SolaBlock LLC

SolaBlock's solar-clad concrete masonry units bring solar electricity to urban and remote customers at an installed cost similar to conventional brick

  • Stage Product In Development
  • Industry Industrial/Energy
  • Location Easthampton, MA, US
  • Currency USD
  • Founded October 2011
  • Employees 4
  • Incorporation Type LLC
  • Website

Company Summary

SolaBlock is preparing to be a major supplier of solar façade systems for the fast-growing building-integrated photovoltaic market, manufacturing solar masonry and tile wall systems for energy production on building walls--providing long-life, vandal-resistant solar—at installed cost no greater than traditional brick.

Founders are veteran domain experts. Technologies are patented, tested, with demonstrations pending-- and baseball bat proof!


  • Patrick Quinlan, P.E.,
    Former Associate Director, U-Mass. Wind Energy Center.
    Over 25 years experience in renewables.
    Science Fellow in Congress and Technology Fellow at the White House Office of Science and Tech. Policy.
    Senior Analyst, National Renewable Energy Laboratory.
    Former employee, AeroVironment. M.S. in Mech. Eng., U-Wisconsin Solar Energy Lab.
    B.S. Mech. Eng., U-Massachusetts wind energy program.
    Solar Design Certificate, Siemens

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    Chief Operations Officer

    COO - Jason Laverty (International Masonry Institute, Bricklayers and Allied Craftworkers Union, Local #1, Springfield, MA ): R&D mason, strong project manager, with teaching, consulting experience. Expert in construction safety and green building techniques ; expert presenter, public speaker, and trainer. Over 10 years teaching experience. LEED Certified for Masonry. OSHA 10-30-5010502.