For most roofs in Victoria, solar panel installations won’t require any major structural changes. However, since a roof must be able to support the racking, panels, snow, ice, plus lift, roof trusses may need reinforcing in some cases.
The challenges and opportunities to implementing solar power in Victoria strata properties include having multiple owners, needing approval to change common property, creating “energy appeal” and savings over time.
A solar power cost estimate helps determine if a solar energy system is a cost-effective option for your home. Energy experts look at a number of elements, including your energy needs, your roof, your property and your location.