Residential Solar Introduction and Design
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Introduction to Residential Solar
Wednesday, March 9th, 2016, 12:00 – 3:15 PM EST
Electrical terms and how photovoltaics work
Use PVWatts to determine system performance estimates
Different solar module types and specification sheets
Different inverter system types and specification sheets
Racking components and other balance of system material
Battery-based design differences and sizing procedure
Design / procurement / installation / commissioning process
Ask project ownership questions such as insurance, fire code adherence, and project maintenance
Latest in solar appraised value analysis
Design Your Solar Roof
Wednesday, March 16th, 2016, 12:00 – 3:15 PM EST
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
6.0 HSW Contact Hours
(AIA: 6.0 HSW LUs)
3.0 Hours for Design Your Solar Roof
HalfMoon Education is approved as a continuing education sponsor by the American Institute of Architects (Provider No. J885). HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for architects in Florida and is deemed an approved sponsor in New York. HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida, Indiana, Louisiana, Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), New York (NYSED Sponsor No. 35), North Carolina, and North Dakota. Educators and courses for architects and engineers are not subject to preapproval in other states.
This course is registered with the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) for 3.0 hours, which includes 3.0 hours for PV Installation (JTA or elective), 3.0 hours for PV Tech Sales (JTA or Elective), and 3.0 hours for SH Installer (Elective), and no Code hours.
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