One thing is for sure, the installation cost of solar panels in Brisbane can be quite costly. Even if the installation costs have lowered down compared to 2010, the amount can still be heavy on the pocket, if you would think about it. Good thing the Australian government provides rebates and incentivesamong home owners who shift to alternative sources of energy such as from sunlight. However, even with rebates and price adjustment, solar panel installation can remain costly with all the solar panels, inverter, installation and materials. The good news is that, there are several ways for you to reduce the costs. For the mean time, you can request for cost estimates to lower down your expenses. Here are some tips.
Ask for cost estimates from different suppliers
To make it easier for you to compare rates and to find out which of the installers of solar panels in Brisbane offer more value to your money, ask for cost estimates from different contractors. Look for a service provider that has realistic fees and charges. Avoid those that offer the cheapest service because the quality of output might be compromised. When requesting for cost estimates, provide the most accurate information in order for the installing company to provide a more realistic cost estimate for you. Quotes are just estimates and there might be additional cost requirements upon actual checking of the installer in your area.
Determine the average installation costs
Ask the different contractors in your area to find the average costs of materials, labour, solar panel and other things that would incur expenses in relation to solar panel installation. This and the result of the cost estimate will give you an idea how much it would take to have solar panels in your home.
Ask solar panel owners
To help you decide on shifting to solar panels in Brisbane, ask home owners that utilize solar energy to power their homes if they are happy with it. You can also ask the home owners for feedback on the installer’s quality of service.