About Us

Pacific Panel Cleaners LLC is a local, Service Disabled Veteran owned and operated solar panel cleaning and maintenance company.  We are based on the island of Oahu.  We provide residential and commercial service to all of Oahu and commercial services to Maui, Kauai, and the Big Island (Kailua-Kona and Hilo).  Pacific Panel Cleaners LLC was the first company in Hawaii dedicated solely to the maintenance and cleaning of solar panels and we have serviced solar panels all over the islands since 2009.  We are an active member in the Hawaii State Chamber of Commerce.

Fred Brooks –  Owner.

Fred served in the United States Navy as a member of the Engineering Department, stationed out of Pearl Harbor.  He obtained a Bachelor of Science Degree in Environmental Science from Hawaii Pacific University where he helped found the Natural Science Students Association.  Along with starting Pacific Panel Cleaners LLC, Fred has worked with several different photovoltaic companies on their O&M of installed PV systems.  Fred has also been a Construction Manager on a variety of projects including Oceanic Time Warner Cable, UH Manoa East West Center, Punahou School, Pearl Harbor Fitness Center and HECO CIP and Waiau Power Plants.  In September 2016, Fred gave a talk on “Identifying Issues on Installed Photovoltaic Systems Using Thermal Imagery” at InfraMation 2016, the World’s Largest Thermal Imaging Training Experience.

Certifications:

  • Member of ASES ( www.ases.org ).
  • Certified Energy Manager (CEM) #18577
  • Certified Energy Auditor (CEA)
  • Certified Thermographer
  • Conducts Quality Control Inspections

Ryan O’Rourke – Operations Manager.

Ryan was born and raised 20 minutes north of Boston, Massachusetts, and moved to Honolulu to attend Hawaii Pacific University.  He graduated, May 2016, with a BA in Environmental Studies with an interest in renewable energy. Ryan is a Solectria Certified Technician, has completed his OSHA10 and Fall Protection Training, and received his Aerial Lift Certification.  In his free time, Ryan plays the guitar, goes hiking and body surfs at the beach.

Daniel Guerland – Oahu Field Service Supervisor.

Dan was born and raised in Kailua on Oahu.  He entered the PV industry in 2012.  Dan is a certified Thermographer, Solectria Certified Technician, an articulating boom lift operator, is certified in CPR and First Aid and has his fall safety competent certification.  When Dan isn’t up on roofs, he loves to ride his bike, spend time at the beach and enjoys cooking.  Dan is “just a really cool dude in general.”

 

Eric Gesualdi – Technician.

Eric, raised on the North Shore of Massachusetts, is a graduate of Framingham State University.  On his way to obtaining a degree in Geography, he learned the importance and potential of more renewable forms of energy.  His passion for sustainability brought him to Pacific Panel Cleaners LLC.  He is OSHA 10 certified and has received his certificate for Fall Protection Training.  Eric is an avid outdoorsman, who can often be found hiking, by the beach, or exploring new boundaries.