San Diego, CA (PRWEB) March 20, 2015
At its annual Master Dealer & Distributor Kick-Off Meeting this past January, representatives from Aquatherm Industries, Inc. recognized dealers and salespersons of its solar pool heaters from around the country for their sales achievements in 2014. In addition to honoring top dealers and salesmen of each of its three flagship brands (Solar Industries, Ecosun, and Ultrasun), the manufacturer recognizes two salesmen’s outstanding sales performances each year with its Rising Star and High Impact Awards.
The 2014 Rising Star Award was given to Jeff Lambert of Stilwell Solar in Estero, Florida. A newcomer to the industry – having only started selling solar pool heaters in late 2013 – Lambert has made an immediate impact, finishing 13th overall and 10th among salesmen of Aquatherm’s original flagship brand, Solar Industries™. The recipient of the Rising Star Award is hand-picked each year by Aquatherm President & CEO, Dave Sizelove. “Jeff has quickly proven he is a valuable asset to Stilwell Solar’s organization, and we’re excited to have him as part of the Aquatherm Dealer Network.”
The High Impact Award for largest percentage increase over the previous year was given to John Hosman of Solar Service Company in Cathedral City, California. Hosman, a successful Solar Industries™ Master Dealer in the Coachella Valley since 1999, increased sales over 300 percent from 2013. Hosman attributes the spike to an increase in commercial sales spurred by the CSI-Thermal Program, which offers a substantial rebate to commercial and multi-family residential pools that install a solar pool heater – up to 50% of the total system cost. “John is in a key market for commercial pool heating, and his knowledge of that market and experience with commercial projects in the past has put him in a perfect position to take advantage of the CSI-Thermal Rebate Program.”
An ISO 9001:2008 registered company, Aquatherm Industries, Inc. is the largest U.S. manufacturer of low-temperature, unglazed polymer solar collectors – primarily used for residential and commercial swimming pool heating as well as domestic hot water and process pre-heat applications. Within the company’s “pellets to panels” approach, Aquatherm’s extrusion, welding, and injection molding processes have been awarded four U.S. and two International Patents for its technology. In addition, Aquatherm’s collectors were the first NSF-50 listed solar collectors in the world. Aquatherm distributors currently serve Australia, New Zealand, Hawaii, all of North, Central, and South America, France, Egypt, and Jordan.