AIA COTE Presentation: Next Generation Solar for Hawaii – March 3

Register Online Today! On Thursday, March 3 from 12:00pm-1:00pm at the AIA Honolulu Office – Red Room there will be a brown bag lunch program brought to you by AIA Honolulu’s Committee on the Environment (COTE) and presented by Lumen Solar LLC (Local Allied Member) titled Next Generation Solar Products for Hawaii.

Learn more about the latest solar technologies for Hawaii, including information on current rebates, incentives, and financing for solar. This program qualifies for 1 AIA/CES LU. AIA Honolulu is the registered provider. Free for AIA Honolulu members & $20 for non-members.

For further information please email Melissa White, Lumen Solar LLC or call her at (808) 226-1480.


February 18, 2011 at 2:02 pm Leave a comment

Apricus Solar Thermal Installation & Design Training, March 29-30

Meet Apricus, a leading designer and manufacturer of solar hot water and hydronic heating products for residential and commercial use. Apricus’ innovative evacuated tube collectors represent cutting edge technology for water heating, space heating, and air conditioning. With thousands of installations in 30 countries, Apricus is poised to take Hawaii by storm in partnership with local distributor Lumen Solar LLC.

The Apricus Advantage:

✦ Modular design allows for ease of installation

✦ Evacuated tubes show superior efficiency in a wide range of conditions

✦ Support is available through Lumen Solar and Apricus technical team

✦ Priced competitively and eligible for all Federal and State tax incentives

✦ Solar cooling and AC applications

✦ Tubes are easily replaceable without disrupting the system

Who Should Attend:

Architects, engineers, and solar professionals who are interested in expanding their renewable energy offerings by learning the basics of solar thermal system sizing and design.

The training session will cover topics related to domestic and commercial solar thermal installations including:

✦ Rebate and incentive information

✦ Solar hot water system sizing and design

✦ Tools for promoting Apricus and your business

✦ Component selection and system schematics

✦ Installation procedures and practices

✦ Introduction to commercial solar thermal

Training includes lunch. All-day Public Parking is available for $8 at the two large parking lots along Halekauwila Street, Ewa of the Green Energy Outlet.

February 15, 2011 at 2:21 pm 1 comment

AIA Kick-Off Party Pics

Lumen Solar recently joined the Hawaii chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) as an Ohana Allied Member. We attended the 2011 AIA Kick-off Party last week at the Pacific Club and mingled with new AIA Board members and plenty of fellow Allied members.

From left: Logan White of Paiea Millwrights, Mark Ayers of Ferraro Choi, Kelly Irvine of Collaborative Studio, Rocky Mould and Melissa White of Lumen Solar.

Click here for the rest of the party pics.

January 28, 2011 at 9:49 am Leave a comment

Meet Rocky Mould, Lumen’s New Business Development Director

Lumen Solar LLC is pleased to welcome Rocky Mould, our new Business Development Director.

Rocky comes from a strong finance and business development background. Over the last 17 years, he has spearheaded several international start-up technology and investment companies. As a portfolio manager and financial analyst, he focused on energy and materials stocks and managed portfolios valued at over $200 million. He also developed sustainable investment strategies for AIG Investment Group. Rocky has a BA in History from Yale University and an MA in Economics and Emerging Markets Finance from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS). A native of New Jersey, he recently relocated to Honolulu along with his Kama’aina girlfriend.

E-mail: | Work: 808.783.3004 | Mobile: 415.577.3292

January 26, 2011 at 3:48 pm Leave a comment

Green Energy Outlet’s December 30 Electric Car Rally

Lumen Solar owner Melissa White will be among the speakers at Green Energy Outlet’s (GEO) Electric Car Rally December 30. Live entertainment, food and drink, green booths, and more will be going down from 11-8pm at Green Energy Outlet (575-G Cooke St) and across the street at Mother Waldron Park in Kaka’ako. Details below… if you miss the event, stop at GEO’s showroom anytime to see samples of Lumen’s Apricus solar water heating systems and Sunslates solar roof shingles, as well as a whole host of other green products.

Mele Kalikimaka and Hauoli Makahiki Hou!

December 16, 2010 at 3:23 pm Leave a comment

Something New Under the Sun…introducing Apricus!

Lumen is proud to introduce our newest supply partner – Apricus, a leading producer of solar hot water collectors. Apricus collectors utilize evacuated tube technology – an attractive, durable, and efficient technology that makes use of the superior insulating properties of vacuums. The result? You’ll get more hot water for your money, particularly under windy and variable temperature conditions.

Apricus was featured in the New Products section of October’s Building Industry Hawaii Magazine. Read it here!

October 22, 2010 at 2:45 pm Leave a comment

Sustainable Showroom’s 1-Year Anniversary This Friday!

Lumen Solar is proud to be the newest member of the Hi‘ialoākuapapa Sustainable Marketplace of the Pacific, housed at Group 70 International.

We’ll be featuring Sunslates PV roof tiles by Atlantis Energy Systems in a poster display on the left just before you enter the room where other solar technologies are on display. Sunslates are the first and only building-integrated PV products represented in the showroom and are sure to generate a lot of buzz!

Please join us this First Friday from 5-8 pm to celebrate our new membership and fete the Marketplace’s 1st Anniversary. Local artisans and marketplace members will be on hand to talk story, and pupus and refreshments will be provided. The Marketplace is at 925 Bethel Street Suite 100 on the corner of King Street and Bethel Street downtown.

Hours of operation are Monday-Friday 10am-3pm or by appointment. Also visit to find out about other upcoming events at the Hi‘ialoākuapapa center.

September 1, 2010 at 12:14 pm Leave a comment

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