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Sandbox Solar - Profile & Reviews

Founded by engineers who have worked in the solar industry, we strive to bring the most value to every project we install.

We are here to customize solar hardware and software for your exact needs.

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  • "Residential Solar Project"

    Reviewed May 24, 2020

    AJ and his whole team at Sandbox Solar did a great job with my solar project. I hightly recommend them for the quality of their work, their agility in providing truly tailored solutions, their very competitive prices and their responsiveness. Now that my system is running, I'm very happy with the performance I'm getting out of it, no more electrical bills and I'm feeling good doing more for our planet.
    Call Sandbox Solar if you want to do the same!

  • "Residential Panels"

    Reviewed May 18, 2020

    Justin and his team at Sandbox Solar were a pleasure to work with. They made the entire process very smooth and were always responsive with questions and updates along the way. It’s a local group and fairly priced. Highly recommend!

  • "Excellent Experience!"

    Reviewed May 18, 2020

    Justin and all of the guys I worked with at Sandbox Solar were great to work with. They kept me updated regularly on the progress of each section throughout the process. I couldn't be more happier with the company and the panels. I highly recommend!

  • "Solar PV installation"

    Reviewed May 14, 2020

    Sand Box Solar installed solar panels on my personal residence. Justin and his crew did a great job. It was done in the time frame that they had given and it was done was done without any change orders.
    I highly recommend them.
    Thomas Beck, AIA, NCARB
    TW Beck Architects

  • "Excellent experience with Sandbox Solar"

    Reviewed May 14, 2020
    "Excellent experience with Sandbox Solar"

    Reviewed May 14, 2020

    Justin and the Sandbox team were great. We had challenges with weather but they got my system up and running as quickly as possible. It looks great (they even painted the connecting equipment to match my house) and I love watching my generation app when the sun shines!

  • "sandbox solar"

    Reviewed May 15, 2019
    "sandbox solar"

    Reviewed May 15, 2019

    this is a 1 year post-install solar review:

    1. ian an aj were very forthcoming and methodical about the entire solar install process. plus just fun to work with. the crew they brought was very professional.
    2. their strength is the electrical design, but surprisingly their construction were top notch as well : the panel attachment point method allowing solar panel expansion/contraction given a thumbs up by an installer doing the house next-door.
    3. best price. by a lot. in fact, i canceled a prior contract before the buyers remorse deadline to go with these guys. good move.
    4. the only negative, probably more of a quibble, is that there is a very small amount of 'clipping' that occurs (they installed a 6kW inverter on a 7.75 kW max power system, but the actual max power is something a bit more than 6kW). but i lose like 3kWh/$0.19 cents a day on sunny nonwinter days due to this !
    5. performance: the system over-delivered 2.5MWh of energy this last year, so i got a small check back from the electrical co-op, in addition to the federal energy rebate for my 2018 taxes, REC buyback from the co-op, and some smart energy credits from my county (eagle). so financially, it has worked out nicely.

    overall, the best recommendation i can give is that i would go with them again, and it would take another installer beating them by several thousand dollars to move away.

    2 people found this helpful
  • "Electrifying!"

    Reviewed Feb 04, 2019

    We found Sandbox Solar on a cold call and were so impressed with their solar philosophy and genuine enthusiasm, that we knew we had found the right company for us.
    Not only did we find Ian and A.J. easy to contact, talk to and work with, they were also quick to respond to any concerns.
    We are ecstatic with and proud of our solar system and would recommend these guys at any moment.

  • "Well done Sandbox Solar!"

    Reviewed Jan 18, 2019

    I met with 3 companies through 'Energysage', (a useful portal). Ian, one of the owners of Sandbox Solar, was the most knowledgable and most helpful of the three. He was not 'sales orientated' and as my system was to be a ground mounted type I appreciated his immediate knowledge. He also had a good knowledge about inverters and possible use of batteries in future.

    Subsequently, I found his partner AJ and the rest of the crew to be enthusiastic and thorough in all of their work. These guys are not the 'Home Depot' of the solar industry, but more like the local 'Ace Hardware'. I'm glad I used them and would recommend them to others

    1 person found this helpful
  • "New 6.0 KW system"

    Reviewed Dec 14, 2017

    I had Sandbox install a new solar panel system on my house this fall. Ian was patient with my indecisiveness and flexible with a few changes I had. There were some hiccups that came along the way but most were not something Ian could foresee. So far so good.

    3 people found this helpful
  • "Great!"

    Reviewed Dec 29, 2016

    Sandbox Solar did a great job installing my home solar system. They systematically discussed what I would want and need, installed it in the time frame they promised, and for the price they promised. They also obtained all the necessary permits for the installation (HOA, City and electric company) for me. Ian and AJ were consistently thoughtful and reliable partners in working with me. They made the process easy and efficient! I would highly recommend Sandbox Solar to anyone thinking about a solar installation for their home.

    8 people found this helpful
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We use the most advanced solar production modeling and efficient design to create the most value from a solar installation. By using top-tier products, our systems are visually attractive and engineered to perform for years to come.

  • Installation
  • Financing
  • Energy Auditing
  • Construction
  • Roofing
  • Electrical Contracting
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  • Community Solar
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  • Solar PV
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Sandbox Solar Headquarters

430 N. College Avenue
Fort Collins, CO
80524 United States

Local Offices (1)

  • 430 North College Ave
    Fort Collins, Colorado 80524

Workmanship Warranty

Continuous active monitoring
5 year full warranty
Lifetime equipment warranty assistance


NCRES (Northern Colorado Renewables Society)
COSSA (Colorado Solar and Storage Association)


Nabcep 032611-52


Full Liability Insurance

States served by Sandbox Solar

  • Colorado CO ,
  • Wyoming WY