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I was surprised on day of installation when asked for $300 because "my roof was steep"An employee of Skylight had previously been on my roof to check and made no mention of steep roof.
System appears to work ok but as a very elderly women I have no idea how good it is and as Skylight has only21/2 stars I do wonder
Absolutely thrilled with my solar system
Great customer service and communication.
Panel installation was stress free and very professionally dealt with.
So happy with this company and their products that we have referred them to family and friends
Good experience so far....
Had the system installed in Aug 2019 and did not encounter any issues whether it was communication with the team nor for installation, work has been done in a smooth manner within 3 weeks after deposit, system is working properly so far, no difficulties managing the app, so i would say i had a very good experience and hope it stays the same...
Skylight Energy Scammers
Paid deposit in March, Skylight have not installed, do not take phone calls can not give a date for installation
Have called them every week since March, the constantly lie and avoid dealing with the not installing
The are the worst con men and liars I have ever encountered
Do not deal with this company or you will lose your money
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Quoting was quick, easy and competitive.
Once the deposit was paid, the customer service ended. Skylight Energy are the most difficult company I have ever dealt with and I am also ready to go to Fair Trading.
Installation was completed in December (I wont go into the difficulties of actually getting this installed before Xmas as promised...), however the data management unit was not installed and therefore we cannot connect this to the app for monitoring. This is an expensive system and all we expect is for it the be installed as described. N...ow its April and I have been given the runaround endlessl, calling almost every week after they continually break promises to rectify the issue. I could go on, but I get too angry. Avoid these clowns.
Don't do business with them, very unprofessional people
Back in early January this year, I've contacted this company for solar panel installation, I spoke to one of their salesmen named Stephen, he gave me a quote and was happy to proceed. I paid the required deposit of $300 straight away so I can proceed to the process immediately. It seems like it was going smoothly at first, I got an email saying that I needed to apply for the solar rebate by going to the Vic solar website, I did that, but when I was trying to find the name of the company, it was not listed and the quote they gave me was not th...ere, so I couldn't proceed. I gave Skylight a call and was told to wait as they were having some issues, I was told they will give the name of the company to use when I apply for the solar rebate. I waited for a week, then another week, then another week, for nothing, I tried again to contact them and followed up but then again, was told to wait, so I waited again....and again....finally I got tired of waiting I decided to call it off and asked for a refund, I called and emailed to get a refund but up to now still waiting...I called again today and was told to wait again. So many excuses, they had enough time to process the refund but still no, action, their excuse now is not enough people in the enough people working because of Covid, it's just for a refund, how many people do they need to do a refund? I work in the accounts and I've processed refunds for less than 5 mins, how long does it take for them to get it approved? Certainly not for more than a month!!!! Ridiculous!!! Now I'm considering to contact Fair Trading too.
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Excellent company did a great job
Skylight Energy did a fantastic job with our solar system installation. I am very pleased with the customer service and installation team. The system is performing very well even on cloudy days. I highly recommend this company
I took them to the Tribunal to remediate poor installation resulting in damages/loss and won
Negative feedback is hard for any business owner to hear. However, I am providing this review in hopes that the company looks at it as an opportunity to push themselves to be better. My feedback allows others to be aware of my personal experience in trying to get these issues resolved over a period of a year. The rigmarole from signing up, to having to chase up the business who had moving goalpost installation dates, to the ceiling/roof damages, to the incorrect installation, and the remediation of the same was a very unpleasant experience. The...services the company provided was not with due care and skill. Even though the solar panel system is functioning better than before, it took the lodgement of the application with NCAT to make this happen. I appreciate that the poor installation occurred a year ago, but what upset me the most was how the business handled the remediation of the defects caused by the solar installer. I would not suggest anyone use them. I live in NSW and they installed 20 of their 310 W panels to form a 6.2 kW system and had their GoodWe inverter. I had a leak in the master bedroom ceiling which stained. The roof tiles were cracked and although I provided replacement roof tiles, there were more roof tiles which cracked than could be replaced. The Installer simply caulked them without letting me know. The installation was not up to Clean Energy Council standards (based on a Tribunal recommended Solar Audit). I lost the Solar Financial Benefit which one would have normally expected to receive for nearly a year (until the Tribunal requested that they remediate the damages). Even after the Solar Panel System was rectified and the roof tiles replaced, I had to still continue the Tribunal hearings to recover the damages/loss. The Tribunal found in my favour. The audit feedback was: "It is our opinion that this PV Array installation is very unsatisfactory, bordering on unsafe, and that the original installer should be reported to the CEC for poor install practices." When you sign up with a solar system provider, make sure you ask for a full written quotation and contract before signing up, including: * The total price of the system * Proposed start and completion dates * Specifications including quantity, size and output of the solar PV panels as well as the inverter specifications
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