David Edwards is an off-grid energy systems designer and sculptor with 25 years of business experience creating energy efficient buildings for commercial and residential clients. Edwards currently lives in a passive solar home and works from an adjoining solar assisted studio in Glenshaw, Pennsylvania. Edwards has wide-ranging experience in environmental education and the installation requirements of renewable energy systems. Edwards is the founder of Art Energy Design. Established in 2008, AED is a business that designs and installs public art embedded with solar and wind energy generating technologies. AED also creates museum exhibits and provides environmental education services in the form of lectures, demonstrations and hands on workshops. Notable clients include The Heinz History Center, Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh, The Childrens Museum of Pittsburgh and The Carnegie Science Center. Corporate and public environmental art installations include commissions by the City of Pittsburgh, The Frick Environmental Center and The Urban Renovation Authority of Pittsburgh. In 2010 Edwards was recognized by the United States State Department for innovative energy generating sculptures exhibited at the G-20 summit in Pittsburgh. He currently serves as an adviser at The Pittsburgh Technology Council's Art and Technology Initiative.