Improve Solar Business Profitability with Product Flexibility | The Pitch


In this episode of The Pitch, Jason Higginson, Senior Director of Marketing in North America for APsystems, discusses the various challenges facing solar installers, such as fierce competition, profitability struggles, and labor issues. He explains how our DS3 microinverter and battery-agnostic solutions can enhance installer competitiveness by reducing costs and improving flexibility.

Watch the full 15-minute conversation here to learn more about how APsystems supports solar installers in boosting their profitability and expanding into commercial solar.


APsystems Joins Certainteed’s Solar Panel Warranty Approved Vendor List


Offers Seamless Warranty Protection for Consumers: APsystems Microinverters Now Covered Under CertainTeed’s 25-year Solstice Panel Gold Warranty

AUSTIN, TX – [June 27, 2024] – APsystems, a global leader in solar microinverter technology, is proud to announce its inclusion in the CertainTeed Solstice® Panel warranty approved vendor list (AVL). This strategic partnership marks a significant advancement for the solar industry, offering unprecedented warranty coverage for solar roofing systems.

With this new relationship, credentialed contractors who install CertainTeed’s Solstice Panels with APsystems microinverters will now benefit from a comprehensive 25-year warranty covering parts and labor for the entire solar roofing system.

“Being added to CertainTeed’s AVL represents a significant validation of APsystems’ product reliability and performance,” said Dan Burke, U.S. Business Unit Director at APsystems. “Our microinverters are designed to maximize solar energy delivery and now, combined with CertainTeed’s trusted Solstice Panels, customers can enjoy top-tier performance fully backed by an equally maximized and robust warranty coverage.”

As a leader in the United States solar industry, CertainTeed has been a cornerstone in building materials for over 120 years. As part of the Saint-Gobain Group, CertainTeed is committed to delivering innovative, sustainable, and reliable solar roofing solutions. The addition of APsystems to the CertainTeed AVL enables contractors to offer an enhanced solar array setup that combines superior microinverter technology with CertainTeed’s high-quality solar panels.

“This partnership underscores our commitment to providing comprehensive warranty solutions that support both the contractor and the homeowner,” said Phoebe Kwan, General Manager of Solar Solutions at Saint-Gobain. “With APsystems, we are ensuring that our customers receive not only the best in solar roofing technology but also the peace of mind that comes with knowing their investment is secure.”

The inclusion of APsystems on the CertainTeed AVL is a testament to the synergy between leading manufacturers committed to advancing the standards and reliability of solar power systems.

About CertainTeed
Through innovative and sustainable building solutions made possible through its comprehensive offering of interior and exterior products, CertainTeed, founded in 1904 and headquartered in Malvern, Pennsylvania, is at the forefront of industry advancements that are making the world a better home. With building science as its foundation, CertainTeed is transforming how the industry builds – making it easier than ever to create high-performance, energy-efficient solutions for where we live, work and play. A subsidiary of Saint-Gobain, one of the world’s largest and oldest building products companies, CertainTeed has more than 6,900 employees and more than 60 manufacturing facilities throughout the United States and Canada. The group had total sales of approximately $5.6 billion in 2021. Visit:

Distributors: Secure Your Spot in the APsystems Summer Roadshow in July or August!


Thank you for such an incredible response to our Summer Roadshow! June is fully booked with exciting events across the country, and we’re gearing up to deliver top-notch training, customer visits, and engaging Happy Hour gatherings.

But, there’s still a chance for your branch to shine! We still have a few spots open for July and August, and we’d love to bring our roadshow to your location. This is a fantastic opportunity to elevate your team’s expertise, network with industry leaders, and showcase your commitment to excellence in solar installation.

Why Host an APsystems Roadshow?

  • No Cost: Hosting and attending our roadshow is completely free. Plus free swag and training for your team and customers!
  • Flexible Locations: Don’t have space? No problem! Our team will work with you to find a suitable location.
  • Comprehensive Training: Customize your training sessions with our latest microinverters and collaborate with top racking or PV module partners to enrich the learning experience.

Ready to boost your branch’s success? Simply fill out this form to secure your spot, and we’ll get in touch to coordinate the details. If you have any questions or need assistance, don’t hesitate to reach out. We’re here to support you every step of the way.

We look forward to having your branch join our roadshow. Let’s make this summer a game-changer for your business with APsystems!


VIDEO: Voices of Innovation

This inspiring video features a diverse group of solar installers sharing their experiences and opinions on APsystems and its products. From faster installation to tremendous value and stellar tech support, these installers highlight why APsystems is their trusted partner in solar energy solutions. Discover firsthand why APsystems is leading the way in the solar industry, delivering cutting-edge technology and unwavering support to empower installers worldwide.

Don’t Miss Out! Boost Your Branch’s Success by Hosting APsystems Roadshow


Great news Distributors! Thanks to overwhelming response, the APsystems Summer Roadshow is all booked up for June! We’re set to showcase multiple locations throughout the U.S. to train distributor and installer teams, visit top customers and host a slew of Happy Hour events.

June may be packed, but it’s not too late for your branch to book a stop at your location for our summer roadshow for July or August! Simply fill out this form and someone will reach out to you to coordinate a date and time.

In case you have questions, here are some FAQs!

What does it cost?
There is no cost to you or to attending installers.

I want to host but I don’t have the space! What do I do?
Our team can help find a spot! Reach out to our team and we will start the planning process to find dates and times that works for your team. Let us know if you don’t have space and we will work to find a location to facilitate trainings.

Can we include more than just inverters?
Yes, we can partner with your top racking and/or PV module partners to develop a more comprehensive training offering for your team or customers. Let us know who you want to partner with, and we will handle the rest.

We look forward to having your branch join our roadshow. Please reach out to us through the form if you have any questions about hosting at your location.


Distributors, Join APsystems Summer Roadshow!

Enhance Your Sales Team and Connect with Installers!

As a valued partner of APsystems, we’re thrilled to extend an exclusive invitation for your branch to participate in our upcoming Summer Roadshow Tour! This is an excellent opportunity to strengthen your sales team’s APsystems knowledge, connect with installers, and elevate your business in the renewable energy sector.

Our Summer Roadshow Tour is designed to offer a range of engaging activities tailored to meet your specific needs. Here’s what we have in store (you can choose from any or all of the following):

Distributor Sales Team Training: 1 hour training sessions focusing on the latest APsystems products, competitive advantages, and insights into why installers prefer our solutions. Choose from training on residential single-phase (DS3), commercial three-phase (QT2), or residential storage (APstorage). If events span multiple days, we recommend adding more team training as well.

Installer Lunch & Learn: Installers will enjoy a catered lunch courtesy of APsystems while diving deep into our product offerings. Installers will also earn NABCEP credits for participating in training sessions. You can even invite preferred partner racking or module manufacturers to enhance the training experience for installer attendees.

Installer Happy Hour: Unwind and network in a relaxed atmosphere at a local brewery or pub. This event, typically held after a Lunch and Learn session, includes appetizers, drink tickets, and exciting door prizes, courtesy of APsystems.

Key Account Visits: Bring in APsystems to answer questions from your top customers in-person, cover new products, and support Connect your directly with our team for personalized discussions and strategic planning sessions. We value your insights and aim to strengthen our partnership through collaborative efforts.

Here’s an example schedule (actual schedules will vary):
Day 1 AM: Team trainings – DS3 & APstorage
Day 1 AM-PM: Key customer visits
Day 2 AM: Key customer visits
Day 2 Lunch: Installer customer Lunch & Learn
Day 2 PM: Happy Hour hosted by you and APsystems

To secure your spot on our Summer Roadshow Tour, simply click here to sign up. We’re eager to include your city as a stop on our national tour and look forward to collaborating with you to make this event a success!

Should you have any questions or require further information, please don’t hesitate to reach out. Let’s make this summer an unforgettable journey of learning and growth for your team and business.

Mark Your Calendars for These Upcoming May Tradeshows

RE+ TEXAS – May 14-15 in Houston (Booth 601)

Solar Expo Midwest – May 20-22 in Chicago (Booth 320)

May is shaping up to be an exciting month for APsystems and the renewable energy sector, and we can’t wait to showcase our latest developments with you at these events!

Drop by our booths to experience firsthand our newest breakthroughs in solar microinverter and energy storage solutions. Explore the remarkable APstorage residential energy storage system, featuring the game-changing ELS—a dynamic battery-charging solution that redefines efficiency and dependability.

Schedule a meeting with one of our experts to delve deeper. We look forward to connecting with you at one of these upcoming events.



April Tradeshows: Innovation, Networking, and Collaboration Await

Join us at these upcoming tradeshows in April:

  • RE+ Southeast – April 17th and 18th in Atlanta, GA (Booth 315).
  • SolarCon – April 18th to 20th in Salt Lake City (Booth 624 & Silver-level Sponsor!)

Definitely a busy week for APsystems and the solar industry, and we’re excited to share our latest innovations with you!

Visit our booths to explore our newest advancements in solar microinverters and energy storage solutions, including the cutting-edge APstorage residential energy storage system, featuring the revolutionary ELS–a versatile battery-charging solution that sets new standards in efficiency and reliability.

Book a time to meet with a member of our team. We look forward to seeing you at one of these upcoming events!