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CE522: 2017 National Electrical Code™ and PV Systems

NABCEP CE Hours:  6 hours (click for details). The National Electrical Code® drives industry-wide best practices as well as product development cycles of PV component manufacturers, so whether you’re an installer, designer, manufacturer, engineer, or building official, it’s critical to stay on top of the game. This short course walks through the 2017 NEC® from Chapter 1 to Chapter 7, focusing on critical updates, changes, and relevant details that impact PV system design and installation, for systems ranging from battery-based off-grid to utility-scale solar farms.  Further NABCEP hours information found under Certification section below.

what you will learn

  • Updates to rapid shutdown requirements for PV systems on buildings.
  • Updates to grounding requirements for PV systems.
  • Introduction to 4 entirely new articles: Energy Storage, Stand-alone Systems, DC Microgrids, and Large-Scale PV Electric Power Production Facilities.
  • Updates to system disconnects and associated labeling
  • New requirements for battery-based PV systems, both stand-alone and interactive.
  • Additional changes in Articles 690 and 705, as well as other relevant Articles.
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nabcep certification information

SEI Contact Training Hours: 6 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)
  • SH Associate (Renewal only)
  • PV System Inspector (Recertification 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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