What are the main components I need to buy?
- Solar Panels and Inverters
Do I need to buy insulation with reflective foil?
There are two main types of insulation product: • bulk: which primarily affects conduction heat flow • reflective foil: which primarily affects radiation heat flow. Reflective insulation is an extra layer to help reduce heat flow. In many cases, ...
Should I buy a second-hand solar system?
- It is recommended not to buy a used solar system. - The only way it would make sense to use second hand solar panels is if you were paid to. Because the “solar rebate1” which lowers the cost of rooftop solar by providing Small-scale Technology ...
If I get additional appliances in the future, is there anything I need to do with my battery?
• Check with your accredited installer when the maintenance is undertaken if consumption has changed significantly from purchasing new appliances. • Generally, any appliance that cools or heats will need more power than other appliances. • As a rule ...
I need to get a panel replaced. What do I need to do?
• Standards have changed over time, meaning that an older system may have components that don’t meet current standards. • The latest standard change came in effect in October 2016, so if your system was installed prior to this and you would like to ...
Will a battery mean I don't buy any electricity from the grid?
Possibly but unlikely - Installing a battery will mean that you won’t need to buy as much power from your electricity retailer. Batteries also allow you to use the electricity that your solar panels generate in the evenings, helping you make the most ...