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  • From Carbondale to “Solardale”

    Nestled in the Rocky Mountains at 6,200 feet, Carbondale has been the home of Sunsense Solar since our founding in 1990. Originally an agricultural community that supplied food for the nearby silver-mining town of Aspen, throughout most of the 20th century Carbondale’s economy was primarily based on coal operations up the Crystal River Valley (hence, “Carbon”-dale). read on
  • Solar for Mountain Rescue Aspen

    Here at Sunsense we are all very proud of our involvement with the building of a new facility for Mountain Rescue Aspen. Mountain Rescue Aspen is an all volunteer organization dedicated to saving lives through back country rescue and mountain safety education. read on
  • Celebrating Earth Day with Habitat for Humanity

    For the third consecutive Earth Day, the Sunsense Solar team was invited to collaborate with the Habitat for Humanity Roaring Fork Valley Chapter , in a home solar panels installation at the latest Habitat home in Carbondale, Colorado. read on
  • Solar Car Charging for Sustainable Transportation

    The Sunsense Solar buggy started its life as a neglected and abandoned 2002 Ford Think Neighbor. Someone had unplugged it for the winter and the batteries got damaged beyond repair. Luckily Steve found it and began the restoration process. A few months later, the buggy was back on the road sporting a new paint job, lots of new parts, and solar panels on the roof! read on
  • Sunsense Wins the SunPower 2013 “Intelegant Award for Excellence”

    Sunsense Solar, a Colorado-based solar installer and SunPower Premier Dealer, today announced that it has received the national SunPower “Intelegant Award for Excellence” for a 123-kilowatt solar photovoltaic project installed on the roof of the Wayne N. Aspinall Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse in Grand Junction, Colo., in 2013. read on
  • Embracing a Sustainable Lifestyle with Pedal Power

    We see solar power as a great way for people to empower themselves to offset their carbon footprint on this planet and if you are ready to implement solar for your home or solar for your business then we would love to connect you with one of our expert solar consultants to help you realize your goals. read on
  • Keeping up on Solar Innovation

    One of the best ways to keep up and see all the changes in the solar industry is by attending solar conferences and expos. Probably the largest and best attended of these is Solar Power International (SPI) , most recently held last October in Chicago. read on
  • Be an Economic Driver in 2014

    If you are still of the mindset that solar is too expensive then you may find that you have fallen behind the times and don’t quite have your finger on the pulse of what’s hot and happening in 2014. read on
  • Sunsense in the Community

    It’s the season for giving and most importantly for remembering our neighbors that may need help, not just now but throughout the year. Sunsense Solar is well known for participation in community based projects and every year Sunsense dedicates many hours of staff time to organizing equipment donations and coordinating labor and sub contractor services to provide solar energy systems to non profit organizations in our area. read on
  • Sunsense Named as one of Top 250 Solar Contractors in Nation

    Sunsense Solar, a photovoltaic design and installation company based in Carbondale Colorado has been named by Solar Power World, as one of the 2013 Top 250 Solar Contractors. read on
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