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Pythagoras Solar Expands Leadership Team to Serve Growing Demand for its Solar Windows

Post Time:May 22,2012Classify:Industry NewsView:88

Building Glass Products Expert, Andrew Jensen, Joins as President, North American Operations to Lead Strategic Expansion

SAN MATEO, CA—Pythagoras Solar, provider of “powered by Pythagoras” solar windows that simultaneously deliver energy efficiency, high power density and optimized daylighting, announced today the expansion of its management team with the addition of Andrew Jensen, President of North American Operations.  Mr. Jensen will oversee the company’s growth and further the success of its innovative photovoltaic glass unit (PVGU) and powered by Pythagoras products with industry partners such as Guardian Industries.  He will leverage the momentum Pythagoras Solar’s PVGU is experiencing in the growing building integrated photovoltaic (BIPV) glass market to scale the commercialization and delivery of its solar windows to satisfy the growing demand for building sustainability.  Mr. Jensen’s extensive experience in the building products industry includes the development of industry recognized best practices, the execution of product leadership strategies and in building customer centric sales organizations.

“I am excited to apply my experience towards creating a leadership position for Pythagoras Solar in the BIPV glass market,” said Andrew Jensen, President, North American Operations, Pythagoras Solar. “This product is a game changer and is well positioned to answer the demand for energy efficient buildings, BIPV glass technology and the quest for net zero energy buildings.  With the continued development of strategic partnerships and processes to strengthen our proposition, our company has the potential to truly transform the way buildings are being built and retrofitted.”

Mr. Jensen’s broad experience in construction products includes 10 years of leadership roles within Cardinal Glass Industries.  He has successfully marketed, negotiated and orchestrated the manufacturing and worldwide delivery of more than $2 billion in solar and advanced energy efficient glass products.  Given Pythagoras Solar’s recent success in launching its partnership program with industry leader Guardian Glass, positioning it for worldwide adoption in the global market, Mr. Jensen will apply his relevant insight into expanding relationships with glass partners and developing new industry collaborations.

About Pythagoras Solar

Founded in 2007, Pythagoras Solar is uniquely positioned at the intersection of energy efficient building materials and photovoltaics, having been selected as a winner of the 2011 GE Ecomagination Challenge. The company provides building integrated photovoltaic (BIPV) products that enable the architecture, engineering and construction sectors to design buildings with increased energy efficiency, renewable power generation and appealing aesthetics, thereby increasing real estate value. Pythagoras Solar will advance distributed power generation, help achieve Net Zero Energy Buildings and have a lasting impact on green building and urban planning. Pythagoras Solar is a privately held company with operations in the United States, Israel and China. More information:

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