SIG Roofing Solar

Installer FAQs

SIG Roofing Solar – Installer FAQs

Installer FAQ's

How long will it take to specify my project & get me a quote?
A Solar expert will be in touch within 24 hours of you submitting an enquiry, and we aim to have a costed specification back with you within 48 hours of submitting your initial enquiry through

How long will I have to wait for the panels/ system to arrive?
Your full system will be delivered in one drop and lead times will be confirmed once your order is placed, if you don’t need it for a little while that’s no problem, we can delay the delivery to suit your install schedule.

I’ve never fitted solar before, what equipment is required?
Solar installation is system of PV Panels, connected to invertors for converting the DC electricity to AC as well as to putting it at the right voltage and frequency for connecting it to the customers existing electric circuit. SIG Roofing can supply all the basic system elements, as well as any required add ons such as batteries or EV Chargers.

Can I install the panels and connect to the grid myself?
Although you can fit the panels, we would recommend becoming a certified MCS (Microgeneration Certification Scheme) installer. Then once the panels have been fitted and are ready to be connected to the grid, you will need a qualified electrician to connect the panels to the grid. Don’t know any local electricians? No problem we can help partner you with a local electrician where needed.

How much energy will be produced from the panels and at what output?
We can supply a range of power output panels, depending on what your project needs. All our panels use the latest technology at the time of purchase. Energy produced from the panels is subject to several factors, 1000m2 will generate between 150,000 and 200,000 kWh depending on the location of the system, its orientation, and inclination. To put it into perspective typical 3-bed house consumes 4,500kWh/year and a small business between 15,000 and 25,000kWh

Does the homeowner need planning permission?
No, most of the time solar panels are exempt from planning permission requirements, however there may be certain times where it will be needed. Our team can help advise during the specification stage.

Will you come and help me?
We will support you through the specification journey and if you need further support around installation or connection our team are on hand to help.

What accreditation will the panels have?
The PV systems we supply when installed by a certified MCS (Microgeneration Certification Scheme) installer comply with the British Standards, BRE and IEE codes.

How much could you save?

The key question we all ask when it comes to Solar Panels. At SIG Roofing, whether you’re a homeowner, an installer or a roofer, we’ve made it simple for you to find out.

Using our unique mapping tool, get a personalised estimate, see the panels on the roof of your choice and importantly, see how long it takes for a solar setup to pay for itself.

Contact us

For more details on the range of solar solutions for your next project contact us on: [email protected]

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