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STEP Into the Sun: Solar Training for Design Professionals

March 03, 2018
9:00 AM EST - 4:00 PM EST
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University of Maryland School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation
3835 Campus Drive
College Park, MD 20742
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STEP Into the Sun: Solar Training for Design Professionals is specially designed to educate architects and engineers on how to incorporate solar photovoltaics (PV) into their design plans, how to differentiate themselves in the marketplace by offering solar PV to the clients, how to speak with clients about the benefits of solar PV, and where to find information on the financial incentives available for solar PV. Will include a visit to LEAFHouse, the solar-powered AIA Potomac Valley Chapter House on the University of Maryland campus. 

Training topics

  • Basic solar technical information
  • Policy and community benefits
  • Building and structural design considerations
  • Current state of the PV market
  • Role of design professionals

6.5 AIA LU/HSW, 0.65 ICC Preferred Provider CEUs, and 6.5 GBCI CEUs

Regular price: $150.00 | AIA/ASHRAE member price: $125.00 NGO/Veterans/Students: $15 (must present valid ID)

   AIAPV members earn 1 point!




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