David B. Tait
David Brian Tait, 50, of Tempe, AZ, passed away unexpectedly on August 3, 2007. David was born March 24, 1957 in Stamford, NY, moving to the valley in 1977. He was the owner of Tait Solar Company, Inc., a solar energy testing and consulting firm. David was on the faculty at Arizona State University for the last 13 years teaching courses in solar energy technology. He was also active in the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning, National Fenestration Rating Council and the American Solar Energy Society, among other professional societies. David was also a member of both the Elk's and Moose Lodges. He is survived by his wife, Betsy Tait; his daughter, Erin Brianna Tait; his father, Daniel (Genevieve) Tait and three brothers, Richard (Vivianne), Robert and Andrew, originally from Grand Gorge, New York. He was preceded in death by his mother Margaret. A celebration of David's life will be held on August 9th at 4:00pm at the Community Christian Church, 1701 S. College, Tempe, Arizona. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in David's name to: David B. Tait Memorial Fund, National Fenestration Rating Council, 6305 Ivy Lane, Suite 140, Greenbelt, Maryland 20770 Or: John Yellott Research Grant Endowment, C/O Trista Dunagan, College of Design ASU, P.O. Box 87905, Tempe, AZ 85287.

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Tait Solar is a solar energy research, consulting and testing services company which has been providing services to architects, engineers, developers and product manufacturers for eighteen years. Tait Solar is dedicated to the utilization and advancement of solar energy applications and specializes in the area of fenestration services.