Taitem Engineering Review 2024 - The Residential View

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Updated on 2023-03-21

Taitem Engineering Overview

Taitem Engineering, PC, is an engineering firm specializing in sustainability, energy efficiency, and engineering design. Founded in 1989, their client base has spread to include public and private entities. Reportedly, Taitem’s unique combination of field-tested experience and deep expertise in building science that makes them stand out in the crowd.

Taitem’s work has made them a leader in New York’s efforts to go greener. Their main office is situated in Ithaca, New York.



Taitem Engineering Services and Specifics 

Taitem Engineering is inherently a consultation company for mechanical, electrical, structural design, green design, and consulting on sustainability. Taitem Engineering delivers PV system designs and installations for both residential and commercial customers. With their primary market being residential, by 2016, they installed a reported total of 833 KW in projects.

Taitem Engineering delivers a wide range of sustainability-related services to numerous and diverse sectors, including commercial, educational, industrial, healthcare and others. In addition, they do solar thermal and geothermal systems and offer duct sealing services.


Solar Panels offered by Taitem Engineering 

Taitem Engineering is at the forefront of innovative, sustainable design and building science and has been involved with the growing field of commissioning for over 10 years.


Specific Solar Panels Offered

We were unable to find any particular details about the brands of solar panels used by Taitem Engineering. They do claim that their staff has all the technical expertise and tools necessary to improve a building’s environmental impacts.


Specific Types of Solar Offered

  • Roof-mounted
  • Ground-mounted



Installation costs and process


Taitem Engineering does not divulge any information regarding its cost online and requires to conduct a consultation to provide a quote.  



Taitem’s staff includes licensed professional engineers, qualified engineers, and analysts with nationally recognized credentials.

Taitem Engineering is fully bonded and insured. As a privately held professional corporation, it is licensed to practice engineering by the New York State Education Department and the New York State Department of State.



This review could not find any negative information about this company’s willingness to cooperate regarding service maintenance. With a focus on commission services, Taitem proclaims to look over submitted equipment to identify issues that will impact any future maintenance and owner use. With that said, Taitem’s 10-year workmanship warranty on their solar PV arrays is also applicable to all installed systems.


Customer service (Review Analysis)

Taitem prides itself on having flexible teams with dedicated contact persons. This contact person is said to be available throughout the project allowing for consistent communication and assistance. As per several positive Google reviews, this review has found their claims to be true in this regard.

According to one customer:

“At every stage of our project, it has been a pleasure to work with Taitem Engineering!”  
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The SolarEmpower View

Taitem Engineering has been in business for such a long time that it shows in their way of doing things. In light of such a detailed, varied, and solid set of offerings and services, Taitem Engineering can be trusted for dependable solar installations and solutions.

💲Cost: 8/10 ✅Legitimacy: 9/10
⭐️Quality: 10/10 📞Customer Service: 9/10
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Industry Certifications

ASES – American Solar Energy Society
ASES – American Solar Energy Society

Service Types

Residential Solar
Commercial Solar

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How long has Taitem Engineering View been in business?

Taitem Engineering has been in business ever since 1989.

Who owns Taitem Engineering?

The founder and senior engineer at Taitem Engineering is Ian Shapiro.

How is it to work for Taitem?

As per employee reviews, Taitem Engineering is a "great place to work with many opportunities to learn from really smart, interesting, and down-to-earth people.

Taitem Engineering Solar Details

110 South Albany Street
Ithaca NY

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