Thermal solar warranty

thermal solar warranty



Will I need any permits or inspections?
If you live in a community with a homeowners association, check to see if any approvals, permits, or inspections are required. Always obtain the necessary approvals from the association before beginning construction. Homeowners associations, towns, cities, and counties usually have a legal right to require approval before building. However, some states have solar-rights laws that may apply if approval is denied. You will probably need to obtain permits from the building department that has jurisdiction in your state, county, or city. Plumbing, building, and electrical permits may be required. These permits typically require a final inspection after the system has been installed. Check with your solar heating system contractor to find out whether the price of obtaining permits and inspections is included in the bid and final cost estimate.
What about insurance?
If you are buying a solar heating system for your home, your regular homeowners insurance should cover your needs.
Will I need thermal solar warranty?
Warranties are an important factor in the bidding process and an important aspect of the system you choose. Make sure you know the warranties that our system manufacturer and installer offer for your equipment and hardware, as well as parts-and-labor warranties. Check to make sure the manufacturer can provide support and supplies if the installer is not available. You can usually obtain a full-system warranty plus parts-and-labor for at least 1 to 3 years. This means you will not be responsible for system problems covered by the warranty in the first year or two of system operation.
What are the maintenance issues and repair costs for a solar thermal system?
The costs of maintaining your solar thermal system depend on the type of technology you choose and how often temperatures in your area fall below freezing. Properly maintaining your system will keep it running smoothly. Passive systems do not require much maintenance. For active systems, discuss the maintenance requirements with your system provider and consult the system owner’s manual. Plumbing and other conventional components require the same maintenance as conventional systems. Glazing may need to be cleaned in dry climates where rainwater does not provide a natural rinse. Regular maintenance on simple systems can be as infrequent as every 3 to 5 years, preferably by a solar contractor. Systems with electrical components usually require a replacement part or two after 10 years. Simple, regular system checks can also be effective. For example, one easy way to check the system is to carefully feel the hot-water pipes going into the storage tank after the system has been working on a clear, warm day. If the pipes are hot, your system is working properly.
Will I need a maintenance agreement? Thermal solar warranty.
A maintenance agreement may be part of your warranty. Have the contractor prepare a schedule of required or recommended maintenance before you purchase your system.





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