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"Everyone that I was in contact with was terrific. They were quick to respond to my inquiries and to install the new system. They removed our old system and installed" a new one from the ground up. The best part is the automatic controller, we no longer have to manually turn the system on and off. Just set the temperature I want and the system takes care of everything for me. So glade that we invested the money into a new system, we are enjoying our pool so much more this year. I would recommend this company and use them again.

-teresa D.

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"After the initial discussion with the engineer who measured sunlight and shade and oriented me to the technology -- he was amazingly clear and talked to me like" an equal -- I dealt with the office via email. They answered every question or query about time and procedure within an hour or two. They worked with my budget plans and kept me up-to-date on scheduling. Every email exchange was human and warm. These are vendors!!!! Who else is like this??? and I was excited and they responded to my excitement with appreciation. It was so cool. First of all, the installation was scheduled between blizzards. They came and they shovelled me out --- three guys with shovels cleared my deck, the area around my garage, made a passageway to my back door and a passageway around the house to where the ladder to the roof had to go AND the guys who did the work were the electrician and the chief engineer and another engineer!! They did it as if it were the most obvious and pleasant thing they could do on that day. I was so sorry for them. I had 3-4 foot drifts everywhere and a healing shoulder and couldn't do anything but watch. They smiled and laughed and were glad to do this. Some of what they did was necessary for the installation but they cleared a LOT of space. They were amazing: very careful about bringing snow into the house and about insulation from the attic getting on the rug. Totally apologetic when I was just happy they were there! I'd still be waiting if I had to wait until after the snow was gone. The planned location of the inverter box didn't quite work so another location was found that worked very well. I must have asked the question about 'how much noise will it be' a million times and not once was the phenomenal electrician impatient with me. He explained everything. When he had to route the cable through my problematic ceiling fabric, he did it without disturbing anything!! How did he do that??? Meanwhile other guys were in the attic with masks and suits (nothing up there but insulation), installing support beams. For the next two days they cleared the garage to hold 30 panels and prepped the roof to take the rails until finally the roof was dry enough to do the installation. Then it was three guys on the roof, one guy on the ladder carrying panels up to them, and the electrician making the connections in the house. They finished in three days and we stood in a circle while they turned the system on as the snow began to fall again. When 30 out of 30 panels came online in spite of the
, I almost cried. They all were grinning at me like kids. The whole experience was one of the greatest in my existence. You must understand. I knew NOTHING about solar power except that I wanted it and had wanted it a very long time. To decrease the use of fossil fuels, my carbon footprint, even by one person is a very big deal. They took me every step of the way and now that I have the meter running and the numbers showing me my own solar power production, it feels like I have seen the future and it's MINE. I cannot praise this company highly enough. There are just no words. If anyone who reads this is even slightly considering exploring solar power, GO FOR IT. Use
. They will make it happen for you!

-Molly A.

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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 Kirkland

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So you don't have to read my long review if you don't want to: You can't go wrong with
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. If you don't contact a single other solar installer, you won't be missing out. If you do, you'll find out what a value you get from
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. I have nothing negative I can say about
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or his crew. A+++ I decided I wanted to install a medium sized solar panel array after one of my coworkers had a system installed. A solar panel system has a lot of components, and there are a good number of choices you'll have to make when selecting one to install. I started by calling the company that installed my coworker's. They are a big company and do a lot of installs. My friend claimed that he was able to get a special deal through 'Solarize Orange County,' which is supposed to reduce prices by committing a large number of clients to install solar. He paid just over $20,500 for polycrystalline panels and a string inverted system. One of the first things you will find about many of the big solar installers is that you are rarely going to talk to someone that actually does the work. You'll talk to a sales guy. In fact, with both companies that I contacted, prior to contacting
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, I had to wait over a day to get a call back. Contrast this to
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, and its owner,
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, and the experience was totally different.
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, being the owner and installer, answered my call immediately, and spent a long time on the phone with me discussing my solar needs and concerns. I could tell that his
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was far more in depth than the sales guys from the other companies. On to the pricing....
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's pricing was better than the solarize project pricing that my coworker had gotten, and
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was using as good as, if not better equipment. In fact, since
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did not have a solarize project, the two big companies that provided quotes were $3500 and $7000 more, respectively.
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is able to give you better pricing because he does not have a sales staff to employ and give commissions to, nor does he have a ton of overhead. Now, some of the big companies will offer to fight your
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battle for you.
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isn't likely to do that. Personally, I think if you are going up against your
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to install panels, you will be a better advocate and presenter for your position than an outsider. But if you go with the bigger companies, know that you are paying for those extra services that you likely aren't going to need. Choosing
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was the obvious choice compared to the other companies... His pricing was the best. He was the most knowledgeable person I had spoken with. He was the most responsive and attentive to detail. My install was going to be more demanding than most. I live in a neighborhood with strict architectural guidelines, and my panels were going to have to be on the front of the house. I had to go through a very difficult process for approval, complete with appeals and massive amounts of paperwork and preparation.
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, knowing that my approval was not a sure thing (in fact, it was unlikely), patiently provided me with all the information I needed, including bringing some equipment by so that I could present it to my board in the event it was needed.
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also realized that my install was going to have to look perfect. He used black solar panels with black frames, and all black mounting rails and hardware. Against my black roof it was going to look great. After a long hard fought battle, I won, and I was finally able to sign the contract with
Kirkland Solar Panel Installers Provider Name Locked
. The time elapsed from the first contact to contract signing was about a month and a half.
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started the install about 2.5 weeks after we signed the contract. It took his crew about 4 days to get the panels and everything done. There were a few trips back out to the house with inspections and small follow-up work. It was as expected. The install was beautiful and one of the best looking front facing installs I've ever seen. I couldn't have been happier. However, prior to having the system turned on, my painter almost ruined everything by spraying paint onto many of my brand new panels.
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's crew worked hard to get the panels cleaned of paint, with a smile on their face, and the panels are back to looking like new.
So, in short, choose
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if you want who I think is the best solar crew in the area, you want good pricing, and you want an efficient and skilled crew. Choose the other guys if you want to pay more, and you want to support flashy vans and slick sales presentations...
- Ryan T.
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The representative was well prepared and gave us a wonderful
presentation. When I saw how much money
the solar panels were going to generate, I was sold. Between the tax credits, a
grant from the county, SREC (credits for using solar power), BGE savings and
BGE pay back, it will not be long before the system has paid for itself and the
advantages and money will keep on coming.
The best part is that
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takes care of all the paperwork
so that I
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’t miss any savings. Most of the time all I have to do is sign and
return the forms. I would recommend
everyone to get solar panels for great savings for their checkbook and also for
a better environment. Of course, Renewable
Energy Corporation is the best place to get quality solar panels and excellent
service.
- Patricia R.
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They did a very good job. They came when they said they would. They cleaned up after themselves. They installed it in a prompt and reliable fashion They even went above and beyond to help me with the previous Solatube that had been incorrectly installed. What more could you ask for from a service provider?
- Debbie N.
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They were very responsive. Great service. We originally installed two and added a third because we were so pleased with the outcome and trusted this company to do good work.
- CANDICE B.
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Things went extremely well, installers arrive at the appointed Time.



Prior to installation they reviewed how the installation would be performed and the location of the inverter on the side of the house. Placed exactly as we agreed to.



The crew was cordial , respectful, and out going and operated in a very professional manner.



Highly recommend this crew, work was completed in less time than they predicted, left the job site as if they were not there
- Len L.
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After signing up with Solarize Amherst, we were quickly contacted by
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who came out and did an evaluation of or home. The employee who did the evaluation was very informative, telling us about what he would be doing for his evaluation.

We then met with the
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representative at their office who gave us detailed information about the system they were suggesting, the cost, the tax incentives, SREC's and payback period for the system they were proposing. He explained in detail not just the system, but the contract, rebate and SREC program. We felt very comfortable signing the contract after this meeting.

They then sent a structural engineer to our home to evaluate the roof and it's support structure. While he was a contract employee, he again was very informative and walked us through what he was doing and the calculations he would be making to insure our roof was able to carry the load of the proposed system.

I was then contacted by
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,
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's Operations Manager who set up the time schedule for construction of the project and then winter happened. Between gaps in snowfall, our roof cleared enough to have the system installed. The work crew were as expected from our earlier experience with this company, courteous, informative and respectful. They also were safety minded as the winter was effecting their work.

There is a tremendous amount of paperwork and communication required with different agencies and our electric company.
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, in particular,
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took care of it all while continuing to keep me updated at every step. This company was wonderful to work with and I recommend them highly.
- Jeffrey B.
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was one out of three highly rated companies listed on the "GoSolarSF" list of companies that I contacted.
Out of these three, the rep for
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was the only one who actually bothered to go up on my roof and measure shading/look at the roof. Also, he noticed two issues with our electrical system that were overlooked by the other companies (water line not grounded, inspector might ask for second grounding rod).
Having done my research, I asked all three companies for a specific system with LG Panels/Enphase inverters and
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also came back with the most competitive bid, including fixing the two electrical issues they noted.
Scheduling the installation in
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. 2014 was a little tricky, due to weather, but
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managed to get it done and knocked out the install in one day.
We had a very thorough City inspector, but nonetheless the system passed inspection right off the bat.
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also handled all the paperwork regarding city permit/net metering/Go Solar SF rebate and everything went through smoothly.
Everybody at
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was very pleasant to deal with and so far the system has exceeded the performance that I expected.
Highly recommended.
Photos of the completed install (trees are further away than they appear):

- Christian C.
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Everything was smooth start to finish, I called for an estimate and
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came out right on time and provided an estimate on the spot. I was quote by one other place and everything was comparable, price was a little better. On the install date the workers installed the system and at the end of the day showed me how to use it. It's been a couple weeks and so far everything is working great, the pool is warming up. It has a temprature control so I can set the desired temp and so the current temp.
- Jason P.

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2444 1st Ave S
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A Sanders Construction LLC

17461 Renton Maple Valley Rd SE
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Advanced Radiant Technology

1752 NW Market St
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ALL CLIMATE HEATING & AIR CONDITIONING

17527 NE 67TH COURT
Redmond

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302 Kemp Street
Port Angeles

Alpha & Omega Electric LLC

9531 31st Ave SE
Everett

Anchor Roofing

25802 Lawson St.
Black Diamond

APEX ELECTRIC

13619 Mukilteo Speedway
Everett

Artisan Electric Inc

969 S Nebraska Street
Seattle

AS YOU WISH ELECTRIC

825 S STACY ST
Seattle

Awnings by Design NW

8726 122nd Ave NE
Kirkland

Big Dog Electric

14122 94th Ave E
Puyallup

Bob's Quality Window Cleaning

1017 20th St
Snohomish

Bogman Construction Services

2400 NW 80th St
Seattle

Bohemia Construction Inc.

9029-133 AVE SE
Renton

Cardinal Heating & A/C Inc

13649 NE 126th Place
Kirkland

CDT Electric, LLC

P.O. Box 1732
Snohomish

Chet's Roofing & Construction

26301 79th Ave S
Kent

Craft Star SPC

15745 Vail Rd SE
Yelm

Crystal Green Cleaning

3211 Beacon Ave
Seattle

CUSTOM FLOOR HEATING

Seattle
Bellevue

CUSTOM FLOOR HEATING

Bellevue
Bellevue

D & A Electric LLC

33410 30th Ave SW
Federal Way

DirectBuy of Indianapolis

8450 Westfield Blvd

Eco Electric

3010 77th Ave SE Ste 300
Mercer Island

Educated Handyman

4321 Ridgemont Dr.
Everett

Ellisport Engineering, Inc.

20501 81st Ave SW
Vashon

Exact Electric

10115 Greenwood Ave N
Seattle

Forecast Roofing

23706 7th Ave SE
Bothell

Fuller Electric

1220 South 356th Ave
Federal Way

GALAXY ELECTRIC & SOLAR LLC

811 NW 193rd St.
Seattle

Global Energy Storage

PO Box 1291
Mercer Isalnd

Green Roots Electric LLC

2103 Manorwood Dr SE
Puyallup

Hodge Podge Services LLC

823 128th St SE
Everett

HomeBridge Builders

18926 203rd Ave NE
Woodinville

Imagine Energy

2409 N Kerby Ave

IUEC

972 Stone Brook DR SW
North Bend

J & A Electric and Solar

1615 W Smith St
Kent

JB Handyman And Construction services

7503 212th st SW B301
Edmonds

JD BERGEVIN HOMES

PO Box 648
Woodinville

K&H Developments

29707 4th Ave SW
Federal Way

KLB Services

4210 Southcenter Blvd
Seattle

Land King

1347 120TH AVE NE
Bellevue

Lexi Corp

525 100th Pl SE
Everett

Lynx Enterprises Inc.

1911 SW Campus Drive Box 451
Federal Way

Model Remodel

1111 W Nickerson St
Seattle

Mogul Electric Co. LLC

2104 10th Avenue West
Seattle

Mr. Sun Solar

804 N. Alberta St

Net Zero Impact

10508 Exeter Ave NE
Seattle

New Green NW Construction

4725 Shilshole Ave.
Seattle

Northwest Electric & Solar

4044 23rd Ave NW
Seattle

Northwest Insurance Agencies

300 Deschutes Way SW Ste 310
Tumwater

Northwest Mechanical Inc.

3204 NE 145th St
Shoreline

Northwest Natural Lighting

7906 230th St SW
Edmonds

NW Wind & Solar

828 Poplar Place S
Seattle

Pinnacle Roofing Professionals LLC

5014 208th St SW
Lynnwood

Polar Bear Energy Solutions, Inc

4416 Russell Road
Mukilteo

Preston Electric Inc

2230 Adams Ave
Everett

Providence Electric LLC

1107 NW 61st St
Seattle

PUGET SOUND SOLAR

5308 BAKER AVE NW
Seattle

Pure Power

11803 NE 157th St
Bothell

Raincap Construction

2315 N 65th St
Seattle

Rainier View Construction & Roofing

3702 West Valley Hwy N #112
Auburn

Reign Electric LLC

147 N.E. 116th Street
Seattle

ROBERT DAVIS CONSTRUCTION

PO BOX 197
Kirkland

Saunders Construction Services LLC

5511 NE 70th St
Seattle

Shenandoah Company

29641 196th Ave SE
Kent

ShopsArcade

15218 12th Avenue NE
Shoreline

Smart Energy Today Inc

1001 Cooper Point Rd SW
Olympia

Solar Epiphany

4013 47th Ave SW
Seattle

SolTerra Systems

3220 1st Ave S
Seattle

Sound Heating & Air Conditioning Inc

5526 184th St E
Puyallup

Sterling Plumbing and Fire Safety

1537 NW Ballard Way
Seattle

Sundance Energy Svcs Inc

10228 Main St
Bothell

Sunergy Systems

4546 Leary Way NW
Seattle

Sunny Electric LLC

6482 NE Fir St
Suquamish

Sunrise Shading

9805 NE 116th #7203 St
Kirkland

SUNWORKS

2113 26th Ave, Southeast
Puyallup

SustainableWorks

PO Box 25301
Seattle

Switch Electric LLC

5616 104th Pl NE
Marysville

Switch it Out Water Heaters Inc.

4570 Avery Lane Suite C Box H
Lacey

TDS Plumbing LLC

PMB #690, 13300 Bothell-Everett Hwy
Bothell

THE CORRECT CONNECTION

12021 2nd Ave
Seattle

Twin City Plumbing & Radiant Heat Inc.

26910 92nd Ave NW PMB #201
Stanwood

United Roofing Solutions

3703 Fuller Ln SE
Olympia

VanCleave Homes

@gmail
Tacoma

Vaughn Mechanical, Inc.

5201 Capitol Blvd #201
Olympia

Washington State Kitchen & Bath

12601 NE Woodinville Dr
Woodinville

WeHoneyDo.com Service Companies

10035 Main St
Bothell

West Seattle Natural Energy LLC

6921 34th Ave SW
Seattle

WHIDBEY SUN & WIND

987 WANAMAKER RD
Coupeville

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