Meet Our Solar Electric Company

Choosing to install a solar system is a big decision. While we are passionate about the benefits of going solar, we understand that homeowners have many options available to them—both in terms of types of solar systems and which Long Island team of solar contractors they choose to work with—so we take our work and our clients very seriously.

When you choose our owner-operated solar system design and panel installation firm, you will work with fellow Long Islanders who are truly experts in the industry, and who are enthusiastic about designing a system that fits your unique circumstances.

Interested in learning more about our solar products or process? Contact us online or call us at 631-757-6984!

What Makes Our Team Different?

Each member of our crew believes in empowering our customers with choices. That’s why our relationship begins with:

  • A free consultation to determine if solar power is right for you
  • A free comprehensive site survey
  • Recommended solar system designs
  • Long- and short-term savings estimates
  • Multiple finance proposals

Once you discover whether or not going solar is right for you, your solar options with Energy By Choice include:

Varying Solar Power Systems

Whether you want to generate solar electric power to efficiently and frugally power your home, or you want a system that produces and stores hot water for use in the kitchen, bath, or laundry, or you want to extend your swimming season with a solar pool heat system, Energy By Choice can design and install a system that works for you!

Different Types of Solar Panels

We offer standard efficiency and high efficiency SunPower solar panels, and are proud to be a SunPower Elite Dealer. Our team can help you determine which kind of solar panel is right for you, and will do so with no-pressure consultations until you feel fully prepared to make the decision that is best for you.

Purchasing or Leasing Financing

When evaluating whether it makes more sense for you to buy or lease a solar power system, our team will help you to determine what your energy bill savings will be, as well as give you solar financing options. Available tax credits may also help defray the cost of the purchase and installation of your solar panels. Whether you lease or buy your solar system, you can do so with $0 down when you work with Energy By Choice.

Our Commitment to You

At Energy By Choice, we are a locally owned business that has been serving Long Island for more sail-good-300x200than 10 years—we’ve stayed around to take care of our customers while many large corporations have come in, installed units while the market was hot, and then left. We believe in no-pressure sales that revolve around an educational experience. We offer responsive, personal service—we’ll keep in touch often, know you on a first name basis, and you’ll be able to reach our management team as soon as you call in.

To work with the Long Island solar contractor with the strongest client-first commitment, contact Energy By Choice now—631-757-6984!

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  • Jerry Baiting Hollow

    As more and more Long Islanders perceive solar energy as a win/win situation, it’s great that there are companies like Energy By Choice who can help make this happen.

  • Matt Wantagh

    Sail and Bruce were awesome, making 5 visits to our home. We wanted to go with a local company instead of one of the big companies. We have not been disappointed with our choice. I highly recommend Energy By Choice! Tell them Matt sent you!

  • Richard Huntington

    I looked at 7 different companies, Energy By Choice was the only one who didn’t shove a contract down your throat. They are local, you are a client not an account number. You meet the owner, he comes to your house. When you call with a question they know who you are. They took care of everything in a timely manner. I highly recommend Energy By Choice.

  • Raymond Port Jefferson Station

    From my first meeting with Sail to the completion of the job, everything was done in a professional manner. I had obtained several estimates from other companies before my meeting with Sail. Sail is the owner of the company, not a sales representative. He was very knowledgeable and patient and answered all my questions.

  • Jennifer East Northport

    We had a wonderful experience with Energy by Choice. They were professional, clean, and extremely honest. Speaking from experience, we researched solar for months and I highly recommend this company. Thank you for everything Sail and team!

  • Arlene Commack

    We met with Sail and he answered all of our questions and concerns. Sail put together a proposal that was perfect for our home and we’re so glad we had his expertise and knowledge to work from. We interviewed another national solar company who was offering a plan that would not have met our needs and would have been a financial disaster for us.

  • Tallyann West Babylon

    I loved the level of professionalism of all the staff from sales, to installation personal and office staff too. My panels look beautiful and the installation appears clean. I highly recommend using Energy by Choice if you are thinking about going solar. They offer the best product and service of any solar company out there.

  • John West Islip

    Great company they all know what they are doing and are very professional. I would recommend this company to anyone who wants to install solar on long island.

  • Jerry Baiting Hollow

    Hopefully solar energy will become a more common option on Long Island for both electric and for hot water. It provides an opportunity to help the environment, contribute to our country’s energy independence and to benefit from the financial savings over time.

  • The Becerra Family Huntington Station

    The whole team is very professional. Sail always answers your questions with professionalism and patience. The crew that installed our panels were on time, efficient, polite and the site was left clean. Our panels are Sunpower, made in USA, which is what we wanted. Energy by Choice were the only ones that offered these panels. Other companies told us we could not afford a system with Sunpower panels and were offering LG panels. Sail offered from the beginning the Sunpower panels.
    Most import of all this is a local company!

  • Sue New Hyde Park

    Energy By Choice installed my solar several years ago and have yet to pay more than the mandatory few cents a day service fee by the electric company, but even that washes out in the end with money I make back at the end of the year. While I have had no problems with my system, I have had questions and Sail Van Nostrand is always attentive to me and responds to my inquiries quickly and professionally. I whole heartedly recommend Energy By Choice to anyone looking for a solar contractor.

  • Bill Brentwood

    A company dealing with its customers as well as Energy by Choice did with me is no accident, it happens from the top down. Sail the owner runs a good ship and it shows! If you own a home on Long Island, I recommend you get solar from Energy By Choice.

  • Anthony Mattituck

    It was a great thrill to see our electric meter running in reverse after the installation of our system. We look forward to many years of gaining some energy independence from the high cost of electric on Long Island.”