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Ecolibrium Solar Named Preferred Supplier by Amicus Solar Cooperative
October 16, 2017 | Boulder, CO
Ecolibrium Solar, maker of industry-preferred solar racking solutions, signed an agreement with Amicus Solar Cooperative as a preferred solar racking vendor for member companies.
Ecolibrium Solar was selected based on its successful relationships with Amicus members who use and prefer EcoFoot modular racking and for its strength as a company. Other winning factors include Ecolibrium Solar’s industry-wide reputation for simple racking solutions for flat and pitched roofs, streamlined logistics that reduce cost, 25-year warranty, and expert, dedicated customer support from project start to finish.
“We’re so pleased to be selected as a preferred vendor for Amicus,” says Sam Veague, chief operating officer for Ecolibrium Solar. “As an independent manufacturer, we strive to help independent solar companies succeed with racking that reduces costs and increases competitiveness. Amicus member-companies are well-respected, high quality installers, attuned to excellent customer support. This very much matches our approach to business.”
Founded in 2011, Amicus Solar Cooperative is the first purchasing cooperative in the U.S. solar industry, and currently consists of 43 member-companies that are independent solar PV developers, EPC's, integrators, and installation companies. Each member company operates under its own brand name in over 60 office locations in 29 states. Amicus Solar Cooperative is 100 percent owned by member companies.
“Amicus Solar Cooperative is pleased to add Ecolibrium Solar to our group of preferred vendor partners,” says Stephen Irvin, Amicus president. “We’re confident that Ecolibrium’s quality products and dedication to customer service will serve our members and their customers well. We look forward to many years of a productive and mutually-beneficial partnership.”
Ecolibrium Solar will supply Amicus member companies with leading racking solutions for flat-roof and pitched-roof installations.
Under the agreement, Ecolibrium provides Amicus members with its EcoFoot modular technology that revolutionized installations with its simple, roof-friendly ballasted system. EcoFoot is available in 10- and 5-Degree systems. The new EcoFoot5D High Density 5-Degree Racking was introduced this summer to complement the well-known 10-Degree solution EcoFoot2+. EcoFoot2+ holds an installer-hour rating of 13.5 modules, according to GNV ranking.
For pitched roofs, Ecolibrium provides its EcoX Rail-less Racking, which is the No. 1 universal racking sold in the fast-growing rail-less market, according to market analysis by GTM Research. GTM predicts rail-less will see 64 percent growth from 2016-2022. A new Tile Hook and Metal Clamp solution were introduced in September.
EcoX Rail-less is known for its ability to speed and simplify installation by eliminating rails. It is noted for delivering the beautiful aesthetic that homeowners love.
“Product innovation is the reason Ecolibrium Solar is in business, so you can expect to see additional product improvements soon. Taking cost out by simplifying racking is our ongoing goal, as well as providing superior products and customer support,” says Veague.
About Ecolibrium Solar
With more than 600MW installed on flat and pitched roofs nationwide, Ecolibrium Solar® is a market leader in solar racking solutions for commercial and residential rooftops. The company designs and manufactures simple, cost-effective, and installer-friendly products that maximize solar installation efficiency and minimize costs. Our world-class, innovative mounting solutions are delivered with unparalleled service and support by dedicated, expert staff. In the global solar market for innovative, lower-cost, labor-saving racking technology, Ecolibrium Solar provides proven solutions backed by industry certifications and third-party validations. For more information, visit www.ecolibriumsolar.com.
About Amicus Solar Cooperative
Amicus was founded in 2011 to support independent solar companies by pooling buying power and sharing best practices. Amicus is jointly-owned and democratically managed by its member companies, made up of solar PV installers, integrators, EPCs and developers who openly share and collaborate on a wide range of business topics from operational efficiencies to sales and marketing strategies. Members experience the benefits of co-owning a large national cooperative, such as purchasing power and project financing, while remaining independently owned and operated. For more information, visit www.amicussolar.com.