Smith & McClain - Profile & Reviews

Primary Lines of Business

  • Installer

  • Builder

  • Electrical Contractor

Smith & McClain - Profile & Reviews

Primary Lines of Business

  • Installer

  • Builder

  • Electrical Contractor

Additional Services Offered

Additional Services Offered
  • Installation
  • Energy Auditing
  • Construction
  • Electrical Contracting
  • General Contracting
  • Solar Repair & Maintenance
  • Community Solar

Why Work With Us

Why Work With Us

Smith & McClain is a solar and design-build company based out of Bristol, Vermont. Deeply rooted Vermonters make up our team of energy experts, installers, and master electricians. Our full-service approach allows you to enjoy access to high quality products, and a seamless and straightforward experience at a very competitive price. We also offer excavation services at affordable rates on residential jobs. We install helical piers from Goliathtech VT instead of concrete piers, giving a cleaner installed look and a lower cost of embedded energy for our clients, compared to concrete.

More About Us

More About Us

Based in Bristol, and serving central Vermont, Smith and McClain offers high-quality construction and solar energy services. We are a general contractor that specializes in residential construction, solar power systems, electrical services, and energy efficiency. At Smith & McClain, our goal is to provide customers with the highest quality construction while employing responsible building practices with a focus on energy efficient design and the appropriate use of renewable energy technologies. We design projects to fit the needs and goals of our clients. Whether a client wants to reduce their fossil fuel reliance by transition to solar energy or design for reduced energy demands overall (or both), our goal is to listen. Our experience, integrity, service and unparalleled craftsmanship allow us to meet our client's expectations.

Technology Offered

Technology Offered
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Solar PV
  • Energy Storage

Associated Suppliers

Associated Suppliers

Technology Brands

CED Greentech

Green Mountain Electric Supply

Reviews from Our Community

Reviews from Our Community
5 Reviews
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PC Medic of Vermont
"Excellent customer servvice & reliable results."
Reviewed Jul 18, 2018
"Excellent customer servvice & reliable results."

My wife and I hired Smith & McClain to install a solar tracker. Their electrician team ran all the wiring precisely where we requested. The installers did not mind that we periodically interrupted them with questions. "Oh you're fine, we want our customers to be involved in our projects." ...

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tonysettel
"23 Panel array"
Reviewed May 31, 2018
"23 Panel array"

Fabulous service from Smith & McClain. Very professional. Highly recommend!

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dwyandell
"Great to work with"
Reviewed May 22, 2018
"Great to work with"

Smith & McClain installed a tracker for us and we had a great experience working with them. No issues, surprises, or concerns, they were efficient, polite and knowledgeable from initial consultation through installation and long-term followup. Our utility doesnt pay back for annual generation beyond what's used, so it was ...

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ibis333
"30 Panel Solar Array"
Reviewed May 03, 2018
"30 Panel Solar Array"

Smith and McClain were very easy to work with, really listened to what we were looking for, and designed a system that works. Our system is surpassing our expectations, and was a much better deal in the end than what we could have gotten elsewhere, thanks to their advice on ...

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ryandell
"Great choice"
Reviewed May 02, 2018
"Great choice"

I installed a solar tracker on my farm 3 years ago. Caleb Elder was most responsive to survey the property first to determine enough sunlight, best placement, and appropriate size tracker for my history of electrical usage. The installation was done in 2-3 days. Given the distance from the house ...

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