NEW YORK & CHARLOTTE, N.C.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sunlight Financial Holdings Inc. (“Sunlight Financial,” “Sunlight” or the “Company”) (NYSE: SUNL), a premier, technology-enabled point-of-sale finance company, and Solar Insure, a leading solar monitoring and warranty company for consumers and installers, today announced a strategic partnership. The collaboration will enable Sunlight’s installer partners to seamlessly offer homeowners Solar Insure’s 30-year monitoring and solar warranty service for residential solar installations.
“Thoughtfully assessing risk has always been a strategic focus for Sunlight, as we have maintained the industry’s best credit performance through over $8 billion of funded solar loans,” said Matt Potere, CEO of Sunlight Financial. “Our new partnership with Solar Insure enables our installer partners to provide homeowners with a warranty, and peace of mind, for decades. Offering a warranty should help installers sell more solar, ensure homeowners receive a terrific long-term experience and improve loan performance. We couldn’t be more excited to partner with Solar Insure to enhance the value proposition of residential solar.”
Through Sunlight, installers can access Solar Insure’s monitoring and warranty service, which has a wide range of benefits.
- Parts Warranty – 30-year parts warranty for panels, inverters, optimizers, and racking
- Labor Warranty – Competitive reimbursement rates for service call truck rolls and labor
- Roof Penetration Warranty – 30-year warranty
- Fast Payouts Claims typically get paid and processed in 7-10 days
- No Deductibles Zero deductibles for homeowners for covered claims
“Solar Insure’s partnership with Sunlight Financial is an exciting step in our mission to protect homeowners who invest in solar and energy independence,” said Ara Agopian, Founder and CEO of Solar Insure. “As an industry leader in solar protection, having Sunlight Financial as a direct, stable, long-term partner will expand Solar Insure’s reach and streamline the experience for consumers and our installer partners. Our shared values of innovation and excellent customer service for homeowners will accelerate the growth of the solar industry.”
Solar installers that already partner with Sunlight Financial should contact their account managers to add Solar Insure’s monitoring and warranty product to their Sunlight Financial experience, through Sunlight’s technology platform, Orange®. Prospective partners can learn more and apply to partner with Sunlight and Solar Insure at https://sunlightfinancial.com/enroll/ and https://info.solarinsure.com/sunlight-affiliate-program.
About Sunlight Financial
Sunlight Financial (NYSE: SUNL) is a premier, technology-enabled point-of-sale finance company. Sunlight partners with contractors nationwide to provide homeowners with financing for the installation of residential solar systems and other home improvements. Sunlight’s best-in-class technology and deep credit expertise simplify and streamline consumer finance, ensuring a fast and frictionless process for both contractors and homeowners. For more information, visit www.sunlightfinancial.com.
About Solar Insure
For over 15 years, Solar Insure has provided peace of mind to homeowners and solar contractors through superior technology, innovation, service and an AM Best A-Rated insurance-backed warranty for residential and commercial solar energy systems. Solar Insure’s 30-year Monitoring and Warranty, with an optional 20-year Battery Warranty, is the best protection installers can provide their customers. The Solar Insure vision is to have Solar on every home in the US. Providing energy independence for all customers. To learn more, visit https://www.solarinsure.com/
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