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"I didn't want the numerous discounted electric bill programs many vendors are offering. I wanted to own outright and have install panels.
" guided the entire process thru all the registration and permitting process to completion. I am now receiving my own SREC distributions and have a zero monthly electric bill , in fact I assign my excess to my Mother's account and her bill is now zero. I expect to have the entire system paid off within 4 1/2 to 5 years with Federal and state solar credits, SREC distribution and no electric bill plus I provide free electricity for Mom.

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"The 'inspection' turned into them trying to pressure me into purchasing a solar attic fan, and an $11,000 solar water heater that would save costs on my" utilities. I did not want to go through with this because no matter how much I would save on my utility bill, I am paying $11,000 which is not near the savings. I felt very pressured as the rep was acting pushy, and inside my own home. When I cancelled the deal and did not want to pay anything, the rep became rude, unprofessional, and even yelled at me. Beware!

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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 Island Lake

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I had my system installed by Solar Systems about nine years ago. When I called them for a price I thought they were high so I shopped around. I'm glad I did. Everyone I dealt with was very professional and friendly. They worked with me on the price and I saved about $50.00. They showed up on time and did a Great Job.
- Dick S.
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They did an excellent job on the installation. They got the permit from the city from us and handled all of the other details. And everything is working beautifully.
- Alan K.
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This was a scary purchase for me, since solar electric systems are pretty complex (so I wanted to make sure you get somebody who knew what they're doing, rather than learning on my house) but are also pretty new (so I couldn't just get recommendations from neighbors). I signed up with
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through a town-wide program, figuring the town sponsorship provided some assurance. The installation went very smoothly, in part because
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seemed to do very detailed design work in advance and in part because the installation crew was very capable of figuring out the remaining issues. Their workmanship exceeded expectations -- their wiring was some of the neatest I've ever seen, and when they had to make holes in walls they patched things up so cleanly I could barely tell they'd been there. I was worried about roof leaks, but they sealed things very well, and we didn't have any problems through the horrible New England snow and ice storms of 2015. The documentation binder they provided with the system was terrific, and they took care of all the registrations I needed to qualify for various credits. The system has been up and running for a year and a half now, and it has been producing more than
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estimated, which has been a pleasant surprise. On a couple of occasions I've contacted them with follow-up questions and they've been super responsive. Bottom line: This was a scary project, but it turned out to be remarkably painless and the results have exceeded expectations.
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made everything very easy for me as the homeowner, they did quality work, and the system has been performing great. They deserve a clear "A" in my book.
- Jon F.
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Everything went exactly as they told me it would. I had the same contact
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throughout the entire process. He surveyed my house personally, answered all my questions, and then returned with a firm proposal. He was at the house throughout the installation, which went very smoothly.
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did not use sub-contractors. They have their own employees who do the installation. It went exactly as planned. Everyone was courteous and professional, in their appearance & in their work.
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demonstrated the equipment to me upon installation. A month later when Delmarva replaced the meter & gave permission to turn on the system,
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returned to go over everything again. A week or so later, when I signed into the system remotely and had a question about the performance,
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immediately investigated and updated my software to resolve the issue. The panels have been performing magnificently. The system has been running just over 30 days and I have produced 800 kwh in excess of what I have used for the period. I am very pleased with my decision to install solar and I am very happy with my provider
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- Janet K.
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After installation, the cost of my electricity would have been 40% higher than I was paying PG&E. Due to the cost of the solar equipment and that I would still would have a substantial power bill from the electric company. What they wanted to install would not cover my usage.
- Stephen B.
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I would recommend
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to anyone looking to have good quality panels installed and a worry-free solar installation done. They made the whole process so easy and handled all the details - and there are quite a few. They explained the whole process from start to finish and whenever I had a question during the process they responded quickly and professionally. The construction went smoothly, efficiently and on schedule. They even gave us step-by-step instructions on how to apply for our tax rebate and had all the paperwork arranged such that all we had to do was sign and mail in the forms. It was solar made easy! And now we get to enjoy being powered by the sun!

- Julie K.
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The servicemen tried to fix the timer on the initial visit but the timer was old and ran slow for a few days and eventually stopped altogether. Given age of the age of the equipment the service man recommended replacing the clock. The part had to be ordered and I was kept informed of the timing of when the repairs would be made.
On both occasions the service prompt and the staff was courteous. I would highly recommend
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- William R.
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was very professional to deal with from start to finish.
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was our first point of contact from sales. He was very informative in explaining their services and how their system worked. He was very detailed and did not pressure us in buying. Everyone we met from
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was professional and easy to deal with. We did have an issue with a roof vent that could have been a problem with how the panels were installed on the roof. They took care of the problem quickly and to our satisfaction. The system is performing well and we are very happy. We highly recommend
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- Alex A.

Solar Panel Companies in Island Lake, IL

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1 SolTech

12770 Coit Rd Ste 541

3W Enterprises, LLC

214 Orleans st.
Carpentersville

Abt Electronics

1200 N Milwaukee Ave
Glenview

All Electric Systems

10800 S Emerald
Chicago

All Quality Inc

6348 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago

All Services Electric, LLC

15774 S LaGrange Rd
Orland Park

Alste Electric Inc

1016 Castle Dr
Glenview

Alternative Energy Solutions

1923 Heron ave
Schaumburg

AMB Roofing & Sheetmetal

2516 Hiller Ridge
Johnsburg

AMD Remodeling And Painting

1924 73 Road Court
Elmwood Park

aminadab

24643 john adams dr.
Plainfield

Anderson Property Services

749 Verdi st
Woodstock

Art Electrical and HVAC Inc

1503 E Thacker St
Des Plaines

Artec Construction Inc

1275 Studio Ln
Deerfield

Bob Stellwagen Elec. Contractor

39 West 230 Route 64
Saint Charles

Bohlen Electric

3842 North Mozart
Chicago

Boost Your Eco LLC

18 S. Michigan
Chicago

Bravo Electric

4307 RFD
Lake Zurich

Bruce Electric Co.

21W330 Petersen Ave.
Lombard

Building Energy Experts

7300 Great Hill Rd
Crystal Lake

Building Services of Chicago

2000 S 25th Ave
Broadview

Carey Electrical Contractors

3407 Waukegan Rd
Mchenry

Century Bay Builders Inc

27864 Irma Lee Cir Ste 103
Lake Forest

Chart House Energy LLC

200 Viridian Dr

D G R Construction, INC

Country Club Hills

Dellinger Electric, Inc.

16476 W Brockman Ave
Lincolnshire

DirectBuy of Indianapolis

8450 Westfield Blvd

Earth Wind & Solar Energy LLC

2350 W Grand Ave
Chicago

Eichele and Valene Remodeling

30W270 Butterfield Rd
Warrenville

Electrical Concepts

PO Box 5282
Hinsdale

Energy Systems Management, Inc.

2528 West 110th Place
Chicago

EnergyMen Inc.

220 W Huron
Chicago

Environmental Comfort Team Inc

2208 Magnolia Ln
Elgin

Fineline Construction Group

10S 059 Schoger Dr
Naperville

Greenify Custom

5717 George
Richmond

Handy Frannie

117 S Owen St
Mount Prospect

HUCKLEBERRYFINNREPAIR SERVICE

308 E South St
Peotone

iWire Chicago

2617 N Albany Ave
Chicago

J&A ROMANDO

6921 W 110th St
Worth

Johns Electric Troubleshooting

5643 N. St. Louis Ave.
Chicago

K. H. RENOVATIONS, INC.

205 CASS AVE
Westmont

Kapital Electric, Inc.

1240 Mark Street
Bensenville

Keenan Homes

804 Arlington Ave
La Grange

Kobez Co.

1813 Vivian Way Ct.

Landmark Renovations

1234 Center St
Downers Grove

Leahy Construction

618 Hannah Ave.
Forest Park

m2 Creative Management Solutions

333 W Hubbard ST
Chicago

MAX ELECTRIC LLC

1201 W Adams St
Chicago

MC Associates & Developments

2621 W. Greenwood Avenue
Waukegan

Midwest Energy Systems

91 S Lively Blvd
Elk Grove Village

MSH Remodeling, Inc.

450 Frontage Rd
Downers Grove

Murphy's Window & Sunrooms

10359 S Pulaski Road
Chicago

Nationwide Electrical Const & Maint

10842 S Michigan Ave
Chicago

Nyberg Exteriors

1213 E Sayles Dr
Palatine

ORBITZ LLC

200 S WACKER DR
Chicago

OZ MECHANICAL SERVICES INC

3447 Prairie Ave
Brookfield

Perfect Temp Control

74 Bradrock Dr
Des Plaines

PMN Heating and Cooling, Inc.

6240 W Grace St
Chicago

Priority Energy

538 Busse Pkwy
Park Ridge

Repairoilogy

4115 n richmond
Chicago

RZI inc.

5940 Ridge ave
Berkeley

SCHMIDT PLUMBING & MEDICAL GAS

682 CHANNEL
Barrington

Sharp Electric

PO Box 398
Lake Zurich

SOLAR SERVICE INC

7312 N MILWAUKEE AVE
Niles

Solatube by Solar*Brite Ltd

3613 SE Overton Drive
Richmond

Solergy LLC

10 N Martingale Rd Ste 400
Schaumburg

SPOTLIGHT INC

721 PARK PLAINE AVE
Park Ridge

STAR Technology

2718 s Trumbull Av

SunWorks LLC

1420 Winston Dr.
Buffalo Grove

Tesla Solar Technologies

3925 Triumvera Drive
Glenview

Toro Builders Corp.

5412 W. Roosevelt
Chicago

Trotta Specialty Construction Inc.

1921 W. Lake St
Chicago

Ultra Handy, Inc.

524 Ridgewood Lane
Buffalo Grove

UNIQUE INDOOR COMFORT INC

624 N. Second St.
Libertyville

Upraisin Inc

2417 w. Warren Blvd
Chicago

Waukegan Roofing Co Inc

1320 Gladstone Ave
Waukegan

XAANX Consultancy

939 w north ave
Chicago

Zera Inc.

3001 W. Gunnison
Chicago

Zero Cost Energy

1205 Highland Blvd
Hoffman Estates

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