Solar PV for Architects: Evaluation & Design Fundamentals

Organized/Hosted by: 
NY-Sun PV Trainers Network
Event Date(s): 
Wednesday, August 23, 2017


34 Cornell Drive
New York
United States

The accredited course will provide architects and design professionals with a basic understanding of PV system components, common system types and operating characteristics. Participants will receive training on important design considerations for specifying PV technology as well as structural, electrical, and fire code issues associated with site assessments. Additionally, this training will provide the tools required to evaluate the economic performance and energy output of a solar electric system. This should not be considered a course that will provide all the information that one may require in this field.

Continuing Education credits are available:

AIA (American Institute of Architects): 3 Learning Units
DOS BSC: 3 in-service training hours from the New York Department of State, Division of Building Standards and Codes
Topic 1(Code Enforcement and Administration) - 2 hours
Topic 2 (Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code) - 1 hour

If applicable, please bring your NY Training ID # with you to the event in order to sign in correctly for CEUs.

Please bring a copy of the NEC Handbook to course for reference purposes. Additional reference materials and resources available through the PV Trainers Network website.

There will be a break for lunch. Please bring cash or your own lunch.

For questions, please contact Art Garno at

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