Serving Guelph, Burlington, Oakville, Milton, Kitchener, Waterloo, Cambridge

Guelph Solar Mechanical Inc., installers of photovoltaic PV solar panel systems, solar thermal hot water systems and solar pool heaters in Guelph, Kitchener, Waterloo, Cambridge, Puslinch and Wellington County, Ontario.

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Who we are

Steve Dyck - President of Guelph Solar

"The sun shines for everyone - it is a very democratic power system. I am committed to a fair and just society and installing solar in my community is an expression of this hope." 

Steve enjoys politics, especially working to bring the left and right together, is active in the Citizens Climate Lobby, and was a candidate in the 2011 provincial election.  He enjoys morning walks along Guelph waterways with is partner and wife Vera, who is a psychotherapist. For Steve, giving back to the community gives him joy. He is involved with Syrian sponsorship, Bridges Out of Poverty, Multi-faith initiatives and FairVote. Steve founded Guelph Solar in 2009 after a fulfilling career in the automotive industry.

Anton Lamers - Commercial Sales and Projects Manager

Over the past ten years of Anton’s work in solar, he has seen many residential and commercial owners join the green energy movement. Anton believes that there are many financially sound opportunities in the green economy. Everyone can participate in renewable energy generation and energy conservation projects that outperform the dated technologies that are being used. Using his Master of Applied Science in Renewable Energy Engineering, with Guelph Solar, Anton will expand the reach of these smart energy opportunities for residents in Guelph and the surrounding areas.

Dave Wall, PEng- Commercial Sales and Projects Manager

In 2016, Dave made a career change to work in the solar industry and joined the Guelph Solar Team. Dave studied engineering at the University of Waterloo and has a keen eye for developing models and analyzing solar production and enjoys communicating these aspects with our customers.  His family has a microFIT, net metering and a battery back-up system. Dave loves sailing and is about to embark on a trans-Atlantic trip!

Darya Barbir - Projects Administrator 

Darya joined Guelph Solar in 2017 after working for over 13 years in the investment and financial services industry. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Guelph and is a Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst. Darya aspires to share with others the benefits of solar as an individual investment and an investment in our community.  

Outside of work, Darya enjoys dancing and is an active member of the Latin dance community in the Guelph region.

Fiona Rea - Events Manager

Fiona has a degree in Family Relations, studied holistic medicine, and is also a yoga teacher. She is a fantastic event organizer, working with past clients to host open houses that everyone enjoys. Fiona and Anton have two children and the family is always up for fun and adventure! 

Ian Rosa - Projects Manager and  Install Lead

Ian joined the Guelph Solar Team in 2013 and since has been on hundreds of roofs installing all types of electric and solar thermal systems. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Outdoor Recreation and is a Wilderness First Responder. Since 2013 he has worked as a Program Manager and Guide for various wilderness therapy programs throughout the US and Canada. Ian enjoys working with customers to customize their solar array and oversees the safety and quality of the installation. Ian enjoys being a member of the Guelph community and getting outdoors whenever possible.

Peter Hansen - Solar Technician and Representative

Peter is currently studying Energy Systems Engineering Technology at Conestoga College and previously obtained a Bachelors degree from Trent University in Environmental Resource Studies and Politics. His passion for the environment stems from growing up on a small organic farm and learning about the importance of our interactions with nature. Peter enjoys interacting with customers and sharing his knowledge of Ontario's solar strategy.

Mitch Bull - Solar Technician and Representative

Mitch has a bachelors in Environmental Studies from York University. 

The Guelph Solar Install Crew: Peter Hansen, Mitch Bull, Jonathan Scott, Chris Gorman, Nathan Daniel, and Ian Rosa. Our trustworthy, skillful team are hard workers and dedicated to our customers.