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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.


services for building owners, developers and managers




Mass. Maritime Turbine
SDA helped Massachusetts Maritime Academy harness the wind.



MITRE Centre
SDA helped the MITRE Corporation showcase its high-tech vision.



BP service stations
SDA worked with BP to add solar to its new and existing service stations nationwide.




IBEW Boston
SDA President Steven Strong on the roof of IBEW 103 in Boston.

Sustainability is good business.
With over 30 years' experience, SDA smoothly integrates renewable-energy applications into commercial, institutional and industrial buildings.
As a building owner, developer or manager, you can:
  • Attune your development efforts to the new paradigm of sustainable building
  • Acquaint your design team with the most current knowledge on environmentally responsive building design
  • Achieve impressive returns on investment by taking advantage of new federal and state incentives.

Environmental awareness and energy-conscious design are reaching critical mass in the real estate development field.
Solar Design Associates sets the standard for inspired use of renewable-energy applications in commercial buildings.
SDA works with you to field optimal renewable-energy applications that articulate your commitment to a sustainable future.

We can:
  • Integrate state of the art renewable technologies into your building
  • Consult on solar electric, solar thermal and wind power applications
  • Provide full design, engineering and construction documents
  • Assist with all aspects of materials selection, installation and monitoring of renewable energy systems
  • Deliver complete turn-key solutions with single source responsibility

Client and customer knowledge of renewable energy is growing rapidly.
Potential buyers, tenants and investors appreciate thoughtful building design that not only conserves energy and respects environmental realities, but also delivers investment benefits and lower operating costs. Some examples include:

Massachusetts Mill Complex

BP Service Stations - nationwide

National Archives, Waltham MA

Walmart PV system in McKinney, Texas
SDA worked with Walmart to help green their retail operations.


SDA edoes solar at the White House
SDA collaborated with the National Park Service to help the White House go solar.


U.S. Mission to the U.N., Geneva
SDA designed a new solar skin for the U.S. Mission to the U.N. in Geneva.
Details and references are available upon request.

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