RONKONKOMA, N.Y., Sept. 20, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — SUNation today earned a prestigious 2016 HIA-LI Business Achievement Award. The 22nd Annual Business Achievement Awards were presented by HIA-LI, the recognized voice for business on Long Island, to recognize the best and brightest companies in the region. SUNation Solar Systems, Long Island’s Fastest Growing Solar Provider with over 2,000 residential, commercial and municipal installations, was recognized in the Small Business category for a variety of factors, including positive employer/employee relations, increased revenue and profitability and its commitment to the growth and improvement of the Long Island business community. SUNation received the award during a gala event held today at the Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury, NY attended by hundreds of local business and legislative leaders.

“SUNation is honored to be recognized among so many well-run Long Island organizations this year. Our passion and focus is on providing the best customer service possible and that starts with our terrific sales, engineering, processing and installation teams. This award is a tribute to the strong relationships between employees and customers who make up the SUNation Family,” says Scott Maskin, SUNation Solar Systems co-founder and CEO.

“HIA-LI is pleased to recognize SUNation this year for its many achievements in industry leadership, creativity, successful business operations, corporate vision, and other intangible but vital characteristics required for developing and growing a winning organization,” says Terri Alessi-Miceli, President of HIA-LI.

SUNation has been selected by businesses, homeowners and municipalities across Long Island who are taking control of their energy futures by owning their solar systems to produce clean, affordable power from the Sun. Residential and commercial building owners have realized significant energy cost savings, enabling them to reinvest their money in their families or businesses.

In choosing finalists and recipients, the HIA-LI award selection committee considered multiple factors, including:

  • Positive employer/employee relations
  • Commitment to the growth or betterment of the Long Island business community
  • Revenue and profitability trends over the last three years
  • Three- to five-year vision for the company’s future

Additional criteria that were considered include:

  • Recent outstanding accomplishments
  • Technical innovation or innovative processes
  • Expansion into new markets
  • Industry leadership
  • Overcoming adversity

About HIA-LI
HIA-LI helps Long Island businesses prosper. For over 30 years, we have been the recognized voice for business on Long Island and a powerful force and economic engine for regional development. We provide a forum for business leaders to network, problem solve and obtain advice on critical issues facing their businesses. Our member companies represent tens of thousands of business professionals. We’re headquartered in and support one of the largest industrial parks in the United States. HIA-LI programs and events promote strategic partnerships, targeted networking, information sharing and business advocacy. Members benefit from our committees, educational programs, career resources, research capabilities, mentoring opportunities and business advisory services. For more information, visit or call 631-543-5355.



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