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Name: Robert Evans
Residence Address: 5305 Glen Haven Rd
City, State: Soquel, CA
Zip Code: 95073
Residence Telephone Number: 831-345-3459
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Year of Birth: 4-3-64

Personal Comments:

I live in a 110 year old farmhouse, on grid, in the Santa Cruz mountains that my family and I renovated to get as close to net zero energy as we could. We haven't achieved net zero yet, but we will when we add the next round of PV.

We did achieve getting the house off propane heating, by installing hydronic heating utilizing a highly efficient air-water heat pump boiler, so that our heating fuel would be electricity. The heat pump also heats the DHW.

On the roof is a 4 kw solar array with enphase inverters and PVT system which preheats the DHW and provides forced air space heating during the day. The renovation also included adding passive solar design elements that help with heat gain in the winter.

Business Information:

Business Name: Evans Energy Systems
Business Address: 5305 Glen Haven Rd
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City, State: Soquel, CA
Zip Code: 95073
Business Telephone: 831-345-3459
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Business Founded Month-Year: 2011
Principal Product or Service: Energy Efficiency Consulting, Solar Electric Design and Build
License or Contractor Number: CA C-46 967527
NABCEP PV (or Wind) Installation Professional Certification Date:: May 2004

Business Comments:

Owner of Evans Energy Systems. Specializing in: Solar Electric System design and build - off-grid and grid-tied, energy efficiency and building performance consulting.

Founded Independent Energy Systems in 2001 which merged with Real Goods Solar in 2008. I worked for RGS for almost 3 years in executive management after the merger.

Evans Energy Systems is my new venture which will help me get back to what got me into solar and energy in the first place - being hands on and helping my community reduce fossil fuel consumption.

Last Updated: Dec 14, 2011

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