Years in business

> 45

Pros

Review score is above industry average of 3.97

4.63

Cons

NABCEP qualified installer

No

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Latest Solar by CIR reviews

Latest review

Thomas Hagner over 1 month

CIR solar did installed a 10.65 solar system on my new house. Everyone was very professional, knowledgeable and efficient including both the installers and the office personnel. The quality of the work, documentation and follow through was excellent.

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Latest complaint

Cdiez8538, over 1 month

Approximately 40 days ago it was noted that one of my inverters was not functioning and therefore half of my system is out of service. They ordered a new one and when they went to install it, they were missing a bracket. To this date, the bracket has not come in and my system is still down. My advise is to get a reliability guarantee because without it, the only one that get's damaged is the customer. CIR is taking their sweet time to fix it and based on my over 30 years experience in the power industry, this lackadasical approach to keeping systems operating wouldn't fly.

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Solar by CIR prices

This installer does not publish their standard system prices on the net.

As such we have used average pricing from the installers service areas as a proxy for what this company would most likely charge for a solar system.

System size

8.7kW

Average cost per watt

$3.02

Net cost of system

$13,028 - $15,924

Average payback time

Annual power production

11,794 kWh

Levelized cost of solar energy

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Levelized cost per kWh is the cost of the solar system divided by the total number of kWh produced by a solar system over it’s lifetime.

5¢ kWh

If you don't get solar

34¢ kWh

Forecast average NY electric rates over the next 25 years

Installers description for their business

Established in 1976 CIR Electrical is one of the largest electrical contractors in Western New York with a keen focus on Commercial, Industrial and Residential renewable energy.

With the growing concern for our environment, CIR is committed to taking a leadership role as a solar contractor in the Western NY community. We have even installed two solar trackers at our company headquarters.

We provide bankable products; with best of practice solar design and solar installations using our expertise staff and our own electricians. We do not subcontract any of our labor and pride ourselves in our quality of work and warranties. We also have several financing options available to make your project cash flow positive from the outset.

Contact

Address

400 Ingham Avenue, Lackawanna NY, 14218

Phone

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Website

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Office locations

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NEW YORK - Lackawanna

400 Ingham Avenue, Lackawanna NY, 14218

Accreditations and affiliations

Better Business Bureau Solar Energy Industries Association Contractor Check Solar Power World

Service Types

Residential solar - Grid tied

Small commercial solar - Grid tied

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