Learn the importance of refraining from placing a call for multiple bids when shopping for your solar or other renewable energy project. We discuss the reasons why integrators and contractors want you to stick to three bids, and no more. This article is insightful, edgy, and a little humorous; take a walk in the contractors shoes.
Learn how to distinguish the costs between shopping for solar on your own, as a do it yourself-er, or through the hired services of an energy consultant. In this article we use a price example to compare the value of paying $5,000 for a professional energy consultant, verses doing the shopping yourself. We also discuss how you might find advice elsewhere BEFORE you take the energy consulting plunge.
Learn how to qualify your business for solar lease or solar financing. This article covers some of the pre-qualification criteria you will want to meet in order to have banks or leasing companies take you seriously in your solar endeavor; this process is much like pre-qualifying to purchase a home.