5-Day PV Design & Installation Course (Mar 14 - Mar 18)

Event Details

5-Day PV Design & Installation Course (Mar 14 - Mar 18)

Time: March 14, 2011 at 8:30am to March 18, 2011 at 3pm
Location: Ontario Solar Academy
Street: TBA
City/Town: Windsor
Website or Map: http://www.solaracademy.com/o…
Phone: 416-900-7191
Event Type: training, class
Organized By: Ontario Solar Academy
Latest Activity: Feb 10, 2011

Export to Outlook or iCal (.ics)

Event Description

Solar Academy's 5-Day Solar PV Design and Installation Course (Level One) covers fundamental knowledge and reviews the design, installation, and evaluation of residential and commercial solar photovoltaic (PV) systems.

Price:
$2,995 Canadian. Register 3 weeks in advance, save $350!
[Includes tuition, all course materials,plus lunch and refreshments for five full days. Accommodations not included.]

Contact Person
Jacob Travis, Ph.D., Director

Email
contact@solaracademy.com

Daily Schedule

Each day the training begins promptly at 8:30 am. The morning session is 3.5 hours.  There is a lunch break from Noon to 1:00 pm. The afternoon session is 4 hours, ending at 5:00 pm.  Each day there are 7.5 hours of instruction, totaling 37.5 hours of professional training over the five-day course. Thursdays we end late at 7:00 pm, and Fridays we end early at 3:00 pm.

Topics Covered

  • Grid-Tied PV System Design & Estimation
  • Rooftop Mounting Installation
  • Economic, Financial & Regulatory Considerations
  • Electrical Component Selection and Functions
  • Customer Site Evaluation

Sample Course Outline

Monday

  • Registration
  • Introduction / Course Overview
  • Section 1 – PV Markets & Applications
  • Break
  • Section 2 – Safety Basics & Fall Safety DVD
  • Lunch
  • Section 3 – Electrical Basics & PV Module Exercise
  • Section 4 – Solar Energy Fundamentals
  • FIT Program Overview & Domestic Content Discussion
  • Reception

Tuesday

  • Section 5 – PV Module Fundamentals
  • Shade Analysis Techniques
  • Break
  • Design Project – Introductions, Team Assignments, Part One
  • Lunch
  • Guest Speaker
  • Section 6 – System Components
  • Design Project – Part Two

Wednesday

  • Section 7 – PV System Sizing Principles
  • Break
  • Design Project, Part Three
  • Lunch
  • Guest Speaker
  • Hands On Installation Training – Mounting & Grounding
  • Section 8 – PV System Electrical Design

Thursday

  • Section 8 – PV System Electrical Design
  • Section 9 – PV System Mechanical Design
  • Break
  • Section 9 – PV System Mechanical Design
  • Lunch
  • Guest Speaker
  • Hands On Training – Wiring Inverter & Electrical Components

Friday

  • Section 10 – Performance Analysis, Maintenance & Troubleshooting
  • Design Project, Part Four
  • Break
  • Exam
  • Exam Review
  • Lunch
  • Guest Speaker

Visit our registration page to sign up for our next 5-day Solar PV Design & Installation Training Course.

Comment Wall

Comment

RSVP for 5-Day PV Design & Installation Course (Mar 14 - Mar 18) to add comments!

Join Home Energy Pros

Attending (1)

Home Energy Pros

Home Energy Pros was founded by the developers of Home Energy Saver Pro (sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy,) and brought to you in partnership with Home Energy magazine.  Home Energy Pros is sponsored by the Better Buildings Residential Network.

Latest Activity

Eric Kjelshus replied to Rod Fox's discussion Does altitude affect AFUE? or just the input/output BTUs?
"I look at this not about AFUE,  but flue gas dewpoint.  If your burn rate is rotting the…"
1 hour ago
Bob Blanchette replied to Kirsten Richnavsky's discussion Crawl spaces and attics: OSHA to implement new rule on confined spaces
"Keeping HVAC equipment out of attics should be part of the new code. "
2 hours ago
Linda Wigington replied to Linda Wigington's discussion Weigh in - Honorable Mention? 2nd Base? Half-Way There? 50% Better? On the Path? in the group 1000 Home Challenge
"Nickie -  Good points. I think it is easy enough to flag or designate projects that achieve…"
3 hours ago
Morgan M Audetat replied to Rod Fox's discussion Does altitude affect AFUE? or just the input/output BTUs?
"Though Viessmann is relatively unique in the application of Lambda technology to condensing…"
4 hours ago
Lars olsen posted a blog post
12 hours ago
Eric Kjelshus replied to Rod Fox's discussion Does altitude affect AFUE? or just the input/output BTUs?
"The heat exchanger gets burnt out, if presser is to high or if mix is to rich, then I see holes in…"
23 hours ago
Hans Joachim Preiss replied to Rod Fox's discussion Does altitude affect AFUE? or just the input/output BTUs?
"Good discussion. I came across this comprehensive presentation by Gas Consultants on the effects at…"
yesterday
Dale Pickard replied to Rod Fox's discussion Does altitude affect AFUE? or just the input/output BTUs?
"Excellent reply Hans. I think that there isnt' a good general answer to this question but that…"
yesterday

© 2015   Created by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service