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Portland Solar Panel Installation Articles
Solar Panel Installation reviews in Portland
Now 20 years later, the solar hot water heater was no longer working and I am looking to get my roof redone.
I looked at the solar hot water tank and found a sticker with
I called. The same number worked after 20 years.
After I gave him my address,
I am quite pleased with the work that they did and can recommend
The first step was the site survey. Engineer examined the house inside and out to determine whether it was suitable for solar power. This included the electrical panel and underside of the roof. The house, having been built in the 1890s, has rafters that are more widely spaced than normal. I was told that it would cost an extra $350 for an engineering study to convince the City that the roof would support the panels. In addition, I was told it would cost $500 more for additional labor and safety equipment for our very steep roof. These extra charges seemed reasonable, and were disclosed upfront. After the site survey,
It took us a week or two to decide whether to do this project and what size of system to install. I emailed more questions to
After we submitted the contract and initial payment, we waited nearly two months for work to begin. Some of that time was waiting for permits. Once work started, the whole installation was done in a week. First, a roofing subcontractor attached a support rack to the roof. Next, an electrical subcontractor installed and wired the panels. The system was turned on briefly, to make sure it worked, and then we were told not to turn it back on until it had been inspected. The inspections took another month.
This project had a few problems along the way but nothing major. For example, we had to contact
The quality and performance of our system has lived up to expectations, and we look forward to many years of electricity from the sun.”
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