Sablewood Gardens Apartments | Case Study

Bakersfield, Kern County, California. Parking lot solar structures for a multifamily apartment complex.

Parking lot Solar Structures Installation

Offset Energy Use By 81%, Increased Property Value Over $1 Million, & added NOI at over $60,000/year.

We understand that construction on multifamily apartments can be complicated. At BPi, we take the guesswork out of commercial solar so your multifamily property can grow. We recently announced the completion of a renewable energy solar structure system at Sablewood Gardens for DRE Properties. Located in Bakersfield, California, we are proud to power their community. BPi designed, engineered, and installed this renewable energy solar structure system. Sablewood Gardens is an upscale apartment home community located in Northwest Bakersfield, California, located in Kern County within the 93314 ZIP Code. Built in 2016, this 152 units/2 story apartment complex is a pillar in the Bakersfield community. This property is managed by Western National Property Management; CalDRE LIC #00838846.

2 Custom Solar Structures 148.58 kW (DC)

Solar Energy Generation 236,300 kWh/Year

Total System Energy Offset 81%

Increase To NOI $61,386/year

Increased Property Value $1,023,100

energy system Project Details

We designed, engineered, & installed this renewable energy system.


Bakersfield, CA

Commission Date:

August 14, 2020


Luxury Apartments

# Units:


Energy System:

Solar Structures

System Size:

148.58 kW (DC)

Energy Offset:




Solar structure Project Summary

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We announced the completion of a 148.58 kW (DC) solar structure energy system for one of DRE Properties, LLC, Sablewood Gardens, located at 2600 Sablewood Dr, Bakersfield, CA
93314. BPi designed, engineered, and installed this renewable energy solar structure system. The average solar energy production of 236,300 kWh/Year will have a 81% energy offset for any energy used by tenants, amenities, common areas and other essential electrical loads used. This energy system offers an innovative solution for the property owners at DRE Properties, LLC to diversify what this property can produce.


Financial Summary

We maximized the NOI, energy offset, property value, & electricity bill savings. Imagine what we can do for your property.

Lifetime Savings:


Years to Payoff:

3 Years

Increase to NOI


Increased Property Value:


Tax Credits & Depreciation:



25% 35 Year IRR

Environmental Offset

BPi impacts more then just your property.

CO2 Reduction:

-286,480 lbs

H2O Conserved:

118,314 gal

Trees Planted:

4,187 trees

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