Keep your solar energy system in shape with a solar health check

Solar panels are constantly exposed to natural elements, which can impact the performance of even the highest quality systems over time.

It’s important to check the health of your solar power system regularly to make sure you’re getting the most from your investment.

Get a solar health check and to find out whether you’re maximising your energy production.

RACQ Solar currently offers solar health checks throughout Greater Brisbane. 

Enquire online Call 1300 592 492

Why get an RACQ Solar Health Check?

  • Have peace of mind and know your system is operating safely
  • Confirm whether the system and its components are operating to maximum capacity

How much is an RACQ Solar Health Check?

  • $199.00* (including GST) for 24 solar panels or less and/or 10kW system size or less
  • $299.00* (including GST) for more than 24 solar panels and/or more than 10kW system size 
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What we will check during the inspection

  • Home Solar
    Solar panels
    Cracks, soilage, discolouration, thermal gaps and compliance, thermal imaging, shading
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    Inverter
    Screen, exposure to heat or UV, functionality test, fan test and installation 
  • Battery 
    Functionality, exposure to heat or UV, mechanically protected
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    Cabling, conduit & racking
    UV damage, cable sizes, fixings and components secured, earthing, rooftop isolations and shrouds, electrolysis
  • Home solar battery
    Switch board
    Safety switches, meter box, warning labels, emergency power supply capability
  • Performance
    Performance 
    Daily and total energy production since installation, potential savings check  

What’s included in a solar health check?

The inspection will take between 30 minutes to 2.5 hours. Once completed, your technician will share a written report with you that will include:

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Photos of findings
Photos of your system that show its current state with explanations of the photos taken.

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Recommendations
Findings, comments, recommendations, and a quote for repairs, upgrades or system replacement (if requested).

Why choose RACQ for your solar health check?

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    Expertise from a trusted brand
    We’ve been making a positive difference in Queensland for over 117 years. 
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    Genuine advice
    We provide genuine advice based on your personal circumstances. 
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    Queensland owned and operated 
    We’re proud locals living in your community.

While you’re here

Home Solar
Residential solar
Learn more about running your home on solar energy and see our home solar packages. 
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Green Home Loan
Greenify your home by refinancing to a low- rate RACQ Bank Green Home Loan.** 
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Home insurance
Solar panels are covered as standard with RACQ Home Insurance. 
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Sustainability
Discover more ways to go green at home and on the road. 

Things to note

*Additional costs may be applied if the home is over 8 metres in height. Pricing subject to change without notice. 

This Report is a general check of the "health" of the system and does not cover any warranty requirements or provide evidence to support warranty claims.

This Inspection covers the components of the solar power system only. Additional items like solar hot water heaters are not included.

The functionality of the inverter only will be checked, not any monitoring software or an associated smart meter.

This Solar Health Check does not make allowances for RACQ Solar to ensure any product is part of a recall.

If we identify any critical electrical issues during the Inspection, we may immediately disconnect the affected component(s). Please refer to clause 3.3 of the Solar Health Check Terms and Conditions for more information. 

The cost of the Solar Health Check does not cover any special access equipment (for example a scissor lift) required to gain access to the PV array. 

If the roof pitch is too steep to safely conduct a Solar Health Check, we reserve the right to cancel the Inspection (see clause 5.1 of the Solar Health Check Terms and Conditions for further information). 

For full terms, conditions, and details, please read the Solar Health Check Terms and Conditions.

RACQ is the majority shareholder in GEM Energy Australia Pty Ltd (ABN 25 164 579 382, Electrical Contractor Licence 78701) trading as RACQ Solar (GEM Energy). All goods and services are provided by GEM Energy.

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**Available with existing, refinanced and new RACQ Bank home loans. Conditions apply.