Commercial Solar Design And 2014 NEC Code Changes - Self Study


Author: Ryan Mayfield

Subjects: Solar: Megawatt Design, Solar: Design and Installation

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This free course is comprised of two lectures.

The first covers 2014 National Electrical Code (NEC) changes for commercial solar projects. The second discusses cost-effective design for large-scale solar systems. The lectures are presented by SolarPro Technical Editor Ryan Mayfield, a veteran solar installer.

Ryan is the best at what he does, and we're proud to make these targeted lessons available to solar professionals.

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Self Paced Online Course

This is a self-study, self-paced online course. You can begin instantly upon enrollment and complete the course materials on your own pace.

Access Information and Build Your Training Library

After enrolling, the course materials will remain in your account and be accessible 12 months (1 year) after enrollment. Access can be extended beyond 1 year with a monthly membership. Rewatch videos and review assignments as many times as you want. View updates the instructor makes to the course as the industry advances. Return to your course anytime with online access from anywhere in the world.

Not Eligible For Continuing Education Credits or Certificates

Since this is a free course, it is not eligible for Continuing Education Credits (CEUs) and has not been approved by any credentialing organizations (NABCEP, AIA, USGBC etc). This course is for self education purposes only and completion does not indicate a level of professional expertise or credential. Certificates of completion and CEU Credits are only available for our premium paid courses.

I really appreciate the assistance with the massive amount of changes. I read "2014 NEC CODE CHANGES" from other sources, and unbelievably 690, 705, etc are barely mentioned. Thanks Heatspring for a very comprehensive look at the PV industry.

- Chris from New Mexico


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Ryan Mayfield

Founder & CEO, Mayfield Renewables

Ryan Mayfield has been working in the renewable energy field since 1999 and is the President of Mayfield Renewables (formerly Renewable Energy Associates), a consulting firm providing design, support and educational services for electrical contractors, architectural and engineering firms, manufacturers and government agencies. Ryan served as Photovoltaic Systems...[more]

Course Outline

2014 NEC Code Changes + Cost-Effective Megawatt Design

This module contains recordings of recent lectures presented by Ryan Mayfield as well as downloadable PDF copies of his presentation slides. You can re-watch the videos as many times as you like. We also encourage you to post questions and discuss the content with your classmates.

  • "2014 NEC Code Changes" slides (Download .pdf)
  • Part 1 - 2014 NEC Code Changes that Impact Commercial Solar Design (Video - 31:52 minutes)
  • Part 2 - 2014 NEC Code Changes that Impact Commercial Solar Design (Video - 27:43 minutes)
  • "Cost-Effective Megawatt Design" slides (Download .pdf)
  • Cost-Effective Megawatt Design (Video - 01:01:22 hours)

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