St. Louis Custom Solar Panels
Here at EFS Energy, we put the Earth First in Solar by personally customizing and installing solar panel arrays for homes and businesses across the Midwest. Our custom solutions are built for individuals who want to go solar whatever the reason – whether it be environmental/social or purely economic.
Whatever situation, we can create a solution just for you!
If you think solar could be a good investment opportunity for you, the next step is to do it right by having the knowledgeable professionals at EFS evaluate your goals and design a solar system that fits your needs. Our accuracy and efficiency is unmatched in the industry due to our long-standing passion for bringing smart renewable energy to Missouri, Illinois, and beyond. By keeping our consulting, design and build services all in-house, we are able to maintain a high level of quality control and efficiency.
About our Founder
Paul McKnight, the owner and founder of EFS, began shaping his company in 2011. Before then, he graduated from Southern University of Illinois Carbondale with a B.S. in Chemistry and a minor in Environmental Studies. As an ardent conservationist and entrepreneur, he saw great opportunity to make a difference in the environment by jumping into the solar industry.
Paul is also passionate about creating jobs in the local economy. With the inception of EFS Energy, he and his employees strive to be the Midwest’s leading solar panel design and installation firm.
About the Team
EFS is proud to be a grassroots organization comprised of dedicated team members, each with their own individual set of skills that strengthen our cause. We operate without the funding of large sponsors, because we believe in a community-focused and personal approach to the solar industry. We also are not beholden to any one equipment manufacturer or vendor. By maintaining relationships and accounts with multiple distributors, we are able to to work freely, customizing your system for your situation.
Our team has come together from all over the midwest to the St. Louis area to begin affecting this energy revolution. We are enthusiastic about continuing our own education to remain on the cutting edge of this cultural and economical movement in our nation. As such, each employee has an ongoing commitment to continuing education in their respective field(s) of expertise.
Certifications & Affiliations
EFS Energy employs NABCEP certified professionals and is affiliated with the Missouri Solar Energy Industry Association (MOSEIA), The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), Ameren Missouri Trade Ally Network, and we are members of several local Chambers of Commerce. We also take pride in the ability to provide our customers with LED Lighting Upgrades and Home Energy Performance services with our in-house BPI-certified professional.
Educating the Community
We also enjoy spending time educating the public about energy usage and solar systems. You will find Paul McKnight and our passionate employees speaking at schools or community events on how solar panels work, the evolution of this energy efficient technology, and the environmental benefits of solar systems. We do this because we believe community outreach and education is vital for reducing environmental degradation and leaving a healthier planet for our children.
We treat every project, large or small, with the utmost care and attention. In addition to designing and installing solar panel systems, we also provide services in LED lighting upgrades, skylighting, and increasing home energy performance with our energy audits.
Contact us today to start getting money back in your pocket by putting the Earth First in Solar!