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Steven Strong's
The Solar Electric House
Steven Strong's Classic Book: The Solar Electric House

A consumer's guide to solar home design, by the pre-eminent authority on renewable energy systems.


Wind Energy

Solar Thermal

Zero-Energy Buildings

about solar design associates

Solar Design Associates (SDA) is dedicated to creative integration of renewable energy systems in the design of homes and buildings.

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  • Solar Design Associates, North America's oldest and most respected renewable-energy design firm, has deep expertise in building-integrated design and sustainable systems engineering. Our position in the vanguard of design innovation is substantiated by an unmatched portfolio of completed work.
  • We support architects, engineers and design/build contractors in the specification, design, construction and commissioning of solar electric, solar thermal and wind energy systems.
  • With private residential clients, non-profit organizations and academic institutions, we create energy-self-reliant environments that exemplify the values of stewardship and sustainability.