Sol-Lux is a part of the Carefree of Colorado family!

We’re retractable awning experts!

Since 1971, Carefree of Colorado has been an originator and leader in awnings and related accessories for the RV industry. For nearly 50 years Carefree has been the leader and pioneer because they feature an exceptional user experience. Quality, Value, Performance, and Style show through in everything Carefree does. Notwithstanding Sol-Lux! Carefree of Colorado is a proud member of The Scott Fetzer Co which is a part of Berkshire Hathaway, Inc. family of companies.

In 2017 Sol-Lux was created to address a lack of innovation in the residential awning market. Sol-Lux is proudly manufactured right here in Broomfield, CO USA.

Sol-Lux's Leadership Team

Scott Thompson


Scott joined Carefree of Colorado in 1998. Prior to being promoted to President in 2013, he held the positions of VP of Operations and VP of Engineering where he led the development of a number of industry firsts such as the Travel’r power awning and the Paramount three-stage box awning. He is a listed inventor on numerous Carefree patents. Scott is a native of Iowa and graduated from the University of Northern Iowa.

Mark Goth

Sol-Lux Business Unit Manager

Mark joined Carefree of Colorado in 2003 as an Electrical Engineer where he was responsible for the design and development of proprietary electrical devices throughout the Carefree product line. Mark quickly rose through the ranks and took over as VP of Engineering in 2014. As the lead engineer behind the Sol-Lux product, it was again a deserved promotion to Sol-Lux Business Unit Manager when Sol-Lux launched in 2017. Mark is a graduate from Colorado State University. He is a proud husband and father to 3. In his spare time, you can find Mark outdoors, on his motorcycle, mountain biking, snowboarding, and camping.

Ben Berghoff

VP of Business Development

Ben joined Sol-Lux in 2018 as the National Sales Manager where he was responsible for the establishment and development of Sol-Lux Authorized Dealer Partnerships across the country. As VP of Business Development, Ben is now focused on the long term development of the Sol-Lux brand and product line. His background in sales, technology, and marketing help to ensure Sol-Lux is positioned as a market leader. Ben is a Colorado native and graduated from the University of Colorado in Boulder. He is a proud husband and father to 2 and in his spare time, you can find him golfing, boating, and enjoying the outdoors.


Interested in partnering with one of the most innovative and forward thinking shade manufacturers on the planet? Sol-Lux only works with a select set of qualified partners in each market. Contact us today to learn about our authorized dealer program and discuss a potential partnership!

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Sol-Lux awnings have dramatically reduced the temperature in my home! And I never have to remember to put them out or bring them in!" - Mary C. Los Angeles, CA



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