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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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Solar Panel Installation reviews in New Orleans

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It is great. There was a problem with one of the panels that we didn't know about, and one of their supervisors came out to check the work after it was done and he sent the whole crew back out to correct it. They worked efficiently, it looks good, and it seems to be working, as our electric bill is extremely low now. We're really happy with them.
- Anne F.
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was great. He returned calls promptly, answered questions in a way I could understand, took care of all the paperwork for my tax refund. Re: the account with Entergy, he called them and set everything up for me and it was done in a very timely fashion.
- Christine L.
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Start of work took 2 months. Panels were installed and then it took another month to fix the wiring which included a "keyed" part being force into a connector the wrong way shorting out the system.
That took 5 minutes to fix after waiting a month for the guy to show up.
The generator tie in involved moving breakers to a new box. Rather than replace the existing boxes or anything, just left an empty box on the wall.
To be fair, they went out of business in early 2013 and were just getting back on their feet in June, but I lost #200 of power waiting for bugs they caused to be repaired. No offer to make good on that.
Offered 12 months "free" credit, when I paid cash, no discount.
These are not dishonest people, but I can't recommend them.
- Joseph J B.
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My contact with the company,
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, worked very hard to make sure everything went smoothly and always promptly returned any phone calls or emails concerning any questions I might have.
- Benjamin G.
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They were great. My point of contact was
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and he was easy to get in touch with and quite helpful. The installation of panels in a historic district can be a little bit daunting, but Joule was very helpful in working through the process.
There were some holdups with getting Entergy to install a Net-Meter and Joule was very helpful in navigating that process and keeping me updated throughout. I would definitely (and have already) recommend them to a neighbor.
- Kyle G.
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The agent worked with me over the phone looking at the Google Earth imagery to get a sense if the general situation of the trees orientation and roof size. He was honeat with me that the tree cover meant that solar wasnt a good option fir PVE. When I asked about a smaller system just for solar water heating he asked a few more questions and even though the system would fit and work he was again honest with me on the fibancial bemefit just not being there and the payback timeframe was not going to work out based on our estimated usage. What a refreshing experience to hear that they don't think I need their services instead of the hard sell. No service was performed obviously, and we ended up buyong a different house.
- Daniel H.
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From the initial sales call to job completion, service was superb. Every contact was fully informative, polite, efficient, and competent.
- Julia J.
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It went very fast and smooth. It took a couple of weeks to get someone to come out to explain how it works but it looks good and is working well. I found two panels that were broken. Not sure how or when it happened but I noticed it in the first couple of weeks. They came out and replace them free of charge.
- JIM M.

All Solar Panel Installers in New Orleans, LA

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Air-Kare A/C Co Inc

15612 River Rd
Norco

American Restorators, LLC

8814 Veterans Memorial Blvd Ste 3
Metairie

Bryans United Air Conditioning

1615 Leboeuf St
Gretna

BYWATER SHEETMETAL WORKS

2118 GREENWOOD ST
Kenner

Cajun Electric

1500 Government Street
Baton Rouge

Comfort Engineered Systems

1050 S Jefferson Davis Pkwy.
New Orleans

Comfort Specialists

2717 Midden dr.
Marrero

Dixie Construction Services

1725 Celtic Drive
Marrero

Get Green Solar

1268 Destrehand Avenue
Harvey

Go Louisiana Green LLC

3600 Calhoun St.
New Orleans

GT Automotive Maintenance & Repair

3247 Chetta Dr
Metairie

Handsome Construction

218 s robertson street

HLN Energy Services

534 Oaklawn Dr
Metairie

Joule Solar Energy

701 S Alexander St
New Orleans

Lopez Mechanical, Inc.

2247 Aberdeen St
Kenner

M. Eaves Const. LLC.

3612 ARIZONA AVE
Kenner

Manhour Construction

218 South Robertson Street

Marc Jones Construction, LLC

PO Box 2587
Slidell

Mr. Green Jeans Insulation

3230 S. Burnside Ave
Gonzales

My Utility Brokers

9344 Tarryton Ave.

Northlake Solar LLC

21385 Marion Ln
Mandeville

Orion Power Group

2917 Vail Ave.

PosiGen Solar Solutions

2424 Edenborn Ave.
Metairie

RiverView Solar

180 Commercial Square
Slidell

Robertson Roofing & Siding Inc

900 Woodland Hwy
Belle Chasse

Solar Advantage, LLC

534 Oaklawn Dr.
Metairie

Solar Alternatives, Inc

437 Philip St
New Orleans

Solar Power Today

3979 Hwy 190 Suite A
Covington

SolarTEK Energy of Louisiana

2912 Metairie Rd.
Metairie

South Coast Solar, LLC

2605 Ridgelake Dr
Metairie

Structure-Green

1933 Flanacher Rd
Zachary

Sunlight Contractors

2323 Bainbridge Street
Kenner

Sunpro Solar

64101 Hwy 434
Lacombe

Terry The Electrician

1609 Westminster Blvd
Marrero

TLC Electric

221 Napoleon Ave
Slidell

Vista Solar Contractors LLC

1268 Destrehan Avenue
Harvey

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