American Solar has an extraordinary depth of knowledge and experience in solar technology, dating back to the 1980s. That expertise gives our customers the assurance that their solar power, water heating and pool heating systems will be reliable and installed to meet or exceed industry standards.
Meet Our Founder
For over three decades, Mark has been selling, installing and servicing solar energy systems. As one of Florida’s earliest solar contractors, he has led the industry through evolving technologies and installation techniques. Mark also volunteers as a subject matter expert for the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulations solar contractor licensing exam and has earned a bachelor of science degree from Western Michigan University.
Hobbies & Passions
Mark and his wife, Kate, have lived in the Jacksonville area for the past 37 years. Self-proclaimed “hard-core environmentalists,” they buy organic and are avid recyclers. They demonstrate their love for Golden Retrievers by volunteering with G.R.E.A.T. Rescue of Northeast Florida. Mark also enjoys reading, gardening, and DIY projects—earning him the name Mr. Fixit.
“I care not for a man’s religion whose dog and cat are not better off for it.” – Abraham Lincoln