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Thursday, November 17, 2022
8:30 am – 4:20 pm CST (including a 30-min. break)


Presented by
Scott “Sully” Sullivan

Calculating Solar Energy Potential
How to calculate site PV potential
Energy benchmarking
Free calculation tools and resources – PV Watts, CBECS, etc

Working with Utilities
Finding incentives and rebates
Terms of net metering
Understanding solar system impact on utility bills

2022 Solar Tax Incentives
Federal solar tax credits
State and municipal tax incentives

Developments in Solar Energy Storage
Battery storage technologies
Trends in modern battery storage
Battery use cases for distributed generation
Future of battery storage at utility scale

Solar Hot Water Systems: 2022 Update
Potential solar hot water savings
Solar hot water system design
Solar hot water equipment and installation

Developments in Materials and Technologies: Weighing Costs and Benefits
Racking systems
Tracking systems

Going Off-Grid
Benefits and drawbacks of non-grid-tied systems
System sizing and design


 Webinar Instructions
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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.

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Professional Engineers:
7.0 PDHs

7.0 HSW CE Hours
7.0 AIA LU|HSWs 

International Code Council:
.7 CEUs (Energy)


Continuing Education Credit Information
This webinar is open to the public and is designed to qualify for 7.0 PDHs for professional engineers and 7.0 HSW continuing education hours for licensed architects in all states. 

 HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida (Provider No. 0004647), Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700) and North Carolina (S-0130). HalfMoon Education is deemed an approved continuing education sponsor for New York engineers and architects via its registration with the American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (Regulations of the Commissioner §68.14(i)(2) and §69.6(i)(2)). Other states do not preapprove continuing education providers or courses. 

The American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System has approved this course for 7.0 LU|HSWs (Sponsor No. J885). Only full participation is reportable to the AIA/CES. 

 The International Code Council has approved this event for .7 CEUs in the specialty area of Energy (Preferred Provider No. 1232). 

 Attendance will be monitored, and attendance certificates will be available after the webinar for those who attend the entire course and score a minimum 80% on the quiz that follows the course (multiple attempts allowed). 



Scott "Sully" Sullivan

Founder and CEO Scott Sullivan & Associates

Mr. Sullivan is recognized as an industry expert in the energy sector both domestic and international. He has worked with global renewable energy companies on residential, commercial/industrial, and utility projects. Mr. Sullivan also helps companies grow organically through increased sales by improving processes, procedures, and successful team building. His personal high-energy approach to business lends itself perfectly to guide individuals through personal and business coaching. Scott was in California on the front lines of deregulation with both the gas and electricity industries. His last 20 years have been spent in the renewable energy sector working with PV panel manufacturers, power electronic manufacturers (inverters) including fuel cell manufacturers, and commercial and residential renewable project developers. Mr. Sullivan has worked on the demand side, the supply side, and energy efficiency projects, helping companies reduce their carbon footprint while saving money. Scott works with small- to medium-sized companies helping them to increase revenue and grow their company organically by increasing sales and applying sales processes and procedures. This allows for growth without taking on additional debt or investors. Scott’s ability to find connections between both people and companies has earned him the reputation of a true networker and the respect of his colleagues. The natural extension of this networking prowess qualifies him to be a fantastic coach and mentor, both to individuals’ contributors and market leaders.

AIA Info

AIA Provider Statement:

HalfMoon Education Inc. is a registered provider of AIA-approved continuing education under Provider Number J885. All registered AIA/CES Providers must comply with the AIA Standards for Continuing Education Programs. Any questions or concerns about this provider of learning program may be sent to AIA/CES ( or (800) AIA 3837, Option 3).

This learning program is registered with AIA/CES for continuing professional education. As such, it does not include content that may be deemed or construed to be an approval or endorsement by the AIA of any material of construction or any method or manner of handling, using, distributing, or dealing in any material or product.

AIA continuing education credit has been reviewed and approved by AIA/CES. Learners must complete the entire learning program to receive continuing education credit. AIA continuing education Learning Units earned upon completion of this course will be reported to AIA/CES for AIA members. Certificates of Completion for both AIA members and non-AIA members are available upon request.

Course Title: Commercial and Residential Solar Energy Systems 2022: Planning, Design and Installation

Delivery Method: Live Online

Course Description: This course instructs design professionals on the planning, design and installation of commercial and residential solar energy systems. This course will demonstrate the calculation of solar energy potential, provide guidance on working with utilities and receiving tax incentives, discuss developments in materials and technologies, provide updates on solar hot water systems, and analyze off-grid energy systems.

Learning Objectives:

Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able calculate solar energy potential, determine benchmarks, and utilize free calculation tools and resources.

Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to discuss developments in solar energy storage, including battery technologies, trends in battery storage, and the future of battery storage at the utility scale.

Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to review solar hot water systems and their design, equipment, installation and potential savings.

Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to discuss the developments in materials and technologies, including panels, racking systems, inverters, and tracking systems, and weigh the costs and benefits.

Learning Objective 5:
Learners will be able to analyze the benefits, drawbacks, design and sizing of off-grid systems.

LUs: 7.0                                                                                             LU Type: LU|HSWs.

Prerequisites: None

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Intermediate

Course Expiration Date: 

Complaint Resolution Policy:

Complaints regarding this course can be emailed to or by calling (715) 835-5900. A HalfMoon Education representative will respond within 72 hours to resolve the complaint, which will include, but not limited to, access to another CE activity at no or reduced cost or a full or partial refund. Each instance will be resolved on a case-by-case situation.