Carpin Proves that Clean Energy is Smart Business

Company Overview

Carpin Manufacturing has been in business for over 25 years, supplying products and services to office and school furniture industries. Located in the heart of Connecticut’s manufacturing sector, Carpin produces both custom and standard products. Employees have specialized knowledge in injection molding, progressive and eyelet metal stamping, and complex assembly.


Owner Ralph Carpinella wanted to turn his roof from a cost center into a profit center. Needing to replace his roof, he took the opportunity to upgrade to a solar system. The system was built in 8 days, but his energy bills will be dramatically lowered and his building be profitable well into the future.

Property Summary

411 Austin Road is a single story, light industrial building owned by Carpin Manufacturing, Inc., an office and school furniture manufacturer and distributor. Carpin Manufacturing is the sole occupant of the property. The project consists of a 329kW roof-mounted solar installation.


Green Earth Energy PhotoVoltaic LLC is a C-PACE program contractor who has completed a number of projects through Connecticut Green Bank programs. They are a Greenworks referral partner with over 15 projects in process.

Carpin Proves that Clean Energy is Smart Business


Year 1 Savings

Total net savings over 25 years
Business Type Industrial
Building Type Warehouse/ industrial
Project Type 329kW Solar
Project Cost $1,197,515.00
Term 20 Years