Community Solar and Rooftop Solar
Wednesday, September 5, 2018, 11:00 AM – 2:15 PM CDT (incl. 15 min. break)
Definition of community solar
Fundamentals of regulated and deregulated grid structures.
Online resources for identifying state green energy policy
Renewable energy credit (REC) transactions and pricing
Analyze community solar case studies across multiple states
Community solar development models
Understand how state and utility policy impacts community solar modeling
Community solar contract terms and conditions
Utility-scale design considerations
Economic payback of community solar participation
Compare community solar to direct ownership
Explore alternatives to community solar
Design Your Solar Roof
Thursday, September 6, 2018, 11:00 AM – 2:15 PM CDT (incl. 15 min. break)
Introduction to solar design software.
• Use Google Earth to pick a rooftop for your design.
• Model an array layout with software-based assistance (software is provided).
Impact of module and inverter selection on system wiring
Residential interconnection options and grounding parameters
Wire/conduit selection and voltage drop
Convert array layout into a racking plan.
Prepare your solar design for structural engineering.
Permit package and code requirements
All attendees must log-on through their own email – attendees may not watch together if they wish to earn continuing education credit. HalfMoon Education Inc. must be able to prove attendance if either the attendee or HalfMoon Education Inc. is audited.
Certificates of completion can be downloaded in PDF form upon passing a short quiz. A link to the quiz will be sent to each qualifying attendee immediately after the webinar. The certificate can be downloaded from the Results page of the quiz upon scoring 80% or higher.
Webinars are presented via GoToWebinar, an easy-to-use application that can be run on most systems and tablets. Instructions and login information will be provided in an email sent close to the date of the webinar. It is highly recommended that you download, install and test the application before the webinar begins by clicking on the link in the email.
GoToWebinar App requirements:
Windows 7 – 10 or Mac OSX 10.9 (Mavericks) – 10.13 (High Sierra)
The two most recent version of the following browsers:
Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, Microsoft Edge
Internet Explorer v11 (or later) with Flash enabled
Internet connection: Minimum of 1Mbps Hardware: 2GB RAM or more
For more information visit the Support section at www.gotowebinar.com.
6.0 HSW CE Hours
6.0 HSW LUs
Continuing Education Credit Information
HalfMoon Education is an American Institute of Architects-approved continuing education sponsor (No. J885) and is deemed an approved continuing education sponsor for architects and landscape architects in New York. These webinars are not approved for Florida architects. Other states do not preapprove educators or courses. Check each webinar for the number of continuing education hours available. HalfMoon Education is an approved engineer continuing education provider in Florida, Indiana, Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), New York (NYSED Sponsor No. 35), North Carolina, and North Dakota. Other states do not preapprove educators or courses. These webinars offer engineer continuing education credit in all states that allow this learning methodology. Check each course listing for the number of PDHs available. The Slope Stabilization and Landslide Prevention webinars offer 3.0 CE hours each to landscape architects but have not been approved in states that require preapproval. The Landscape Architecture Continuing Education System has approved each webinar for 3.0 HSW PDHs. HalfMoon Education is an International Code Council Preferred Provider (1232). Course approvals are pending for the International Green Construction Code webinars. Participation and knowledge retention will be verified for these webinar events, certificates of completion will be provided, and LUs will be reported to the AIA. Please see individual course listings for available credit approval.
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