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CE501: 2011 National Electric Code Updates for the Solar Professional

NABCEP CE Hours:  3 hours (click for details).  This online solar training on-demand training provides a professional training opportunity targeted to a highly technical audience seeking 2011 National Electric Code updates and how they affect the solar professional and PV system installation and design. Further NABCEP hours information found under Certification section below.

what you will learn

Solar Energy International discusses the following topics:

  • Are you are using the best temperature data to calculate maximum system voltage?
  • Have you reviewed new requirements for labeling, marking and routing conductors?
  • 2011 grounding and bonding requirements have been greatly simplified!
  • Wondering about the DC arc-fault protection devices now required?
  • Don’t forget that PV source and output fuses now require disconnects within sight!

SEI instructors Brian Mehalic and Rebekah Hren also discuss the following topics:

  • The code-making process, looking to 2014, Articles 90.1(B) and 110.3,
  • 690.4(B) Qualified persons
  • 690.8(B)(1) and (2) Overcurrent devices and conductor ampacity
  • 690.13 Exception 2 – Disconnecting means – all conductors
  • 690.31(E) DC circuits inside a building – Type MC, distance from decking, marking
  • 705.12(A) Size limits of parallel production sources
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helpful information

Join SEI for a three-hour on-demand training training session. Online registration provides 60 days of access to the recording of this on-demand training. Once you have viewed and completed the online on-demand training session, you can print a Record of Completion that reflects the 3 NABCEP Continuing Education training hours: PV Code Based or Non-Technical/Other.

nabcep certification information

SEI Contact Training Hours: 3 hours online

This course provides approved credit hours towards the following NABCEP Certifications and Recertifications:

  • PV Installation Professional
  • PV Design Specialist
  • PV Installation Specialist
  • PV Commissioning and Maintenance Specialist
  • PV Technical Sales Professional
  • PV Associate (Renewal only)
  • PV System Inspector (Recertification only)
  • SH Associate (Renewal only)
  • Solar Heating System Inspector (Recertification only)
  • Solar Heating Installer (Recertification only)

Please visit NABCEP’S online course catalog for credit hours breakdown.

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