“Solar Landscape made going solar simple. Their proposal was clearly presented, they helped us secure our incentives, and they completed the project on time, on budget, and without any issues."
“As a responsible organization that works with children, our conscience guides us to make every reasonable effort to protect our environment. Using our roof for a solar installation was an easy way for us to support our environmental ideals. By owning this project and selling us energy at a lower cost than the utility, Solar Landscape is providing us with energy savings that will go to supporting our mission.”
Retail and corporate businesses have cut electricity costs, locked in long term electricity rates, taken advantage of tax benefits and taken a giant step toward energy independence by harvesting the power of the sun. Whether fulfilling sustainability initiatives, or achieving an attractive ROI, we help businesses benefit from clean, renewable solar energy.
Nourison is a diversified producer and importer of handmade area rugs and a leading multi-category resource in the floor covering market. Solar Landscape provided full-service solar integration for their Saddle Brook, NJ Corporate Headquarters. In addition to cost savings, the decision to go solar aligned with their Nourison’s sustainability goals and vision of corporate governance.
Peykar Family Properties, owner of Nourison Rugs and commercial properties in New Jersey, partnered with Solar Landscape on rooftop solar installations on two of its properties: 658 kW DC at Nourison's Headquarters in Saddle Brook and a 2.8 MW DC system at a distribution facility it leases to a major fashion brand in Wayne. In addition to cost savings, the decision to go solar aligned with their Nourison’s sustainability goals and vision of corporate governance. Solar Landacpe provided development, design and installation services to Peykar Family Properties, which elected to own the system outright.
General Plumbing Supply has been a leading resource to contractors for top-of-the-line plumbing, heating, HVAC, and industrial supplies for over 100 years. As part of an effort to reduce General Plumbing Supply’s environmental footprint, it worked with Solar Landscape to install 129 kilowatts (kW) of solar on 10,700 square feet of roof-top space across two of its stores over the last three years. Together the systems will offset nearly 100 metric tons of carbon annually – the same amount sequestered by 125 acres of U.S. forests in a year. The 60 kW system on its Green Brook store is expected to produce enough energy to meet 92 percent of its demand while the 69 kW system on its City of Orange store will meet 100 percent of demand. Installing solar on its Orange location tied in with a $50,000 roof replacement.
Since starting as a family owned business in 1971, Driscoll Foods has grown to become one of the largest independent food service distributors in the tri-state area. Solar Landscape built a 3.9 MW system on the company’s state of the art 550,000 square foot facility in Wayne NJ. Driscoll owns the system and will take advantage of the federal tax incentives and state issued solar renewable energy credits (SRECs) the system produces.
Founded 55 years ago, Individualize Shirts is America's largest custom dress shirt maker. Driven by an interest in reducing their impact on the environment and reducing energy costs, the company worked with Solar Landscape to develop, design and install a 537 kW DC rooftop and ballasted ground-mount system on a parking lot adjacent to their building. The system is expected to meet around 70 percent of the company's energy demand. Individualized Shirts took advantage of PSEG's solar loan program to finance the purchase of the system.
Since 1951, Valcor Engineering has designed and manufactured fluid control components, motion control components and systems. Solar Landscape provided full-service solar integration for their Springfield, NJ Corporate Headquarters. The 826.5 kw DC system has over 2,200 modules and will produce over 900,000 killowatt hours of electricity. In addition to cost savings, the decision to go solar aligned with Valcor’s sustainability goals and their vision of a cleaner environment and being a solid neighbor within their community.
Perfect Finishing is a print finishing company providing foil stamping, binding and embossing. The company worked with Solar Landscape to develop, design and install rooftop installations for two of its manufacturing facilities. Going solar contributes to the company’s sustainability objects while benefitting the business bottom line. The energy savings resulting from the solar installation, which the company will own, directly reduces Perfect Finishing’s operating costs.
Formosa Plastics Corporation, U.S.A. (Formosa Plastics), a vertically-integrated supplier of plastic resins and petrochemicals with an annual revenue of more than $5 billion worked with Solar Landsacpe to develop, design and install a 1.28 MW DC rooftop and carport system on its headquarters in Livingston, NJ. Formosa Plastics’ decision to power its headquarters with solar power aligns with the company’s commitment to making its facilities, starting with its manufacturing plans in Louisiana and Texas, the most efficient and technologically advanced in the industry. Formosa Plastic’s solar energy system will offset more than 900 metric tons of carbon annually – the same amount offset by taking nearly 200 cars off the road for a year. Solar Landscape designed Formosa Plastics’ solar energy system to utilize as much rooftop space across its three distinct rooftops as possible and coupled it with six solar carports on its parking lot, resulting in a solar rooftop and six solar carport installation that meets around 40 percent of the facility’s annual energy demand.
RPM Warehouse is a 25-year-old public warehousing and transportation company with over 1 MM sq. ft of food grade and general warehousing space in the ports of New York/New Jersey and Norfolk, Virginia. The cargo it handles includes green coffee beans, tea, spices, liquor, non-perishable grocery, paper goods, and lumber. The RPM 480.38 kW DC solar PV system we designed adn installed in Edions NJ, will offset 100% of the company’s usage and electrcity expense. The system's purchase produced dollar for dollar tax credits equal to 30% of the system cost and 85% depreciation of the total system investment.
Solar Landscape provided solar construction services on 8.7 MW DC of rooftop systems across 11 BJ's stores throughout New Jersey.
Solar Landscape provided solar construction services on 1.4 MW DC of rooftop system across 5 Preferred Freezer locations throughout New Jersey.
Solar Landscape provided solar construction services on a 1.4 MW DC rooftop system for a Pratt Industries, which manufacturers 100 percent recycled corrugated boxes and displays.
Solar Landscape provided solar construction services on a 1 MW rootop system for Taro Pharmaceuticals
Target is a Fortune 500 company and the second largest department store in the United States with more than 1,800 retail stores nationwide. The company has made a commitment to be a leader in the global push toward renewable energy solutions. The 419 kW DC solar pv system in Windsor CT is made up of 1,710 panels and generates approximately 500,000 kWh of electricity each year. In addition to providing the company with a substantial reduction in energy costs, the solar system reduces greenhouse gas emissions equivalent to 130 tons of waste being recycled instead of landfilled - each and every year it is in service.
Solar Landscape provided solar construction services on a 400 kW rooftop system on Bloomingdale's White Plains store
Cinemark Theatres is a movie theatre chain owned by Cinemark Holdings, Inc. operating throughout the Americas. In September 2014, The Cinemark location in Rochester, NY was part of a larger national rollout of Cinemark’s solar installations. The theatre connected 315 kilowatts of solar power from a rooftop installation after the installation of more than 1,200 solar panels. Cinemark’s solar system will prevent over 10 million pounds of carbon dioxide emissions from being released into the atmosphere over the life of the system.
Solar Landscape provided solar construction services on an 860 kW rooftop system for Napoli Foods' distribution center. Napoli Foods is a family-owned and operated food wholesaler and distributor.
An early adopter of renewable solar energy, DiCarlo Food Service installed a 902.77 kW DC solar panel system at thier Long Island facility in the summer of 2013. Consisting of 3,058 - 295-watt solar panels it showcases the company's on-going commitment to environmental health and sustainability. Their project will result in a reduction of 807 metric tons of CO2 emissions per year.
ESPN is a U.S. based global cable and satellite sports television channel founded in 1979 that broadcasts primarily from studio facilities located in Bristol, Connecticut. Solar Landscape completed construction of a 663 kW DC solar system made up of 2,688 solar panels on the rooftop of ESPN North Campus in Bristol. The system should generate approximately 796,000 kWh of clean electricity each year. This production will offset the annual equivalent of 562 metric tons of carbon dioxide, 1,306 barrels of oil consumed, or 62,962 gallons of gasoline.
Solar Landscape provided construction services on a 412 kW rooftop system for Electro Methods, an aerospace component engineering firm.
Fillo Factory in Northvale NJ is a family owned business specializing in organic, all natural Fillo based products from appetizers to entrees. The company's solar energy project is made up of 2,418 solar panels which generate 592kWh of electricity; enough to power more than 45 homes each year. In addition to the cost savings benefits, Fillo's solar system reduces greenhouse gas emissions equal to more than 1,000,000 miles driven by average passenger vehicles every year.
Solar Landscape provided construction services on a 385 MW carport system for Gateway Church on Staten Island
Solar Landscape developed, designed and built a 95 kW roof-top installation for Zelouf International, a fashion textile importer.
The Kaufman Astoria Studios is a historic movie studio located in the Astoria section of the New York City borough of Queens. It is home to New York City's only backlot, which opened in December 2013. In March of 2016, Solar Landscape completed installation of 373 rooftop solar panels on the studio’s 18,000 square foot rooftop. The solar voltaic system will prevent 93 metric tons of CO2 being released into the atmosphere annually; equivalent to taking 100 cars off the road each year.
Permadur Industries is a family owned company started in 1972 that operates out of its Hillsborough, NJ location. For more than 40 years Permadur Industries has been recognized as an industry leader in providing superior quality below the hook lifting devices. Permadur’s 129.8 kW DC solar PV system is made up of 412 panels and generates approximately 155,000 kWh of electricity each year. This system has a one-year carbon offset equivalent to 2,990 tree seedlings grown for 10 years.
Anderson International Foods is a dynamic and fast-growing kosher cheese company based in Jersey City, NJ whose products can be found in the largest retailers nationwide. In 2017, Anderson’s 402 solar panel project was completed by Solar Landscape. The 136.68 kW DC system will produce approximately 170,000 kWh of electricity each year. Even a system this size has a dramatically positive impact on the environment. The electricity produced by Anderson’s solar PV system has a annual carbon offset equal to that produced by 150 acres of forest.
Industrial companies are heavy energy users and gain tremendous cost savings from renewable solar energy. Projects ranging from manufacturing plants, food processors and storage facilities save thousands each much in energy costs - freeing up resources for new equipment and other capital projects.
Solar Landscape provided solar construction services for a 5.4 MW DC ground-mount community solar project. At the time of completion it was the largest community solar project in the state.
Solar Landscape provided solar construction services on a 1.2 MW ground-mount system built atop Hamden's old landfill. The town will purchase energy from the project owner through a Power Purchase Agreement.
In December of 2015, Solar Landscape installed nearly 3,000 solar panels at the Derby CT landfill. By installing solar energy at no cost, the township has transformed formerly unusable land into an environmental asset that brings clean, renewable solar energy to the community. The 26 rows of solar panels will generate more than $1 million dollar in cost savings to the township.
New York's Oneida County turned two parcels of unused land into a 5.2-megawatt (MW) solar system at no cost to taxpayers. Solar Landscape installed a ground mount system consisting of more than 17,000 solar panels. The system is expected to save the county approximately $5.8 million dollars and protect them for future energy pricing volatility over the 25-year term of the agreement.
A pour-in-place ballasted ground system was utilized in the installation of a nearly 1 MW solar PV system on a municipal landfill site in Patterson NY. The goal of the community was to use otherwise unusable land to create cost savings for the township while having a positive impact on the environment. It would take more than 16 million tons of burned coal to produce the eleltrical power generated from the landfill’s solar system over the next twenty years.
Solar energy provides a no-cost opportunity to provide immediate cost relief to these organizations by drastically reducing their electricity expenses. Schools and non-profits benefit from reduced electric costs and locked-in future energy expenses making budgeting and cash flow projections more accurate. Renewable energy initiatives positively impact the community by reducing the greenhouse gas emissions released into the atmosphere.
Founded in 1946 1st Cerebral Palsey of New Jersey is a pioneer in providing educational and therapeutic services for students with a variety of special needs. Being located in an older building, the school was facing the costly issue of needing to replace its roof. Solar Landscape helped the school replace its aging roof and install a 190 kilowatt system without any upfront costs. Solar Landscape is providing energy, at a savings to the school, through a Power Purchase Agreement.
Newmark K-8 and Newmark High School are state-approved, private schools located in a state-of-the-art facility in Scotch Plains, NJ. The school serves students ages 5-21 who are strong academically, but live with autism spectrum disorders, mood disorders, anxiety disorders, attention issues and other developmental disabilities. In order to reduce electricity expenses for the school, Solar Landscape constructed a 324 kW DC system producing more than 380,000 killowatt hours of electricity annually. The design, construction and maintenance of the system are completed at no cost to the school and they will purchase electricity from Solar Landscape at a 45% reduction from their utility pricing.
The Jewish Educational Center’s 800 students will be learning under lights powered by rooftop solar energy systems at their two locations. Combined, the systems total nearly 560 kilowatts, which have been generating enough electricity to meet as much as 75 percent of the JEC’s energy demand at the location on 330 Elmora and 55 percent at the location on 35 North. The JEC has served Elizabeth, New Jersey, and surrounding communities for nearly 80 years, providing Torah and Secular education to students from Nursery through 12th grade. By powering their facilities with solar energy, the JEC is expected to offset 500 metric tons of carbon emissions from conventional energy production each year, which is the same amount emitted from driving 1,200,000 miles. JEC is contributing to creating a cleaner environment for the younger generation in its community. Solar Landscape developed, designed, installed and owns and will operate the systemd. JEC will purchase the power produced from Solar Landscape at a price lower than the utility charges through a 20 year Power Purchase Agreement.
The Morris Hills Regional District is a comprehensive regional public-school district that consists of two four-year public high schools serving four suburban communities in Morris County, New Jersey, United States. The school board decide to increase the amount of the solar array on their high schools. The new system – a combined 1.64 MW DC - is made up of 4,377 panels and will generate approximately 2 million kWh of electricity each year. In addition to providing the school district with a substantial reduction in energy costs, the solar system significantly reduces the school’s carbon footprint by reducing greenhouse gas emissions. It would take 1,558,122 of burned coal annually to provide the same amount of power.
Summit Speech School, a New Jersey Early Intervention provider for children who are deaf or hard of hearing, announced its New Providence NJ facility would be transitioning to solar power in October of 2018. The school cannot take advantage of the tax incentives so they have entered into a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Solar Landscape to reduce their electricity costs by 60% and prevent future price increases.
In October of 2014 Solar Landscape celebrated the completion of a 6,950 photovoltaic solar array that will annually generate 2.6 million kilowatt hours of electricity for Skidmore College in Saratoga, NY. That’s enough power to meet 12 percent of Skidmore’s needs and reduce greenhouse gas emissions by the equivalent of taking 412 automobiles off the road each year.
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