Frequently Asked Questions2024-05-28T11:50:03+00:00


Our answers to the majority of electrical services questions and queries we receive frequently. If you are unable to find the answer to your query, please reach out to our team directly.

When do I need an EICR?2024-04-13T14:12:30+00:00

For business and landlords, every 5 years. For residential homeowners, every 10 years.

What is an EICR?2024-04-13T14:11:41+00:00

EICR, or simply put, electrical installation condition report, is a full check of everything and anything electrical. Our contractors will assess the condition of your property and highlight any issues that are likely to evolve or not to current electrical standards.

How much does a rewire cost?2024-04-13T14:10:07+00:00

We always undertake a survey to provide an accurate quote. However, if it is not possible to attend, we estimate £1,000 per room.

When do I need a rewire?2024-04-13T14:09:22+00:00

Usually dated accessories, old color cables (red and black), faulty circuits or consumer unit that does not have correct devices is an indication to get in touch with a qualified approved contractor to inspect and survey.

What’s the difference in cost for the solar array with/without a battery?2024-04-13T14:08:53+00:00

Despite being a significant amount that can be required, the return on investment is greater when a battery solution is included as part of any renewable technology. To determine a true cost of your project, we would undertake an assessment with you and present both varying costs side by side.

Do I need a battery solution for my solar array?2024-04-13T14:02:28+00:00

Not at all, this is purely optional. However, we highly recommend this tonbe included as you can use excess energy stored during off-peak hours. Thus, increasing self-sufficiency of the solar array.

Batteries, are they dangerous?2024-04-13T14:01:46+00:00

Majority of batteries contain lithium-ion Phosphate which is believed to be the safest battery chemical available. We only use the highest quality and safest batteries in all our renewable services.

What about 0% VAT for solar or EV?2024-04-13T13:58:26+00:00

When purchased with an Electrical Energy Storage System (EESS), or simply put battery solution, 0% VAT is applied making the transition to sustainable solutions much easier.

What incentives or grants are available for EV Chargers?2024-04-13T13:55:35+00:00

Through the UK governments initiative, the OZEV grant scheme offers funding up to 75% towards the cost of a charger installed at the home or £350 off the cost of the charger. For businesses, the grant extends to 75% of the cost of works to a maximum of £15,000, per charge point installed at £350, and £500 per parking space with supporting infrastructure.

What incentives or grants are available for solar?2024-04-13T13:54:38+00:00

Smart Export Guarantees, (SEG), are offered through multiple utility energy providers. We always recommend our clients to reach out to your provider for offers and incentives.

Is it possible to go “off-grid”?2024-04-13T13:53:51+00:00

You certainly can. However, considerations will have to be made to adapt to the electrical installation.

What are solar panels and how do they work?2024-04-13T13:52:48+00:00

Solar panels, or photovoltaics (PV), are mostly constructed of silicone and contain photovoltaic cells. These cells capture the suns energy and convert into useable electrical energy such as for your EV charger or lighting.

How much does a Solar PV Install cost?2024-04-26T08:35:28+00:00

The cost of a typical solar installation is estimated to be £10,000 however we always undertake a solar assesment for an accurate estimate.

What if I want additional work whilst engineers are already undertaking a project?2024-03-01T09:11:00+00:00

Simply contact us via email to arrange a survey and deliver a new quote based on these additions.

When is payment due?2024-04-13T13:51:37+00:00

Within 30 days upon issue of the invoice.

Cancellation policies?2024-04-13T13:50:25+00:00

A notification within 72 hours must be made, regarding cancellation and rebooking’s, otherwise the deposit used to confirm initial booking will be retained.

Do you specialise in only renewables?2024-03-01T09:09:48+00:00

We cover renewables, domestic, commercial, test and inspection and maintenance works.

How can I get in touch?2024-04-13T14:13:57+00:00

The Footer contains our contact details, alternatively, book survey tab provides a form in which you can address your queries if not as urgent.

How much do surveys / estimates cost?2024-03-01T09:09:12+00:00

Nothing! free of charge to provide an accurate quote tailored to your project.

Where are you based?2024-04-26T08:35:49+00:00

Situated in Surrey, we cover a vast area of the surrounding counties such as Berkshire, Hampshire, Sussex, Greater London, Kent, Buckinghamshire & Oxfordshire. Where required, we are always available to travel beyond.

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