Agenda

Solar Photovoltaic Project Design and Development, Part I
Wednesday, October 4, 2017, 11:00 AM – 3:15 PM CDT (incl. 15 min. break)

Rooftop design activity
      • Develop a rooftop design methodology based on standard practices
      • Perform a site layout and energy estimate
      • Explore how material selection impacts system design
      • Finalize a bill of material list and simple payback calculation

 Project presentations
      • Understand standard project sizes
      • Explore installation methodology for various structures
      • Watch installer presentations of capstone projects
      • Identify resources for project development

 15 minute break

   Hot topics in solar design and development: an interactive discussion
      • Ask questions specific to your photovoltaic project needs
      • Understand regulatory status of solar markets
      • Debate merits of contrasting design methodologies
      • Discuss maintenance requirements of solar technologies

   Beyond preliminary design
      • Review a complete system design of two arrays with differing module and inverter technologies
      • Explore the impacts of aesthetics, power generation and consumption, and material selection on system design
      • Explore National Electric Code vocabulary and pitfalls
      • Discuss structural engineering issues from project case studies


Solar Photovoltaic Project Design and Development, Part II
Thursday, October 5, 2017, 11:00 AM – 2:15 PM CDT (incl. 15 min. break)

   Understand solar industry regulations governing grid-interconnection and permitting
   Discuss economics of solar leasing, utility-scale solar, community-owned solar, 
      off-grid living, and other solar business models
   Determine where building design expertise fits into solar project 
      development energy policies in the public and private sectors

 15 Minute Break

    Emerging + Future Trends
      • Understand where solar energy fits into the national energy portfolio and policy
      • Learn the basics of combining solar with battery storage, generators, and other integrated systems
      • Explore disruptive technologies within solar racking, inverters, and modules
      • Explore national trends in price and cost

Webinar Instructions

Each webinar session earns continuing education credit and can be registered for individually. 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 will be provided for each webinar attended and will be sent via email in PDF form about five business days after the date of the conclusion of the series.

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 system requirements:

Operating System:
Windows 7, Windows 8 or Windows 10 Mac OSX 10.9 (Mavericks) – 10.12 (Sierra)

Web Browser:
Chrome v34+, Firefox v34+, Internet Explorer 8+, Microsoft Edge v12+, Safari v6+

Internet connection:                   Hardware: 
Minimum of 1Mbps                      2GB RAM or more

Credits

Architects: 
     7.0 HSW Contact Hours

AIA: 
     7.0 HSW LUs

Engineers: 
     7.0 PDHs

Continuing Education Credit Information

HalfMoon Education is an American Institute of Architects-approved continuing education sponsor (No. J885), and is deemed an approved sponsor for 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 contact hours available. HalfMoon Education is an approved engineer continuing education provider in Florida, Indiana, Louisiana, 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. Check each course listing for the number of PDHs available. The Association of State Floodplain Managers has approved the HEC-RAS Webinar Series. The International Code Council has approved the NFPA 101 Series webinars and is evaluating the NEC: A Solar Photovoltaic System Perspective webinars (approval pending). 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 credit approval.

Speakers

Jr Cromer (old Bio - Do Not Use)

Do Not Use

There are 2 Courses in This Seminar

Solar Photovoltaic Project Design and Development, Part I

Solar Photovoltaic Project Design and Development, Part I

October 4, 2017 Webinar Jr Cromer (old Bio - Do Not Use)
Solar Photovoltaic Project Design and Development, Part II

Solar Photovoltaic Project Design and Development, Part II

October 5, 2017 Webinar Jr Cromer (old Bio - Do Not Use)