Participants in this four-week online course will learn how to perform a PV site assessment for a home or small business. The course will cover site assessment tools, load analysis, energy efficiency recommendations, array placement options, basic system sizing, cost estimates, and evaluating existing infrastructure on site. Participants will learn how to access online tools for solar resource analysis, PV system performance calculators, and incentives.
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
Use site assessment tools
Size a PV system
Recommend a PV system type to meet a home or owner's goals
Identify and recommend steps for energy efficiency
Perform a load analysis
Identify and recommend array placement options
Quantify the solar resource
Provide a general cost estimate
Write a PV site assessment report
Use web-based performance calculators
Provide installer and equipment vendor information
Recognized CECs for Licensed Professionals
NABCEP recognizes advanced-level training by ISPQ Accredited training organizations to meet NABCEP CE requirements. MREA is an ISPQ accredited training organization. See www.nabcep.org or contact NABCEP at 800-654-0021 for more details on recertification.
BPI Recognized for 3.75 CEU Credits
8.0 credit hours for WI Dwelling Contractor Qualifier Certification
Jenny Heinzen, MREA
May 12 - June 8, 2014
Recorded (optional) weekly webinars
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