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CE510: Tips, Tools and Techniques of the Solar Industry

NABCEP CE Hours:  2 hours (click for details). Veteran SEI instructor Ken Gardner shares lessons learned from on-the-job experience and best practices compiled from a variety of industry leaders over the years. This two-hour presentation covers: tools used in the solar industry; residential and commercial solar installation examples; transformerless inverter installations; off-grid and grid-tie with battery backup considerations; load side connections; and ballasted roof top and ground-mounted systems.  Further NABCEP hours information found under Certification section below.

what you will learn

  • Helpful tools and products used in the solar industry
  • Residential installation tips
  • Commercial solar installation examples
  • Transformerless inverter installations
  • Grid-tie with battery backup design and installation
  • Off-grid design considerations
  • Load side taps
  • Grounding
  • Ballasted roof top system design
  • Ground mount design
  • Custom racking
  • Wiring methods
  • New technologies
  • Battery box construction
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helpful information

Join SEI for this two-hour on-demand training online solar 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 NABCEP CE Hours.

nabcep certification information

SEI Contact Training Hours: 2 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)
  • Solar Heating Installer

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

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