Namasté Solar (NS) was founded in 2004 and is a leading solar photovoltaic contractor and consultant in Colorado. We provide PV design, engineering, installation, maintenance, and consulting services to residential, commercial, builder, non-profit, and government customers throughout the U.S. Our mission is to propagate the responsible use of solar energy, pioneer conscientious business practices, and create holistic wealth for ourselves and our community.
Namasté Solar’s unique, values-based business model includes employee ownership, democratic decision-making, community collaboration, open communication, an innovative solar grant program, zero-waste initiatives, educational programming, and holistic profit measurement. The company maintains high ethical standards among employees, customers, and the community. Committed to positive social change, Namasté Solar prioritizes “doing the right thing” above all else for all stakeholders.
The leading solar company in Colorado, Namasté Solar has been recognized for superior customer service, conscientious business practices, a commitment to green building, community philanthropy, and for its positive and productive work environment. Namasté Solar annually donates 20% of company profits to its innovative Corporate Responsibility Plan. As part of its mission to give back to the community, Namasté offers full and matching grants, sponsorships, and in-kind donations. Since 2005, over 100KW of solar PV systems have been donated to community organizations. Grant recipients have included Alliance for Sustainable Colorado, Colorado Coalition for the Homeless, The Emergency Family Assistance Association, Environmental Center of the Rockies, and the Humane Society of Boulder Valley.
In early 2010, Namasté Solar was awarded LEED Gold certification from the U.S Green Building Council for the company’s main office located in North Boulder. Some of the building highlights include renovating an existing building using recycled and reclaimed building materials, fuel-efficient vehicles, water efficiency, daylight responsive lighting controls, zero-waste recycling and compost center, open work stations made from 90% recycled content (a non-cubicle culture), and two solar photovoltaic systems (2.26kW awning system and 7.2kW roof system).