Meet the Home Energy Systems Inc. Team
A Top Solar Energy Company in San Diego
We have brought solar power to the people since 2001 and can help you too. Call us at (619) 350-0032 or schedule your free energy consultation online.
Martin P. Learn
After leaving a career as an anesthesiologist in 1982, Martin became very actively involved in the solar industry, having presented and participated in many renewable energy conferences and symposiums as well as earning recognition for innovative illumination designs. Dr. Learn has also been a board member for the California Solar Industries Association (CALSEIA), who promotes the growth and expansion of the solar industry throughout California. Martin created Home Energy Systems, Inc. in 2001 with the mindset of sharing his knowledge and passion for solar with homeowners and businesses here in San Diego County. Living 100% off-grid in Julian, Martin knows firsthand the many benefits of renewable energy sources, especially solar and energy storage.
Ross Williams currently serves as Operations Manager of Home Energy Systems. Ross joined Home Energy in 2009. Ross graduated from The University of Pittsburgh with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in 2005. He has experience with virtually every aspect of Home Energy Systems Inc.’s operations from product and technology development to financing, maintaining, and building the relationships with the leading manufacturers of solar technology. Ross’ talents are vital in everyday business operations and development. When not working for Home Energy Systems Inc., Ross enjoys spending time with friends, family, his wife, Anna, and daughter, Bella. He loves to travel, bike, snowboard, golf, and go camping.
Chief Technology Officer and Engineer
Mr. Collins currently serves as Chief Technology Officer and Engineer for Home Energy Systems Inc. He joined our company in 2004. He is a crucial member of our team, Mike brings over 15 years of solar experience to Home Energy Systems, Inc. Known by many of our clients as “The Genius Guy”, Mike has designed and engineered over 300 residential projects and well over a million Watts of commercial solar. He has created/designed multiple engineering standards and processes for optimizing solar power productivity, all which are consistent with local and national building codes. Even as young boy, electronics and electrical has always interested Mike and it has become his life’s passion. He also enjoys brewing his own beer in his free time.
Commercial Solar Design Consultant
Paul Derho serves our clients as a Commercial Solar Design Consultant. Joining Home Energy Systems in 2009, he brings with him 3 decades of experience in the construction industry. Paul is SunPower Corporation certified in commercial design, as well as advanced residential design and sales. Making sure you have the right system for your home and/or business and the best investment for your money is Paul’s main objective. Paul has worked on projects as small as 3 kilowatts to commercial systems as large as over 400 kilowatts! He goes the extra mile to ensure that customers are 100% satisfied with their investment, earning him referrals to friends and family members.
Senior Design Consultant
Cassidy Furbush is our Senior Design Consultant and an integral part of the Home Energy Systems Inc. team. His skills, experience, and vast knowledge of photovoltaic (PV) systems allows for his ability to carry your solar project through all aspects of the sales, design, and implementation process with ease. Cassidy is advanced certified through SunPower Corporation for both sales and design. Additionally, he brings us over 10 years of solar electricity expertise and professionalism. During those 10 years, he has worked on hundreds of solar projects throughout California. Cassidy has spent the latter part of his career dedicated to alternative energy and making a difference in the world by helping to improve our environment, as he says: “One solar system at a time….”