About Us

Gulf Winds  was founded on the principle of bringing great quality, great products and a great team to the Energy and Automation business. From the inception of the company, we wanted to offer a very personalized, custom approach to each client.

That meant doing one project at a time, with an emphasis on high quality, outstanding products and complete follow through on everything promised. We work with each client to find solutions that exceed their expectations.

Our specialization

Solar Diagnostics
Electrical Diagnostics
Computer Networking
Home Automation


Gulf Winds was founded by Dennis Epp who has over 30 years of experience in Aerospace, High Tech Electronics and Power Systems and Residential and Commercial Electrical Construction.  He is an Engineer, Licensed Electrician in Louisiana and California, and NABCEP certified.


A large portion of our business comes from referrals from happy customers and our solar projects include hotels, businesses, churches, and large and small residential. We have installed some of the largest and most complex residential systems in the United States.  Our Louisiana business is focused on diagnostics, maintenance and repair.


The North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) is the leading national credentialing organization for renewable energy professionals. Comprised of a volunteer board of industry leaders and stakeholders, NABCEP works to increase competence and quality recognition in the renewable energy workforce.

Developed by industry experts, NABCEP certification represents the highest industry standards in safety, workmanship, and ethical business practices. NABCEP offers certifications for photovoltaic and solar thermal installers as well as a PV entry level certificate program. NABCEP certified installers currently work in all fifty states in the USA, Puerto Rico and Canada.