Solar energy is indeed a gamechanger from the traditional sources of energy. Solar panels harvesting the sun’s energy and converting them into an energy that can be used in the home or business shows us that the sun is definitely a valuable resource. The two-fold end results are monthly financial savings and environmental protection. However, with the solar industry booming, new companies are entering the market using substandard equipment, employing inexperienced personnel, and delivering poor workmanship. These end up in faulty solar systems. You do NOT want to take such risks.
“Installing solar is a serious business. It is something that should only be done by the experienced and the skilled. Fake solar panels or improperly installed panels – these are serious hazards that can cause fires and disasters. Choose a solar provider that knows what they’re doing because electricity, power, and energy are serious matters. Do your research on experience, reputation, services, reliability, testimonials, everything. Why do I insist on that? With six years of Solaric doing solar, we have been asked to come and repair solar disasters of other companies, hundreds of times. The mistake can be very costly, because we have to remove panels, wires, inverters, and replace them. It is double the work. So do not make the same mistake,” stresses Mike De Guzman, President of Solaric Corp.
Making the decision
You have to be able to detect the scammers, newbies, rookies, fly-by-night companies, and such. How? Here’s a short list to remember:
- They make promises that seem illogical, impractical, or out of this world
- They charge much lower prices than competitors
- They have very few client testimonials available with the media
- They do not offer top-quality equipment
- They have a questionable background
- They ignore you after you have paid for services
- They do not have a physical office address
- They do not have corporate bank accounts and accept cash only
- They do not have an after-sales service or customer care department
There are many other signs that indicate the illegitimacy or scam nature of a company or organization. It is best to always do your due diligence when engaging a company for its services. The best way is to exhaust your own personal network of their own experience with the company. Word of mouth and personal connections in this day and age are the most valuable references when making business investments and decisions.
In choosing solar equipment, prioritize solar panel efficiency, manufacturer reputation in the market, warranties against industry average (10 to 25 years), and compare the cost to relative efficiency. The most efficient equipment is not necessarily delivering the best value. Always consider cost-effectiveness. Take note of risks because defects, repairs, underperformance will add costs in the long-term.
Expensive solar panel systems do not necessarily mean that they are the best. Likewise, cheaper solar solutions are not necessarily the ones you should get. Make sure to invest in Tier 1 panels, reputable manufacturers of solar equipment and inverters, and only choose those that come with warranties.
Choose a solar company that employs solar installers and electricians with years of experience under their wing. Poor workmanship results in exposed or undersized wirings, and these result in electrocution and fire hazards. All installations must be executed in accordance with the standards of the Philippine Electrical Code (PEC). Make sure your solar company of choice knows exactly what they are doing, with people with the right credentials and expertise.
Look for a solar provider who you can trust, equipped with solar experience and can design and personalize your solar system in accordance with your needs and requirements.
Turning on the sun
At Solaric, we appeal to Filipino sensibilities of approachability, service and value. Before we give a quotation, we learn how you use energy. We determine the best ways to maximize your return on a hard-earned investment. We present different strategies to ensure that you achieve your solar goals. We want to ensure reduced expenses and increased savings so that you make that one-time wise business and environmental investment. We always do our best to deliver fast, efficient, and thorough customer service. We are in the business of not just selling solar panels – but also enabling solar-powered lifestyles. With this, we want to provide endless satisfaction by delivering Solaric Service Satisfaction, ranging from permanent reduction of electric bills to the ultimate ZERO bill.
Solaric is the leader in rooftop solar
Solaric has established its name across the renewable industry as a proven and reputable rooftop solar leader. Backed by decades of experience, Solaric has installed more than 50% of residential rooftop solar in the Philippines and has delivered significant cost reductions in electricity expenses, as well as milestone contributions to a cleaner, greener, and renewable future. We want every Filipino to enjoy the benefits of clean and renewable power. Welcome to the new generation of solar and turning on the sun.
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