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NexGen Construction - Profile & Reviews

NexGen Construction is a complete design build Electrical and General contracting service. We specialize in the custom design build of Solar Energy Systems. Complimented with Home Emergency / Backup Generator Power and Battery Storage as well as Thermal Solar and other Home Energy Saving Projects and Systems.

We ensure that every Solar Energy System that we design and install specifically meets your needs and that every system is integrated carefully and completely into the building upon which it is installed.
We apply a rigorous process to ensure that your system meets the highest standards for quality and reliability.
We carefully monitor, in real time, the production of each Solar Energy System we design and install. That means you can rest easy knowing that your system is always operating at the optimal level and providing you and your family with the most clean, green solar power it can.
By partnering with NexGen Solar, you will know that the Solar Energy Systems we design, install and maintain will actually produce what they are supposed to produce.
We guarantee it with our “Production Guarantee”.

NexGen Construction was founded by Eric Helgeson. Eric has been a master C-10 licensed Electrician and General B licensed contractor in the high end residential remodeling industry since 1989.
With this experience, we at NexGen Construction believe larger is not better and that local is accountable. As your local and accountable choice, you will meet personally with Eric. He will walk you throughout the entire design and sales process as a friendly consultant to be sure the design and installation of your new Solar Energy System is everything you expect and beyond.
Your project is not complete until you are 100% satisfied.
Our 5 Star reputation depends on it!

Whether your focus is on solid economics or helping to save our environment, make the right choice for your home with NexGen Construction.

11 reviews

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  • "Great Contractor!"

    Reviewed Apr 11, 2021

    It was my original intention to obtain three quotes for installation of my residential solar system. I first contacted Sunrun through Costco. My experience with Costco's in-store salesman was generally positive. That's where the positivity ended - right there in the store. He then scheduled a virtual presentation with their technical staff. That presentation did not go well. The technical staff member started off on the wrong foot by asking me to provide info I had already submitted on-line and emailed to the in store salesman. Then she asked me whether I would like a quote for an outright purchase, a loan or a lease. I requested quotes for all three so I could compare alternatives. She said her software could only provide one quote, not three. During the next hour, I asked numerous questions, many of which the tech salesperson was unable to answer (including why she was proposing to place solar panels on the north facing roof of my home). I followed-up our virtual conversation with a detailed email requesting further information. I never heard from Sunrun again.

    For my next quote, I reviewed solar contractor recommendations on the social media site Next Door. After seeing several positive recommendations for NexGen, I decided to contact Owner Eric Helgeson. He promptly scheduled a virtual meeting with me followed by an in-person meeting at my home, at which time his accompanying staff members surveyed and measured my roof in preparation for coming up with a proposed solar layout. Within a few days, Eric presented me with several digital layouts with different panel quantities and locations. Eric then worked closely with me in coming up with an economically optimal design - not one which overproduces more energy than I need at my expense. He also presented battery options to me, but noted that a battery basically doubles the price of the system, while only providing limited back-up power for essential electrical components during an outage. Eric made it clear that purchasing a battery may not be in my best interest given its very high costs. He suggested a better option might be to install a battery at some future time when costs are likely to drop. Costco/Sunrun did not do this. They only tried to sell me a complete system with a battery at double the price. Once Eric and I agreed on an efficient design, the final price was a few thousand dollars less than Costco/Sunrun's quote (excluding the battery). Eric also uses better quality Enphase equipment and installs micro inverters at each series of panels instead of a single micro inverter for all the panels as Sunrun was proposing (a less costly approach for them but not for the consumer).

    So now, per my original intention, it was time to obtain quote No. 3. However, I was so pleased with Eric's professionalism, honesty and integrity, that I decided to speak to three local references of recent NexGen installations. All were very pleased with his work and had only positive things to say about him and his crew.

    Instead of getting a third quote, I called Eric and told him the job was his. The contracting process was seamless with all documents being signed on-line electronically. Once the contract was signed, Eric handled all the City permitting and coordination with SCE.

    After the City permit was issued, NextGen's crew began work and completed the project in two and a half days. They showed up at my home at the agreed upon time each morning and cleaned up the job site each day before leaving. No problems arose during the time they were at my house and there were no change orders or other surprises.

    When the job was done Eric took the time to answer all my questions and also showed me how to use the Enphase app. The app is very user friendly and can be downloaded onto your smart phone, tablet or computer.

    My system has now been operating for two months without any problems.

    If you are considering the installation of a solar system, I highly recommend you give Eric a call. He and NexGen will not let you down.

  • "NexGen Outstanding Solar Installation"

    Reviewed Feb 10, 2020

    We really enjoyed working with Eric, Zack and crew. Working with Eric is like working with family. He provided exceptional customer service from start to finish. We're very appreciative and the install went great.

  • "Look no further for your solar needs"

    Reviewed Aug 07, 2019

    I cannot say enough great things about NexGen Construction. From the initial informational get together to the installation and final debriefing, NexGen Construction knocked it out of the park. Eric and his team are genuine, approachable and honest. I work the night shift and they went out of their way to accommodate my sleeping pattern and my crazy dogs antics. Eric was able to personalize the solar system, payment plan and installation to my family and my needs and schedule. If you are looking to install solar panels, look no further, you cannot go wrong with NexGen Construction!

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5 Star Google Reviews.

25 year Bumper-to-Bumper 'No Dollar Cost' workmanship warranty.

A Proven Track Record of Customer Satisfaction and Highest Quality Installations with Premium rated equipment.

With a personal touch from your Local and Accountable solar installer.
A NexGen Solar installation will exceed all of your expectations!

  • Installation
  • Financing
  • Roofing
  • Electrical Contracting
  • General Contracting
  • Solar Repair & Maintenance
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Solar Hot Water
  • Solar PV
  • Energy Storage

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Established

2009

NexGen Construction Headquarters

10611 Calle Lee, Ste 137
Los Alamitos, CA
90720 United States

Workmanship Warranty

25 Year Bumper-to-bumper 'No Dollar Cost' workmanship warranty.

Affiliations

5 Star Yelp approved
https://www.yelp.com/biz/nexgen-construction-los-alamitos

Certifications

ICC B1, B2 Certified_________ HERO Approved Contractor/ Financing_____

Licenses

B & C-10: 933867

Insurance

Suretec Indemnity Company

States served by NexGen Construction

  • California CA