Solar PV step-by-step
Our step-by-step guide to solar PV from British Gas should help you understand what to expect from making those initial enquiries to the day we install solar PV on your home.
Book a free Solar PV home survey
Using our solar checklist you can find out if your home is suitable for solar PV.
Give us a call or request a callback and one of our solar advisors will talk you through how solar could work for you and your home. We will then arrange
a date and time convenient for you for a full no
The survey times available are Monday to Friday from 8am-12pm and 12pm-5pm.
What to expect when we visit
Our Energy Expert will visit your home and give you FREE energy saving advice specific to your home:
- Measure the size and suitability of your roof
- Check your loft space for insulation levels and access for your new solar PV system
- Check your walls and windows to see how we can help prevent heat escaping from your home
- Check your boiler and heating system to see if you system is efficient as possible
Afterwards our Energy Expert will go through their recommendations and improvements available for
Getting you generating your own electricity
Before your installation we get your home ready, putting up scaffolding to give us access to the roof and making sure we have access to your property.
- Our installation team of installers and electricians will arrive with everything we need to install your solar PV system, we take care of everything.
- We prepare your roof and attach your solar panels which we then connect to your internal electrics.
- When we finish we clear up ensuring we leave your home clean and tidy with your new solar PV system generating electricity for your home.
Looking after your solar PV System and your home
After we have installed your solar PV panels we will arrange for your EPC to be sent to you.
We will also help with signing up to the Feed-in Tariff.
All British Gas solar PV systems come with 5 year Home Electrical Care™ only available from British Gas, which includes:
- Home electrical repairs to wiring, fuse boxes
- 24-hour, 365 days a year customer helpline.
- All parts and labour.