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STEP Into the Sun: Solar Training for Design Professionals

April 27, 2018
9:00 AM EDT - 4:00 PM EDT
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College Park City Hall
4500 Knox Road
College Park, MD 20740

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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. 

"The Solar training provides the architect a basic foundation of knowledge by which to grow, become more informative in creating a clean & green environment & becoming an advocate of change." - Architect, Newark, NJ

“This training really equips design professionals to become primary advocates for solar PV integration into the built environment.” - Architect, Minneapolis

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

Credits will be submitted electronically for AIA members on the day of the training to help you meet the April 30 DC renewal deadline!

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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