Fire Mountain Solar LLC

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Updated: 07 April 2024

Installing solar since 2001

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4.74 from 130 Reviews

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Joe Springer | Mount Vernon, Washington | 06/22/2024

Affordable, efficient and responsive

I had 3 solar outfits bid the job. One national outfit was astronomically more and Fire Mountain and the other were almost exactly the same. I decided to go local, and I’m glad I did. We have had a bunch of contractors and vendors at our house as we try to rehab it and I’ve grown used to unresponsiveness, delays, excuses, and unclear bids. Fire Mountain has been the one exception. They were responsive and helpful, there were no overruns. They ended up having an earlier opening and said they had a 3 day window where they could fit us in. I thought to myself “3 days” for a pretty large solar project, this is gonna drag on. Sure enough they banged it out in 3 days, left no mess, and even after the inspection they were out the next day to square away the small things the inspector wanted. In the last year I have had plumbers, HVAC, builders, electricians, landscapers, fence guys, etc at our house and Fire Mountain was not only the best experience, but probably the best in every category (responsiveness, timeliness, cost, professionalism, etc). I don’t do a lot of 5 star reviews but this is an easy one.

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unhappy guy | Ellensburg, Washington | 10/23/2013

Horrible service and installation

I hired FMS 8 years ago to install a hybrid solar/ wind system and Tim did nothing right in the installation. He told me the wrong wire size to bury for the wind turbine ($1,500), wrong size pipe for the solar rack ($400), and the wiring is a mess. right now I am working with an electrician to get it all cleaned up and I'm looking at another $5,000 to get that done. <br />Before you hire FMS, do some research and find a quality installer.

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Reply from Fire Mountain Solar LLC: We are sorry to hear that you were unsatisfied with your experience using us as your solar contractor in 2005. Tim would welcome the opportunity to review a report from your electrician as to the specifics of his findings, and to discuss any issues with you. <br /><br />Our goal is for every client to be satisfied with their experience using us as their solar contractor, and we sincerely regret that was not your experience.

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Bayhill | Burlington, Washington | 04/07/2024

Challenging Solar Implementation

I have several tall trees to the south of my home and finding the right mix of panels and the right angles of exposure was a challenge. Fire Mountain Solar performed a very thorough review of my roof and came up with a great plan. I am already producing kwh about as much as I use, and this is not the best time of year. I am confident that the design from Fire Mountain Solar will completely offset ALL of my electricity usage. Their installers were very professional, and they took great care of my roof and gutters.

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Reply from Fire Mountain Solar LLC: We are thrilled to hear that you are happy with our service and the system we designed and installed for you. We love projects that give us a chance to problem solve to provide clients with the best solutions. Thank you for selecting us as your contractor.

Cyrus Rafii | Mount Vernon, Washington | 03/25/2024


Fire Mountain did a great job on my roof top solar installation. The staff are very courteous and responsive. Prices were lower than a few other bids I received.

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Reply from Fire Mountain Solar LLC: Cyrus, thank you for your positive feedback, and we are delighted to hear that you are happy you chose us as your solar contractor. We sincerely appreciate your business.

Mario | Lynnwood, Washington | 02/02/2024

Solar install with net metering

We had a really good experience with Fire Mountain. No high pressure tactics, we were put in contact with a technical person when we had more questions about different options, and we were quickly given estimates for the different setups we were looking for. The team was accurate with their estimated install dates and length and were in contact with me throughout the process. Fire mountain also took care of permits and submitting net metering applications to my utility. We haven’t had any issues with our system since it was installed, and have been seeing the solar credit in our electric bill each month. We recommend Fire Mountain.

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Reply from Fire Mountain Solar LLC: Mario, thank you so much for kind feedback. We are thrilled to hear that you are so satisfied after selecting us for your solar contractor. If you have any questions in the future please let us know. We're always here to help.

Islander261 | Lopez Island, Washington | 01/17/2024

A truly exceptional solar power vendor

Fire Mountain Solar was responsible for designing and deploying the power system for our island property. The project involved one of the largest residential solar deployments in the county. The property is entirely off-grid. Tim N. and the rest of the Fire Mountain Solar team was terrific to work with at all stages. From the design and planning stage, throughout the buildout, and including after-sales support, the team has been highly responsive, extraordinarily professional, creative, and thoughtful about the living needs of our property. Special kudos for Fire Mountain Solar's handling of unexpected issues as they arose during building construction and for taking a solution-oriented approach working with our construction team. It was obvious that the entire Fire Mountain Solar team took great pride in their work and were meticulous about every detail. Everything including the panel grids, the layout of the main power room, the mounting of inverters and charge controllers, and the routing of the cables was executed beautifully, as if it were intended for display as art. The team also prepared detailed documentation manuals, provided training, and has been especially responsive in supporting the system on an ongoing basis. They provided and continue to provide exceptional service.

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Reply from Fire Mountain Solar LLC: We sincerely appreciate your kind feedback. Throughout the years, we have successfully completed numerous off-grid projects, including several of significant scale. However, your sizeable project presented us with some unique challenges that made it exceptionally exciting and fun. We are delighted to hear that you are highly satisfied with the aesthetics and performance of the system, as well as with the customer service from our entire team. We are truly honored to have been chosen as the contractor for your project.

John G | Burlington, Washington | 01/09/2024

Service so good I'm reviewing them twice!

Since my first attempt at leaving a review here didn't seem to go through, I'm trying it again. Fire Mountain Solar was fantastic to work with. Friday was very responsive and helped us weigh the pros and cons as we decided what type of system would be beneficial. I never felt any pressure to buy, and she addressed all my questions with expertise. The installation and set up was as painless as could be. They were here right when they said they would be, and Tim was quick to answer my questions as we waited for PSE to do their final installation and approval. I also found them to be flexible and honest. Between the time of our initial inquiry and the time of installation, the cost of panels dropped, and they were quick to pass that savings on to us. In addition, once they were actually on the roof, they realized they could simplify the layout from what they had initially planned, which will benefit us whenever the time comes to do more work on them. I highly recommend them to anyone considering going solar.

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Reply from Fire Mountain Solar LLC: John, thank you so much for taking the extra time to do your review a second time. We are thrilled to hear that you are so satisfied with our workmanship and our customer service. We look forward to working with you again!

Kathy K. | Winthrop, Washington | 12/01/2023

Thumbs up for Fire Mountain Solar!

They're friendly, responsive, and knowledgable. I'm really happy with the quality of the solar panels (two+ months in). I'd definitely recommend them!

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Reply from Fire Mountain Solar LLC: Kathy, we sincerely appreciate your feedback. Thank you for the honor of being selected as your solar contractor.

Alan Muia | Mount Vernon, Washington | 11/19/2023

A great and efficient company to work with

From start to finish of our project, the staff at Fire Mountain were excellent to work with. They answered my many questions, communicated regularly with project updates, and showed up exactly when they said they would. The project was on budget and they handled all of the communication with the electric company, L&I, and our municipality. I would highly recommend them to others.

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Reply from Fire Mountain Solar LLC: Thank you for selecting us as your solar contractor. We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed working with our team.

Methow Valley | Winthrop, Washington | 11/10/2023


I am so happy that I chose Fire Mountain Solar for my solar installation. The sales and support staff were always available to answer my questions and were friendly and professional. The crew that installed the panels were also friendly and took great care of my home and the installation process. I highly recommend them for their great service!

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Reply from Fire Mountain Solar LLC: We're so glad to hear you enjoyed your experience working with our team. Thank you for the honor of being your solar contractor!

John D | Mount Vernon, Washington | 10/22/2023

Solar Excellence

Fire Mountain Solar LLC was outstanding all areas: Education Communication Estimating explanation and associated detail Installation Loan facilitation Project closeout

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Reply from Fire Mountain Solar LLC: John, we are thrilled to hear you are happy with our service and workmanship. Thank you for choosing us as your solar contractor.

AA | Mount Vernon, Washington | 09/08/2023

Couldn't be happier

Had a wonderful experience with Fire Mountain Solar. From the quotation process, installation, inspections to PTO, FM was perfect all along the way (at a great value!) L&I was even especially complimentary on the installation. If I had another solar project, I'd not hesitate to work with Friday, Tim and the entire crew again. Thanks FM solar!!

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Reply from Fire Mountain Solar LLC: Thank you for your business and for taking the time to provide a review, and we are thrilled to hear you are pleased with our service and the completed installation.

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Residential solar - Grid tied

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Residential solar - Off-grid systems

About Fire Mountain Solar LLC

Electricity is a necessity, but too many people are frustrated because it isn't reliable or available where they need it. Fire Mountain Solar provides custom power systems and expert support so you can have the peace of mind that comes from dependable electricity, any time, anywhere.

Taking Control of Your Power is Easy!
We'll help you find the right power system solution to meet your specific goals, and make the entire process simple and stress free.

We understand that solar is an investment and that there are many qualified contractors for you to choose from. Since 2001, we've been trusted by thousands of residential and busines clients, including:

Skagit Valley Food Co-op
Pacific Rim Institute of Environmental Stewardship
Wilcox Farms
Everett Community College
Camano Island Coffee Roasters
Orchards Nursery

We would consider it an honor to be selected to install your solar energy or emergency backup power system. We look forward not only to answering your technical questions and discussing solutions, but also to demonstrating our passionate commitment to giving you the exceptional service you deserve, from our first conversation to long after your installation begins generating power.

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18388 Periwinkle Lane, Mount Vernon WA, 98274