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Jarmel Kizel Designs 550 kW Rooftop Solar Array for Certified Pure Energy

Livingston, N.J. (April 11, 2011)—Jarmel Kizel Architects and Engineers, Inc., a full-service architecture and engineering firm based in Livingston, New Jersey, is designing a 550 kilowatt (kW) rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) array at 611 Industrial Way, in Eatontown, New Jersey. Certified Pure Energy, LLC, a solar solutions provider, is leading this assignment, providing the building owner with financing options and product procurement solutions for the project.

The proposed solar PV system for the 130,000-square-foot flex building is projected to reduce the building’s dependency on the utility grid by over 20 percent. In addition to the power generation—approximately 632,000 kilowatt hours (kWh)—the system will create approximately 632 Solar Renewable Energy Certificates (SRECs) on an annual basis. SRECs are derivatives that are sold as commodities.

“We are excited to be working with Certified Pure Energy on this solar development,” said Matthew B. Jarmel, AIA, MBA, principal of Jarmel Kizel. “This is one of several solar PV designs our firm has completed, and another step in our effort to help our clients reduce their carbon footprints, as well as their utility bills.”

Jerry Shulman, the managing partner of 611 Industrial Way, LLC and owner of the fully occupied building says, “I am excited to get this project off the ground and start producing clean and efficient solar power.”

611 Industrial Way is occupied by two anchor tenants, which utilize the building for manufacturing and office space, respectively. The proposed solar PV system for 611 Industrial Way will be cash flow positive on day one of operations and will significantly improve the building’s income

“We are very excited to be working with Jarmel Kizel,” commented John Grifonetti, Founder and Chairman of Certified Pure Energy. “The firm’s team of architects and engineers is highly experienced in solar design and creates designs that will generate the most power rather than using more product than necessary,” he added.

About Jarmel Kizel Architects & Engineers, Inc.
Headquartered in Livingston, N.J., Jarmel Kizel Architects and Engineers, Inc. is a full-service integrated architecture, engineering, interior design and energy consulting firm serving a distinguished client base of commercial and residential real estate companies, and a myriad of corporations throughout the Northeast.  The company employs registered architects, interior designers, professional engineers, LEED-AP professionals and technical support personnel that provide clients with a single source for all of their facility needs from architectural design, interior design, structural, MEP and civil engineering, to energy solutions and product procurement management services.  For more information, contact the company’s Livingston headquarters at 973.994.9669 or visit