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SECTION 12-106
Warranties and service agreements
Energy (ENG) CHAPTER 17-A, ARTICLE 12
§ 12-106. Warranties and service agreements. 1. All express warranties
and service agreements pertaining to any solar thermal system or
component thereof which is sold in the state shall be in writing and
shall be in compliance with rules and regulations to be promulgated by
the commissioner. Such rules and regulations shall contain standards no
less stringent than those contained in the Federal Magnuson-Moss
Warranty Act (15 U.S.C. §§ 2301 et seq.) and the rules and regulations
issued pursuant thereto.

2. All customers shall be provided with express warranties which shall
include at a minimum the following:

(a) A full one year warranty by the installer against malfunction or
failure of a solar thermal system due to improper installation or a
defect in standard pipe, ducts, switchboxes and hardware utilized in
installation;

(b) A full one year warranty by the system manufacturer and the seller
against a defect in materials, manufacture or design of a solar thermal
system; and

(c) A full three year warranty by the system manufacturer and the
seller against a defect in materials, manufacture or design of a solar
collector, tank or heat exchanger.

3. No person shall offer a service agreement for a solar thermal
system unless such person shall have developed a service capability for
such system.