About Us

Photon Brothers is a solar energy company dedicated to providing you with the a high quality solar installation and an amazing customer experience. We are a Master Dealer of SunPower solar panels, which are the best, and some of the most advanced and energy-efficient solar panels in the world.

The company was founded by brothers David & Matt Raichart, veterans in the solar energy space who believe that solar power is the best way for homeowners to save on their energy costs and move towards a more sustainable, Earth-friendly future.

Our Mission

Our Mission

At Photon Brothers, our mission is to power your life through a quality solar installation at a reasonable price.

In keeping with our mission, we use the highest-quality, most cost-effective solar panels available. We value our customers’ time and provide service that is friendly, professional, and hassle-free. We are committed to improving the local communities we operate and live in, as well as our planet’s environment and natural resources.

Our Promise

Our Promise
  • We promise to do everything in our power to make your solar installation a rewarding, hassle-free experience.
  • We promise to give you fair, transparent pricing.
  • We promise never to cut corners with any part of your installation.
  • We promise to use high-quality technology and provide world-class service.
  • We promise to be with you through every step of the process!

Our Difference

Better Solar Panels

We use SunPower solar panels – the most advanced, effective, attractive panels in the world. You’ll save more on your energy bill and get better performance from your panels by going with our SunPower technology.

Better Installations

Our installers go above and beyond to make your solar installation look and work great. From planning the perfect layout to hiding cables from view, we never cut corners or skimp on quality

Better Service

We provide exceptional customer service during every step of your solar installation, from our initial consultation until the moment you switch on the power, and for years to come.

Photon Brothers + SunPower

Photon Brothers is a Master Dealer of SunPower panels—some of the best solar panels on the market today. To see why we work exclusively with SunPower, and what questions you should ask before choosing a solar company to work with, just watch this video. Photon Brothers was named the SunPower Dealer of the Year for the Mountain West region in 2014.

Our Team

David Raichart - Founder and President

David Raichart

Founder and President

David has been passionate about renewables and sustainable living since childhood. Before founding Photon Brothers, he learned the ins and outs of the industry working for a national solar company. He played baseball for many years and even signed a few professional contracts along the way. After graduating college in Santa Cruz, he has searched for ways to protect the environment. In his free time he enjoys biking, hiking, and coaching baseball. His three young children inspire him to make a positive impact, pushing him to get solar on every home.

Matt Raichart - Chief Operating Officer

Matt Raichart

Chief Operating Officer

Matt serves as the COO of Photon Brothers.  His responsibilities include system design, best installation practice, material utilization and technical support. He brings a wide range of electrical experience to Photon Brothers. Matt has been a master electrician for 8 years and prior to Solar he specialized in Lighting Control Systems, Home Automation and High End Commercial including Medical and Dental facilities.  He has used this skill set as the model for Photon Brothers Solar installations.  This means that only commercial grade equipment is used on all installs, ensuring the customer receives a system whose individual parts will perform for the duration of the panels they support.  Matt holds a BA in Business Psychology from the University of San Francisco, a Master Electricians License in Colorado and an Electrical Contractors license in California.

John E Johnson - Co-Owner, Solar Consultant

John E Johnson

Co-Owner, Solar Consultant

With an eye on renewable energy’s dynamic future, John E sees great things for solar and a sustainable economy. After 19 years of business experience in cutting edge technology, he brings a wealth of knowledge and a commitment to Photon Brothers. Having been an active participant of the renewable energy industry for over 8 years, he expects many positive developments in solar and battery technology.  With his own SunPower solar system on his roof in Colorado, he can attest to the positive benefits of generating your own electricity from the sun.  Having a proven track record of exceeding sales targets in locations across the country, he is able to pull from that history to show customers the true value of going solar.

Chris Swearingen - Solar Consultant

Chris Swearingen

Solar Consultant

Chris is originally from the East Coast. As an alumni of Miami University of Ohio, has travelled the world and broadened his experience. He moved to Colorado 15 years ago to pursue a lifestyle closer to the outdoors and nature. Wanting to find the perfect marriage between business and environmental stewardship, he pursued a career as a Solar Power Consultant and has been helping homeowners achieve savings through renewable energy ever since.

Matthew Moody - Solar Consultant, Southern Colorado

Matthew Moody

Solar Consultant, Southern Colorado

Matt has extensive life experience. After nearly 4 years in the United States Air Force organizing troops in Iraq and beyond, he set his sights on getting a degree in business. Matt was graduated with a Masters in Business Management from  The University of New Mexico – Robert O. Anderson School of Management.  He has spent 4 years working with SunPower in the solar industry. He enjoys riding horses, motorcycles and spending time hiking in the mountains.

Make Photon Brothers your solar guys!