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How Electrification Can Expand Business & Climate Impacts for Solar Businesses - Self Study

Ann Edminster • Last updated 06/2023

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66 students
1 module
57 minutes
9 assignments

Course description

Electrification of existing homes is a hot trend, and anyone working in the residential solar space is likely - sooner or later - to be asked to help a homeowner with this process. While adding energy storage or an EV charger can be straightforward, additional electrification opportunities could entail some unique challenges.

This live webinar recording will help you explore the practical side adding home electrification elements to your business and prepare to navigate potential challenges with your clients.

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Full course outline

Module 1 - Home Assessments for Decarbonization - WEBINAR

  • Welcome and Overview of Topics Covered (05:03 minutes)
  • Electrification Business Basics (12:40 minutes)
  • Setting Homeowner Goals and Expectations (10:18 minutes)
  • Investigating Existing Conditions (14:20 minutes)
  • Recommending & Prioritizing Solutions (14:02 minutes)
  • Providing Resources and Wrap Up (40 seconds)
  • Presentation Slides (.pdf)


Ann Edminster

owner/founder, Design AVEnues LLC

Ann V. Edminster, M. Arch, founder/principal of Design AVEnues, is an expert residential net-zero energy consultant, green building teacher, speaker, and author. She consults with builders, developers, software startups, design firms, investors, utilities, public agencies, and homeowners, providing unmatched knowledge of sustainable and regenerative design and... Learn more


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