World's Largest HOA Management Firm Enters into First Nationwide Partnership with Leading Home Solar Company
SAN FRANCISCO – March 25, 2015 – Sunrun, the largest dedicated residential solar company in the United States, today announced a partnership with Associa, the world's largest community association management firm, which serves more than two million households. This is Associa's first relationship with a solar provider as it seeks to make renewable energy accessible and affordable to its nationwide network of condos and master planned communities.
"By partnering with Associa, we continue to expand our simple and customized solar service to new types of homeowners and communities across the country," says Sunrun Direct Senior Vice President Bill Schuh. "This partnership builds on Sunrun's approach to offer solar to more consumers through a variety of channels and partners."
Associa will offer its homeowners, communities and employees Sunrun solar as part of its preferred vendor program, Associa Advantage. Associa strives to provide exceptional value on goods and services for its community of homeowners, which aligns with Sunrun's mission to deliver high quality solar and outstanding customer satisfaction.
"Our engagement with Sunrun enables us to offer our homeowners and communities an energy solution for the first time," says Associa Advantage President Jennifer Shannon. "This partnership is another way we're able to provide value to our customers and help them increase the overall worth of their homes."
Building and managing successful communities for more than 35 years, Associa is the world's largest community association management firm with over 9,000 employees operating more than 170 branch offices in the United States, Mexico, Canada and the United Arab Emirates. Based in Dallas, Texas, our industry expertise, financial strength, and innovation meet the unique needs of clients across the world with customized services and solutions designed to help communities achieve their vision. To learn more about Associa and its charitable organization, Associa Cares, go to www.associaonline.com or www.associacares.com.
Sunrun pioneered solar as a service, a way for homeowners to go solar without the high upfront cost, and is the largest dedicated residential solar company in the U.S. Sunrun provides end-to-end service for homeowners to choose cleaner, cheaper, solar energy and fix their electric costs for 20 years. The company designs, installs, finances, insures, monitors and maintains the solar panels on a homeowner's roof, while families pay just for the electricity at a lower rate than their current utility. Since Sunrun introduced solar as a service in 2007, it has become the preferred way for consumers to go solar in the nation's top solar markets. For more information please visit: www.sunrun.com.