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Solar Ready vs Solar Right

Michael Simons • Last updated 02/2021

4.5/5 (view ratings)
143 students
1 module
1:05 hours
4 assignments

Course description

Learn the steps and design choices that will enable a new construction project to supply 100% of its load through renewables. Together we will explore how suite conditions will affect the cost and production of going solar (“Solar Right”).

When installing solar is not an immediate option, however, it is still necessary to take measures that ensure improvements can be made easily later (“Solar Ready”).

This lesson will provide an explanation of the minimum requirements for installing solar technologies and review potential strategies for making it easy to retrofit your projects with solar.

Participants will:

  • Understand the minimum code requirements for solar technology implementation
  • Understand how to plan and execute projects that meet code minimum requirements
  • Understand how to plan and execute projects so new homes can be easily retrofitted with solar technologies

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Full course outline

Module 1 - Solar Ready vs Solar Right

  • Solar Ready vs Solar Right (01:05:33 hours)
  • Additional Resources


Michael Simons

Training & Development Manager, Abode Energy Management

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


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