? Over 100 solar electricity, pool and hot water installations
? Field Construction Management
? Design & Build Energy Analysis
? Existing Structure Energy Auditing
? Demand Side Management Brian Sipp
? Licensed California Solar Contractor
? NARI Certified Green Building Professional
? Certified Home Energy Ratings Systems (HERS)
? CBPCA Certified Home Performance & Remediation Specialist
BS, Environmental Science specializing in Renewable Energy, Passive Solar Design and Green Building & Energy.
Brian has served as a project manager and field construction supervisor for several solar and energy efficiency construction companies. He brings this experience to his own company – First Source Solar Systems – to serve the community he has worked with for over 10 years.
Most recently Brian helped to re-introduce Talbott Solar and Radiant Homes into the residential solar market. Brian supervised and built over 40 Talbott solar electricity installations in 2006 and 2007. Brian’s experience with solar installations began at Light Energy Systems as a Solar Designer and Crew Foreman designing and installing solar electricity, domestic hot water, and solar pool heating systems. Altogether, Brian has installed well over 100 solar electric, pool and hot water installations in California since 1998.
Brian is a fully trained solar technician and he routinely works on existing and new solar systems. He is certified to diagnose and repair direct grid tied and battery backup solar electricity generating systems.
In addition to his solar installation experience, Brian is a certified green building and home energy inspector and analyst. Brian has worked for himself as an independent consultant and in the management of well respected energy management companies such as Advanced Sustainability & Energy Solutions, Heschong MahoneGroup, Kema-Xenergy and NORESCO.
Last Updated: Feb 21, 2013