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Community Solar and Zoning for Solar Energy

July 11, 2017 at 12:30 PM to 3:30 PM   *with Q & A from 3:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Whitman Hall, Room 150 at Farmingdale State College
Cost for Workshop: $15 

 

Who should attend?

  • Officials that are involved with planning, permitting, inspection or approval process for solar PV systems

What will you learn?

  • Basic strategies to develop a policy, planning, permitting and regulatory framework for solar
  • Public engagement techniques
  • Legal process in plan making
  • Nationally accepted best practices and common features found in comprehensive and other local plans

 

*Workshop has been cancelled

 


Solar PV Permitting and Inspection Methods Workshop

July 12, 2017 at 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Lupton Hall, Room 130A at Farmingdale State College
Cost for Workshop: $25

 

Who should attend?

  • Electrical and building code officials
  • Third-party contract inspectors

What will you learn?

  • Equipment commonly found in PV systems through hands-on training
  • Utilizing local electrical and building codes in permitting and inspection processes
  • Developing permitting and inspection checklists
  • Using photos and schematics of equipment to verify correct installation

Obtain accreditation

  • 6 in-service hours from New York Department of State, Division of Building Standards and Codes 
  • 3 contact hours / 0.3 CEUs from Underwriter's Laboratory
  • 6 hours from North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners

 

*Workshop has been cancelled

 


Solar PV for Engineers Workshop

July 13, 2017 at 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Lupton Hall, Room 130A at Farmingdale State College
Cost for Workshop: $35

 

Who should attend?

  • Architects, engineers and installers

What will you learn?

  • Basic design and installation of PV systems based on National Electric Code, International Fire Code, and International Building Code considerations (or similar code systems)
  • How to use equipment commonly found in PV systems
  • How to utilize local electrical and building codes in the design and installation of PV systems
  • Fundamental elements to the design and installation of code compliant PV systems

Obtain accreditation

  • 6 Professional Development Hours for Professional Engineers
  • 6 Learning Units from American Institute of Architects
  • 6 in-service hours from New York Department of State, Division of Building Standards and Codes
  • 5.5 credit hours from North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners

 

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Solar PV for Architects: Evaluation and Design Fundamentals 

July 14, 2017 from 8:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Lupton Hall, Room 130A at Farmingdale State College
Cost for Workshop: $35

 

Who should attend?

  • Architects and design professionals

What will you learn?

  • Basic understanding of PV systems components, common system types, and operating characteristics
  • Design considerations for specifying PV technology
  • Structural, electrical and fire code issues associated with site assessments
  • Tools required to evaluate the economic performance and energy output of a solar electric systems

Obtain accreditation

  • 3 in-service hours from New York Department of State, Division of Building Standards and Codes
  • 3 Learning Units from American Institute of Architects

 

*Workshop has been cancelled

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