About this course

Solar Photovoltaic (PV) is the technology that absorbs and converts sunlight into electricity through solar panels. It has become increasingly popular as the technology advances and its costs decrease.

This course will provide an overview of Solar PV mechanics and capacity. It will also discuss the advantages and disadvantages of installation and control.

Objectives

Participants will:
- Learn more about how clean energy solutions improve home performance and customer satisfaction
- Become familiar with how Solar PV works
- Understand the importance of onsite Solar PV in transforming our grid and providing a sustainable home
- Become familiar with the economic risks and benefits of Solar PV

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Course outline

2 modules • 4 assignments • 1:12 hours of video lectures

Module 1 • 2 assignments
Fundamentals: Solar PV

  • Solar PV 101 (1:12 hours) (01:12:04 hours)
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Instructor

  • Michael Simons

    Training & Development Manager, Abode Energy Management
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    In leading Abode’s training and development programs, Mike seeks to help people find joy in their work as they employ sound building science concepts that enhance customer experience. Having helped multiple home performance contractors grow strong through training thoughtful building analysts. Mike is focused on getting people to think the right way away about the... Learn more

Frequently asked questions

How does this course work?
This is a free course. Enroll today and get access to all of the materials instantly. The lecture video and other materials are available any time.
How long do I have access to the materials?
For free courses there is no guarantee for how long the course materials will be available.
Is there a certificate of completion?
Certificates of completion are only provided to HeatSpring Membership subscribers. This course has not been approved by any credentialing organizations (NABCEP, AIA, USGBC etc) for Continuing Education Credits (CEUs). This course is for self education purposes only and completion does not indicate a level of professional expertise or credential.
Can I register multiple people?
Yes, this is a free course so you can share this page with other people from your group.

Reviews

4.6
Based on 479 reviews
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02/22/2022
Jazan A
10/22/2023

1

Thomas Walker
09/18/2023

Good learning experience

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