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"The warranty service appeared to have gone OK. (Although I'm again replacing one of the units they replaced, though I can't be sure the problem was due" to their installation.) At the time of the warranty service they recommended some further work on my system. I asked them to provide me with a quote to do so. They did not return repeated requests to schedule an inspection preparatory to giving me a quote. I've changed vendors.

-Elliott C.

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"Everything from start to finish went smooth as silk! From contract to install Solar was on our roof in 35 days & it took 1 full day to on the roof. Inspection" with SRP in 3 days & commissioned within a week. I could not have asked for a better system installed, and it is nice to Know
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. My payments for our Solar are $55.00 less than our bill....Guess who is paying for it? SRP>>> WE NOW OWN OUR POWER!

-Robert P.

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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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All commitments were made on time. The only delay was due to Holidays and So.
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inspectors. The savings have been as predicted through 7 months of usage. We are very happy campers. They also successfully installed a $421,000 system at my workplace. Same great results!
- Cory V.
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The only positive things I can say is they answer the phone & the addition is functional. Everything else was a mess. On 4/10/2015 I contracted for the 2KW addition and paid a $5000.00 deposit on the $7880 install. I was told it would only take a few weeks to complete. A survey crew came out a few days later and said it would only take a few days to do the install. After a few weeks, I called & was told everything was ready & it would only be a few more days to start construction. After several days, I called again & was told some parts were wrong or missing. I continued to call & every time was told a different story of why there was a delay. After several weeks, I tried to cancel the install & asked for a refund. I was told NO because all he parts were in & the install would begin shortly. More phone calls & more excuses followed. Almost two months later I was told they did not have any of the correct parts & were. expediting the order When they finally started, things were not much better - wrong parts & poor workmanship. At one point they attempted to use new controllers that would require a complete rewire of the system instead of the required optimizers that could simply be connected to the existing system. Construction stopped until the correct parts could b e overnighted. Even with the correct parts, the crew seemed to have no idea how to connect them. The only reason I do not give them an F is because the addition is functional. Not "pretty" but functional.
- Donald W.
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I had a fantastic experience with GreenNRG and Idan my project manager. They are very Professional and easy to work with. Every issue
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up they responded perfectly every time . Their pricing is very straight forward and they delivered on all of their promises.these guys are as good as it gets, Idan is a family member. I highly recommend them. GreenNRG was one of 5 companies I had bids for and while I liked one other company as well (that was cheaper) they didn’t use American panels and did not have Idan working there , everything he promised I got and more. During the process I end up dealing with half a dozen people in the office which is usually a problem but everybody knew me and answered and solved all my concerns , everybody was happy and pleasant to deal with. Goodbye a $300 bill, Thank you GreenNRG
- Daniel R.
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System was installed fast. System was installed and inspected within a week. BGE Interconnection Certificate of Completion submitted 06/18/15. A month later I sent an email for a status request and no actual response other than any day now. 5 weeks after inspection and still waiting, not sure if BGE or SolarEnergyWorld are the cause of the delay. I had only really read about delays with PEPCO Still not sure why there is a delay.
- keith B.
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The installation went great, the crew was professional and all the wiring was nice and neat. They followed my suggestions as to how to route the wiring and such and the system looks and works great.
- Raja B.
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This review is posted on behalf of a friend who used
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I chose
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due to friendly staff and being an OUC-recommended contractor. I regret this decision.
5 days after installation the pipe coming from the newly installed tank disconnected and flooded my garage. It turned out they had mistakenly used two different types of incompatible pipe and hadn't sealed them together correctly, resulting in the break and the flood. The service manager who came to inspect/repair the mistake described it to me as "an amateur mistake". They fixed the mistake and the system has worked fine since.
Despite being without hot water for 3 days, the self-admitted "amateur mistake" in installation, and the water damage in my garage, my request for a refund of the installation costs was denied. In its place they offered a restaurant gift certificate in an unspecified amount and a year of free service (which I hopefully won't need). After turning down my request for a refund the salesman even had the audacity to end our conversation by saying, "I hope this experience won't prevent you from recommending us to others".
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- I would hate for someone else to go through an experience similar to mine with this company.
- LINDSEY D.
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T & G installed my cement tile roof many years ago and it still looks great, so when it was time to go solar I gave them a call along with many other solar companies. Unlike the other companies, they listened to me and proposed a system that would fit my needs. They gave me options on panels and since they are a roofing company, they were able to move a roof vent to accommodate my desire for a particular location.
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, Lynnae,
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are all very professional, knowledgeable, and just nice people to deal with. They give you an appointment time, not a four hour window, and show up on time. They answer all your questions thoroughly and call you to keep you informed on how the process steps are going. The crews are easy to work with and talk to. They clean up after themselves each day and the quality of the work is outstanding. Everything is well coordinated and the process took about 3 days. They had to replace my electrical panel and
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the electrician made sure to label all the breakers in the new panel and he re stuccoed around the panel to perfectly match the existing stucco. After I signed the contract, the system was up and running in less than a month and that includes all the city permits and SCE approvals and PTO. It's producing beyond the estimate and I can monitor it online with the Enphase Enlighten monitoring system that is awesome.
- Steve T.
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I used Ygrene and they gave me a list of contractors and I contacted a couple and had them come out and give me estimates. I was extremely impressed with
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owner
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. He was very personable and knowledgeable. He made me feel comfortable and his pricing was better than other estimates. His famiiarity with Ygrene helped navigate me through the system flawlessly. His friendly associates designed a system for my home that significantly lowered my electricity bill. I have a 4 bedroom, 4 bath, 2400 sq foot home and was excited when my first FPL bill came in at 37.00. If you are looking to save on your energy bill,
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offers the best panels on the
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at the lowest price. If YGRENE is in your area, you may be eligible to get them as I did, no money down, just added to you tax bill. Contact Ygrene.com to see if you are eligible.
- Lionel M.

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

847 N. Hermitage Ave
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

GSHA Services, LTD

11 N Skokie Hwy
Lake Bluff

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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