G2I PARTNERS WITH SUNEDISON TO BRING SOLAR ENERGY INTO THE CONNECTED HOME THROUGH COMMISSION-BASED SALES PROGRAM
G2i and SunEdison Announce Integrated Smart Home with Solar Offering and Commission-Based Sales Program.
Palo Alto, CA (September 10, 2014) - Premium smart home service provider G2i, Inc. has
solar technology manufacturer and provider of solar energy services. The two companies have
joined together to present the "Path to Partnership" commission-based sales and installation
platform to participating members of the Custom Electronic Design & Installation Association
The "Path to Partnership" referral program has been designed to allow CEDIA members of all
types - from single-operators, to full service integration providers - to sell and install premium
smart home solutions with integrated solar systems to their customers.
CEDIA members are invited to participate in the program by moving through a series of stages
outlined as follows:
• Tier 1 - Referral Partner: Refer business to G2i and get paid when your referral
purchases a package. Designed for: Real Estate agents, A/V integrators.
• Tier 2 - Certified Sales Partner: Become an autonomous sales agent selling G2i
automation and security with SunEdison solar packages. Designed for: Sales teams
who do not want to handle installation and support.
• Tier 3 - G2i Membership: Become a G2i Member with an exclusive geographical
territory. Sell and install G2i automation and security packages with SunEdison solar
packages and generate monthly recurring revenue per customer. Designed for:
Integrators looking for a new business opportunity focused on recurring revenue
• Tier 3+ - G2i Membership with SunEdison Installer Certification: Add the
ability to install SunEdison solar in your exclusive G2i territory.
Tier 1 participants will submit a brief customer interest and data form to G2i, at which point
Tier 2 participants will take that lead through a proposal and closed sale, then handing off the
customer to Tier 3 and 3+ for installation and ongoing services.
"As G2i continues to push into the frontier of the sustainable smart home, we are proud to
welcome SunEdison as a keystone partner in our vision for the future," said G2i CEO Reed
Stevens. "The G2i Path to Partnership offers customers a break-through sustainable smart
home solution, as well as a business platform that fosters the collaboration of adjacent
professionals in the consumer environment."
The popularity of solar energy is growing at a rate that rivals the growth of interactive services.
Being able to monitor the energy usage in the home has always been a popular feature, and
now G2i subscribers will be able to manage not only their electricity usage, but also the savings
they experience with a solar powered home. SunEdison shares G2i's vision for the future of the
sustainable smart home, while also delivering a world class level of system reliability and
Throughout CEDIA Expo September 11-13, interested parties can apply to participate in the
"Path to Partnership" program by visiting the G2i booth (#1378).
G2i was founded with the intention of delivering state-of-the-art interactive home management
with a focus on customer satisfaction. G2i's platform provides you with a personalized system
that allows you to connect with your family, keep your home safe, and improve energy usage
and consumption - even when you are half a world away! G2i offers all the power and
functionality of traditional home automation and security systems, while providing the flexibility
and mobility of an innovative cloud-based platform - all in an affordable, premium package
that fits your lifestyle. Founded by veterans of the consumer electronic industry, G2i is a leader
in emerging technology, focused on delivering a great user experience and exceeding our
customers' expectations. © 2014 G2i, Inc. G2i and all related titles and logos are trademarks of
G2i Inc. To Learn more go to www.g2ihome.com.
SunEdison is a global leader in transforming how energy is generated, distributed and
owned. SunEdison manufactures solar technology and develops, finances, installs and operates
distributed solar power plants, delivering predictably priced electricity and services to its
residential, commercial, government and utility customers. SunEdison also provides 24/7 asset
management, monitoring and reporting services for hundreds of solar systems worldwide via
the company's Renewable Operation Center (ROC). SunEdison has offices in North
America, Europe, Latin America, Africa, India and Asia. SunEdison's common stock is listed on
the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "SUNE." To learn more