Sonoma Solar Panel Installation Articles

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Contacted
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due to a malfunctioning dimmer switch in our kitchen. The technician (Chase) was on time, very courteous and professional. He replaced the dimmer switch in less than 5 minutes and the problem was solved. I was just a little "shocked" that I was charged $214 to replace the bad switch. In all fairness to this company they told me the price before they replaced the switch and I approved them to do the work. I give them high
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on everything except the price which I feel was too high.
- David A.
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We had good results for the entire process.
First,
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sold the system to us. She measured the solar insolation sky view for our car port, then came inside and explained all the pros and cons. Actually, there are few cons since the system should pay for itself in 5 years (due to incredible incentives from the federal and state governments, and our PUD). She answered most questions, and was very good about emailing the rest of the answers after checking with her experts. We worked with
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to reduce costs by doing some of the work ourselves (mainly dig the trench and doing annual cleaning ourselves), and slightly downsize the system to use smaller inverters, and omit the automated monitoring system (we'd monitor it manually). We also asked to have some provisions installed in case we put in a 220V line for a future electric vehicle. And our system was sized larger than we need (190% of annual usage) to be ready for that car.
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had run several systems for us, starting with roughly half the size that was sufficient for annual use, and ending with the final system size. Since the payback was similar, we elected to get the larger system.
After we decided to buy the system,
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came by to inspect our panel. We needed an upgrade from 100A to 200A. Our house was built in 1908 and didn't have room in the panel for any expansion (e.g., for EV line). All was included in
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's quote.
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discussed how that would look, where the equipment would go, and listened to my concerns about our historic house. Then the crew came and installed as we discussed. All went well. It happened a bit later than we hoped, but we understood they were tied up on other homes. It's been a very busy time for solar panel installations due to the incentive program and reduced costs.
Finally
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came by to walk through the system for us. He showed us how to adjust the inverter displays to get all the numbers we need, and discussed how to clean, etc.
In summary, we are very pleased with
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. Our system is pumping a lot of kWh into the grid. It's quite amazing, actually, and fantastic to have free electricity for some years to come, and to do the "right thing".
- deborah R.
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fantastic work and the look is great from both inside and out. color matched the house and the grid lines were done great. will use these guys again. they showed up on time, performed their work on time, and left the place clean.
- Billy B.
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They were very professional, started the job a day earlier than they had predicted. They showed up on time and cleaned up behind themselves. They didn't fool around, everyone had their job and did it well. Couldn't be more pleased.
- Kathleen H.
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Very flexible as I modified my plan and budget.
Installation exactly as contracted, low profile, black and white panels(not the standard aluminum color but that depends on what's best for your situation)
Every time I contacted
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the answer was always "whatever you want Mr
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The system outputs at least as much power as agreed. No conduit shows on my roof. Much better workmanship that what my neighbor got with Vivant. The array even has a squirrel guard.
The internal meters and switches are well laid out and presentable to my very interested neighbors. All of the exit and entry points are clean and well defined.
The workers that came to my house are smart, courteous and took the time to explain every part, even entertaining my 'off the wall' questions.
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handled all of the applications and permits smoothly without extra charge. When you go solar be prepared to wait a bit as the state and town is involved. Seriously consider purchasing the system as the payback is short, 4-5 years and its all gravy after that $$$. Almost forgot -
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guaranteed a minimum SREC price for five years & will sell my SRECs for 1%. 'm happy I don't need to handle that.


- David M.
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We contacted this company to install a ground mount solar system.
This was our experience.
April 17th 2014 – Signed contract & paid deposit of $15k
May 27th 2014 – After numerous unanswered calls & emails we received a
bill from
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of
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& Solar. When we responded that
the first month’s bill was supposed to come after installation &
nothing has been installed our salesman,
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, called. He
said the city was considering it a structure. We advised
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that we
have pulled special use permits in the past for structures.
June 9th 2014 - We met with
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, Senior Planner for the City of
North Richland Hills. He gave
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the information to apply for a
special use permit.
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24th 2014 –
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, COO of
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& Solar, called us & advised that he could move
the solar panels to a different location that the city would approve.
He also said he could enclose the solar panels due to the fact that we
would have to remove a loafing shed in that location. I agreed as long
as it would be enclosed.
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27th 2014 - We responded to an email from our salesman,
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, regarding the
new structure. We asked to verify the pitch, height & enclosing the
sides.
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responded with the pitch & the height. He said he
would check with
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on enclosing the sides.
August 14th 2014 - After more unreturned phone calls & emails we sent an
email requesting a read receipt to everyone in the company that we had
an email for.
August 20th 2014 –
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called saying he “could” enclose it not that he “would”
I told him again I was not changing the location if it was not enclosed.
August 21th 2014 – Planning & Zoning meeting at 7pm.
We were there. No representation from
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& Solar so the city denied the permit.
So we have no solar panels but
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& Solar say we have forfeited our deposit.
- Penny L.
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We have had the solar panels for several years. They have proven to be a great investment. They give us several extra swim months. The people at
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are helpful and very responsive to any issue. After finding a soft spot on the patio roof they had the roof repaired and resolved the issue. I was so impressed with
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. He was always pleasant and attentive to my questions or concerns. They have proven to me that they stand behind their product.
- Donna S.
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My wife and I got quotes from five (5) solar panel installation companies in the area. (We even looked at purchasing wholesale - panels costs are great, but installation and getting a contractor would have been a real pain). We learned a lot from the five companies and their proposals. We eliminated one company because they proposed panels on a roof that gets less daily sun exposure (there is an instrument to measure sun exposure to roof location) than our easterly facing roof. Another company didn't specialize in solar installations - they were an HVAC company that could also install solar panels. We wanted a company that specialized in solar - their costs were higher than
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, too. A third company was eliminated because they wanted a 10% deposit before providing the final estimate to us - a "good-faith" gesture on our part (as they said). We eliminated them immediately - no other company requested anything like that. The 4th company was OK, but cautioned us their price might be higher because of their overhead which, supposedly, is the experience and expertise they use to provide great service. We did not feel that their overhead was a problem we needed to pay for. They were a fairly big company and understood the systems, but their cost was higher than
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. They also wanted to requote after I told them we had selected
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, which I thought was odd (I just didn't respond to the email). We selected
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because the price was significantly less,
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is the owner/installer/salesman, and
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obviously understood the systems. He knew on which roof to install the panels and how the system could get optimized. We felt that we just had to deal with
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on any issue since he knew all the cost, equipment, and technical details. (The other companies primarily had different people doing the installation and selling).
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is a licensed electrician, which is required for panel installation and permit approval.
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contacted proper agencies for permit approval process (ours was approved by Town of Apex).
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does not have a lot of personnel but, once they got started, they moved right along with the project. We were not in a big hurry to get the panels installed - we just wanted to make sure they were installed in time to qualify for each of the 3 rebate programs. Everyone from
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was very nice and easy to get along with. The system looks great, the installation is professional-looking, and they cleaned up well after they were done. Installation could have been done in less than one week if there hadn't been so much rain in August. we've used many contractors over the years for various projects and we would agree that
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was the correct selection for our solar panels. Professional, very qualified, nice - everything you hope to get when you contract out a project. Yes, we'd use them again.


- Mark M.
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I contacted
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via the solar panel manufacturer as they are a local installer/ distributor.
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, the owner, came on site to audit the sun exposure and take measurement. Based on that, we iterated on the quote until we were in agreement. The work went then quite quickly. It took one full day for
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to install everything on the roof and another half day to connect and test the pool connections. The product and installation are of great quality. It works perfect. The whole experience with
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was flawless and I strongly recommend this kind of product for in-ground pools.
- Anthony L.
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Salesman was courteous and assured us that we would see a substantial decrease in our energy bill. We have seen about $30 worth so far, maybe more later--we'll see. The work was done promptly and done in pretty good fashion. I just think that their price is a little on the high side for what was done.
- Michael M.
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All Solar Panel Installers in Sonoma, CA

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1 SolTech

1920 Diplomat Dr
Dallas, TX

1800REMODEL

5850 West Third St.
Los Angeles, CA

A Sparkling Finish Window Washers

25200 Carlos Bee Blvd.
Hayward, CA

ABOVE ALL ROOFING SOLUTIONS INC

700 Northrup Street
San Jose, CA

Adriatic Builders & Solar Contractors

2636 Gold Trail
Placerville, CA

Advanced Home Energy

1356 S 50th St
Richmond, CA

Advanced Home Performance

11551 Occidental Rd
Sebastopol, CA

Advanced Home Performance

3270 Mendocino Avenue, Ste 2C
Santa Rosa, CA

AKA Electric Inc

448 Ignacio Blvd
Novato, CA

AKEENA SOLAR

1475 S Bascom Ave Ste 101
Campbell, CA

Alcor Electric, Inc.

712 Fountainhead Ct
San Ramon, CA

All American Air & Solar Systems

925 Lakeville St
Petaluma, CA

ALL SCREENS of Sonoma County

605 HUNTER LN
Santa Rosa, CA

America's Dream HomeWorks

4181 Power Inn Rd
Sacramento, CA

American Solar Corporation

475 Gate 5 Road
Sausalito, CA

American Solar Direct

11766 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA

American Vision Solar

2125 N. Madera Road
Simi Valley, CA

American Vision Windows

2125 Madera Rd
Simi Valley, CA

American Vision Windows

400 Mathew St
Santa Clara, CA

Barth Roofing Co Inc

4384 W Pinehaven Ct
Tracy, CA

Bay Thermal Imaging

Pleasant Hill, CA

BD Design Development, Inc.

282 Beverly Street
San Francisco, CA

Benjamin D. Construction Co.

PO BOX 635
Lafayette, CA

Brickhouse Construction, Inc.

4500 Holland Tract Rd.
Brentwood, CA

Buhler Construction Company

3614 16th St. #1
San Francisco, CA

CA Window Cleaning

410 Madison Ave
Los Banos, CA

Cal Solar Works

4875 Richland Ter
Fremont, CA

California Solar Systems

1511 E Orangethorpe
Fullerton, CA

california window cleaning

po box 800
Sonoma, CA

Carson Electric

4564 Bucknall Rd
San Jose, CA

Christopher Carlson Construction

730 w verano ave
Sonoma, CA

Clean Solar Inc

1445 Koll Cir
San Jose, CA

Closed

San Francisco, CA

Colonial Life

1401 Willow Pass Road
Concord, CA

Combs Electric

1415 Fulton Rd
Santa Rosa, CA

Complete Solar

1065 E Hillsdale Blvd
Foster City, CA

Customized Roofing Company

5346 Montecito Ave
Santa Rosa, CA

DirectBuy of Indianapolis

8450 Westfield Blvd
Indianapolis, IN

Eiamia Construction

40429 Paseo Padre Parkway
Fremont, CA

ELCO BAY AREA

1911 mayette ave
Concord, CA

Enliven Nail & Spa

570 Masonic Way
Belmont, CA

Foo Bar

San Francisco, CA

forgette design + construction

1601 Julia St
Berkeley, CA

Gauci's Building & Solar Consulting

4061 E. Castro Valley Blvd.
Castro Valley, Ca

Geos Pool Company

19480 8th St E
Sonoma, CA

GoodFellas Construction

4924 Balboa Blvd
Encino, CA

Green Stock Solar

PO Box 3205
Napa, CA

GREENHOME ENVIRONMENTAL STORE

505 Montgomery, 2nd Floor
San Francisco, CA

gro-Solar

205 Billings Farm Rd # 4
White River Junction, VT

Gutter Cleaning & Roofing Services

724 Raney Ct
Santa Clara, CA

Hauer Construction

740 14th St
San Francisco, CA

Hearth

San Francisco, CA

HELIOPOWER INC

25747 Jefferson Ave
Murrieta, CA

Holy Waters Pool and Spa

American Canyon, CA

House Prep Home Services

1572 Mission Drive
Danville, CA

HSC HYDRONIC SPECIALTIES CO

4723 TIDEWATER AVE
Oakland, CA

Intelisolar dba Intelisolar Constructions

5201 great America pkwy
Santa Clara, CA

ITECH SOLUTION

PO BOX 270040
San Jose, CA

LColumna General Contractor

2115
Walnut Creek, CA

Lifestyle Solar

21 E Shaw
Fresno, CA

Lowes Electric

3721 Santa Rosa Ave Ste B6
Santa Rosa, CA

M&M Construction & Home Design

1647 Willow Pass Rd
Concord, CA

Marvel Architecture

1278 25th Avenue #2
San Francisco, CA

MATHESON SOLAR

2821 Van Buren St
Alameda, CA

Matt's Window Cleaning

4589 Todd Rd
Sebastopol, CA

Miranda's Roofing

742 W. Francisco Blvd
San Rafael, CA

Nor Cal Solar

1310 Ross St Suite E
Petaluma, CA

Northern Pacific Power Systems

3210 Coffee Ln.
Santa Rosa, CA

Northwest Exteriors

720 3rd St
Santa Rosa, CA

Northwest Exteriors

11200 Sun Center Dr
Rancho Cordova, CA

OCCIDENTAL POWER, SOLAR WIND AND COGENERATION

3629 TARAVAL ST
San Francisco, CA

One Block Off the Grid

164 South Park St.
San Francisco, CA

OWENS ELECTRIC & SOLAR

279 N AMPHLETT BLVD
San Mateo, CA

Pacific Contracting

5430 Colusa Avenue
Richmond, CA

PARDINI ELECTRIC

514 Ruby Street
Redwood City, CA

Parker and Sons

3636 E Anne St
Phoenix, AZ

Pathways Energy, Inc.

107 Stanford Avenue
Santa Rosa, CA

PERSONALIZED POOL CARE

P.O. Box 4094
Napa, CA

Project Management Services

San Francisco Bay Area, CA

Quality First Home Improvement, Inc.

485 Salmar Ave
Campbell, CA

R&K Automatic Gate & Access

550 S. Sierra st
Oakdale, CA

REAL GOODS

13771 S HWY 101
Hopland, CA

Renninger Electric

341 West Ninth St.
Santa Rosa, CA

Repair Wizards

PO Box 1514
Los Gatos, CA

RGS Energy

1968 Junction Ave
San Jose, CA

RGS Energy

2955 Kerner Blvd
San Rafael, CA

RGS Energy

3109 N Miami Ave
Fresno, CA

RJL Installations

2031 Parkside Dr
Concord, CA

RON DORRIS ELECTRIC INC

3440 Mendocino Ave.
Santa Rosa, CA

Round2ItConstruction

3800 Hillsdale Dr
Pittsburg, CA

Roving RV Tech

PO Box 3027
Tustin, CA

S & I Construction, Inc.

287 17th Street
Oakland, CA

Save a Lot Solar

6114 La Salle Avenue #760
Oakland, CA

SCHAFER ELECTRIC

PO BOX 842
Lower Lake, CA

Scudder Solar Energy Systems

3342 Paul Davis Dr
Marina, CA

SDSI Construction

1 Ranch Dr
Novato, ca

security crime prevention

po box 30
Watsonville, Ca

See It N 3D Design & Technical Illustrations

500 Los Faroles , Carr 861
Miami, FL

Silicon Valley Home Repair

444 N 14th St
San Jose, CA

Skytech Solar

1501 Mariposa St
San Francisco, CA

Smart Energy USA

280 N Smith Ave
Corona, CA

SOLA-BRITE

5729 SONOMA DR
Pleasanton, CA

Solar Gleam of Santa Rosa

457 Oak Lake Ave
Santa Rosa, CA

Solar Harmonics

Byron, CA

SOLAR LIGHTING EXPRESS

1181 CHESS DR
San Mateo, CA

Solar Panel Cleaning Specialists

3964 Rivermark Pl
Santa Clara, CA

Solar Technologies

705 N Branciforte Avenue
Santa Cruz, CA

Solar Technologies

14 Beta Court
San Ramon, CA

Solar Technology Builders

Lariat Lane
Oakley, CA

Solar Universe of Santa Rosa

122 Calistoga Road #574
Santa Rosa, CA

SolarCity

3055 Clearview Way
San Mateo, CA

SolarCraft‎

285-D Bel Marin Keys Blvd
Novato, CA

SUN CHARIOT SOLAR

1078 Hewitt Dr
San Carlos, CA

Sun Fire Plumbing

7321 Bodega Ave., #B
Sebastopol, CA

Sun First! Inc.

3060 Kerner Blvd
San Rafael, CA

SUN LIGHT & POWER

1035 FOLGER AVE
Berkeley, CA

SunFreedom, Inc

14500 Roscoe Blvd Suite 400
Panorama City, CA

Sungate Energy Solutions

8445 Camino Santa Fe
San Diego, CA

Sungevity, Inc.

66 Franklin St
Oakland, CA

Sunrun

2300 Zanker Rd Ste F
San Jose, CA

Sunrun

167 Commercial St
Sunnyvale, CA

Sunrun

595 Market St
San Francisco, CA

Suntrek Solar Industries Inc.

5 Holland
Irvine, CA

TerraVenti Construction Inc.

468 N Camden Dr
Beverly Hills, CA

The Home Improvement Source

2366 Walsh Ave
Santa Clara, CA

The Home Improvement Source Inc

1659 Scott Blvd
Santa Clara, CA

THE ONLY ELECTRICIANS ON EARTH

PO BOX 996
Boyes Hot Springs, CA

Town & Country Roofing

2155 Elkins Way
Brentwood, CA

TSP Plumbing and Radiant Heating

117 E Shiloh Rd.
Windsor, Ca

Urban Energy

350 Townsend Street
San Francisco, CA

Vacaville Electric

1011 Mason St
Vacaville, CA

VISTA SOLAR

2985 KIFER RD
Santa Clara, CA

Wedge Roofing

5 Casa Grande Rd
Petaluma, CA

West Coast Electric Co.

4108 Pinot Dr.
Napa, CA

West Coast Exteriors

2785 Del Monte St
West Sacramento, CA

West Coast Solar

2155 Elkins Way Ste E
Brentwood, CA

Westcoast Solar Energy

5800 Redwood Dr
Rohnert Park, CA

Western Roofing Systems

1328 White Oaks Rd
Campbell, CA

Wiegardt Electric and Lighting Controls

2778 Jefferson Street
Napa, CA

Wilkinson Design+Construction Inc.

72 Clayton Street
San Rafael, CA

Zumwalt & Associates Inc

3301 Sunrise Blvd
Rancho Cordova, CA

“NCSA” Northern California Sunroom Additions

850 E El Camino Real
Sunnyvale, CA
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