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About Byers Solar

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Since 1987, the Byers family has been in the business of keeping your family safe, warm, dry and empowered with the highest quality gutters, roofing, skylights, and solar power. But what truly sets us apart from any other home improvement company is our people. For more than 30 years, the Byers team has been completely committed to providing our clients with the best products, best installation, and the best service from start to finish. We have the industry expertise necessary to guide you to the right options for your home and the dedication to ensure you enjoy a pleasant home improvement experience.

At Byers, we installed our first solar panel systems back in 1991, just when the industry was beginning. Since then, we have dedicated an entire team expressly to solar. Our team members have more than 70 years of combined experience in solar — a remarkable level of expertise in such a young industry. The Byers Solar team is therefore highly qualified to answer your questions, offer the best solar options, and handle a seamless, professional installation. Byers Solar is here for your home, business, or organization’s solar needs.

Our Expertise Translates to Better Service

Because we know the solar industry so well, Byers Solar is well equipped to provide you with the best solar panel options. We only offer SunPower® solar panels, which are far more efficient than other, traditional solar panel options. SunPower panels are also more durable and will continue to provide you with reliable, clean energy for years to come, while other panels are more prone to degradation each year. What’s more, because the Byers Solar team is so experienced in solar panels and their installation, we are able to optimize the placement of each solar panel on your home to maximize your solar benefits. From answering your questions and concerns to properly placing and installing your solar panels, our level of commitment to providing you with the best possible service simply cannot be beaten.

Contact Byers Solar today to learn more about our products, installation, and service and find out if solar power is the right option for you. Or, scroll down to meet some of the Byers Solar team members that are behind our decades of success.

BYERS SOLAR TEAM


ERNIE FLORES

Byers Solar Operations Manager

Byers Solar - Ernie Flores

Ernie Flores brings decades of leadership and business acumen to Byers Solar. A seasoned professional who built and sold several companies of his own before lending his expertise to other growing industries, Flores specializes in developing systems and building teams that work for the greater good.

Raja Sahota

Byers Solar Project Manager

Raja Sahota has owned his own company, has 20 years of experience as a Program Director, ran the Special Olympics for 5 years in India and managed 3,000 volunteers for school children. His optimism and dedication to the solar crew and the clients is contagious. He leads by example and encourages everyone to be the best they can be. He loves the outdoors and enjoys climbing, hiking, motorcycling and skydiving.

SANDY PHILPOTT

Byers Solar Project Administrator

Byers Solar - Sandy Philpott

Sandy Philpott was one of the earliest team members of Byers Solar in 2015. She is the liaison between staff, clients, city and, county building departments for permitting and utility companies. She is passionate about solar and the environment and has lived off-grid for the past 12 years on an organic farm.

JEFF PETERSON

Byers Solar System Designer

Byers Solar Designer Jeff Peterson comes to solar with 25 years of experience in mechanical, civil and structural robotic engineering and home design. He closely works with our team to create plan sets for permitting and provides the details of all parts needed for each job. Jeff is an integral part of the team keeping the jobs on track.

MANDY MEIER

Byers Solar Sales Adminstrator

Mandy Meier responsible for appointment preparation and assisting estimators with bid creation and design. She has a background in IT and customer service. She supports our solar sales staff.

SCOTT FREDERICKSON

Solar Inventory and Sales Assistant

Scott Frederickson is in charge of Inventory & Purchasing. He started at Byers as a Customer Service Representative and recently transitioned to the solar division. With a background in technical support, purchasing and a certified forklift operator, his skills lent itself perfectly to the department.

RICHARD RIPLEY

Solar Foreman

Rich Ripley - Byers Solar Foreman

Rich Ripley has 10 years of experience in solar installation, and electrical for both grid-tied and off-grid systems. He is also a certified Generac generator installer. As an environmentalist, Rich has been directly involved in number of community projects. Living off-grid is just a testament to his dedication to solar and the environment.

JOSH MCCOY

Solar Service and Installation Assistant

Josh McCoy is a dedicated and invaluable member of the Byers solar team. Josh knows all aspects of installing, electrical, and troubleshooting, as well as, training new team members. A professional with a can-do attitude and a warm and friendly greeting.

GABRIEL RAMERIZ-ESSEX

Solar Installer

Gabriel Rameriz-Essex is the youngest member of our team, but is learning how to assemble and install solar photovoltaic (PV) systems on roofs and other structures in compliance with site assessment and schematics. It includes measuring, cutting, assembling, and bolting structural framing and solar modules.

RICARDO PAREDEZ

Solar Service and Installation Assistant

Ricardo Paredez comes from a roofing background, so he feels at home on a roof assembling and installing solar. Weather and conditions do not affect his ability to get the job done.