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This clean energy stuff is good, hard work.  Maybe it’s right for you.

We’re succeeding by celebrating creativity, collaboration, high energy, hard work, good play and acknowledging that we’ll each make mistakes and learn from them. We know impact. We know fun. Come do both with us.

Business as a Force for Good

A market solution to climate change, SunCommon is a Vermont public benefit corporation and a certified BCorp – committed to the triple bottom line of people, planet and profit.  And yeah, people here do come first.

Benefits

In addition to meaningful work, we provide for our people.  Since SunCommon supports single-payer health care, we pay 100% of health insurance premiums for our beloved employees and their families, and the deductibles too.  100% of dental insurance premiums for them and their families.  Paid time off and holidays. Contribution to retirement or student loans.  Short and long-term disability. Life insurance.  Profit-sharing.  Dog-friendly office. Private lactation room. You get the idea, our employees are the Company, so we care for our people.

Over the past few years, I made a ton of changes to my home to make it more efficient and sustainable — solar panels, heat pumps, weatherization, new windows, you name it. At the time, I wasn't planning on moving and so did all of the upgrades knowing that they'd pay off over time. As it turns out, life changes and I was ready to move faster than I'd planned! I put the house on the market, hoping to get value for all that I’d invested in the house but not sure if buyers would agree. Much to my surprise, I had multiple interested buyers and accepted an offer within 1 week! The buyers knew they wanted an environmental and efficient home, and they were prepared to do the upgrades themselves; finding a home that already had solar and the other work was perfect for them! I knew that my efficiency upgrades would pay for themselves over time. What I didn’t expect, but was very happily surprised to find, was that they also paid for themselves in resale value.
Sivan CotelStonecutter Spirits
SunCommon did a great job, everything was coordinated well. With heat pumps, we were able to reduce our overall heating costs so the payback on those was probably just about three years. We’re about a month shy of a full three years and it’s been great!
Paul LeibleRichmond
Ode to my Solar Array The days of paying electric bills are just a fading memory. Having solar on my home contributes to my harmony. I track my solar gain and credits every single day. And enjoy getting utility bills that I need not have to pay. My credit balance is more than I need so I thought I would start sharing. So my daughter gets a portion, which keeps me in good standing. You can tell I'm sold on solar, and my money was well spent. I recommend you buy your solar system and not consider rent. I love our planet and want to do my part to keep it healthy. Going solar and saving Earth is better than being wealthy.
Deane DudleyJericho
SunCommon did a really fine job for us. We haven’t paid an electric bill since the month we put the panels on. Period. None. And we still have credit... We have 7 Children, 17 Grandchildren. We want that to be a bit of a legacy. We raised our children to appreciate gardens, open land, and nature. I don’t want to see that all disappear in my lifetime. That was a big reason for putting the panels on. Why not use the sun to electrify your home? You don't lose anything on it.
Nick AndrewsSouth Burlington
I liked working with Graham and the rest of the team at Suncommon. I’ve asked a few questions here and there, that’s been great....I get all jazzed when I get the electric bill with nothing on it. We financed it and that process was really simple.
Mike New, Monkton
We went solar to reduce our carbon footprint and become greener. I know SunCommon is a locally founded company and it's a B-Corp so I could trust the ethics of the company. We found that the finances made sense, which we were thrilled about.
Susan Coté
We at Pointe of Praise Family Life Center believe that God created this good earth that we dwell on, and He has commissioned man to be responsible and take care of it. In fulfilling this obligation, we've asked SunCommon to build a Community Solar Array on our property in Kingston, NY. This will provide citizens of all economic standings access to solar power without having to install it on their own properties. NY State has set a goal to have 50% of our energy come from renewable sources by 2030. We are proud to be partners in making this happen.
Rev James ChildsPointe of Praise Family Life Center
Basically the sun is powering our entire house! Sun up to sun down, the canopy is making electricity. We run two heat pumps off of it, they’re just so great.
Eric BeckerGeorgia, VT
This worked out really well, especially with the newborn, whose body temperature gets super hot or super cold really easily. With forced hot air, you crank it, it goes, and then it finds its way out of the house quickly.
Miranda BeckerGeorgia, VT
Glad to be a very small part of the solar power revolution and it is a no-brainer from my point of view. Big fan of clean and green renewable energy these days!
Jim R.Ballston Spa, NY

Transparency 

We bring everyone together each month for an All Company meeting — where we present open-book financials, reveal and discuss plans, celebrate business successes and admit shortcomings — so each employee knows what’s going on in their company and sees their role in our collective impact.  We cater lunch that day, so folks can spend time with each other – especially across teams to generate awareness and appreciation for the many roles and cool people here.

Clean Energy Digs

SunCommon operates out of energy-positive headquarters in Waterbury.  Our building has no furnace, so just doesn’t burn fossil fuel.  The solar panels on the roof and canopies provides all our energy, and then some which we provide to customers in the community.   Electric vehicle charging stations fuel employee cars, the EVs in the company fleet and warehouse forklifts.  Clean energy is happening, now.

Confidential Survey

We annually seek feedback from our employees on what’s working and how to serve them better. This includes benefits, training, work-life balance, the works.

All of Us

Oh, and SunCommon® of course is an equal opportunity employer and we don’t tolerate harassment or other discrimination based upon sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, caregiver status, pregnancy, military or veteran status, race, color, religion, national origin, place of birth, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability or genetic information.  For real.

Open Jobs at SunCommon

See our open positions below. To apply, share your resume and cover letter describing what interests you about this position, why you believe you’d succeed at it and one of your greatest accomplishments. Please do include a cover letter – it helps us get to know you, and for sure we read them.  And lay all of it on us in PDF format (so your stuff is sure to make it through the interwebs).

Get Started

We’re here to help you find your solar solution, whether that be solar at home, at your small business, or on a larger commercial structure. Click the button to get started. Thank you!
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