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Observer Ethical awards Winners 2011

Solinvictus

Rating breakdown

Service
(5)
Product Knowledge
(5)
Explantion of how to use it
(5)
Value for money
(5)
Product meets expectations
(5)

Overall (94 recommendations)

(5)

Technology: Solar electricity
Product: BABT 8522-10

Solinvictus have the highest ethical standards; this imbues all their work with great integrity. We have now had our installation for 5 years and in every one of those years, generation has been higher than the sales estimate. After sales service has…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: JAM6(K), Multiplus C800V A, SB5.0-1AV-40

Solinvictus were fantastic from start to finish. Simon was very knowledgeable and helped us to choose exactly what we needed, with patience and absolutely no sales pressure. He and his workmen were friendly, polite and hard-working and Simon himself …

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: Ac-SE2200

A brilliant company to work with. Simon conducted a more professional survey and provided a more detailed quote than any of the other companies we contacted.  He explained everything in non-technical terms and answered a…

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Technology: Biomass
Product: JA Solar 290w Panels

I wholeheartedly recommend Solinvictus. Simon explained everything very clearly, they gave me the time I needed to consider their quote without pressing for a decision, their workmanship was excellent and they are really nice people to do busine…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: Sunforte PM096B00 330W

After having had another quote from a solar company that took 4 hours by a typical salesman who gave a price even before the surveyor came, it was lovely to meet Simon Robinson (the owner) who explained everything, surveyed the house and took informa…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product:

We are very happy with the work done by this company - professional, helpful and reliable.…

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Technology: Biomass
Product: ETA

We decided to use Simon and Solinvictus after meeting a number of potential suppliers/installers. We were planning a major investment in biomas heating to replace our old oil based heating system and chose Solinvictus due to their professional and kn…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product:

Professional and knowledgable, with the fine skill of being able explaining the proposed system in layman's term. The whole process was swift, painstaking in detail, and confidence inspiring. Since the installation, the company have followed up immed…

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Technology: Biomass
Product: Biomass boiler

Very professional and always will to help and offer advice…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: 250w panels

Excellent before, during and after service. Clear and comprehensive quotation and explanation. On site team very polite and tidy workers - high quality of workmanship to minimise impact on the house. Worked very hard and completed installation in the…

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Technology: Solar thermal
Product: Barilla TZ

Prompt installation - and always ready to answer questions.  All work was done to the highest standard…

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Technology: Biomass
Product: Red

We could not rate Solinvictus more highly - we are thrilled with their professional advice and reliability.  Simon gave us very honest advice and helped us every step of ther journey to total satisfaction.…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: HIT N24OSE10

Solinvictus came highly recommended by friends whose opinion and judgement we trust implicitly, but we were still surprised by just how good Solinvictus are. We initially knew very little about how Solar PVs work, but Simon explained everythi…

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Technology: Biomass
Product: Solartech

Excellent,estimate was comprehensive & Simon talked us through it, revised it having listened to our questions & spelt out exactly how the system would work. Simon was in charge of the instalation & on site throughout.Work started on …

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: SR-M660250

Slinvictus were exceptionally professional in every aspect of the work. Simon explained all options clearly, based on a thorough survey of our site. The work was carried out to an excellent standard - it was a pleasure to have Sol…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: HIS-S250MG(BK) 250W panels

Simon and his colleague did a great job and were very helpful and friendly in their dealings with us. They tidied up well after themselves and were generally very tidy. I marked value for money as 4 stars simply because it is difficult to know whethe…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: SR-M660250/3.8 He-t

Excellent, friendly service.  No complaints and would strongly recommend.…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: polycrystalline pv module

Excellent service with knowledgeable and charming installers. …

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: 190MB

Solinvictus installed a PV system on two areas of our roof in December 2011. The output over one year slightly exceeded their prediction, and we have been very happy with the quality of the installation. All the external and internal fittings were ne…

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Technology: Solar thermal
Product: Sky Pro 16 CPC58

Very thorough and helpful. Careful workers, who started and finished on time, in spite of encountering problems with our CH system.…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product:

I was very pleased with the work carried out and Simon's helpful and courteous manner was a bonus. The quote was reasonable, although not the cheapest out of 3, but I felt more confident with his knowledge and expertise. Highly recommended.…

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Technology: Solar thermal
Product: SP20

Great supplier, friendly, and very good at explaining how things work. Even after the work is done, all questions are answered by email or phone. Very accessible. Thank you Simon, we enjoyed doing business with you.  If we need anyth…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: HIT-H250E01

Excellent all round! After being unhappy with previous 3 quotes (bit on the hardsell), speaking with Simon of Solinvictus made me confident I had found the right company, with the right competence approach and style that I was seeking.…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: SG-215M6

Excellent!  No hard sell, plenty of information provided, but always help available if there was something I did not understand.  Company representative explained everything clearly, but left me to make up my own mind about having the work …

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: 12 off P660240 & SB2500HF

Very professional and conscientious, really couldn't have asked for a better service. It was a pleasure to have Simon and his team in the house. Installation completed in just over a day, which included the correcting of an pre-existing earthin…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: 12*HIT-240SE + 12*OP250-LV + SE4000

They couldn't have done more. I have a degree in Electronics and I was very impressed by their technical knowledge. It was ownderful how they mangaged to fit me in before March 3rd. It was by their good advice that I fitted the Solar …

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: ET Black Module

Really helpful and informative.  Great people I trust.…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: ET Solar P660250

Simon, the Director, showed a genuine interest in what he does, is very knowledgeable and pleasant to do business with. He was helpful and did not use any pressure sales tactics.…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: PV solar panels

Excellent service, extremely fast and flexible, friendly and helpful in all respects - including highlighting an existing problem with our roof that we now need to get fixed and tidying up some electrical bits as they went.…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: UP-M240P solar panels

Solinvictus offer a friendly and professional service. We were initially interested in the fact that they are quite local, but in the end feel we made the right choice regardless of them being a local business.…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: PV-ML/T255HC

Excellent service all round. Can't fault them.…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: HIT H250E01

Simon was great he gave us a range of options, explained everything and was in contact throughout the whole installation. The whole process was painless and the system is working well, delivering much more than we expected.…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: HiS-S250MG

First class, from initial meeting and survey. Professional, no hard sell, friendly and straightforward. Consciencious and thoughtful work.   I am extremely happy to recommend them in all respects.…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: Upsolar/Fronius

Extremely helpful, considerate and professional in all aspects of the process - Mike Brunton, who lead on the job, takes great care to ensure that everything runs smoothly and that the client is kept fully informed and satisfied at all times.  F…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: SMA inverter

superb service. As I was on holiday in late November/early December, the installation was set for mid December. Then the government moved the goal posts and Solinvictus sprang into action and moved everything forward to ensure I got the higher tariff…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: HIT 240SE 10

Just brilliant in every respect. I could not recommend them more highly!…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: HIT-N240SE10

Highly professional throughout. The initial visit and survey were carried out by Mike, who also project-managed the installation, providing welcome continuity. He also carried out a detailed survey on the first visit so that the quotation provided wa…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: UP-M240P

First Class Service all round…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: Phonosolar PS195M-24F

Excellent service. They did their best for us at every step, particularly as we were wanting to beat the Dec 12th reduction in FIT.  Professional approach with a personal touch. Have no reservation in recommending them. …

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: Sanyo HIT

Rob explained all the different options when he made a site visit. I went to their offices to view the different types of panels available which gave me a better indication of how they would look on my roof. We agreed a date in December for installat…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: NU-185R1H

From consultation through to installation the service and advice we received from Simon and his team was excellent. They turned up on time, kept me informed on how the installation was going, cleaned up afterwards and even helped me fill in the Micro…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: SG215M6 + IG40 TL

Very good pre-sales advice. Installation was exactly as agreed with minimal disruption and mess. Solinvictus engineers handled everything including moving things around the attic and garage as necessary. Post-sale service good, very quick to res…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: NU-185R1H

They selected panels that matched dimensions of our roof.  They promised a delivery date and installed exactly when and they they said. System has performed well above expectations.…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: SG-215M6

Rob and the staff at Solinvictus were very informative and helpful in recommending solutions to the installation of solar panels on our flat roof (they were the only company of the ones we approached that advised us that our installation would need p…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: Fronius Inverter

I obtained 3 quotes for my 4kw system. Rob from Solinvictus carried out a detailed survey of my house, checking the loft and roof. He spent time explaining the various options open to me and I found him very personable. There was no high pressure sal…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: hite01

Solinvictus worked efficiently and cleanly and were mindful at all times that they were in our home.  It was a pleasure to have them install our solar PV system, especially when they were under pressure to complete so many installation…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: Schott poly 170 solar panels

Made and excellent job both the first time & then when a further 8 PV panels were added to my roof.…

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Technology: Solar thermal
Product: JDLPM25-58/1.8

Solinvictus made an excellent job of installing the thermal roof panels as well as the new hotwater & cold water cylinders.  Very pleased!…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: Sanyo HIT-N240SE10/Fronius IG30

I've had my solar PV system installed by Solinvictus in mid October 2011, and so far it has not given me any problems at all. It's been generating for 2 months now, quietly on its own, and I  am very happy with its performance which is …

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: ET Solar Panles, Eltek Valere Inverter

Excellent service and quality. Can highly recommend…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: SG-215M6

It was a pleasure to have the team of workmen in our home as they were extremely polite, courteous, considerate and tidy. Simon's knowledge seemed to have no bounds and he had the ability to explain everything clearly and simply both at the time …

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: HIT-N240SE10 + IG 30

Professional and efficient.…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: TD185/3800S

We checked reviews on YouGen and Which and had quotes from three suppliers. Solinvictus was the only one to conduct a proper survey, they are relatively local, approachable, and we were able to visit their premises. There was never any sales pressure…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: HIT E01

I guess you've heard it all from the other posts, but the company is really that good! From initial discussions, nervous questioning, and visits to look at the equipment through to a detailed handover, the whole faultless service has been very profes…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: sungrid 3.64kw

Very professional, responsive, helpful, no-hard sell. Very neat installation using top quality products. Highly recommedned.…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: Solar Panel

excellent.by far the most professional company I had quotes from. did an excellent staff.workforce excellent.…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: Photovoltaic panels

Excellent service from start to finish.  The whole team were knowledgeable, efficient and polite and work was completed to the highest standard.  Thoroughly  recommend them.  …

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: NU245

Excellent professional company to do business with. Would highly recommend Solinvictus, infact our daughter and son-in-law are having PV panels  installed by  them.…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: HIT-H250E01; Sunny Boy 1700

Having had three quotations from other potential suppliers, we considered ourselves very lucky indeed to have discovered Solinvictus in the nick of time. The knowledge of Simon Robinson, who gave us the quotation, and Mike Brunton, who managed the pr…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: Diehl 3800S inverter

The business model for solar power can be difficult to understand so it’s essential to use a company you can trust to give you good advice.  We chose them because I had heard a talk by Simon Robinson  and several friends recommended them.…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: solar panel

Very helpful and efficient. Finished ahead of schedule.…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: Kyocera

Simon Robinson from Solinvictus was most helpful & knowlegable from the first time I contacted him to the time the installation was completed. The team arrived on time, were extremely professional and very neat & tidy. I am very pleased with …

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: NU185 panels, Diehl 3800

I had done the technical and financial evaluation before I contacted Solinvictus who were recommended to me by a previous client. I wanted a local company to do the work and Rob was exactly the guy I wanted to talk to. If you want the facts, the…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: Multisol

This is a very professional company that takes pride in doing a job well.  The team are efficient, courteous, informative and clean up at the end of every day.  I would whole heartedly recommend them for both pv and solar thermal. &n…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: TSM-DC05

I was happy dealing with Solinvictus right from the start.  The directors have a firm conviction in what they are doing and took the time and trouble to arrange an installation that was appropriate for us.  They are knowledgable and hands-o…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: 245W

They really thought about the installation which was on a cow shed roof so it was not a standard fit. They turned up when they said they would, did exactly what they were going to do, left nothing behind and fitted all the equipment very neatly. An e…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: TSM-DC05

I can not praise this company enough. Our job was quite complicated involving both a PV and Solar thermal install. They arrived when they said and completed all work within 3 days. The whole team were exceptionally frie…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: SMA SB1200

went the extra mile when a problem occurred at no extra charge and returned on a bank holiday to complete job. very helpful and even offered to cancel job and refund as the problem initially looked insurmountable.   …

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: NU245w

Solinvictus is an excellent company to deal with who from the start have been extremely knowledgeable and helpful.  The work was carried out by a great enthusiastic team who were really friendly and looked after our home which we greatly appreci…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: Monocrystalline - TSM-DC01

Installation very efficient and speedy. Suppliers knowledge of PV systems is excellent. They did not pressurise us to go ahead with them in any way. …

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: solar panels

Excellent personal service from a very hands on director of thecompany…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: Solar modules

Solinvictus is an excellent company to deal with. They have certainly gone the extra mile to ensure the installation was successful on our unusual roof  They have taken time to explain everything clearly. The installers were very profe…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: tsm-dc05

Excellent - in service / product knowledge / installation /  also  took the time to explain all from start to finish in a way I understood. Very informative and professional. @font-face { font-family: "Calibri"; }@font-face {…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: SG-260M6 x 14

Great service, answered all my questions in putting together a quote with six different options then answered more questions to help us decide. Never a hard sell just very helpful. Installation only took a day and a half, very neat and tidy in connec…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: SG-260M6 2690W panels

Very helpfull Installed in one day, excellent workmen Explained all details clearly Would highly recommend…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: SG-260M6

Owners of business handle all aspects of the sale and installation. Take great care to minimise damage etc during installation.Good level of communication during all aspects of the process. All round very satisfactory experience with all prom…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: Solar Panels

Solincictus were very helpful and efficient. The service before, during and after the installation was excellent. …

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: SG-260M6

I would wholeheartedly recommend Solinvictus Ltd…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: 1.295 kWp system

We chose Solinvctus following a recommendation from a local resident who had recently installed PV panels. They are a small local company & what I really liked over the other companies I spoke to was the fact that the installers are also the sale…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: 1.11 Kwp system

We chose Solinvctus mainly because they are a small local company and found them excellent to deal with.  The pre-sales visit was very informative and professional; there was no pressure to buy.  The price was competitive and when they came…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: SG-215M6 and SB1200

Very knowledgeable.  Good attention to detail resulted in a very neat installation.…

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Technology: Solar thermal
Product: Zhejiang jiadele JDL

We had both PV and Solar thermal installed by Solinvictus so this is our second recommendation for them. Both systems were installed at the same time, on time and with no disruption to our lives.  They were professional, polite and knowledgab…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: Schott Poly TM

We are very pleased with Solinvictus. From the start they have been helpful and knowledable. The work was started and completed on time and there was no disruption to our house at all. They pro-actively assisted with the forms needed to ge…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: poly TM 220W

These guys are a pleasure to work with - knowledgeable and not at all the pushy sales type - they work in this field because they are passionate about it and that shows in all they do. Installation was efficient and smooth, the workmen were considera…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: SG-215M6

Informative, efficient.  Delivered on time.  System started working fine straight away, everything cleared up properly & the installation looks great.  They were incredibly helpful, including fixing a couple of problems in my loft …

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: 4175T 175W monocrystalline

Planned out as a team and installed as a team. They are professional, and friendly but more importantly, answered all my questions and concerns in advance before any committments were made to the work. I certainly recommend them.…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: BP 4180 T / Monocrystalline panels

Using this small company allowed me to talk to the expert who would be installing the system from the start. On his first call, he gave me all the technical and financial information I needed, and did detailed planning & measurement for the insta…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: KD185GH-2PU

Quick, efficient installation.…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: SG- 125M6

Excellent.…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: sungrid SG-215M6

They were quick,efficient and highly knowledgeable and I will be using them again to increase the PV panels already installed. I have already recommended this company to neighbours and they are placing orders as well.…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: BP Solar transition product 301

Excellent service throughout - provided enough information for us to make decisions about what we wanted to install and kept us in the loop throughout the preparatory stages. very efficient installation.…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: SunGrid SG-260M6 panels

The job was completed without any fussand in a very workmanlike manner. All debris removed. The men came on time and were pleasant to have around. I would recommend them to anyone else.…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: KD210GH-2PU

Very thoughtful and efficient personnel. All of the team were keen to help and explain the installation. I was very impressed with their knowledge of the products and their attention to detail. I would certainly recommend them to others and have done…

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Technology: Solar electricity
Product: SCHOTT POLY 170 POLYCRYSTALINE

Excellent firm who planned my system for me & then excuted the installation most efficiently.  Overall I am very pleased with SOLINVICTUS who continue to give me backup support.…

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