Sun Dog Solar Services

(“Perro Del Sol” - Sistemas Solares)


                               About our Services:

Sun Dog Solar Services: system design, consultation, and installation for off grid and grid tied solar electric, and solar water heating in Mexico. Free site visit and consultation in the Vallarta, Cabo Corrientes, and Guanajuato areas. Consultation and Design Services for all other parts of Mexico. All systems designed and installed to U.S. Code and NABSEP standards. Find out how you can put the sun to work for you, saving money over the long term while reducing your carbon footprint! Be sure to contact Sun Dog Solar Services before building in order to integrate passive solar cooling and other low cost building considerations.

Who we are: Owner Dan Gair is NABSEP trained solar consultant currently residing in Mayto Mexico, in the state of Jalisco, South of Puerto Vallarta. Dan is backed by a network of engineering and solar supply specialists in both the U.S. and Mexico. Together, the team at Sun Dog Solar Services works to explore all design and sourcing options in order to provide the most cost effective solar service in Mexico.

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Why  Solar, Why Now: While the conditions for developing solar in Mexico are ripe, there are many obstacles including access to and cost of system components, lack of rebates or other incentives, and inconsistencies in national grid connection and buyback programs. This is changing however, as the Calderón government moves to embrace new programs and equipment importation and in-country production of solar equipment increases. Foreign programs such as the German sponsored “25,000 Solar Roofs” project has helped spur interest in use of solar on a national level. Locally here in Cabo Corrientes, Jalisco, Owner Dan Gair in working in concert with the municipal government of El Tuito and Bob Johnson of the Medicine Hat Rotary Club in Alberta Canada to build the first solar powered school in the region. Dan is also currently preparing to open Camping Sol Y Mar (Camping Sol Y Mar), Mexico’s first completely off grid, solar RV camping and tenting park as well as volunteering his services for installation of Cabo Corrientes first solar school project in nearby Tehua Mixtle. Numerous other volunteer and foreign aided solar projects are springing up around the country.

If you are considering either retrofitting your home or preparing to build anew, we hope you’ll contact Sun Dog Solar Service to discuss how we might be able to help you get started!

Owner Dan Gair installing a 2.4KW off-grid system at “Camping Sol y Mar”, Cabo Corrientes, Jalisco, Mexico