ACR Solar International Corp. Company Background
AL C. RICH
Founder and President
Solar Experience from 1977 to Present
2007 - 2012
Awarded SARTA “Distinguished Achievement in Clean Tech” award on 11/2011. In 2008 was ranked the 9th fastest growing business in Sacramento by the Sacramento Business Journal. As oil prices have begun to skyrocket to record levels, many people are turning to solar as a solution for their energy needs. Skyline® collectors and systems are becoming more high profile in the solar industry for their many important advantages.
1986 - 2006
Founded ACR SOLAR INTERNATIONAL CORP. in 1997 to manufacture "FIREBALL 2001" solar heater (now "Skyline") and develop other Patents and designs.
1977 - 1985
Founder of AC-Rich & Sun, R&D, sales, consulatation, installation, service and training for solar domestic water heating, pool heating and PV systems.
District Manager for SEARS Solar, (American Solar King) Herndon, VA branch; developed top producing SEARS Solar branch in the nation with $2.5 million in sales and 53 employees, demonstrated excellence in management, team building, motivation and profitability. (83-85)
President, Cambridge Alternative Power Company. (81-82), Chairperson of the New England Solar Energy Association. (NESEA) Bay Chapter Solar DHW Committee. Speaker for NESEA on Solar DHW, at MIT, Cambridge, MA, Member, Gov. Dukakis Energy Advisors Committee, Member and organizer, Earth Day Committee, Boston, MA, Entrepreneurship speaker at Babson College, Wellesley, MA.
Consultant and trainer for companies entering Solar, Held professional sales and install seminars.
Marketed & Improved Heliophase, a unique, freeze-proof, passive solar DHW system.
Installed first two solar systems for the U.S. Navy at the Indianhead, MD Navel Ordinance Station.
Member Board of Directors, NH Solar Energy Association.
Studied Solar under Bruce Anderson, author of "The Solar Home Book".
Member: Senior Environmental Seminar; Planner: "Living Lightly" Lifestyles Conference; Installed Solar Thermal Air Panels (TAPs); founded "Think Tank Table". (Principia College, 1978-79)
Studied solar, methane gasification, composting, and water rams at New Life Farm, Drury, MO.
SolarRoofs.com Founder and President,
Al C. Rich
5840 Gibbons Dr. Suite H, Carmichael, CA 95608
Phone: (916) 481-7200 FAX: (916) 481-7203