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4509 NW 23rd Ave, Suite 20
Gainesville, FL, 32606
United States

(352) 338-8221

The Solar Impact Difference

There's never been a better time to realize your solar energy goals. The following are just some of the reasons home owners and business owners overwhelmingly choose Solar Impact for installation of their solar system.


  • All of our systems are designed by a licensed professional engineer.

There are only 37 NABCEP certified solar contractors in the State of Florida. Of these, only a handful are licensed professional engineers. Of that handful, Barry Jacobson is the only one with a PhD in Engineering.

  • Our installation team is led by our project manager, Richie Wilhoit. Richie is a 10-year army veteran with a Master's Degree from UF in Building Construction.

The Solar Impact team brings over 55-years of construction experience with a special emphasis in roofing, electrical, and solar photovoltaic. Dave Peebles, our in-house electrician, has personally led the electrical installation of over 50% of the solar electric systems installed in the Gainesville area.

  • We Carry all of the necessary insurance with one very important additional coverage

Because every one of our systems is designed by a licensed Professional Engineer, each system carries a $1 million Errors and Omissions policy to cover the remote possibility of any error or flaw in the system design.

  • The Largest Solar Energy Company in North Central Florida

Top ten in the State of Florida.

  • Our Client List Is A "Who's Who" of area business and civic leaders

Solar Impact clients include: The US Air Force (Tyndall Base), The University of Florida (multiple projects), Santa Fe College,  Gainesville Regional Airport, The Department of Veteran's Affairs (Bay Pines), McGurn Management Company (multiple projects, including the largest solar installation in Ocala), Central Florida Electric Coop, Mike Warren/AMJ, Inc. The Florida Museum of Natural History, Alachua County Libraries (multiple projects), The Alachua County School District (multiple projects), Gleim Publications, Oaks Veterinary Clinic, Millhopper Montessori School, Avera & Smith Law Firm, Dell Graham Law Firm, Pinnacle Point Apartments, NanoSonic, Gainesville Job Corps, and over 125 residential clients.

  • Company founders are long-time Gainesville residents, and both are PhD graduates (Engineering and Economics)

  • we plant trees for every home/business that goes solar

For every home that goes solar with us, we plant 500 trees in Alachua County. For businesses that make the switch to solar, we plant 1000 trees. Trees are one-year-old long leaf pines, grown in North Central Florida, and planted in the Little Orange Creek Preserve in Hawthorne Florida by the Alachua Conservation Trust.