Allied Building Products to Provide Siemens Microinverters Nationwide

Mon Sep 10, 2012 11:15am EDT

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Allied Building Products to Provide Siemens Microinverters Nationwide

Allied Building Products Corp., a leading national distributor of roofing materials and other building products and Siemens, a leading power distribution infrastructure provider, announced a new distribution relationship focusing on sales of the Siemens Microinverter System. Allied now offers the Siemens Microinverter to solar contractors nationwide, with stocking locations in Hawaii and New Jersey.

Offering increased energy output and easy-to-use online monitoring, the Siemens Microinverter System enables homeowners and businesses alike the most bankable solution to harness the power of the sun. The Siemens Microinverter Systems facilitates residential and commercial solar power conversion. Designed with end users and integrators in mind, the system offers many time saving installation features and improved safety over traditional solar inverter systems.

"Working with the right partners is key in this industry," said Barry Contrael, director of Low Voltage Electronics for Siemens Infrastructure and Cities. "Siemens has a wide variety of products and services, but distributors like Allied Building Products are critical in filling the necessary gaps as well as maintaining relationships with the vast number of contractors and tradesmen in this country. By teaming up we can provide an entire solution now to address the needs of the solar industry, with a reputation and financial stability few can match.”

This is the first distribution relationship between Allied Building Products and Siemens.

About Allied Building Products Corp.

Allied Building Products Corp. distributes building products to specialty contractors from over 200 locations throughout the US. Allied is a division of Oldcastle, Inc., the North American holding company for CRH plc (NYSE: CRH). Allied’s Solar Division supplies solar panels, mounting hardware, inverters and monitoring systems to qualified solar contractors. For more information or to obtain a quote on Siemens Microinverters, please call 1 (877) 870-7887, email solarsales@alliedbuilding.com, or visit http://solar.alliedbuilding.com/.

About Siemens

Siemens Infrastructure & Cities Sector, with approximately 87,000 employees worldwide, offers sustainable technologies for metropolitan areas and their infrastructures. Its offerings include complete traffic and transportation systems, intelligent logistics, efficient energy supply, environmentally compatible building technologies, modernization of the way power is transmitted and distributed, and smart consumption of electricity. The sector is comprised of the Rail Systems, Mobility and Logistics, Low and Medium Voltage, Smart Grid and Building Technologies Divisions as well as Osram Sylvania. For more information, visit www.usa.siemens.com/infrastructure-cities

The Siemens Low and Medium Voltage Division serves the entire product, system and solution business for the power distribution infrastructure of residential, commercial, industrial and utility markets. The division offers a wide-ranging portfolio of power distribution and circuit protection products, covering the range from 120 V to 38 kV. It includes circuit breakers, switches and MV motor controls as well as switchboards, switchgear, busway and busduct, power panels and standby power products. The division's protection and control offering encompasses power monitoring systems, electronic circuit protection, distribution automation and Smart-Gear® - Power Distribution Solution. Additionally, the division supplies energy-efficient solutions for the integration of renewable energy. For more information, visit www.usa.siemens.com/lowmediumvoltage

Allied Building Products Corp.
Kristie Wieland
Communication and Event Manager
201-635-3259
Kristie.wieland@alliedbuilding.com

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