Paid Consulting
Does your project require "deep due diligence"? We control risk, MINIMIZE loss, and avoid volatility.

Sonoma County Solar Energy Consulting…

Sun Source energy consultants specialize in the study and interpretation of renewable and sustainable energy opportunities for commercial, industrial, agricultural, and multi-residential entities.  Examples of these concepts include solar photo voltaic, solar hot water, fuel cell, Cogeneration micro turbine, and  energy efficiency measures.  Studies are performed with an integrated technical & financial analysis.  Please see our LOW FEE pricing at the bottom of this page.  We can assist if you wish to:

  • Determine the feasibility of renewable energy for your facility.
  • Have a representative sitting on your side of the table in negotiations.
  • Enjoy impartial guidance and assistance without outside sales pressure.

Other scopes of service are:

  • Bid normalizing & comparison
  • Energy audits and efficiency retrofits
  • Project support and management
  • Greenhouse gas management

Energy consultants provide extensive knowledge of industrial, commercial, and manufacturing processes and their energy usage; all forms of renewable energy generation, co-generation, lighting, refrigeration, heating, ventilation & air conditioning; standard & solar hot water systems; plug loads, and heat transfer topics.

Energy consultants act as the customer’s advocate, and do not represent the interests of vendors, contractors, integrators or suppliers in the outcome of a sale.

We examine all aspects of your project…

  • Scope of project
  • Design considerations
  • Technology options
  • RFP authoring
  • Financing options
  • Contractor/Integrator selection
  • Contract negotiations
  • PPA selection

Typical services… A typical consulting agreement are a mix of the following services:

  • Site tour
  • Development of goals and expectations
  • Obtain detailed historical energy usage
  • Establish energy usage profile
  • Feasibility Study
  • Preliminary drawings
  • Technical Specifications
  • Technology recommendations
  • Realistic Performance estimates
  • Contract negotiations
  • Design services
  • Equipment procurement
  • Budgetary expectations
  • Cost/benefit analysis, financial projections
  • All data necessary for RFP preparation
  • Management of RFP process
  • Assistance in evaluating RFP responses
  • Specify RFP language to encourage “best value” responses
  • Construction management

Our Bay Area and Sonoma County Clients…

  • Commercial
  • Industrial
  • Multi-residential
  • Large residential
  • Architects
  • Engineers
  • Contractors
  • Construction Managers
  • Project investors

A Small Sampling of the Industry Sectors We Service…

  • Restaurants, wineries, apartments, breweries, hotels, health clubs, hospitals, laundromats, dry cleaners, dairies, food processing, and municipal buildings.  We will match you with an energy consultant specific to your industry.

What Is Your Business Looking for?

  • Does your organization mandate an  energy management consultant for your project?
  • Are you a decision-maker bogged down with information and research overload?

Energy Consulting Pricing…

  • $500 per meter for small residential solar feasibility and RFP for brokered projects only.
  • Please request a subjective quote for your commercial, industrial or agricultural project.
  • We will credit up to $1,000 of your paid consulting fees if your project is 50 kW or higher, provided that you use our solar broker services to make a solar energy purchase.   Credit does not apply to residential consulting fees.

Call us today, we’re here to help! 707-888-7046. Solar Energy Consulting in Marin, Sonoma, Napa, Solano and San Francisco Counties.


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Contact Info

Sun Source Solar Brokers
525 East Cotati Avenue, #220
Cotati, California 94931