Thomas R. Harriman graduated from University of South Florida in 1981 with a BSBA in marketing. Mr. Harriman is a state certified solar energy contractor and state certified unlimited electrical contractor. Since 1983, he has been President of Harrimans, Inc. installing solar power / photovoltaic, solar water heaters, solar lighting and solar pool heaters. He is the Immediate Past President of the Florida Solar Energy Industry Association and has been a board member for 8 years. Mr. Harriman is a subject matter expert for the Professional Testing Institute, helping develop test questions for State Solar Contractor Certification Licensing. Presently, he sits on the Council of the Florida Solar Energy Center's Alternative Energy Banner Training Program, making alternative energy training available to students throughout Florida on a community college and Vo-technical level. Additionally, Mr. Harriman has been recognized by the Environmental Defense Fund as an industry leader in their “Faces of climate change in Florida” campaign and recognized by Biz941 Magazine as one of the best Green Businesses in SW Florida and recently listed as one of the top solar contractors in the nation.
Harrimans Inc. – Solar Energy Solutions a leading edge Solar Energy Contractor in Sarasota County - Some of our recent headline projects have been the Turtle Rock subdivision Solar Lighting project collectively taking 176 natural gas street lights off line in this Palmer Ranch subdivision, thus reducing their carbon foot print in excess of 420 tons of CO2 per year. Habitat for Humanity, Cluster Home project won the SBC 2008 Aurora award for most energy efficient house, we installed Solar Water Heaters on all (7) energy efficient homes, additional completed projects include the Janie Poe / HUD, low income solar water heating project, Diocese of Venice Solar Water Heating project. Harrimans, Inc. recently worked under Johnson Controls on the new Megawatt (One Million Watt) Photovoltaic / Solar Electric project at Orange County Convention Center (Orlando). This is one of the largest Solar Electric projects installed in Florida to date. Harrimans was awarded by the School Board to design / build the Charlotte County phase 3 Solar Electric and Solar Water Heating projects. Since 1983 Harrimans, Inc. has installed in excess of 14,000 Solar Water heating / Solar Pool heating as well as Solar Electric systems with a collective reduction over 2,609,415 tons of CO2 emissions to the environment.
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Harrimans, Inc. renews its Accreditation with Better Business Bureau - Read Release (PDF)
Harrimans Solar Recognized as a Top Solar Contractor in Venice, Florida - Read Release (PDF)
Bradenton Herald Article: "Proposed Florida amendments would set solar energy policy" Read full article (PDF).
Top Solar Rooftop Contractors Award 2016 - Solar Power World Magazine
Top 250 Solar Contractors Award -Solar Power World Magazine