Contractors for Phase 3
Solarize Salem is pleased to announce our 2012 Contractors:
Benton Electric Inc., was established in 1967. Benton Electric is located between Albany and Corvallis. Union Hall (IBEW Local 280). Jerry Sheffield has been with Benton electric 41 years. Janet Sheffield began working for the company in 1989 and currently holds the office of Secretary-Treasurer. Their daughter Nancy has been the Office Manager since 1980. Neil, their son, employed since 1981 is a Supervising Journeyman Electrician, and a graduate of Oregon State University. Jerry’s nephew, Travis Sheffield , is a graduate of Oregon State University as well, and has been a Project Coordinator and Senior Estimator since 1989.
Paul Israel founded Sunlight Solar Energy, Inc in 1988. He opened Sunlight Solar Energy in Redmond in 1997 and then moved the company to Bend in 2003. He co-founded the Central Oregon Green & Solar Home Tour as well as the Bend Bio-fuels Cooperative, both of which are still in existence and thriving today. Additionally, Paul was also one of the first individuals to become a Licensed Renewable Energy Technician (LRT) in the state of Oregon and currently sits on the board of directors for Oregon SEIA.