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Day One Solar Inc.

We are a highly focused professional team with low overhead that enables rapid response. When you hire Day One Solar, you get professionals from start to finish. We have no investors or shareholders to keep happy, and can therefore put our customers’ interests first: defining and implementing a solar solution that combines the best return on investment with an affordable and competitive price point.
Day One Solar Inc. is 100% locally owned and operated by longtime construction professional Tony Armor, who has lived in the Santa Cruz Community for decades.
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About Day One Solar Inc.

Our Mission at Day One Solar Inc. is to deliver PV Solar installations on time and on budget for clients in Santa Cruz, Santa Clara and Monterey Counties, who want to own their system, take full advantage of the 30% federal tax credit, and therefore maximize the resultant solar production for their investment. We specialize in both commercial and residential installations.
Year Established
Phone Number
(831) 687-8097

Services Offered

  • Installation
  • Energy Auditing
  • Construction
  • Roofing
  • Electrical Contracting
  • General Contracting
  • Solar Repair & Maintenance
  • Community Solar

Workmanship Warranty

Day One Solar warrants the solar system against defective workmanship for a period of 10 years after substantial completion. This warranty covers the solar system as a whole and provides for no-cost repair or replacement of the solar system, including any associated labor during the warranty period. Day One Solar will be the warranty administrator for the separately included manufacturer warranties for the solar panels, inverters and power optimizers and provide a first line of support on all manufacturer warranty claims. The warranty on Solar Modules is generally described as 25 years for module output; the warranty on inverters is typically 10-12 years, with extension available to 15 to 25 years.


California General Construction Class B, C-10 and Solar C-46
License #987896


a. Worker’s Compensation Insurance. Workers’ compensation and employer’s liability insurance for all employees.
b. Commercial General Liability (CGL) Insurance. Day One Solar carries commercial general liability insurance
c. Automobile Insurance. Automobile liability insurance, including coverage for all owed, hired, and non-owned automobiles


NABCEP certified Installer

Industry Certifications

  • North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners

Manufacturer Certifications

  • Certified Installer

What Customers Are Saying

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5 Reasons I like my Installer

1. I was able to meet with the installer, discuss the pros and cons of the system they were suggesting and understand why they suggested a 1. specific system 2. They installed the system exactly when they said they would. 3. The came back to fix a cosmetic installation problem. 4. I had a very pleasant experience and interaction 5. The installation was professionally done, within the quoted time and with the quality I was expecting. I would recommend Day One Solar to anybody anytime, not one complaint.

Posted by dan on Feb 08, 2015
    • Commercial
    • Solar PV
    • 31.5 kW
    Commercial Solar PV in Live Oak



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