San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) August 31, 2007
Clean Power Finance, Inc., the leading provider of point-of-sale residential solar financing, announced today the acquisition of Solar Pro Tools from Energy Matters, LLC.
Solar Pro Tools is a subscription-based software as a service (SaaS) which enables solar-electric (PV) and solar domestic hot water (SDHW) and solar pool heating professionals to quickly and accurately generate high-quality customer-specific sales quotes and incentive forms.
Solar Pro Tools replaces current spreadsheet and paper based system configuration and pricing processes to allow solar professionals to reduce operating costs and provide homeowners with optimally-sized solar systems. Solar professionals can effectively manage their entire sales and procurement cycle with no upfront technology investment. Solar Pro Tools is currently scheduled for beta release at the upcoming Solar Power 2007 conference in Long Beach, CA on September 24, 2007.
Features of Solar Pro Tools include:
- Produces customized professional sales proposal for the prospective buyer
•Customer relationship management (CRM) features to track sales success from lead to funded installation
•Materials resource planning (MRP) features to store component costs, inventory levels, and re-order schedules by distributor
•Optimization analysis providing side-by-side comparison of multiple system sizes based on budget, payback period, energy production, and incentive limits
•Integrated sales lead management
•Integrated with Clean Power Finance's financing programs to provide a monthly payment estimate and conditional loan approval for each system configuration
"The addition of Solar Pro Tools is a key milestones for Clean Power Finance and accelerates our ability to bring home solar to the mass market," explained Eric King, Chief Marketing Officer of Clean Power Finance, Inc. "Combining Solar Pro Tools with Clean Power Finance will accelerate the creation of a dashboard interface for solar installers," says Scott Cronk, founder of Energy Matters, LLC.
About Clean Power Finance, Inc.
Clean Power Finance, Inc. was founded in 2006 to simplify the home solar purchase process. The company is self-funded with a management team with decades of cumulative start-up, financial services, and Silicon Valley experience.
About Energy Matters LLC
Energy Matters specializes in software tools to streamline operations for the renewable energy industries. In addition to Solar Pro Tools, the company developed http://www.Findsolar.com in partnership with leading solar industry associations, the American Solar Energy Society and the Solar Electric Power Association. The Company also provides secure, paperless IRS income tax filing for individuals.