Solar Panel: Tips To Find Quality Solar Panels and Installation

Choosing the best solar panels can be a daunting and confusing task, especially when you don’t know where to start from. With the growth of this industry, there are many available options in the market for the customers to choose from. Therefore it has become more important than ever to identify and select the right and high-quality solar system for your house or building. 

There are a number of factors to consider while choosing the best solar installation in Melbourne, in this blog we will be covering everything that you need to know to become a solar expert in no time and tips to help you find quality solar panels for your home. 

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Solar accreditation

In order to protect customers and maintain standards, the solar industry now possesses more accreditations than ever before. However, what accreditation questions to ask and where to check for the same can be a tricky task. While selecting and installing the solar panel in your home you are likely to come across and deal with many specialists such as the sales company, the system designer, the installer, and an electrician. Ensure the electrician must be a certified electrician and provide a Certificate of Compliance For Electrical Work (CCEW).

Furthermore, the Clean Energy Council (CEC) lists more than 7000 accredited and the best solar installers in Melbourne, on their website, which can help you in the selection process. 

Panels and inverter accreditation 

The Clean Energy Council (CEC) plays a vital role in setting requirements and standards for every designer and installer to meet in order to obtain accreditation. Accreditation means that the retailer or installer has shown expertise in the design and installation of solar panels that are approved by CEC. In addition, accreditation helps you claim government rebates and incentives, which reduces the overall cost of your solar power system. While checking the CEC list for registered panels and inverters, ensure to look at the components of the system, specification, size, and model and whether they all are approved by CEC or not. 

Choose the right solar retailer 

Further, to help you identify a reliable and quality supplier or retailer in the market, the CEC conducts a voluntary Certified Solar Retailer program that is endorsed by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC). This program helps in setting high standards for the retailers to meet in the solar industry. You can go through the list of CEC Approved Solar Retailers to verify whether a supplier is a licensed retailer or not. 

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Things to look for in a solar company 

If you wish to select a company beyond CEC licensed retailers, there are a range of factors, quotes, and other related matters that you must make sure to have a look at before signing anything. Starting with years of experience the company has, does the company has registered office and is a signatory to the CEC’s code of conduct, gather information and do background check of the company, check online reviews, and lastly, a good company will always visit your home to establish the site needs and energy load profile. 

Warranty and cooling off period. 

As a matter of fact, any company that is registered and signed to the CEC code of conduct will offer you a warranty for the whole system for a minimum period of 5 years that can last for 25 years. It is recommended to opt only for companies that are listed on CEC websites and who have been operating in this industry for more than 5 years. 

If you are looking for quality and reputable solar power providers in Melbourne or want to learn more about solar panels you can contact us today or visit our website for more insights.


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