MMI Public Relations Named Agency of Record For Academy Solar

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  • Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill, NC (1888PressRelease) January 07, 2011 - Patty Briguglio, president of MMI Public Relations (, a Raleigh-based full-service public relations firm, has announced that the firm has been named the public relations agency of record for Academy Solar ( Academy Solar is a solar energy system design and installation company based in Chapel Hill, N.C. With a focus in the Triangle and Charlotte markets, the company installs both residential and commercial systems. MMI Public Relations will work with Academy Solar to develop and implement a strategic public relations campaign that incorporates media relations, social media and community relations.

    "North Carolina ranks 10th among all states in residential energy consumption and 11th in commercial energy consumption," said Briguglio. "We are excited that Academy Solar has chosen MMI Public Relations as their partner in developing a public relations campaign that will promote alternative energy options in North Carolina."

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    Academy Solar offers residential and commercial solar energy system installations with a focus on the Chapel Hill, Raleigh, Durham and Charlotte markets. Dedicated to professional customer service, Academy Solar takes care of all the customer's permits and regulatory paperwork, as well as insures that the customer receives the maximum federal and state incentives in order to receive a firm, final price on the true cost of installing its system. Its online calculator shows customers how federal and state tax credits can reduce installation costs and pay back expenses within two to seven years, with free energy for the remaining expected 18 years of energy production by the installation. Academy Solar provides seven guarantees to homeowners to insure their complete satisfaction with the installation process and a 10-year "no hassle no cost" 100 percent guarantee on their system. Created by four successful local entrepreneurs, two of whom are U.S. Air Force Academy graduates and pilots, Academy Solar believes that solar energy can be a prime energy source in the future that can help our environment by reducing the need for new fossil energy from coal fired electric plants and provide real financial return to homeowners through solar production incentives. For more information, visit

    MMI Public Relations is a Raleigh-based, full-service PR firm that helps its clients start big conversations and make powerful connections. With a strong base in traditional public relations tactics, MMI has strategically evolved into a market leader in emerging PR tools such as social media, online video and podcasting. MMI works with firms and individuals in a wide spectrum of industries across the nation. Ranked among the state's top PR firms and in the top 10 percent nationally, MMI is the recipient of more than 50 awards in the public relations arena as well as in the community. For more information, call 919-233-6600, visit the MMI Public Relations website at or the MMI Public Relations Blog at

    Erin Smith
    MMI Public Relations
    (919) 233-6600
    erin ( @ ) mmipublicrelations dot com

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