Should you get rooftop solar at your place?

Kempsey Shire Council

Have your energy costs been rising? Are you considering rooftop solar?

Before installing rooftop solar on your home there’s a few things to consider.

If you’re committed to investing in solar, get the facts by visiting the NSW Switch to Solar page.

This page is a great resource with information on

  • how solar works
  • the benefits of solar
  • solar rebates available and
  • a complete NSW home solar battery guide

When considering installing solar panels, keep in mind these 5 important factors:

Start with energy efficiency

Installing solar to run older appliances to heat a home with leaky windows doesn’t make sense. You’ll get a better return on your investment for almost every energy efficiency improvement you make. So first things first, begin by making your home as efficient as possible.

Compare online

Be aware there are low-quality solar panels around. There are also deals that may not be what they seem. Check Scamwatch for advice on avoiding scammers and how to assess offers.

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