National Full Service
Energy Consulting Firm

Verde Solutions is a turn-key, full-service energy consulting firm. We work with all entities from municipalities, large industrial and commercial companies to small businesses across the country.

Our Approach

  • Develop a full understanding of client’s energy needs and assess current infrastructure.
  • Research, design, and engineer a customized set of solutions for each clients’ needs.
  • Implementation with optimal technological, operational and financial arrangements.

01.Why Verde

Reasons to Work with Verde Solutions

Lighting Solutions

02.Go Green Save Green

Creating efficient energy solutions could not be easier with LED lighting.

Long product lifetime, 80-90% efficiency and durability are just a few of the benefits of incorporating LEDs into every energy plan.

Our Lighting Services

  • Photometric analysis for re-design
  • Interior/Exterior roadway lighting
  • New construction lighting
  • Smart lighting controls

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Companies with high peak electricity demand can benefit from the long-term energy self-sufficiency that solar solutions provider. The ability to lock in electrical rates at today’s pricing eliminates the costs associated with increasing rates. Solar systems also produce electricity for companies well beyond the ROI.

Our solar solutions:

  • Solar PV
  • Energy Storage
  • EV Charging Stations
  • Solar Structures
  • Peak Demand Reduction Strategies

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CHP or Cogeneration is an efficient solution to produce electricity utilizing natural gas or propane.

  • Bi-product of this generation is heating (hot water and space heat) and cooling (AC and refrigeration).
  • Provides a triple benefit to a client.
  • Provides both energy reduction and production.
  • Can easily be integrated with solar and other technologies as well as provide backup generation.

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Our engineers have had a leading role in the design and engineering of projects of varying size and complexity, which include commercial, institutional and industrial facilities.

We specialize in systems using advanced technologies such as:

  • Computerized controls
  • Variable air volume (VAV) systems
  • Variable volume pumping
  • Building automation systems

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Refrigeration &
Air Solutions

The market for refrigeration and compressed air is mainly allocated to the service and retail industries. Gas stations, grocery stores, automobile service and repair shops can benefit from these solutions.

  • Walk-in cooler motor controls
  • No-loss compressor tank drains
  • High-efficiency air nozzles
  • Variable speed drive for motor optimization

02.Go Green Save Green

It’s Time to Go Solar

Demand is rising, costs are dropping and federal & state incentives allow businesses to start saving money immediately!

Developing and owning a solar energy system is more feasible and rewarding than ever.

  • Federal Government Tax Credit
  • MACRS Depreciation Incentive
  • Solar Renewable Energy Certificates
  • Clean Renewable Energy
  • customized energy solutions

  • save on Utilities Bills

  • Achieve Energy independence

02.Go Green Save Green

Go Green. Get Ahead.

Benefits of Solar

  • LOWER COST PER kWhReduce electricity costs immediately & protect against future price increases.
  • NO INVESTMENTWith a solar energy plan, upfront costs are not required.
  • NO MAINTENANCEWith a Power Purchase agreement (PPA), a solar system is fully maintained to ensure hassle-free solar energy for years to come.
  • NO RISKIf energy is not produced - you don't pay. There is absolutely no risk to your business.
  • YOU CAN OWN ITOptions to buy out a plan early are available and at the end of the plan you will own the system & save even more.

03. industries We Provide For


Businesses today are exploring innovative ways to enhance employee productivity and well-being while maintaining a focus on energy savings, improved operational efficiency, and space optimization. Verde Solutions will help companies identify sustainability goals and build a strategic approach to achieving them. By streamlining operations and integrating building systems you can enhance productivity and stand out as a technology leader.

Case Studies

Better lighting for better results

Scrutinizing cost across every process is how companies stay strong in industry. Lighting can account for up to 80% of a facilities energy bill so creating an innovative, efficient and cost-effective system is crucial to ensure productivity is up and cost are down. Verde Solutions can help make an enormous impact on your bottom line, reducing operational costs, keeping your employees safer on the work floor and improve productivity.

Case Studies

Cost effective, sustainable, and smart

Educational facilities and schools fulfill a unique role in society. From primary schools to universities Verde Solutions, has an array of innovative energy-saving technologies that can enhance the learning environment and help students feel safe on campus. We help create inviting outdoor areas and indoor spaces that inspire concentration and focus to support your educational objectives for today, tomorrow and the future.

Case Studies


Lighting the way to healthier living

Lighting plays a key role in healthcare, improving both the patient experience and the staff’s ability
to provide higher levels of care. Not only a sustainable choice, LED lighting can enhance a healing
environment and reduce costs by saving energy and improving operational efficiency. Verde can
help create a welcoming ambiance when a patient checks in, support patient healing during their
stay as well as ensure staff and visitors feel safe while on campus.

Case Studies


Creating a unique and memorable experience for every guest is key to ensuring customer loyalty. At the same time, a focus on costs and sustainable solutions is important to your bottom line. Verde Solutions can help you welcome, guide, and entertain every guest who walks through your door – all while saving on energy and operational costs. From personalized in-room lighting to wayfinding and displays, we’re here to help make your hotel a destination to remember.

Case Studies


Public spaces and buildings are an important part of the fabric of our cities and towns. Verde Solutions can help create welcoming, fun and inspiring environments that feel safer and more inviting. With innovative lighting systems, you can create urban outdoor spaces that boost tourism and economic development, while saving energy and reducing your environmental impact.

Case Studies

04.Financial Solutions

Rebates and Incentives

Verde Solutions is a trade ally partner to more than 120 utility companies across the nation. This network allows us to process rebates for every solution (prescriptive, performance-based and custom) as well as more than 7500 tariff structures.

In addition, as the integrator, we can often take the rebates in lieu of payment, this ensures maximum protections and accountability.

Plus we do this for free (Unlike most incentive management companies)

04.Financial Solutions

Finance & Accounting

Verde has access to attractive financing options across a myriad of financing plans. By structuring financing specific to our client’s needs, we can often provide solutions without capital investment.

Beyond the various financing methods available, Verde Solutions can fully manage the IRS deduction and investment tax credit process – working directly with your in-house or outsourced accounting team.

  • 179d Tax Deductions
  • New Market Tax Credits
  • Self Generation Credits

05.Our Team



Chris is the founder and CEO of Verde Solutions. Over the last 13 years Chris has held numerous energy-related roles. He began his career in 2004 with Hanley Group working in the option pits at the Chicago Board of Trade. Chris managed commodity and energy trade departments at Spike Trading, Merrill Lynch, and ADM Derivatives.

He used his trading expertise and founded Chicago Global Capital, LLC, a Commodity Trading Advisory Firm specializing in energy futures products. Chris has been recognized as an expert in the industry and can often be seen as a guest speaker on energy and commodity related products for CNBC, Bloomberg, BNN, CNN and Fox Business News. Chris is also an Associate Professor for the University of Chicago in the Masters in Financial Mathematics Program.

05. Our Team

Who We Are

  • AJ

    Vice President,
  • Natalie

    of Marketing
  • Zoe

  • Omar D.

    Vice President,
  • Chris

    Director of
  • Michael


05.Our Team

Who We Are

  • Matthew

    Channel Director
  • Lucas
    Michael Payne

    Director of
  • Ryan

  • Zack

  • Randy

    Sales Director
  • Nimbe


05.Our Team

Who We Are

  • Gerardo

    Quoting Specialist
  • Tony

    Project Manager
  • Josie

    Office Manager
    HR Specialist
  • Roshni

    Utility Rebate
  • Heather

    Territory Sales
  • Louis

    Senior Project

05.Our Team

Who We Are

  • Dan

  • Elder


06.Our experience

  • Over 700 energy projects completed
  • Work nationally in over 42 states
  • Expertise in state of the art technology
  • Turnkey project management
  • Comprehensive and customizable energy strategy development


Contact Us

Verde Solutions | 2211 North Elston, Suite 208, Chicago IL 60614

09. Sub-Contractor

Quick Facts:
  • Project Timelines: 2 days – 2 weeks
  • Project Cost: $500 – $200,000 s
  • Interior and Exterior Projects
  • National Geographic Reach

To partner with Verde Solutions please email completed Subcontractor Packet to Josephina at and she will be in touch. We look forward to hearing from you.

We pride ourselves on working with the best and we’re excited to work with you!

What you can expect from us:
  • Pricing based on a national rate card lump sum negotiation
  • Net 30 payment
  • Honest and reliable partnership
  • Clear communication and expectations