Behind the Build – Alternate Energy

Meet the Home-Building Pros who will turn your ideas into home, sweet home.
Photo: David Croxford

Builder Profile

Clockwise: Michael Ito , Director of Marketing; Craig Kawamura, Director of Sales; Josh Van Drei, Electrician;
Christopher Schopen, Operations Manager; Amy Soares , Project Administrator

“Our mission is to help the families of Hawaii become more energy independent and save money…”

Hawaii’s Favorite Renewable Energy Company
Alternate Energy Inc.  (AEI) is Hawaii’s full-service renewable energy contractor for the ultimate energy efficient home or business. Our vision is to help make Hawaii the country’s renewable energy leader, where more homes and businesses can affordably generate, convert, manage and, most important, store energy right on their properties.

AEI’s Integrated Design-Build Program
AEI is a full-service renewable energy contractor. One call puts our finest PV, AC, solar water heating, home energy storage solution (HESS), electric vehicle charging, solar attic fans and electrical contracting to work for you. Utilizing our proprietary Design-Build program, our project developers, engineers, electricians, and PV and HVAC technicians work seamlessly to design and install your perfectly integrated system.

Mitsubishi Electric Elite Dealer and Elite Diamond Contractor
AEI is the largest Mitsubishi Electric residential contractor in the nation, holding both Elite Dealer status for PV panels and Elite Diamond Contractor status for HVAC. We are the only company in Hawaii, and the nation, to hold both distinctions.

Locally owned, Kama‘aina Company
Celebrating more than 20 years of service, AEI is one of Hawaii’s top residential and commercial renewable energy companies. We are locally owned and operated, proudly serving our community since 1993.


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