“The Hero Homes program is our way of saying thank you to our hometown for making PosiGen the largest low-income solar provider in the country,” says Tom Neyhart, PosiGen CEO. “This is just as much a gift to us as it is to these two homeowners. We are excited to reduce their energy burdens, make them energy independent and make their homes healthier.”
The first two recipients of the Hero Homes Program are each owners within the Hollygrove neighborhood of New Orleans. Alvin Branch is an 85-year-old lifelong New Orleanian who serves as a Deacon at his church and is an avid Saints fan. He lives in a double and his daughter lives on the opposite facet. Laura Fernandez-Lamberto is a 62-year-old retired schoolteacher who’s battling Parkinson’s Disease. She lives along with her grownup son, who’s her caretaker.
Today crews from PosiGen and Marathon Capital spent the day putting in solar panels on the rooves of the properties and performing energy effectivity upgrades. Every PosiGen Solar set up consists of energy effectivity upgrades to ensure properties aren’t simply making power, but in addition saving power. Crews caulked home windows and doorways and did different weatherization upgrades to the properties to make sure each greenback spent on air-con and heating stays contained in the home. A spotlight for Mr. Branch was watching the crews use the blower door gear to verify the energy effectivity of his home is by measuring the air leakage.
“I was shocked at how much they were able to tighten up my house,” Branch mentioned. “I’m not wasting money out the front door anymore, and my roof is now making my power. I feel so happy to receive this gift and I am so thankful to PosiGen and Marathon Capital for making it happen for me.”
“We are excited to continue our partnership with PosiGen and their mission to bring energy efficiency and solar solutions to the community,” mentioned David Kirkpatrick, Senior Managing Director of Marathon Capital. “These installations will help the families of New Orleans that are responding to both health and weather challenges over the past year. Marathon Capital is committed to facilitating a more sustainable energy future through our efforts to finance companies like PosiGen and today by helping install systems that will help deserving families for years to come.”
PosiGen’s mission is to shut the clear energy affordability hole for LMI owners by delivering decrease value utility payments and the environmental advantages of unpolluted energy via rooftop solar and energy effectivity upgrades. PosiGen has served over 17,000 clients to this point, together with roughly 50% in communities of coloration. PosiGen’s distinctive enterprise mannequin of low-cost rooftop solar panel leases mixed with energy effectivity upgrades makes clear energy out there to LMI households who can see dramatic financial savings effectively in extra of 20% of their annual energy spend.
Headquartered in New Orleans, LA, PosiGen is the nation’s main residential solar, energy effectivity and energy training suppliers for low-to-moderate revenue households. PosiGen has greater than 17,000 residential clients, over 270 direct staff and helps greater than 120 staff via its contractors in Louisiana, Connecticut, New Jersey, New York and Florida. PosiGen’s distinctive providers and merchandise make solar energy reasonably priced to owners of all revenue ranges, and provide people, households and companies the chance to realize better fiscal autonomy and energy independence decreasing their utility payments. To study the whole lot about PosiGen, please go to www.posigen.com.
About Marathon Capital:
Marathon Capital is a number one monetary advisory and funding banking agency dedicated to facilitating a extra sustainable future. The agency’s mission is to realize its shoppers’ strategic and monetary goals by delivering impressed, knowledge-based options. Marathon Capital gives impartial M&A, capital elevating, challenge finance and tax fairness advisory providers to the world’s main corporations, builders, buyers, and sponsors centered on clear energy, sustainability, decarbonization and useful resource effectivity. Most lately, the agency was named “M&A Adviser of the Year” (2019) in Power Finance & Risk’s Annual Power Finance Deals and Firms Awards.
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