COACHELLA VALLEY RENEWABLE ENERGY FIRM, HOT PURPLE ENERGY OWNERS NATE OTTO AND DAVID HERRLINGER HONORED BY ASSEMBLY MEMBER V. MANUEL PÉREZ

56TH Assembly District Small Business of the Year

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“It is an honor to be recognized by the Small Business Association and by Assemblyman Pérez, who has done so much to champion renewable energy and the clean tech economy in the desert.  “It is ultimately our employees that we thank for their committed work to sustainability,” said HPE President Nate Otto.

(SACRAMENTO) –Today, Hot Purple Energy was honored by Assembly Member V. Manuel Pérez as the 56th Assembly District’s “2014 Small Business of the Year.” Coachella Valley renewable energy firm, Hot Purple Energy Owners Nate Otto and David Herrlinger traveled to Sacramento to participate in the recognition event held at the Sacramento Convention Center and sponsored by the California Small Business Association.

“The work of Hot Purple Energy has brought tangible gains for energy efficiency to our desert communities, while raising awareness about energy conservation and the benefits of solar power,” said Pérez.  “They have created green jobs and brought technologies to our communities that support a clean energy future and a healthier environment.  The firm is also a generous and fun community partner that gets involved in local events, activities, and organizations helping to make the Valley an even better place to live.”

Established in 2009, Hot Purple Energy (HPE) is a full-service firm providing solar and energy efficiency solutions for residences and businesses throughout the Coachella Valley.   Through comprehensive consultation, design, and installation services, HPE helps homeowners and businesses convert to more sustainable, efficient energy systems.

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HPE is also an engaged community partner that participates in scores of community events each year, as well as supporting local organizations, including the Desert Cancer Foundation, the Desert AIDS Project, Coachella Valley History Museum, the Living Desert, and the Humane Society of the Desert, among many others.  HPE is also involved in educational efforts to help cultivate the next generation workforce, such as through the Renewable Energy Academy of Learning at Desert Hot Springs High School and the Desert Energy Enterprise Center at College of the Desert.