Systems that “A-Mount” to High Sustainability Standards

Quick Mount PV was founded in 2006 to bring cost-effective, code-compliant, waterproof rooftop mounting systems to the solar industry.

Quick Mount PV is committed to integrating sustainable practices into the daily operations of their 90,000 square foot facility in Walnut Creek. They are a Bay Area Certified Green Business and have replaced the floodlights in their parking lot with low-wattage LEDs and de-lamped light fixtures throughout the compound (saving $14,000 annually). They also re-optimized the HVAC schedules to conserve energy, started on-site composting, established a company garden and implemented a comprehensive Environmental Management System.

As much as possible, they use recycled content aluminum because it requires only 5 percent of the energy needed to produce aluminum from virgin sources and can be recycled indefinitely. Stainless steel raw materials are used in their products when essential to quality and their average recycled content across all metals is 68 percent.

The firm purchased all-electric vehicles for business-related travel, and employees carpool or take public transportation to work. In case they are missing any possible opportunity for improvement, Quick Mount PV management holds quarterly staff meetings to review their sustainability progress.

 

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Quick Mount PV
2700 Mitchell Drive
Walnut Creek, CA 94598
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Quick Mount PV manufactures waterproof rooftop solar panel mounting systems for the solar industry. Quick Mount PV has an employee garden with two compost bins.

Green Actions:

  • Provide an employee garden to promote healthy, locally grown food
  • Provide on-site compost bins in the kitchen and two more outside in the company’s garden
  • Purchase 80 percent recycled cardboard
  • De-lamped light fixtures throughout the compound
  • Replaced floodlight bulbs with low-wattage LEDs
  • Use recycled aluminum and recycled-content metals

Total Savings:

  • $14,000 annually