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"Everyone that I was in contact with was terrific. They were quick to respond to my inquiries and to install the new system. They removed our old system and installed" a new one from the ground up. The best part is the automatic controller, we no longer have to manually turn the system on and off. Just set the temperature I want and the system takes care of everything for me. So glade that we invested the money into a new system, we are enjoying our pool so much more this year. I would recommend this company and use them again.

-teresa D.

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"After the initial discussion with the engineer who measured sunlight and shade and oriented me to the technology -- he was amazingly clear and talked to me like" an equal -- I dealt with the office via email. They answered every question or query about time and procedure within an hour or two. They worked with my budget plans and kept me up-to-date on scheduling. Every email exchange was human and warm. These are vendors!!!! Who else is like this??? and I was excited and they responded to my excitement with appreciation. It was so cool. First of all, the installation was scheduled between blizzards. They came and they shovelled me out --- three guys with shovels cleared my deck, the area around my garage, made a passageway to my back door and a passageway around the house to where the ladder to the roof had to go AND the guys who did the work were the electrician and the chief engineer and another engineer!! They did it as if it were the most obvious and pleasant thing they could do on that day. I was so sorry for them. I had 3-4 foot drifts everywhere and a healing shoulder and couldn't do anything but watch. They smiled and laughed and were glad to do this. Some of what they did was necessary for the installation but they cleared a LOT of space. They were amazing: very careful about bringing snow into the house and about insulation from the attic getting on the rug. Totally apologetic when I was just happy they were there! I'd still be waiting if I had to wait until after the snow was gone. The planned location of the inverter box didn't quite work so another location was found that worked very well. I must have asked the question about 'how much noise will it be' a million times and not once was the phenomenal electrician impatient with me. He explained everything. When he had to route the cable through my problematic ceiling fabric, he did it without disturbing anything!! How did he do that??? Meanwhile other guys were in the attic with masks and suits (nothing up there but insulation), installing support beams. For the next two days they cleared the garage to hold 30 panels and prepped the roof to take the rails until finally the roof was dry enough to do the installation. Then it was three guys on the roof, one guy on the ladder carrying panels up to them, and the electrician making the connections in the house. They finished in three days and we stood in a circle while they turned the system on as the snow began to fall again. When 30 out of 30 panels came online in spite of the
, I almost cried. They all were grinning at me like kids. The whole experience was one of the greatest in my existence. You must understand. I knew NOTHING about solar power except that I wanted it and had wanted it a very long time. To decrease the use of fossil fuels, my carbon footprint, even by one person is a very big deal. They took me every step of the way and now that I have the meter running and the numbers showing me my own solar power production, it feels like I have seen the future and it's MINE. I cannot praise this company highly enough. There are just no words. If anyone who reads this is even slightly considering exploring solar power, GO FOR IT. Use
. They will make it happen for you!

-Molly A.

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Are you talking about powering your home solely on solar (i.e. no back up power source or off grid).

 

The power, once convered from DC to AC via the inverter, is suitable for use by the home. 

 

Most solar application are in supplement to the current powering of the home and will spin the meter back in the day but are not the primary. 

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OK - that should strike Atlantic Plumbing off your vendor list !

You say female pipe to copper pipe connection - I hope you are not saying they connected copper directly to galvanized or black iron pipe. If so, there should have been a dielectric union put in there to prevent corrosion, which could be part of your problem.

Also, generally a bad idea to use teflon tape for hot water tank connections - too much thermal cycling, loosens it up over time. Should use plumbers dope for that application.

It sounds to me like a connection problem - if the tank itself was leaking it should be flooding the top of the tank or more likely running down through the insulation and dripping out the bottom.

Unless you are a do it yourselfer, sounds like you need to find a new plumber with good reviews and rating in your area - Search the List (in green banner bar). This should be an easy fix - should have him put in dielectric couplings (about $5-10 each depending on pipe size) if current connection is iron to copper, and even if not, have him redo connection not only for cold but also hot water - if one was done poorly, probably both were.

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So you don't have to read my long review if you don't want to: You can't go wrong with
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. If you don't contact a single other solar installer, you won't be missing out. If you do, you'll find out what a value you get from
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. I have nothing negative I can say about
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or his crew. A+++ I decided I wanted to install a medium sized solar panel array after one of my coworkers had a system installed. A solar panel system has a lot of components, and there are a good number of choices you'll have to make when selecting one to install. I started by calling the company that installed my coworker's. They are a big company and do a lot of installs. My friend claimed that he was able to get a special deal through 'Solarize Orange County,' which is supposed to reduce prices by committing a large number of clients to install solar. He paid just over $20,500 for polycrystalline panels and a string inverted system. One of the first things you will find about many of the big solar installers is that you are rarely going to talk to someone that actually does the work. You'll talk to a sales guy. In fact, with both companies that I contacted, prior to contacting
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, I had to wait over a day to get a call back. Contrast this to
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, and its owner,
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, and the experience was totally different.
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, being the owner and installer, answered my call immediately, and spent a long time on the phone with me discussing my solar needs and concerns. I could tell that his
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was far more in depth than the sales guys from the other companies. On to the pricing....
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's pricing was better than the solarize project pricing that my coworker had gotten, and
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was using as good as, if not better equipment. In fact, since
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did not have a solarize project, the two big companies that provided quotes were $3500 and $7000 more, respectively.
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is able to give you better pricing because he does not have a sales staff to employ and give commissions to, nor does he have a ton of overhead. Now, some of the big companies will offer to fight your
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battle for you.
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isn't likely to do that. Personally, I think if you are going up against your
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to install panels, you will be a better advocate and presenter for your position than an outsider. But if you go with the bigger companies, know that you are paying for those extra services that you likely aren't going to need. Choosing
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was the obvious choice compared to the other companies... His pricing was the best. He was the most knowledgeable person I had spoken with. He was the most responsive and attentive to detail. My install was going to be more demanding than most. I live in a neighborhood with strict architectural guidelines, and my panels were going to have to be on the front of the house. I had to go through a very difficult process for approval, complete with appeals and massive amounts of paperwork and preparation.
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, knowing that my approval was not a sure thing (in fact, it was unlikely), patiently provided me with all the information I needed, including bringing some equipment by so that I could present it to my board in the event it was needed.
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also realized that my install was going to have to look perfect. He used black solar panels with black frames, and all black mounting rails and hardware. Against my black roof it was going to look great. After a long hard fought battle, I won, and I was finally able to sign the contract with
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. The time elapsed from the first contact to contract signing was about a month and a half.
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started the install about 2.5 weeks after we signed the contract. It took his crew about 4 days to get the panels and everything done. There were a few trips back out to the house with inspections and small follow-up work. It was as expected. The install was beautiful and one of the best looking front facing installs I've ever seen. I couldn't have been happier. However, prior to having the system turned on, my painter almost ruined everything by spraying paint onto many of my brand new panels.
Boston Solar Panel Companies Provider Name Locked
's crew worked hard to get the panels cleaned of paint, with a smile on their face, and the panels are back to looking like new.
So, in short, choose
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if you want who I think is the best solar crew in the area, you want good pricing, and you want an efficient and skilled crew. Choose the other guys if you want to pay more, and you want to support flashy vans and slick sales presentations...
- Ryan T.
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The representative was well prepared and gave us a wonderful
presentation. When I saw how much money
the solar panels were going to generate, I was sold. Between the tax credits, a
grant from the county, SREC (credits for using solar power), BGE savings and
BGE pay back, it will not be long before the system has paid for itself and the
advantages and money will keep on coming.
The best part is that
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takes care of all the paperwork
so that I
Boston Solar Panel Companies Provider Name Locked
’t miss any savings. Most of the time all I have to do is sign and
return the forms. I would recommend
everyone to get solar panels for great savings for their checkbook and also for
a better environment. Of course, Renewable
Energy Corporation is the best place to get quality solar panels and excellent
service.
- Patricia R.
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They did a very good job. They came when they said they would. They cleaned up after themselves. They installed it in a prompt and reliable fashion They even went above and beyond to help me with the previous Solatube that had been incorrectly installed. What more could you ask for from a service provider?
- Debbie N.
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They were very responsive. Great service. We originally installed two and added a third because we were so pleased with the outcome and trusted this company to do good work.
- CANDICE B.
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Things went extremely well, installers arrive at the appointed Time.



Prior to installation they reviewed how the installation would be performed and the location of the inverter on the side of the house. Placed exactly as we agreed to.



The crew was cordial , respectful, and out going and operated in a very professional manner.



Highly recommend this crew, work was completed in less time than they predicted, left the job site as if they were not there
- Len L.
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After signing up with Solarize Amherst, we were quickly contacted by
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who came out and did an evaluation of or home. The employee who did the evaluation was very informative, telling us about what he would be doing for his evaluation.

We then met with the
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representative at their office who gave us detailed information about the system they were suggesting, the cost, the tax incentives, SREC's and payback period for the system they were proposing. He explained in detail not just the system, but the contract, rebate and SREC program. We felt very comfortable signing the contract after this meeting.

They then sent a structural engineer to our home to evaluate the roof and it's support structure. While he was a contract employee, he again was very informative and walked us through what he was doing and the calculations he would be making to insure our roof was able to carry the load of the proposed system.

I was then contacted by
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,
Boston Solar Panel Companies Provider Name Locked
's Operations Manager who set up the time schedule for construction of the project and then winter happened. Between gaps in snowfall, our roof cleared enough to have the system installed. The work crew were as expected from our earlier experience with this company, courteous, informative and respectful. They also were safety minded as the winter was effecting their work.

There is a tremendous amount of paperwork and communication required with different agencies and our electric company.
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, in particular,
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took care of it all while continuing to keep me updated at every step. This company was wonderful to work with and I recommend them highly.
- Jeffrey B.
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was one out of three highly rated companies listed on the "GoSolarSF" list of companies that I contacted.
Out of these three, the rep for
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was the only one who actually bothered to go up on my roof and measure shading/look at the roof. Also, he noticed two issues with our electrical system that were overlooked by the other companies (water line not grounded, inspector might ask for second grounding rod).
Having done my research, I asked all three companies for a specific system with LG Panels/Enphase inverters and
Boston Solar Panel Companies Provider Name Locked
also came back with the most competitive bid, including fixing the two electrical issues they noted.
Scheduling the installation in
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. 2014 was a little tricky, due to weather, but
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managed to get it done and knocked out the install in one day.
We had a very thorough City inspector, but nonetheless the system passed inspection right off the bat.
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also handled all the paperwork regarding city permit/net metering/Go Solar SF rebate and everything went through smoothly.
Everybody at
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was very pleasant to deal with and so far the system has exceeded the performance that I expected.
Highly recommended.
Photos of the completed install (trees are further away than they appear):

- Christian C.
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Everything was smooth start to finish, I called for an estimate and
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came out right on time and provided an estimate on the spot. I was quote by one other place and everything was comparable, price was a little better. On the install date the workers installed the system and at the end of the day showed me how to use it. It's been a couple weeks and so far everything is working great, the pool is warming up. It has a temprature control so I can set the desired temp and so the current temp.
- Jason P.

Solar Panel Companies in Boston

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A Romano Co Inc

PO Box 6006
Chelsea

Absolute Green Energy

92 Gardener Street
Worcester

AccuAire Inc.

P.O. Box 410
Reading

Achieve Renewable Energy LLC

100 Cummings Ctr Ste 211C
Beverly

Advanced Energy Systems Development

24 Hampden Street
Wellesley

Affinity Construction, Inc.

25 Osgood St.
Salem

Affordable Energy Systems, LLC

264 Blackstone Street
Blackstone

ALTERNATE ENERGY

60 Fire House Rd
Plymouth

Atlantic Heating & Air Conditioning

116 Cypress St
Brookline

Bartlett Electrical Services

56 Wood St
Hopkinton

Bay State Energy Inc

88 Webster St
Worcester

Bay State Solar

231 Weaver St
Fall River

BEACH POOLS

10 Bennett Highway
Saugus

BILL MORIN CONSTRUCTION CO

849 MENDON RD
Northbridge

Boston Main Electrical Corp

470 Atlantic Ave
Boston

Brad Stoler

Newtonville

Brendan P Sullivan Electric

16 West St
Pembroke

Brightstar Solar

257 Maple St, Unit 2
Marlborough

BRISTOW ELECTRIC CO INC

74 FOREST ST
Attleboro

CARDOSO ELECTRICAL SERVICES

414 LOWELL ST
Wakefield

CCL Mechanical LLC

P.O. Box 541074
Waltham

Cederholm Electrical Contractors

14 Clapp Ave.
Weymouth

Central Mass Plumbing & Heating, LLC

172 Wildwood Ave
Worcester

Chris Killam Electric

63 Cherry St.
Shrewsbury

Chris Powers Electrician

10 Cole St
Kingston

Christopher A Deao Electrician LLC

5 Riverview Dr
Middleton

Connell Roofing

P.O. Box 920878
Needham

Cooling Unlimited Inc

565 Main St
Reading

Couto Construction Inc

478 North Front St
New Bedford

DAE Electric

299 Washington St
Cambridge

Dan Mcgrath

Somerville

David J. Black Electric, LLC

741 Pulaski Blvd
Bellingham

DeMarco Realty Group

2 Spruce Run
Beverly

Dick Moreau Master Electrican

128 South Main Street

DiOrio Builders and Designers Inc

5050 Washington St
West Roxbury

Direct Energy Solar

8955 Henkels Ln

Down to Earth Tree

37 Winter Street
Fitchburg

DPH Electric

67 Darrow St
Quincy

E.T. Radiant, LLC

4 Flagg Road
Acton

EASTERN SOLAR SERVICES

115 BOSTON POST ROAD
Wayland

Edward McCrohan Electrician

86 Jerome Street
Berkley

ELECTRICAL DYNAMICS INC

72 CONCORD ST
North Reading

ELECTRICAL TECHNOLOGY INC

400 W CUMMINGS PRK
Woburn

Endless Mountains Solar Services

39A South St
Westborough

Evolved Mechanical LLC

650 Broadway
Malden

Faze1, Inc.

284 Amory St.
Boston

FBI Contracting

18 Loudon Rd

Forest Street Builders

6 Atlanta Street
Haverhill

Frank M. Prall Electric

41 Howe St
Wellesley

G Green Design Center

PO Box 493
Mashpee

Gaia Worldwide

86a Sherman St

Gem Plumbing & Heating

1 Wellington Rd

Gifted Enterprises

75 Columbia St
Cambridge

Glynn Services

11 Resnik Rd
Plymouth

Green Plan Construction

1 Easy st
Westford

Halliday Construction

1408 Centre St
Roslindale

HANCOCK BUILDING ASSOCIATES INC.

248 MILL RD
Chelmsford

Harrison Systems

100 Clark St
Wilmington

Hemenhalt Construction

PO Box 332
North Easton

HomePride Inc

131 Weston Rd
Lincoln

House husbands

704 bay drive

House Pro General Contractors

135 Nickerson Dr
Stoughton

Invaleon Technologies

24 Brookfield Rd.
Tewksbury

J & W CONTRACTING

1A Dunreath St
Roxbury

J F Kelly Electric

869 E. Broadway
Boston

J V Mechanical Contractors Inc

929 School St
Webster

Jeff Baxter Construction

3203 Main Campus Dr.
Lexington

JMS Electric

20 Rutland St
Hudson

JP McCurdy Electrical Services Inc

17 Walnut Rd
Swampscott

Keith Firman

47 Tiffany Hill Rd

Keith Firman Electric, LLC

47 Tiffany Hill Road

Kelly Electrical Services

32 Partridge Hill Road
Braintree

Keyes North Atlantic

459 Watertown St
Newtonville

Landmark Services Inc

326 Washington Street
Wellesley Hills

LaRose Plumbing And Heating

500A MAIN STREET
Boylston

New Day Energy

13 Foster Ln
Kingston

New Energy Solutions LLC

20 Berkshire Dr
Franklin

New England Clean Energy

43 Broad St.
Hudson

New England Solar Hot Water

677 Temple St
Duxbury

Newhouse & Sun Construction

3 W Jamaica Ave
Wilmington

Next Step Living

21 Drydock Ave
Boston

Oceanview Contracting

1949 Middlesex Street
Lowell

One Solar Roof - Massachusetts

86 Sherman St
Cambridge

One Way Development

1408C Centre St.
Roslindale

OneRoof Energy

4445 Eastgate Mall Rd

Orion Power Group

2917 Vail Ave.

Peak Co Roofing

119 Neck Rd
Lancaster

PRACTICAL SOLAR INC

161 Chapman St
Canton

PRESTO carpentry - painting - roofing

586R Hale Street < PO BOX 140>
Prides Crossing

Pro Window Cleaning

4 Clarence St.
Worcester

Puccio Electric

21 Reardon Road
Medford

Quarry Hills Plumbing & HVAC

98 Prospect St
South Easton

Queenan Electrical Services

901 Liberty Street
Rockland

Quinn's Construction

1049 Lakeview Ave
Dracut

RAB Construction Corp

9 Avon St
Seekonk

RESIDENTIAL EXTERIORS INC

61 ADAMS ST
Braintree

ReVision Energy

7 Commercial Dr

RevoluSun

210 Ward Avenue

RGS Energy

64 Main St

RGS Energy

4 Bellows Rd
Westborough

RICHARD P CASEY LICENSED ELECTRICIAN

27 VERMONT RD
Wilmington

Riverside Engineering Inc

12 Maple St
West Newbury

Roof Diagnostics Solar of Mass, LLC

89F Washington Ave
Natick

Ryan Home Service

23 Spruce St
Kingston

S + H Construction Inc

26 New St
Cambridge

SAGE BUILDERS LLP

672 CHESTNUT ST
Waban

Saw Dust Construction

104 Frost Rd
Tyngsboro

SGE Solar

85 S. Bow Street
Milford

Solar City - Marlborough

24 St Martin Dr
Marlborough

Solar Connection

PO BOX 514
Swansea

Solar Installation Ltd Co

33 Commercial St
Raynham

Solar Saves NE

225 Danville rd.

SOLAR SYSTEMS

81 OLD BOG RD
Plymouth

SolarFlair Energy, Inc.

190 Pleasant St.
Ashland

SSC Window Cleaning

42 Silver Hill Ln
Natick

Steven M Parker Electric

633 Riverside Avenue
Haverhill

SunBug Solar

411 Highland Ave
Somerville

Sungevity Inc

66 Franklin St

Sunlight Solar Energy

102 Clematis Ave
Waltham

SunRay Solar, LLC

124 Hall St Ste B

Sunset Builders

230A Beard Rd

T. Dawson Architecture

4 Jamie Ln
Hopkinton

The Boston Solar Company

55 Sixth Rd
Woburn

The Carpenters

99 Coburn Woods

TJ Roofing

143 Linebrook Rd
Ipswich

TJ'S PLUMBING & HEATHING INC.

PO BOX 2393
Attleboro

Townsend Oil & Propane

27 Cherry St
Danvers

Wildcard Home Theater

P.O. Box 821
Billerica

ZAPOTEC ENERGY

26 GLENWOOD AVE
Cambridge

zinkevich electric

9 wrentham rd
Worcester

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