have to make sure the technician offers full-service all alone. He/she has a whole team that works under that technician only and they handle all the things by themselves. In this case, you will get more reliability and durability because if you hire a technician that hires further contractors, then there is a huge chance that they don’t offer much better results as compared to offering full-service all alone. The quality of work may not be up to par and there may be a huge doubt related to the work quality too. So, make sure to hire the technician that offers turn key solutions.

4. Warranty

Another important factor to  consider while hiring a solar energy panel technician is its warranty service. Since every technician and installer offers particular warranty services to their customers.  This will come with a particular time period in which they can claim their services or the performance offered by those services.

In this case, you should make sure that you have a reliable warranty service for your solar panel installation project.

5. Paperwork

Well, there are lots of solar energy panel technicians available those work in different ways. All of them have different ways of working and each of them varies from each other. While one of the most important things that are considered as the working procedure of any solar energy panel technician is paperwork.

Since most of the solar energy technicians or installers offer proper paperwork and they make a proper agreement with the client while some of them don’t offer this service to the client. In this case, you have to make sure that the solar energy panel technician that you are going to hire will complete paperwork or not? If he/she is not offering this facility, then don’t hire that person and look for the other one because in that case, you will not have any proof that you had get services from that person.

6. Cost

Cost is another one of the most important factors that you have to consider in order to hire any solar energy panel technicians or installers. Since every solar energy installation company offers different kinds of services and products, the cost can vary from project to project.  Working with a company that offers an up front complimentary consultation is imparitive to know all costs up front. 

Well, the above has described some of the common aspects that you must have to look for in solar energy panel technicians. Consider all of them and make sure all of these items are discussed with the solar energy installation company you are considering. 

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