A&R Solar is a leading solar installer in the Pacific Northwest. We employ passionate, talented people who want to do the right thing for our customers and the environment.
A&R is a B-Corporation committed to the highest quality in all areas and continually innovating in a growing industry. We are also employee-owned and have 11 employee-owners. As one of the first contractors specializing in solar installations in Washington State, A&R Solar has dedicated itself to developing the best practices for the region.
We started A&R Solar with the idea of changing the way business was done in the world. We wanted to build a business structure that focused on respect for our employees, our customers, our community, and our planet. We believed that by aligning our personal values with our business, we would achieve incredible results. Our efforts are proving true.
An unyielding commitment to quality combined with a deep care about the happiness and growth of our employees pays off in other meaningful ways. A&R Solar won in the Workforce Development category of the 2015 King County Executive’s Small Business Awards and was a finalist for the Puget Sound Business Journal’s 2015 Washington’s Best Workplaces. In 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016 A&R was recognized by the Puget Sound Business Journal as one of Washington’s Top 100 Fastest Growing Companies. We are continually recognized as a Top 500 Solar Contractor by Solar Power World, and in 2015 and 2016 were ranked the #1 Solar Contractor in Washington.
Social and Environmental Good
B Corporations are a new kind of company which uses the power of business to solve social and environmental problems. Certified B Corporations meet higher standards of social and environmental performance, transparency, and accountability.
As one of the first contractors dedicated to solar installations in Washington State, A&R Solar empowers its customers in the Pacific Northwest by helping them take their energy futures into their own hands while minimizing their carbon footprints.
We conduct business on a Triple Bottom Line model, measuring success by the social, environmental, and economic impacts we make. By delivering solar energy solutions to homeowners, local governments, and businesses, our activities are slowing the destructive effects of climate change. And at the same time, our customers are gaining energy independence while supporting a local, green economy. This can be seen as a win-win-win, with the results being a cleaner, safer planet, increased energy independence, and a robust local economy.
A&R Solar installations work. We promise. You’re choosing to make a difference, and we’re backing you all the way.
For most of our residential projects, we include our industry-leading “Perfect 10” Warranty, which includes a 10-year Workmanship Warranty, our 10-year Production Guarantee, and our 10-year Free Equipment Replacement Program.
To learn more about our highest performance guarantee or find out how solar can save you money, contact us today.
Our Guiding Principles
Our mission is to be the best at what we do while leading with the values that make our employees proud to work here and our customers proud to hire us. We strive to live these principles on every job and with every customer.
1. People First.
We will invest in our people first, and foster a culture that supports employee growth, because we believe the best way to exceed client expectations is through a superior workforce.
2. A Collaborative Environment.
Great teams deliver great results, so we will hire the best people, encouraging them to think and solve problems using collaborative and innovative thinking.
3. Details Matter.
We will listen carefully to what our customers want, and pay close attention to the details of each project so we can deliver solutions that satisfy a specific set of needs and expectations.
4. Commitment to Craft.
We will apply the highest standards of excellence to deliver the most reliable and dependable finished products, and always stand behind our work.
5. Honor Our Future.
We offer products and services that align with our values and our customers’ values to ensure we are making positive impacts in our communities and the environment for generations to come.
6. Be Genuine.
We will earn our customers’ loyalty and respect by explaining each project outcome honestly and upfront, with a friendly and informative voice.
7. Integrity Matters.
Our actions and decisions will be guided by our values, and made in the best interest of our clients, to build relationships based on trust.