Needless to say, we recommend hiring a local solar contractor.
Local firms are usually most responsive and experienced with local town, building and safety codes and if something does go awry, we’re local, we’re here. Feedback suggests that most homeowners feel comfortable dealing with an experienced, local installer instead of national firms chiefly because this is a long term investment.
Whomever you choose, ask for references, read reviews and go see their work. Some sustainability advocates assert that using local firms consumes fewer resources and keeps money in the local economy while it reduces local unemployment.