Cesar Cruz, Principal at Integral Solar, possesses a unique skillset of academic knowledge and field experience. With over eight megawatts of Solar Installations under his belt and over ten years of experience, Cesar provides strategic planning and economic insight with the highest safety standards central to the company’s privileged reputation in the industry.
Cesar’s interest for renewable energy started at his architectural internship at Perkins Eastman, where he learned the important balance between buildings, energy consumption and the environment. In the search of this equilibrium, Cesar decided to make a radical change on his life and devote his career to renewable energy.
In 2008 Cesar was awarded by the State of New Jersey with a full scholarship to become a certified solar installer. Upon graduation, he was hired by REC Solar. Despite his previous experience in architecture, and a job offer as site engineer, Cesar decided to start his career as a Solar installer to know every single aspect of construction of photovoltaic systems. During his career at REC Solar, he mastered solar installations to the bolt. He was part of the commercial traveling team and was part of very well-known projects all over the nation such as: Costco Bridgewater NJ, Ikea Paramus NJ, Ikea Pittsburgh PA, Lanai Solar Farm HI, Dole Plantation Solar Farm HI, among hundreds of residential installations.
After his successful career at REC Solar, Cesar decided to go back to school to pursue his master’s in civil engineering to complement his field experience with academic knowledge. Upon graduation he decided to pioneer the solar market in the City of New York. Where he helped to develop multiple startups such as Onforce Solar, Green Street Solar and YSG solar. With more than 300 installations Cesar decided to start his own venture with Integral Solar, offering quality and durable installations at the highest standards.