About Solar Panels Installations UK

Learn about solar panels installations history and process together with Install Solar UK as a company. With over 8 years experience installing solar PV in the UK renewable energy industry. Subsequently the company has streamlined and improve the processes to make solar panel installations pain free.

It should be noted that all work carried out along with the products that we us are all fully certified. Furthermore you are fully insured during the solar panel install period and then fully warranted there after. From a product point of view both the solar panels and inverter come with a 20 warranty from global long term companies.

Also the necessary solar panel qualifications and the simple no hassle install process. Undoubtedly the right certificates or needed for your safety and ours but the company goes further. These then are just part are the standard at Install Solar UK to become the national solar panel installation company.

About Solar Installation Process

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Technical Survey & Energy Performance Certificate

Following you customer service on boarding process you’re on site to solar panel survey will have to be carried out. Hence one of our Survey Managers will be in contact you shortly. They will arrange to visit your property usually within 5 workings from the date of order. The survey manager will inspect your property to determine key aspects of the fit. Such as number and alignment of solar panels together with the agreed site of the inverter. All of which are considered with the max power of the system in mind. At this stage no external access to the roof is required as all measures are carried out by a laser rules. The survey manager will also take a number of photos to pass to the solar install team allocated. So any potential difficulties can fully prepared for or dealt with up front and discussed with you.
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The Energy Performance Certificate (EPC)

Furthermore during your technical survey one of our Stroma qualified Survey Managers will carry out an EPC on your property. This is just part of the requirements by the government to do so. In some cases you may be entitled to some export income given by the government. In these specific cases EPC will be required to be submitted to your energy provider.
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Installation of Your Solar System

One of the solar customer service advisers will contact you to arrange a convenient date for the solar panel installation. Typically this will be carried out within 5 working days of the technical survey. Any scaffolding that is required for your installation will be pre-arranged. It will clearly included in the cost of your solar power system quote. It will be erected and removed as quickly as possible. Thus to cause you minimal disruption to your current everyday life.

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Up to date Certification

About Install Solar UK Certifications

When solar panels first began in the UK installation companies had to be well certified. However with the feed-in tariff falling away the certification that some of the new companies is much less strict with a lower level of competency accepted. At install Solar UK the team members are all qualified in their individual fields.

This means that we supply you with the highest quality products installed by a professional and credible team. All team members are qualified in their receptive fields. In other words a fully qualified roofer and currently certified electrician. We have a web of installers all over the UK for larger scale commercial solar panel installs.

The Solar PV industry is one of the most regulated in the UK. Every year we go through multiple audits to ensure our standards continue to rise. This goes alongside the MCS, RECC, NIC-EIC and the GDGC regulations that we adhere to.Thus this ensures that we are always one step ahead of the competition. We’ve built our reputation by working with our customers and for our customers. Just like your new solar panels we are here for the long term.


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Microgeneration Certification Scheme

Microgeneration Certification Scheme (MCS) is a nationally recognised quality assurance scheme. They are supported by the Department of Energy and Climate Change. MCS certifies all technologies used to produce electricity and heat from renewable sources. MCS is also an eligibility requirement for the Government’s financial incentives.

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NICEIC has developed a reputation amongst consumers. An overseer of work and industry for promoting safety, integrity and technical excellence. The contractors within this scheme undergo a rigorous assessment process. This covering a sample of their work,  premises and documentation. In addition checks are done on equipment and the competence of their key staff. They are then re-assessed on a regular basis to ensure up to date compliance.

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Renewable Energy Consumer Code

The aim of the Renewable Energy Consumer Code is to ensure that consumers have confidence. When installing solar panels for their homes have the necessary confidence to proceed. The company meets service standards so that they can make an informed choice. The Consumer Code links closely to the MCS installer and product certification scheme. Any members are expected to comply to all standards. To ensure that those that carry out the work on their behalf comply with these schemes.

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National Warranties

The company works closely with building contractors and trade associations from all over the British Isles. In order to allow them to offer an additional degree of consumer protection for their products and standards of workmanship. The consumer protection we offer comes in the form of policies of insurance in favour of the house holder. These are issued directly by the company to the householder, whenever you have work done by a participating contractor.