Sundog Solar is a solar energy company based in Chatham, NY, and Midcoast Maine in Searsport. Sundog installs photovoltaic and solar hot water systems on homes and businesses. The company also provides a spray foam insulation installation service.
Sundog is based out of a factory warehouse that is shared with Kling Magnetics. The building is part of a complex that used to be the Columbia Box Board Mill, and is powered by 37.6 kW photovoltaic system and heated with vegetable oil.
In 1997, Sundog Solar’s owner Jody Rael bought the Chatham property from the Columbia Box Board paper mill company. In 2007 the company invested $250,000 to make their 20,000 sq ft (1,900 m2) manufacturing and office facility carbon-neutral.