If you are planning a solar project for a commercial or public building, we can help you.
Businesses that become solar producers are eligible for additional tax incentives, not to mention getting green PR while offsetting energy use. After taking a 30% tax credit (directly reducing federal taxes) you can still reduce your taxable income by taking depreciation on 85% of the original cost of the system within 5 years. On top of that, there is a Washington State incentive that pays you a reward for producing solar power, and you avoid the cost of utility power by producing your own. We have done a variety of commercial installations including a dentist’s office, horse stables, architect’s offices, apartment buildings, office buildings, and mixed-use projects.
Public Solar and Schools
We have extensive experience designing and installing solar on public works projects for the State of Washington, King County, and the City of Seattle. Are you a looking for a solar bid for a public project? Contact us for a firm quote. We are familiar with the whole process, from contracts, bonds, and submittals to commissioning. We have worked with the largest contractors, architects, and engineering firms in the area and have references available on request.
Public buildings owned by municipal governments are eligible to be a community solar project site; ask us about this method of public and private partnership.
Commercial Solar Projects
Seattle's First Solar Installer
Puget Sound Solar is our region's most-experienced solar installer, having installed numerous large and small commercial PV systems since 2001. Our comprehensive process provides you with technical consulting, design, installation, and then active monitoring. Our team is courteous, responsive, and uncompromising when it comes to making your solar experience is hassle free.
Tailored for You
No two businesses are alike. Our expert team of in-house engineers will custom design your solar system based on your facilities unique architecture and projected long-term electrical consumption. We have experience producing structural, electrical, and solar production specs; and performing as a design-build team, working intimately with builders, contractors, electricians, architects, and owner's reps to push your project to completion. We also have experience designing systems that meet the Seattle Energy Code, qualify for LEED certification, or meet local preservation board requirements.
Quality Installation & Project Management
Our professional installation teams have extensive experience, an excellent safety record, and pride themselves on ensuring every job is a quality job. Our supervisors are NABCEP certified, which is the most respected certification in our industry, and have installed over 1,000 systems for apartments, condos, businesses, institutions, private residences, and schools. All our commercial electricians and installers are in house and have either OSHA 10 or OSHA 30.
From beginning to end we make going solar easy for your business. We complete all the net metering paperwork and DOR forms, and coordinate with your local permitting agency, city inspectors, and utility to get your meters installed and system turned on in a timely fashion.
The Best Materials
We use only the highest quality solar panels, racking, and peripheral components. We prefer to work with materials made in the State of Washington, or the United States -- but will aqcuire whatever suits your individual project needs best.
Optimize ROI with Incentives
Federal, state and local governments offer incredible financial incentives to encourage businesses to invest in renewable energy. Our technical sales team can help you identify the qualifying programs for your business to maximize your ROI.
Puget Sound Solar offers active monitoring of your system production for the duration of our 10-year warranty. Software enables our team to keep track of production patterns. A vigilant eye on this data ensures your system is always performing as it should.
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