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H.E.S. Solar is the best!

“H.E.S. Solar is the best! They got what we wanted and had the job done so quickly, it's been 1 year now and we love our system. Everyone should go solar.. and hire HES for Solar... Very nice.”

Sunday Newton

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  • Everything about the experience was absolutely great. They were quick and highly knowledgeable.

    “Highly professional, efficient and friendly team. We're very satisfied with our decision to go solar and we would recommend H.E.S. to our friends. They went through the whole process of applying and having the solar panels and the system installed, including the permits. H.E.S. were always very helpful throughout the way and very respectful. Everything about the experience was absolutely great. They were quick and highly knowledgeable. Everything worked out fine.”

    C.R.

  • They have been around long enough to know what works and what does not work. They carry the best value.

    “HES are the best installers around. They have been around long enough to know what works and what does not work. They carry the best value products to ensure that the long-term costs and warranties are the best for their customers. They take care of the entire process from numerous permits to the turnkey of receiving sun power to your home. Their people are professional, show attention to detail and perform high quality during the installation phase and the monitoring of the operating system. They only do solar, so they are on top of everything in the solar business and not distracted by other interests. We would highly recommend Home Energy Systems to anyone looking for solar power to their home.”

    Howard Morse

  • All in all, we are producing more than we are using and saving the surplus for those rainy days. Thanks again

    “Once the sun came out, I was monitoring the website that shows how my system is performing, and I noticed that we were at 8.68 kWh for current power, with peak power for our system being at 8.7. I had to go outside and look!! It was very clear and very sunny after the rain. With attaining 'peak power', we know that several variables need to be in place for that to happen, but it did. We were in the 8's for 'current production' for a good while that day, and at the end of the day we closed in on 40 kWh - even after a rainy morning. Here in February, the system has been averaging 45 kWh a day, with the highest producing day of 51.2 kWh. 'Current power' has reached the high 7s and low 8s on many occasions. The last few days have been cloudy and drizzly, and that did account for a drop in performance for those days. But all in all, we are producing more than we are using and saving the surplus for those rainy days. Thanks again for the great system you all installed for us!!”

    Google Reviewer

  • HES has it dialed in! I have recommended them to all my friends and family.

    “Great Experience! Cassidy was great in telling me what to expect. Ross was always available and followed up throughout the whole installation process and Michael the head of the install team did an amazing job and was so informative on how to maximize our solar efficiency! HES has it dialed in! I have recommended them to all my friends and family.”

    Gabe Erle

  • These guys take serious pride in their work and in doing an excellent job for their customers-and providing great value.

    “I have been a Realtor in the San Diego market for the past thirty-one years. When my wife and I were considering installing Solar, I began researching online. I quickly realized that there are so many solar companies out there-offering all kinds of 'deals' and incentives that it was truly difficult to determine which companies provided the very best service-and equipment. It was truly daunting-primarily because of how much I DON'T know about Solar. I quickly understood that it would be very easy for a homeowner to make an expensive mistake; one that they may regret for years to come. It was with this in mind that I began contacting many of my clients. I have over 2,200 clients in San Diego who have bought or sold homes through me-and they are a great resource, so I wanted to get their input as to the very 'best' Solar companies in San Diego. On multiple occasions, the best recommendation I received-by far-was for HES Solar. I decided to give them a call and check them out first hand. From my initial contact through the complete installation of our system, it became abundantly clear that these guys take serious pride in their work-and in doing an excellent job for their customers-and providing great value. I could not be happier in terms of the value that we received. Needless to say, they will be the very first company that I will refer to my clients in the future. I can recommend them highly and without reservation. I respect and appreciate their dedication to what they do. ”

    Donald Pelletier

  • HES was very responsive and courteous. The Tech did an outstanding job. I'm impressed!

    “HES Technical Support was excellent. Our residential system was installed by a different company some years ago. We reached out to HES when we experienced an internet communication problem a few months back. HES was very responsive and courteous. The Tech did an outstanding job. I'm impressed!”

    Rakesh Kumar

  • I know if anything comes up I can call Home Energy and they will be there to help. That is why we chose them.

    “From the beginning this process has been great. Paul came out to our home was on time for our appointment and had informed in advance of what I would need to have ready for him to make his calculations. He went over all our options from purchasing, to leasing, to financing to budgeting. He explained all the aspects of solar with an great understanding and a genuine desire to help us. Unlike other companies we met with, he did not ask for a check or a commitment. As promised he followed up with an email showing all the figures and layouts we had gone over. The installation was the same way, the guys came over they told us what the whole process would look like from beginning to end. We discussed a timeline and they answered all of my questions. The installation was quick and the inspection went well. Once the solar system was on and running Paul and Ross came out to go over all the details. From apps and dashboard to electric bills and cost saving. They even knew about the new trends with the Tesla batteries. We went over the warranty, care and maintenance and what I could expect in the future. I know if anything comes up I can call Home Energy and they will be there to help. That is why we chose them.”

    licia Sallese

  • H.E.S. Solar is the best!

    “H.E.S. Solar is the best! They got what we wanted and had the job done so quickly, it's been 1 year now and we love our system. Everyone should go solar.. and hire HES for Solar... Very nice.”

    Sunday Newton

  • We have been pleased with the price, quality, and competency of the installation, and subsequent support.

    “Home Energy Systems installed a Sun Power solar system and a Tesla Power Wall at our home in Alpine in 2017. We have been pleased with the price, quality and competency of the installation, and subsequent support. I recommend this company to you.”

    Lani Spund

  • Thank You HES for Giving Me such a Great and Painless Experience.

    “Thank You HES for Giving Me such a Great and Painless Experience. I was very skeptical about getting solar at first, based on many 1 and 2 star reviews from all the big companies in town. Even on the evening news, it was a lot of the same. People not doing the job right. Folks not getting permits, or hookups 8 months later.Leaky roofs, etc. I was very nervous about it. Then one of my Co-workers found HES. He raved about the professional service, and quality guys working there.His job went so quick and painless, that I took his recommendation, and I'm glad I did. From the first phone call, to the last visit, the entire process was handled quickly and very professionally on all fronts. These guys have their own roofers, stucco guys, electrical engineers who know their stuff. Even during a rainy, Holiday month, they finished on time , and on budget . They made sure I knew how to monitor and operate everything, and I made a few friends in the process. Don't hesitate, Call HES today. My highest recommendation!! Tell em Brad C sent you.”

    B.C.

  • Professional from start to finish.

    “Professional from start to finish. Have recommended to friends and neighbors. We will use HES if the opportunity arises in the future. System has been up and running for one year; overall a very positive experience for us.”

    John Messick

  • We couldn't be more pleased with the decision. We save hundreds of dollars every month on our electric bill.

    “H.E.S. installed our solar panels about 8 months ago and we couldn't be more pleased with the decision. We save hundreds of dollars every month on our electric bill. Wish we would have signed up to do this sooner. I highly recommend H.E.S for anyone in San Diego County considering changing to solar energy....great company, knowledgeable sales people, professional installers. ”

    Jernay Tremble

  • I would highly recommend this company for your Solar Installations.

    “HES installed Solar Panels on our commercial building. They were able to work with the City of Encinitas quickly to get our permits. Their bid was much more reasonable than other companies that do commercial installations. The installation went smoothly and they did a great job. A couple of issues identified were handled fairly and professionally by HES. They have a knowledgeable and friendly team, and the management personnel is accessible and easy to work with. I would highly recommend this company for your Solar Installations.”

    Google Reviewer

  • I felt that I could trust HES to help me throughout the entire process that is ahead of me.

    “I was in the market for a solar panel and storage battery system. After much research I decided that the best solar panel brand was SunPower and the best storage battery brand was Tesla. There were only several companies in the San Diego area that were certified dealers of both of these two brands. Cassidy Furbush, senior design consultant with Home Energy Systems (HES), met with me to discuss my solar system needs, answer my questions, and present me with a proposal for the project. He was friendly and knowledgeable. When I asked him a few questions that he could not answer he arranged for me to speak to Rachael Williams, HES project manager. Between Cassidy and Rachael all my questions were answered. I ultimately signed a contract with Home Energy Systems (HES). My reasons for selecting HES were my interactions with Cassidy and Rachael, the proposal bids, the experience of HES with installing Tesla storage batteries, and that Rachael was the designated person for applying for the SGIP rebate. SGIP is the Self-Generation Incentive Program which provides for a rebate for the storage battery portion of the solar panel system. The SGIP application process is very complicated. Some of the other companies that I interviewed expected me to process the SGIP application. There is no way that I could have navigated that application process. I felt that I could trust HES to help me throughout the entire process that is ahead of me. - I will update this review once the solar panels and storage battery are installed. That will take awhile since it may take 4 to 6 months before the Tesla battery is delivered to San Diego.”

    Ben Bensoul

  • I highly recommend these guys. They do a top-notch top!

    “I had 12 solar panels installed recently by Home Energy. I find them to be extremely knowledgeable and very honest. Installation was done professional and quickly. I live in a single story home with tile roofs in a tract community. My next door neighbor who is in 2 story home was so impressed with the installation that they also decided to go with Home Energy. I highly recommend these guys. They do a top notch top!”

    Andy Ta

  • We are very pleased with HES and solar!

    “We first consulted HES three years ago, and they assessed our solar needs and options at that time. When we finally decided to install solar this year, we contacted HES again. They re-ran the numbers and picked the equipment that gave us the best power for our investment, resulting in considerable savings over the previous technology options. They obtained approvals and installed our system quickly, efficiently, and professionally. Since June, our power bills have totaled about one month's electricity charges pre-solar. We are very pleased with HES and solar!”

    Froman David

  • I have only positive things to say about this company.

    “HES did the solar panels for our church (Vista La Mesa Christian Church in La Mesa) about a year ago. They did such a great job that I recently contacted them to expand the solar system for our home. They came out right away to take measurements and give us an estimate, and now the project is under way. This week the electrician, Mike, came out to upgrade our electrical panel. Just about the nicest guy you could meet! I have only positive things to say about this company.”

    Karen Cliffe

  • If you are going to go solar, than the only company I would use is HES.

    “HES just installed our solar system today and although we are not on the grid yet (waiting for the final inspection ) I can tell you if you are going to go solar than the only company I would use is HES. They were very professional, knowledgeable, on every aspect from the beginning to the end, cradle to grave. Installation was impeccable, very impressed with the team work everyone knew what to do . they were on time and cleaned up after themselves. The system looks like it was always there.”

    Larry Salerno

  • This company came highly recommended and lived up to the recommendation.

    “This company came highly recommended and lived up to the recommendation. They were punctual, professional, and clean. Most appreciated the line of communication that came from all levels of service. I was always kept informed of progress and next steps. I've recommended them to several friends.”

    Dan Crawford

  • They were efficient, courteous and great to work with. Recommend them highly.

    “HES has done a great job in communicating information, and we even had to have them remove our system so we could replace the roof. They were efficient, courteous and great to work with. Recommend them highly.”

    Les Ford

  • Did an excellent job.

    “We used HES several years ago for the installation of a ground mounted solar system. We had a very long wire run and they did a great job installing the conduits with access points and finding a suitable location for maximum sun exposure. The system performed flawless since then. A few years later we wanted to expand the system. Several solar companies we contacted told us it would be very expensive, require new trenching or not possible at all. We contacted HES again. We had some initial run around with the design consultant who was not familiar with our system. Eventually, Martin Learn the owner came out and designed an upgrade solution that was very cost-effective, made use of the existing conduits and panel support structure. He offered us newer, more effective panels that blended in perfectly with the old ones. Thankfully they had designed the original system with an upgrade in mind. The crew doing the upgrade did an excellent job and avoided any stucco damage on the house entry points.”

    Bernd Stein

  • HES provided the best price for the type of system we wanted.

    “We contacted many solar power companies and HES provided the best price for the type of system we wanted. They listened to our needs and answered all questions. Installation went without a hitch, and we have been a zero net energy home since 2009.”

    Tom Myers

  • HES did a fantastic job all the way from start to finish.

    “HES did a fantastic job all the way from start to finish. Cassidy was our initial contact. Very professional and well informed. Gave a very honest quote (the best quote we received). Patiently answered our questions and addressed all our concerns. Once we decided to go ahead, Ross and team drove the rest of the installation. The entire process went super smooth and system was up within a month. Highly recommend HES to anyone looking to install solar in San Diego.”

    Girish Bhat

  • They were on time and even finished early. We would highly recommend them.

    “H.E.S. Solar did a great job on our home solar system. They had the solar panels we wanted, did an great job in estimating our requirements and did a truly excellent job in installing the panels and the inverter. They were on time and even finished early. We would highly recommend them.”

    June Lundstrom

  • We would recommend this company to folks interested in adding solar to their homes.

    “Our solar installation was right on time the staff was courteous and helpful throughout the process. We would recommend this company to folks interested in adding solar to their homes. We are looking forward to seeing the credits on our SDGE bill.”

    Lindsay Santa

  • After 5 years many of the same people still work at HES, in the solar biz that's saying something about the company.

    “I did my homework, signed up with HES and almost five (5) years ago we flipped the switch on my HES Solar system! Two (2) of our neighbors also did their homework and went with HES. My best friend went with HES. You should TOO!. This is a good outfit and you can then watch your electric meter go backwards!! It a beautiful thing. NOTE: After 5 years many of the same people still work at HES, in the solar biz that's saying something about the company.”

    Richard Willis

  • We are totally pleased with the quality of the service we received from HES over the years and can’t recommend it highly enough to anyone wishing to make the steps towards becoming energy self-sufficient.

    “ Our eight year old, Home Energy System (HES) 1.8kW home solar plant was upgraded with 11 new panels to accommodate daily energy requirement to serve our normal needs plus our new 2011 all electric Nissan Leaf. The updating of our system was accomplished expertly in a couple of days by the fantastic team from HES. After validation checks were done, our updated system was fully activated around noon on March 14, 2012. Although only 11 out of 33 original panels were replaced, the upgraded system produces approximately 2 ½ times the amount of electricity as the original system. We are astonished and exceptionally pleased with this cost effective upgrade which more than covers our needs. Photo attached. We are totally pleased with the quality of the service we received from HES over the years and can’t recommend it highly enough to anyone wishing to make the steps towards becoming energy self sufficient.”

    Google Reviewer