Solar PV Design Workshop

Solar PV Design Workshop, June 18-20th

Hosted by: NW Eco-Building Guild

Space is limited to 10 participants, so go ahead and reserve your space–email us at classreg.ecobuilding@gmail.com today!   Workshop cost is $250 for all 3 days, with a $50 discount for the first 3 registrants. June 18-20: The Northwest EcoBuilding Guild is sponsoring a 3 day Solar Photovoltaic Design and Installation Class.  This class will present how to design, and install residential-sized, code compliant, battery-less and battery-based grid-tied PV systems.

This class will provide a basic overview of PV systems including: system components, site analysis, PV module criteria, mounting solutions, safety and commissioning.  Participants will learn the fundamentals of sizing a grid-tied system, battery banks, wire sizing, and grounding.

Additionally, participants will gain hands on experience as they help install a 1.6 KW grid-tied system on a residential home.  Participants may install racks, panels, disconnects, inverter and meter base, conduit and wiring.

Instructor:  Kirk Haffner, M.S. South Sound Solar.

The Northwest EcoBuilding Guild is an alliance of builders, designers, suppliers, homeowners, and partners concerned with ecological building in the Pacific Northwest. A vital organization, our mission is to provide leadership in education to transform the built environment and build a sustainable society. We work to:

  • Build local living economies
  • Safeguard the ecological diversity of our bioregion
  • Champion human health and community

Mitigating Climate Change is the central challenge of our time. Throughout its educational activities and partnerships, the Guild will promote buildings that dramatically reduce carbon emissions.

Posted on February 17, 2010

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