Ditch the Pitch
Department staff is available to assist with any questions at (800) 922-1594 (toll free in SC) or 803-734-4200 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, excluding State holidays. You can also email general questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
COLUMBIA, S.C. – It’s summertime which means you may see more solar sales representatives walking through your neighborhood. The South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs (SCDCA) and the Office of Regulatory Staff (the ORS) want consumers to be aware of an increase in reports of misleading solar sales tactics. Here are some key things to know when approached by a solar salesperson:
Considering solar? Visit solar.sc.gov for a consumer guide on solar. SCDCA also encourages consumers to background a business before signing on the dotted line. Consumers should visit SCDCA’s website for links to licensing agencies and to check complaints. Simply go to consumer.sc.gov and click “How Do I…” then “Background a Business?” Consumers can also file complaints against solar businesses via the website. Click “How Do I…” then the “File a Complaint?” option.