SOURCE: Astralux Environmental Solutions

December 07, 2007 07:00 ET

Astralux Environmental Solutions Announces the Appointment of Fred T. Martin as Director of Sales and Marketing of the Company's Power Systems Group

BOULDER, CO--(Marketwire - December 7, 2007) - Astralux Environmental Solutions (AES), a Colorado-based energy efficiency provider, today announced the appointment of Mr. Fred T. Martin as Director of Sales and Marketing for the Company's Power Systems Group. Astralux Power Systems has been providing residential and commercial solar energy systems in Colorado. The announcement was made by Dr. Rande Treece, President and Chief Executive Officer of AES.

Mr. Martin's duties will include the development of Sales and Marketing Programs, recruiting and training of the professional sales team, and assisting in the development of the Astralux Power Systems Dealership Expansion Program, planned for launch in Colorado, California, Arizona, and other states by mid-2008.

"We are expecting rapid growth in our solar programs in 2008," said Dr. Treece. "Legislative mandates, huge utility company incentives and pending new Federal tax credit legislation all mean that right now is the time for homeowners and business owners to be installing solar energy systems. These incentives have brought immediate and explosive growth to the solar industry in Colorado and nationwide. Mr. Martin's programs will help assure that Astralux is positioned as a leader in this industry."

Mr. Martin began his career in solar energy back in the early 1980s, first for Grumman Solar Energy Systems, then Novan Solar of Boulder, and then becoming a Marketing Manager for First American Solar of Denver. By 1985, he owned and managed one of First American's largest and most successful dealerships. Later he became Client Services Director of the Environmental Health Sciences Division of Dames and Moore, a global Environmental Engineering firm with offices in Denver.

About Astralux

Astralux, established in 1992, is a Boulder, Colorado-based research firm and was originally founded to research and develop opto-electronic materials and devices. Over time the company has expanded to include R&D in a broad range of advanced technologies with the objective of conceiving, growing and launching new businesses to bring best-of-breed innovations to market. The firm's research contracts with the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Department of Energy and others are directly related to advanced solar energy systems development and give Astralux unique and surpassing capabilities in the field. The Power Systems group was developed to commercialize these alternative energy technologies and deliver professionally designed solar energy systems to home and business owners. For more information please call (303) 995-0891, or visit

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