Educational Event

STEP Into the Sun: Solar Training for Design Professionals


AIA Kentucky, Bluegrass ASHRAE, US DOE and the Center for Sustainable Energy

STEP Into the Sun: Solar Training for Design Professionals

This training is specially-designed to introduce architects and engineers to the fundamental design considerations for incorporating solar photovoltaics (PV), how to speak with clients about the benefits of solar photovoltaics, where to find information on financial incentives, and more. The training was developed by the Building Codes Assistance Project, the Center for Sustainable Energy (CSE), and national solar energy experts and is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Sunshot Initiative.

Course participants will learn to…

  • Act in a leadership capacity to increase solar PV deployment in your community and in your practice
  • Use the applicable codes and standards required to design safe solar PV installations
  • Make an actionable connection between policy objectives for solar deployment and AIA sustainability and 2030 goals​
  • Distinguish among and understand the appropriate application for different types of solar energy systems

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

COST: $150. (AIA/ASHRAE member discount: $125. NGOs, veterans: $75. Students: $15)

*Register with a friend and both tickets are 50% off.



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