Internal – Installer RFP Form Installer RFP Response Step 1 of 6 16% Contact InformationInstaller Name* Name* First Last Phone*Extension Email* Competitive Pricing1. Base PricingProvide the base $/W price the Proposer will offer to all solar co-op members. Please note if there is a minimum system size.2. Optional UpgradesList any optional upgrades to system components. NOTE: Some co-op members have expressed interest in snow guards, squirrel guards, as well as the SMA Sunny Boy TL inverters that provide a "secure power supply" during a power outage.3. Battery BackupWill you offer battery backup? If so, please quantify Proposer’s experience with batteries (number of commercial and/or residential PV + storage installations). 4. Level 2 ChargerWill you install an outlet for a Level 2 electric vehicle charger(s)? Do you sell chargers? 5. Loan FinancingWill you offer loan financing to co-op members?6. PPAWill you offer a Power Purchase Agreement or lease to co-op members?7. Incentive ProcessingWill you process all incentives on behalf of co-op members?8. System RegistrationWill you register the co-op members’ systems with appropriate entities (public service commissions, PJM GATS, etc.) for the sale of SRECS? Who will take ownership of system SRECs? NOTE: In markets where SRECs are not available please mark “N/A”.9. Permit ChargesWill there be any additional charges for securing historic permits, HOA approvals, or other permits or approvals that go above and beyond normal permitting requirements? NOTE: We recognize historic permitting incurs additional cost and want to ensure your costs are covered. If additional charges are required be sure they are listed in the added cost section.10. Roof RepairsWill Proposer be able to remove and reinstall the original PV installation should a co-op member require roof repairs or replacement at a later date independent of Proposer’s PV installation? If so, please specify at what cost to the co-op member. 11. Milestone PaymentsWhat are your standard milestone payments for a signed contract? NOTE: The Selection Committee will look favorably on milestone payments that include a final payment after receipt of permission to operate from the utility. System Quality & Sourcing12. Model Names/NumbersList all model names/numbers of equipment and components Proposer intends to install including panels, roof attachments, type of racking system, and type of inverters. If you offer multiple options for panels (i.e. American-made vs. not American-made), inverters (i.e., central inverters vs. micro-inverters) or roof attachments/racking, please specify components and attachment methods used for each option. Note: Following the intensified winter storms in recent years, there has been an increased risk of personal and property damage from masses of snow avalanching off of solar arrays. Snow management systems can reduce this danger. If your company is able to install a snow management system should a homeowner desire this additional feature, please list the component manufacturer and model your company recommends.12. WeatherproofingDescribe the equipment and methodology used to weatherproof all roof attachment points made during installation.14. System MonitoringWill installed systems include monitoring and at what level (system wide or panel level)? How much will monitoring services cost? NOTE: If monitoring charges are not included in the base pricing, be sure they are listed in the added cost section.15. OEM RelationshipsDo you have a long-standing relationship with any included equipment manufacturers or distributors? Proposer Experience & Qualifications16. ReferencesProvide three (3) customer references and their contact information from customers who worked with Proposer during the installation phase.17. Roofing ServicesDo you offer roofing services in house? If so, are they sub-contracted? How long have you offered roofing services? If you partner with roofing companies, please provide roofing company’s information and experience with roof repair/replacement in conjunction with solar PV installation. 18. PersonnelPlease describe the company’s key personnel and certifications who will be working directly on this co-op and an estimate of time to complete work. Also describe your staffing plan and provide staff names for key roles. NOTE: Our goal is to understand how your organization will staff and coordinate a large group of leads in a short time frame.19. Company Information and ExperiencePlease provide company information & experience. NOTE: Please provide answers to ALL the bulleted points. System Warranty20. Product WarrantiesDescribe production and product warranties provided for system modules. NOTE: Refer to the “Technical Requirements” section of the RFP21. Inverter WarrantiesDescribe warranty provided for inverters and options for extending the warranty.22. Charger WarrantiesDescribe warranty provided for Level 2 Chargers and options for extending the warranty.23. Labor WarrantyDescribe warranty provided for Proposer’s labor and workmanship. Give details for roof penetration warranty. NOTE: please indicate whether Proposer offers an electrical production/performance guarantee. Social & Community Benefits24. Office LocationProvide location of your nearest office25. Inclusion, Diversity, Fair WagesPlease answer each question at right with respect to your inclusion, diversity and fair wage practices. 26. Local EngagementsPlease describe any commitments you have made or are willing to make regarding local engagement if you are chosen to service the group. For example, companies previously chosen offered job internships, solar job training programs, donated to local nonprofits and planted trees. etc. Solar United Neighbors may contact you by email or phone with campaign updates and other offers of engagement. You can unsubscribe at any time.