Scott has been promoting solar energy for over 30 years. Having built Sunsense from the ground up, Scott has experienced all aspects of solar business development. From sole proprietor to commercial sales to strapping on the tool belt, Scott has a unique view of the past, present and future of the solar electric industry. Over the years, Scott has had the honor of working with many of the solar industry’s pioneers and cherishes those long standing friendships. Scott’s goal with Sunsense has been to create a sustainable business model based on a solutions-oriented commitment to our clients.
Residential Solar Consultant
Tyler started his career in the solar industry in 2008. He has been operating a small energy efficiency/building science consulting company for the last several years which provides him with a complimentary set of skills in his current role as a Residential Sales Manager with Sunsense. Combining solar with his building science background, Tyler looks at the “big picture” when it comes to residential energy use, taking a holistic approach to solar consulting. He is excited to be part of a strong team in the ever-growing solar industry here in Colorado.
Residential Solar Consultant
Greg started in the solar industry in 1980 and has designed and built over 100 passive and active solar systems in New York and Colorado. In addition to his background in energy efficient construction, he has over a decade of experience in electro-mechanical design and engineering. Greg brings a customer-driven approach to finding solutions that meet customers’ needs, create long-term value and build lasting relationships.
Lead PV Technician
Darin has been in the Roaring Fork Valley for over 20 years, bringing his Midwest work ethic with him. An outdoor lover at heart, he is at home in the backcountry as well as hanging out on steep roof pitches. Three-time winner of the 18 Hours of Fruita Solo on his single speed bicycle, (against a bunch of people on geared bikes) he believes that one should “work hard and play harder”.
Independent Solar Consultant
Cristian has been with Sunsense since 2014 and is the Eagle County residential and commercial sales representative. He is a licensed landscape architect in the State of Colorado and focuses on sustainable design and the use of renewable energy in his projects. After graduating from Harvard University in 1995, he has focused the last 25 years of professional design experience in the Colorado Rockies’ construction industry focusing on resort, institutional, residential and community design. He has completed both the grid-tied and off grid professional certificates from Solar Energy International. Cristian is also a professional musician whose history includes performing with musical icons from Bo Diddley to Leo Nocentelli (The Meters) to Papa Mali, and has songwriting credits with no less than Eric Lindell. His band Babaux and the Peacemakers current release “Lucky 13” is charting at #1 on the national Roots Music Report.
Since joining Sunsense in January of 2006, Jeff has set a high bar in the Design/Engineering Department with over 10 MW of PV project design. Jeff’s career experience includes renewable energy education at Appalachian State University, PV installation in California, and small wind installations in North Carolina. His role at Sunsense includes commercial PV system design and manager of the design team. Jeff has been a NABCEP Certified PV Installer since 2007.
ESS/Power+ Program Project Manager
After working as a snowboard instructor for 18 seasons, Jeremy decided he wanted to do more than just educate people about the environment, he wanted to actively help the renewable energy revolution. Jeremy began his Sunsense career as an installer, then solidified his field experience with Advanced PV System Design training from SEI. He also holds two degrees from Western Washington University, has lived in four countries and speaks three languages.
Supervising Master Electrician
Matt is a 16-year veteran of the solar/storage industry and has been involved in every aspect of EPC operations having sold, designed, built, commissioned and serviced systems ranging from 10W to 5+MW. Since 2020, Matt has been a Colorado licensed Master Electrician for Sunsense. He has both broad and deep knowledge of grid-tied, battery-based and hybrid systems and knows what it takes to safely and successfully complete high quality projects.
Commercial Sales Director
Chris first visited the Roaring Fork Valley in 2004 after graduating from the University of Georgia. In the years that followed, he worked in finance and eventually pursued his passion for renewable energy beginning in 2014 and never looked back. Chris spent time in the field in Georgia learning the ropes of PV and used his financial skills to help clients understand the economic benefits of going solar. The sunny weather, quality of life and trout streams, along with the Sunsense culture, drew Chris back to the area the summer of 2019.
PV System Designer/Drone Pilot
Since joining the Sunsense team in 2019, his career experience has included installation, service, and design. He received his Civil Engineering B.S. degree in 2015 and continued his education in solar with Solar Energy International courses, OSHA and FAA certifications. His current role at Sunsense involves Residential and Commercial PV system design including 3D modeling capability via drone technology. Daniel enjoys spending time playing music, floating the rivers and touring the backcountry with his K9 companion Iko.
Jason recently joined the Sunsense family this spring and has hit the ground running working on one of our biggest projects ever. He has been working with our Master Electrician to help build the new solar field and battery storage project up at CMC. He is extremely passionate about the environment and committed to working toward a more sustainable future. In his off time he has been trying his hand at gardening in the Roaring Fork Valley and volunteering with local farms. Jason loves the environment so much because it has been his playground for most of his life; on the weekends he enjoys all of the rafting, mountain biking, rock climbing, and hiking that Colorado has to offer.
Kusuma hails from Thailand and Indonesia, moved to Colorado in 1994 to attend university and earned a BA in Tourism and Resort Management from Ft. Lewis College. She has worked at our local banks and has provided bookkeeping and accounting services since 2010 for various businesses in the Roaring Fork Valley. Kusuma and her family enjoy all that our mountains have to offer and tries to escape to the beaches whenever possible. She has been with Sunsense since 2019 and is proud to be part of a talented team and environmentally conscious business.
Residential Sales Director
Matthew (Matt) has been in various sales roles for the better part of a decade. The bigger picture of why he is selling something is important to him. Whether it be environmental, to save money, or to move away from finite energy resources he brings experience installing solar and in sales to help customers find the best fit. After work catch him playing ice hockey at one of the local rinks, mountain biking, or on the Nordic ski trails.
PV System Designer
Patrick began his solar career with Sunsense as an installer in 2018 after working as a high school band teacher for 7 years. He is now working as a PV and energy storage system designer and is proud to be playing a part in the solar industry here on the Western Slope. After work, Patrick enjoys getting out of the office and into a raft, kayak, bicycle saddle, hiking shoes, or whatever gets him into the natural beauty surrounding us in the Roaring Fork Valley.
Steve is CoSEIA and NABCEP certified in photovoltaics, and brings his installation experience to his role in assisting our residential and off-grid clients. With a BA in Environmental Studies from Allegheny College in Pennsylvania, Steve is skilled in not only the technical aspects of grid tied and off grid systems, but the environmental, social and economic benefits as well.
Although new to the solar industry, Rory has a rich background in the sustainability field. Most recently working as alcohol distiller focusing on water and energy conservation during the distilling process. With a bachelor’s degree in Sustainable Studies with a Sustainable Business emphasis from Colorado Mountain College, he is equipped with knowledge to help Sunsense achieve even greater environmental, social, and economic goals. As a native of the Roaring Fork Valley, Rory loves spending his time outdoors with his wife and three dogs, and as of just recently their newborn son.