Solar Building Codes, Fire Codes, Electric Vehicles, Rapid Shutdown and Energy Storage Systems


Instructors: Sean White, Bill Brooks

Subjects: Solar: Certification Prep, Solar: Batteries and Storage, Solar: Design and Installation, Solar: NABCEP

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Hour 1- Solar Building Codes and Fire Codes

Hour 2- 2020 NEC Energy Storage, Rapid Shutdown and Electric Vehicle charging from a PV Installation point of view

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Earn Continuing Education Credits

Self Report with Certificate: NABCEP Advanced Credit Hours, NABCEP NEC, NABCEP JTA, NABCEP RE Elective, NABCEP Building or Fire Code, NABCEP PV Associate Renewal.

Approved NABCEP CEU Hours by Credential and Category

NABCEP Credential Advanced Hours for Exam Recertification CEU Hours NEC JTA RE Elective Building or Fire Code
PV Installation Professional Certification 2 2 1 2 1 1
PV Design Specialist Certification 2 2 1 2 1 1
PV Installer Specialist Certification 2 2 1 2 1 1
PV C&M Specialist Certification 2 2 1 2 1 1
PV Technical Sales Certification 2 2 0 2 1 0
PV Associate Credential 0 2 0 0 0 0
PV System Inspector Certification 0 1 1 0 0 0

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Sean White

2014 IREC Trainer of the Year

Sean White was the 2014 Interstate Renewable Energy Council Trainer of the Year. He is an ISPQ Certified Solar PV Master Trainer and has authored several books on solar. He contributed to the development of the NABCEP PV Installation Professional Job Task Analysis and has been a member of the NABCEP PV Installation Professional Technical Committee. Sean is a...[more]

Bill Brooks

Principal, Brooks Engineering

Bill Brooks PE, of Brooks Engineering LLC, has over 30 years of experience designing, installing, and evaluating grid-connected PV systems. More than 12,000 installers and inspectors have attended his courses throughout the U.S. and abroad. His field troubleshooting skills have been valuable in determining where problems occur to focus training on those issues of...[more]

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Course Outline

Solar Building Codes, Fire Codes, EVs, Rapid Shutdown and Energy Storage Systems for NABCEP Credit

  • Introduction (fun) (Video - 02:17 minutes)
  • 1897 NEC Presentation (optional) (Download .pdf)
  • Go-At-Your-Own-Pace (Text)
  • Building and Fire Codes Part 1- 2020 NFPA 855 Energy Storage Systems, IRC, IBC, IFC, NFPA 1, ICC (Video - 08:41 minutes)
  • Building and Fire Codes Part 2 Roof Setbacks (Video - 30:55 minutes)
  • Building and Fire Codes Part 3 The ICC i-codes (Video - 13:55 minutes)
  • Rapid Shutdown Part 1 Outside of the Array Boundary (Video - 14:57 minutes)
  • Rapid Shutdown Part 2 Inside of the Array Boundary (Video - 20:17 minutes)
  • Energy Storage Systems (ESS) Video 1 Article 706 (Video - 22:29 minutes) preview
  • Energy Storage Systems (ESS) Video 2 Article 706 (Video - 10:56 minutes)
  • EV Power Transfer Station (EV charging and EV to Grid) (Video - 05:38 minutes)
  • Connect with your instructor Sean on LinkedIn (Resource)
  • Live Online Proctoring (LOP) for All NABCEP Exams! (Text)
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