Choose an Installer

Choosing an installer can be a daunting task. We have put together
a list of questions you should consider and ask when interviewing various
installers and getting quotes. As a starting point, visit the CanSIA website
www.cansia.ca and search by city to fi nd your local certifi ed CanSIA solar
installer. We recommend getting several quotes from different installers.

Our Power's Community Solar Program has worked successfully with the
reliable GTA vendors listed here.

Questions to ask your potential installer:

1. Are you a member in good
standing with the Canadian Solar Industries Association?

2. What current certifications
do you have?

3. What installation warranty,
guaranteed service and
maintenance policies do
you have in place?

4. Could I speak with one of your
references or do you have any
testimonials from previous

5. How many years of experience
does your lead installer have?

6. Do you use a licensed electrical
contractor? (Refers to PV only.)

7. Have you successfully applied
for building permits with local

8. Are the solar modules, inverters,
and other equipment you will be
installing CSA-approved and on
the NRCan list of approved
products? (Essential if you are
applying for ecoENERGY grants.)


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