The Solar Wave Team

A Key Player in the Solar Thermal Community

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Henry K. Vandermark

Henry K. Vandermark

Founder and President

Henry brings the hands-on experience of a wide range of solar thermal systems.  Described as “a visionary,” Henry founded Solar Wave Energy in 1978. Over the last 30 years, he has been involved in all aspects of the design, installation and service of solar thermal systems – including overseeing site-built and factory-built collectors and systems, and servicing most of the many types of solar hot water systems used in the Northeast. Henry brings the detail analysis of these mechanical system operations from years of installation and system assessment. He bought his first data-logger back in 1978 and has been looking at sensors ever since. He has taught conference workshops, trade school classes, and programs for teachers. Henry has been honored with the “Cambridge First Day” award given by MIT and the City of Cambridge for his work preserving the environment – and the Distinguished Service Award from the Northeast Sustainable Energy Association. He continues to consult on solar thermal designs for building applications.