Solar Optimum, Inc. - Profile & Reviews

Primary Lines of Business

  • Installer

  • Energy Auditor

  • Solar O&M Provider

Solar Optimum, Inc. - Profile & Reviews

Primary Lines of Business

  • Installer

  • Energy Auditor

  • Solar O&M Provider

Additional Services Offered

Additional Services Offered
  • Installation
  • Energy Auditing
  • Construction
  • Community Solar

Why Work With Us

Why Work With Us

For 10 years, Solar Optimum continues to be the leader in supplying Solar Energy systems and Tesla Energy batteries to residential and commercial clients. Our team is made up of professionals that aim to protect the environment with the latest technologies as well as offer immediate and long-term savings to the consumer.

* Since 2008, Solar Optimum has lead the solar revolution across the state of California and beyond
* Our solar systems deliver at 103% over production
* Ranked Top 15% in the U.S. by Solar Power World
* Top rated 5-Star Yelp Reviews (255+ reviews)
* 5-Time Daily News' Best Solar Company: (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017)
* 3-Time Angie's List Super Service Winner: (2017, 2016 and 2015)
* A+ Rating by the Better Business Bureau
* Tesla Energy Powerwall Certified Installer
* 95% First-Time Inspection Approval Rating

* 25 YEAR WARRANTY on Panels, Inverters, Workmanship, Roof and Performance Guarantee.

* PRICE MATCH GUARANTEE-- We'll beat or match the solar system price on ANY competitor quote

* SOLAR OPTIMUM has 220+ years of combined construction managerial experience, 155+ years of combined engineering managerial experience and 115+ years of combined design experience

More About Us

More About Us

At Solar Optimum, our local experts never take the satisfaction of our customers for granted. That’s just one of the many reasons why we’re dedicated to an unwavering philosophy making our customers our top priority.

LOCAL EXPERTS. REAL RELATIONSHIPS. HONEST TALK.

Technology Offered

Technology Offered
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Solar PV
  • Energy Storage

Reviews from Our Community

Reviews from Our Community
67 Reviews
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sarahedman665
"Solar"
Reviewed Jul 15, 2018
"Solar"

I own a house in L.A. and have had to battle with the utility for charging me such high rates. When I realized this was a losing battle I began to look for ways to soften the blow. That’s when my attention was turned to solar. They offered ...

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dannyyo
"Good decision"
Reviewed Jul 15, 2018
"Good decision"

I compared at least 4 solar companies over a span of couple of months and decided to go with Solar Optimum. was able to provide the latest equipment for the lowest price, upfront.

SunLux provides the best warranty overall, but they were expensive and only offered either Panasonic panels or ...

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baldwinsandra79
"Solar panel"
Reviewed Jul 14, 2018
"Solar panel"

After the purchase of my house I wanted to make sure I was saving as much money as I could. I realized since the size of my house had increased this task was going to difficult. I notice my neighbor had a solar system installed and after talking with them ...

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afshin_khajeh
"solar"
Reviewed Jul 09, 2018
"solar"

I was looking for a specific look with my system. The whole team at Solar Optimum was great in helping me achieve all the specifics I wanted to achieve. They worked hard on completing the design and soon came to install the system which only took 2 days . I have ...

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Tarverderek3
"solar"
Reviewed Jul 04, 2018
"solar"

we were so very pleased with the work Solar Optimum on our home! The installation crew was efficient and very neat! You would not have known they were even there and got the system installed in a day! please let them know how sincerely happy we are with their work ...

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gevotamasian
"Solar"
Reviewed Jul 03, 2018
"Solar"

When looking for a company to work with I search for many things. I look for a company who is ethical, has good business practice and ultimately enjoy what thry you do. I got all these from solar optimum. It was a pleasure dealing with them through and through. The ...

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enrique_hernandez1111
"Solar system panel install"
Reviewed Jun 29, 2018
"Solar system panel install"

I have had a lot of my friends move to solar and that's what finally pushed me to getting my own system. I figured out I wanted the newest and best of what they were currently offering so my system would be cutting edge. I received a few quotes with ...

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Mackayla_jeffry
"Solar system installation"
Reviewed Jun 24, 2018
"Solar system installation"

What a world of difference to finally talk to a professional and experienced company who was able to speak honest about my utility saving and roof situation. I spoke to two other companies before calling optimum and each of them gave me a quote by phone without ever coming to ...

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eric_lopez2008
"Solar Installation"
Reviewed Jun 22, 2018
"Solar Installation"

Definitely recommend this company to anyone thinking about installing a solar system on their home. Just in time for the summer, we installed a 5.5k system using panasonic panels and enphase inverters-- the latest and most efficient product available right now after researching this for 2 months! The installation ...

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samboner101
"Solar system installtion"
Reviewed Jun 13, 2018
"Solar system installtion"

I heard about Solar Optimum through some friends who always mentioned their solar system and how great it was. We decided to finally look into the idea of getting one ourselves. We reached out to the office and talk to one of their sales reps, Silva, who was so informative ...

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Emilmartinez349
"Solar system"
Reviewed Jun 10, 2018
"Solar system"

I work from home now so my work life dipends on my computers and tech at home working.I have experienced a few instances where the power has gone down and I have been unable to continue working .I soon found that solar would be my best bet to make ...

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johncuzul
"Solar panel installation"
Reviewed Jun 10, 2018
"Solar panel installation"

For 4 consecutive months last summer, my utility was well over $350 each per month. Never again would I ever pay the greedy utility company that kind of money. Last October I did the research to find out more about solar and some of the local companies that has a ...

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hamletortiz84
"solar energy installation"
Reviewed Jun 08, 2018
"solar energy installation"

There were so many things to think about and a lot of steps necessary to go solar. I really didn't expect this. Despite all that, Solar Optimum was extraordinary, making the process clear and nearly effortless. I felt I was in good hands every step of the way. they were ...

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nick40773
"Solar panel installation"
Reviewed Jun 07, 2018
"Solar panel installation"

The whole process went over fairly smooth for me.After the initial site visit we went over a few different options as far as the look of the system was concerned.When we reached a design I liked they set an install date and were out there as soon as ...

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mia.louie218
"Solar energy system installation"
Reviewed Jun 04, 2018
"Solar energy system installation"

I wanted to get my solar system installed before the coming summer months.I used a lot of my AC last year due to heat wave and if this year is going to be the same I would need to find a way to make this less a hassle for ...

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robertrubman
"solar system installation"
Reviewed Jun 03, 2018
"solar system installation"

I realized that solar could help me cut my bills but I did not know how much money you can save while getting solar.I took full advantage of rebates and incentives that made the end cost so much more doable for my family and me.I was very excited ...

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Jacksanders411
"Solar panel installation"
Reviewed May 31, 2018
"Solar panel installation"

One of the best and most experience local companies in So Cal. The staff at solar optimum were courteous, attentive, kind and focused. We interviewed 4 companies for solar back in December to take advantage of tax credits. We ultimately choose solar optimum because they have been around longer than ...

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ed.vincenzo
"Solar panel installation"
Reviewed May 30, 2018
"Solar panel installation"

Solar optimum in my experience did an A+ job on setting up our solar system on our home. From beginning to end, their communication through the entire process was great-- at times, over-communicating which was not necessary but appreciated. Our solar system job has 20 panels for a 7KW system ...

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Arashnasiri951
"Solar energy system installation"
Reviewed May 21, 2018
"Solar energy system installation"

I have heard of competitive bids but this was truly a site to behold . After I scheduled a few appointments companies flooded my house with similar quotes. What stood out to me was all the special attention they took in designing not just my system but all the steps they ...

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james.moralesmorales
"Solar Panel Installation"
Reviewed May 21, 2018
"Solar Panel Installation"

There were many reasons we decided to go solar. Form the costs increasing yearly to my families high demands I needed a better solution than changing bulbs. I met with many companies before deciding Solar Optimum was for me. They were very professional and answered my questions with detailed answers ...

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stephaniewanyana
"Solar Panel Installation"
Reviewed May 20, 2018
"Solar Panel Installation"

I was interested in going green for a while. I made a lot of
improvements to my home trying to be as energy efficient as
possible. I went as far as purchasing an EV car as well. I saved
so much money with my electric car I started thinking the ...

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gomez.fidel
"solar system installation"
Reviewed May 14, 2018
"solar system installation"

I read a lot of the reviews here and I have to say that I agree. I had some of the best people work on my house and while they were there they presented themselves very well. They were very neat and worked hard throughout they day. The install was ...

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richardmillard
"Solar panel installation"
Reviewed May 09, 2018
"Solar panel installation"

I started to see a lot of my friends and family putting solar panels up on their homes. I always thought solar was only for those who could afford it or had major needs. I found that neither one of my fears were true. Solar has been a big help ...

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pmuljana
"Simply the best!"
Reviewed May 08, 2018
"Simply the best!"

Synopsis:

1. Very competitive pricing
2. Willing to patiently answer any questions the customer may have
3. Superior pre and post-installation service commitment

In order to make sure I got the best value for my money, I made sure to get multiple quotes before getting solar installed on my roof ...

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w.richard53
"solar panel system"
Reviewed May 07, 2018
"solar panel system"

I consider myself pretty high tech and an ambassador when it comes to green technology. Last year I had a solar system installed at my home by solar Optimum.
They installed 28 LG solar panels with the racking and inverter as well as a monitoring system on my cellphone. I ...

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bradalvarez
"Solar System Design"
Reviewed May 04, 2018
"Solar System Design"

I was refered to solar optimum through a neighbor down the street. I saw the company truck at his house back in october and they were installing a new solar system. I was able to get the name of the company and set up an appointment with Sean. I was ...

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brown.michael1980
"Solar System"
Reviewed Apr 25, 2018
"Solar System"

I attended a workshop last summer with a friend at Solar Optimum office in Glendale. My neighbor already had a solar system but was considering getting the new Tesla home battery. I tagged along to learn more about solar since it was something I`ve been thinking about for a ...

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oliverleiber01
"Solar Panel"
Reviewed Apr 25, 2018
"Solar Panel"

Alex B was my rep at Solar Optimum and he was amazing, to say the least.
Very Clearly and carefully, he walked us through the entire process of how solar would benefit our home. With an electric bill of $300 or more a month, we needed a solution fast especially ...

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natalierivera708
"Solar Panel Installation"
Reviewed Apr 22, 2018
"Solar Panel Installation"

it was crazy to think what I was spending on electricity before I went solar.
It seemed that month to month whether we were battling the heat or the clod there was a necessity for AC the year long.
I can now feel safe knowing I can adjust the temperature ...

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alexcarl1974
"Solar Energy Installation"
Reviewed Apr 18, 2018
"Solar Energy Installation"

Summer months can add quite the strain to our economy.
I started looking up solar as a solution for those months. Not only was I now able to save money during the long summer months but because my winter months didn't use up a lot of my energy I was ...

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willialmitchell
"solar system product and service"
Reviewed Apr 14, 2018
"solar system product and service"

We finally got our solar system installed along the Tesla battery and its performing great.
The team at Solar Optimum walked me through the process of solar and battery storage since it was a bit confusing talking to other companies.
They made it easy to understand and they came recommended ...

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Armanhov1960
"solar panels installation"
Reviewed Apr 12, 2018
"solar panels installation"

I needed to do something about my electric bills now that I was working from home.
I was using a lot more juice at home and needed a way to make this viable for me.
I was introduced to the team at Solar Optimum who was able to customize a ...

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tonyander81
"Solar System"
Reviewed Apr 10, 2018
"Solar System"

We all know that summer months in SoCal gets super hot especially in the area I live. My electricity bill last summer was the highest we've had in 5 years so deciding to look into solar was a no brainer. Scheduled an appointment through Thomas then met for an in ...

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petershin1974
"Solar System"
Reviewed Apr 08, 2018
"Solar System"

This is a great Solar Company with the best customer service.I appreciated their honesty and willingness to explain in detail house solar works.
Over years my electricity bill kept increasing but I never paid attention to the month, when I called them and request to the quat they offer ...

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kewinsowell
"Advertising and solar system"
Reviewed Apr 06, 2018
"Advertising and solar system"

When I saw advertising on Tv I decided to go green energy for two different reasons, first for decreasing my electricity bills and in the second step for the environment.
that's why I started to search on social media and also on Yelp, I found three different companies those are ...

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luci_w75
"Solar Panel Instalation"
Reviewed Apr 04, 2018
"Solar Panel Instalation"

Solar Optimum was my best choice.
They gave me all the information about my project, Solar panels and loan.
They did finance for long term with a great rate, because of that I have incredible solar system in my home and I save a lot of money for my family ...

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hovsepianalen
"Solar System Installation"
Reviewed Mar 27, 2018
"Solar System Installation"

After buying RV for Vacation we got surprised about power billing, we thought about decreased power bill and started to look solar system.we found Solar Optimum from google. then we called them and asked for about more details, they gave me an appointment for visiting my house after our ...

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wiliamt1975
"Solar System Installation"
Reviewed Mar 23, 2018
"Solar System Installation"

We got E-mail from different solar companies but when we compered the prices, Solar Optimum gave us the best deal, they suggested us to purchase cash or finance 25years with incredible rate.
We got 30% federal tax credit and I paid only $11.000 for my house project.
They used ...

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nancymi137
"Upgrading Solar Panel"
Reviewed Mar 19, 2018
"Upgrading Solar Panel"

If there were 6 star rating, Solar Optimum would deserve that but i'm limited to only 5 star.i kept hearing about Tesla battery back up and decided to call to get more information on it. Silva, the sales coordinator walked me through everything about the power wall 2.0 ...

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robertjuny1974
"Solar Panel"
Reviewed Mar 12, 2018
"Solar Panel"

I first came across solar optimum at the farmers market. i picked up their brochures and spoke to a solar rep, i think his name was eliott. the more i researched them the more i liked what i was hearing. after meeting with two other companies, we went with solar ...

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tedvakerz
"5 Stars Company, great finance option"
Reviewed Feb 28, 2018
"5 Stars Company, great finance option"

Can't say enough good customer service and great finance options, the time management is the best

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Nick
"Solar panel"
Reviewed Feb 26, 2018
"Solar panel"

i bought new house in Granada Hills , we looked different companies for my house solar system i got a different quote and also found Solar Optimum Company they gave me a good price and they worked so professional .they recommended us for Tesla Battery and Wonderfull warranty for LG panels ...

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Devorah Simon
"Great Customer Service"
Reviewed Feb 26, 2018
"Great Customer Service"

One of the best solar company, they have the greatest customer service and best technicians, and their entire team are professional, highly recommended.

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nicole8.y
"customer service and finance"
Reviewed Feb 25, 2018
"customer service and finance"

I had an excellent experience with this company. Their team are very accessible and professional. They used Panasonic solar panels and Tesla power wall battery for my house. I highly recommend solar optimum because of their job quality and savings you get on your bill.

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narineh_t
"Installation and good rate of financing"
Reviewed Feb 23, 2018
"Installation and good rate of financing"

I had a good experience with solar optimum for my solar system . I was satisfied with the the rate and period of my loan . Hands down the best consultant for my solar installation they responded quickly to my call and explained everything from A to Z.

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rene.meger
"Solar Panels"
Reviewed Feb 20, 2018
"Solar Panels"

i am happy with this company.
they have high Quality products and professional technicians.
i have excellent experience with them because of there incredible customer service.

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vmekertichians
"Grate Installation and Customer Services"
Reviewed Feb 20, 2018
"Grate Installation and Customer Services"

They use Panasonic Panels for installed my house , they gave me 25 years warranty and also they offer us Tesla Power wall Battery . They did all Job Perfect and Clean .

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learstly1
"Lived up to all my expectations...."
Reviewed Feb 12, 2018
"Lived up to all my expectations...."

I fully researched all solar companies in my area. In fact I was about to sign with one. However, Solar Optimum became known to me and although out of my area I contacted them. The came to my small community and answered all my questions. Not only did I like ...

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kernwig
"Excelent choice"
Reviewed Dec 30, 2017
"Excelent choice"

I chose Solar Optimum after communicating with several installers. They offered both the best price and were at the top of the list among skilled and trustworthy options. I never regretted that choice. Even after my plans had to change a bit, they were able to adapt on the fly ...

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payel5678t
"Best"
Reviewed Oct 28, 2017
"Best"

With utility bill ranging from $250 to 300 per month, it started to make sense that having a solar system would help manage our electric costs in my house. I did not know a single thing about solar energy until we met with Solar Optimum after receiving a postcard in ...

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Emma Smith
"Excellent Company"
Reviewed Oct 28, 2017
"Excellent Company"

First of all, I hate getting random telemarketing calls from anybody so it’s a miracle that I’m even writing this review. Living in So Cal, the weather is warm pretty much year round so the electric bill can get out of hand. Contacted these guys and overall had ...

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Lusa Campbell
"It's AMAZING"
Reviewed Oct 28, 2017
"It's AMAZING"

Decided to look into a solar system after my neighbor just installed his last January. He ended up with Solar City but I decided to research other companies that were more local to my area. We got multiple quotes and were all over the place. But when dealing with home ...

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corinap83
"Wonderful company!"
Reviewed Sep 07, 2017
"Wonderful company!"

The best in the business! From the sales team to the installers, everyone was so professional. They answered my questions every step of the way and made it all so easy. I highly recommend them!

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mschnyder
"Solar Optimum is a top notch Solar company "
Reviewed Aug 21, 2017
"Solar Optimum is a top notch Solar company "

Professional, knowledgeable and friendly. These are the words that I think of when describing Solar Optimum. They are a Solar company that doesn't only do it "the right" way, they do it the BEST WAY bar non. The management team is great to work with from beginning to end. I ...

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haroutart
"Highly recommend Solar Optimum"
Reviewed Aug 18, 2017
"Highly recommend Solar Optimum"

Great company that provides even greater customer service. I bought my 5.2kW system with Solar Optimum. I went with Hyundai 290W panels and Enphase microinverter and the system is working to perfection. Highly recommend Solar Optimum.

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harout.art
"Great Company"
Reviewed Aug 17, 2017
"Great Company"

Great company that provides even greater customer service. I bought my 5.2kW system with Solar Optimum. I went with Hyundai 290W panels and Enphase microinverter and the system is working to perfection. Highly recommend Solar Optimum.

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sher.rudd
"Very Impressive Company!"
Reviewed Aug 17, 2017
"Very Impressive Company!"

We have been thinking about solar for a few years now but never pulled the trigger. We thought it was expensive and didn't want to bother. One of our neighbors installed with them and it got us curious so we decided to schedule an appointment with them. From beginning to ...

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scottballardo911
"Phenomenal !!!"
Reviewed Aug 16, 2017
"Phenomenal !!!"

Anyone looking to go Solar, don't miss out on giving Solar Optimum a chance to prove why they are the Solar Company to choose.

They will go out of there way to earn your business and keep you satisfied through out the entire process. I was skeptical at first but ...

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RogerLudwig
"Excellent! Fantastic! Deserves 6 stars!"
Reviewed Oct 08, 2016
"Excellent! Fantastic! Deserves 6 stars!"

Solar Optimum did a fantastic job installing my residential solar system. Of the six quotes I obtained (5 through energy sage, 1 unsolicited door knock), Tom of Solar Optimum offered a better system at 10% lower price than the next best quote. They took detailed measurements, created construction plans, obtained ...

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wethouse
"Optimize Power With Solar Optimum"
Reviewed Sep 28, 2016
"Optimize Power With Solar Optimum"

Our choice to go solar was dropped, but it had nothing to with the great experience and service provided by energysage or Solar Optimum. They were among my top choices based upon their responsiveness, pricing, and quoted equipment and service.

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govegan143
"Residential Solar Installation"
Reviewed Jun 30, 2016
"Residential Solar Installation"

Solar Optimum gave us the best proposal on our residential solar system which has cut our energy bill in half. We couldn't afford to purchase the system outright so we opted to lease our system. S.O. uses the best solar panels on the market and they handled all the ...

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setavanian1963
"Solar Optimum Inc"
Reviewed May 06, 2016
"Solar Optimum Inc"

I am so happy with my new solar panels for my home. These guys are great at what they do! Great price, great service, and a great installation. Thanks guys!

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angie.koslowski
"Exceptional Solar Providers"
Reviewed May 02, 2016
"Exceptional Solar Providers"

These guys at Solar Optimum are exceptional. I didn't think they covered the westside but when I made the call to inquire, they told me that they install all across the L.A. area. I appreciated the honesty and on-going communication throughout the entire process of getting solar on my ...

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albertjinoh
"Saving more than 50% on our electric bill"
Reviewed May 02, 2016
"Saving more than 50% on our electric bill"

My wife and I have been shopping for solar and met with several companies, but none as thorough and caring as Solar Optimum. Our energy bill has been running high and we were looking for a better solution with solar PV. Because of other positive Yelp reviews, we chose to ...

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cris.n.quinta
"Definitely worth the investment"
Reviewed May 02, 2016
"Definitely worth the investment"

Great friendly service from a team of professionals who know what they're doing. From the moment I called to inquire, to the moment my panels were installed and even after the installation, I've had the best service experience. I was reluctant to go solar, and shopped around for some time ...

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mercedmoral
"Solar Optimum"
Reviewed May 02, 2016
"Solar Optimum"

I highly recommend Solar Optimun, I had an excellent experience with the staff and I am happy with the service .

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raindeo
"These guys are solar experts!"
Reviewed Mar 24, 2016
"These guys are solar experts!"

My wife and I were looking to go green for our home in the valley and we were recommended to Solar Optimum by my colleague. From day one, the team took great care of us. Friendly staff who know their stuff. Very happy with the customer service and pleased with ...

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