ISEA hosting first Photovoltaic Design & Installation Workshop in Chicago

The ISEA is offering a 32-hour Photovoltaic Design & Installation (PV301) workshop at LEED Council in Chicago on 4 consecutive Saturdays beginning June 4th. PV301 offers participants an advanced level of hands-on and lecture to prepare them for field installations and other advanced workshops.

The ISEA is offering a 32-hour Photovoltaic Design & Installation (PV301) workshop at LEED Council in Chicago on 4 consecutive Saturdays beginning June 4th.


PV301 offers participants an advanced level of hands-on and lecture to prepare them for field installations and other advanced workshops. PV301 is for individuals interested in getting hands-on experience sizing, designing, and installing a residential sized photovoltaic system.

Participants will revisit how to correctly design, size and select PV system components and identify and interpret National Electric Code (NEC) articles that pertain to the installations. While working on a training roof, participants will learn safety procedures, system design and layout, component selection and specification, electrical and mechanical integration techniques, and troubleshooting that take place on real job sites.

Participants are required to have attended a PV101 and PV201 class, or comparable classes.

COURSE END COMPETENCIES

  • Demonstrate proper safety procedures when installing a PV system
  • Size and design a PV system to satisfy consumer demands, site specifics, and the NEC
  • Diagram a high voltage AC grid intertie system
  • Correctly mount and ground PV modules
  • Properly wire and connect a high voltage AC grid intertie system
  • Connect a PV system to the electric utility
  • Complete a testing protocol and activate a high voltage AC grid intertie
  • Conduct troubleshooting for each PV system type


  • REGISTRATION
    Registrations must be received by May 29th and are limited to 10 students.

  • ISEA Business Members $845
  • Public $945
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