CONTACT SEI PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

Contact Paul Gibb – SEI Financial Director: 
Call: (970) 527-7657, x208 or email paul.gibb@solarenergy.org

FEASIBILITY

An upfront investment can ensure selecting the right site, the right equipment, and the right resources, all of which maximize energy yield and lead to a successful project.

  • Site review and considerations
  • Design issues and considerations
  • Material options for modules, inverters, and balance-of-system components
  • Consultation with clients and manufacturers
  • Grid interconnection requirements and considerations
  • Electrical and building permit requirements
  • Utility rebate and incentive documentation, if applicable
  • Performance modeling and estimation
  • Assist with financial analysis of system
  • Assist with decision on whether to proceed with final design, procurement of materials, and construction
  • Assist with selection of Construction Contractor(s)
  • Optional in-person site visit depending on local design and engineering resources

CONSTRUCTION PLANS

SEI Professional Services will deliver a complete construction planset, with the necessary engineering stamps and permits as required. Or we can provide a third-party review of the design proposed by your engineering company.

  • Site Plan and Array Layout
  • Electrical and Grounding
  • Racking Plan
  • Balance of System and Labeling
  • Equipment Pad and Mechanical Drawings
  • Data Acquisition System Plan
  • Interconnection Plan
  • Medium Voltage Plan
  • Others as required

CONSTRUCTION PHASE CONSULTING

Utilize SEI’s expertise in project management and quality control and assurance, based on industry best practice and relevant Codes and Standards, to ensure a top quality PV installation.

  • Initial and on-going consultation with Construction Contractor on design implementation and construction issues
  • On-site quality control (QC) inspections with inspection reports at agreed upon progress intervals
  • Final on-site acceptance inspection report and final punch-list

COMMISSIONING

Detailed commissioning is critical to system performance. SEI can provide third-party commissioning services on a variety of levels, or can review contractor documentation for accuracy, completeness, and find anomalies that may be present.

  • Final commissioning and documentation
  • Performance and energy testing of system
  • IV curve tracing and analysis
  • Creation of or verification of as-built drawings
  • Third-party inspections and review of Construction Contractor documentation

OPERATION, MAINTENANCE, AND TRANING

Ongoing support, preventative maintenance, and, when necessary, reactive maintenance are critical for ensuring system reliability and return on investment. SEI provides a range of services raging from onsite, to remote analysis, to training of company personnel.

  • Remote support and data analysis
  • Development of operations manuals and maintenance checklists
  • Optional training workshop for on-site maintenance personnel or send maintenance personnel to regularly scheduled SEI workshop(s)
  • In-person inspection at first anniversary of final commissioning
  • Performance review at first anniversary of final commissioning
  • Perform or arrange for required maintenance as per manufacturer specifications in order to meet product warranty requirements
  • O&M subcontractor services
  • Warranty claim assistance and expert witness testimony

MEET OUR TEAM

Our team of consultants and solar professionals have over 400 years of combined experience to help you get your project done right – the first time.

Brian Mehalic

PV Curriculum Developer and Trainer

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David Del Vecchio

Instructor

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J.R. Whitley

Instructor

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Jay Peltz

Instructor

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Joe Villacci

PV Curriculum Developer and Trainer

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Kristopher Sutton

PV Curriculum Developer and Trainer

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Kyle Bolger

Instructor

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Kyra Holt

PV Electrical Designer

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Paul Gibb

Financial Director

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Rebekah Hren

PV Curriculum Developer and Trainer

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Tom Munson

M.E., Licensed Professional Engineer

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“Incredible experience, incredible training, incredible staff, incredible location.”

-Brian Angelo