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Register for Upcoming Solar Workshops

Posted on: January 5th, 2012 by shannon No Comments

 

REPV: Renewable Energy Generation with PV Systems
Q1 Dates:
January 30 – February 3, March 19 – 23
Location: Holiday Inn Express-NCSU, Raleigh, NC

 

REPV is an weeklong workshop taught by David Del Vecchio, one of only four IREC ISPQ Certified Master Trainers/PV in the east coast. Learn the technical and practical aspects of designing and installing a residential photovoltaic system. Includes a hands-on installation day. This class fulfills NABCEP educational requirements to sit for the NABCEP PV Entry Level Exam.

Click here to register and learn more.

 

REST: Renewable Energy Generation with Solar Thermal Systems
2012 Dates: April 9 -13, August 6 – 10
Location: Holiday Inn Express-NCSU, Raleigh, NC

 

This workshop, instructed by industry leader Bill Guiney, focuses on domestic solar hot water systems but will include discussions on different solar thermal applications and types. Includes a hands-on installation day and fulfills NABCEP Solar Heating Entry Level Learning Objectives.

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About the Renewable Energy Technologies Diploma Series

 

This award-winning IREC ISPQ Accredited Training Program has been revamped to simplify its courses. It will be 5-intense days of PV information capped with a day of installing a system.Those without electrical backgrounds are advised to review the basics of electricity. Advanced PV workshops will continue to be offered as a week-long class that is counted toward the completion of your diploma. In addition, the new Certificate in Renewable Energy Management (CREM) program will also count towards the completion of the RET Diploma.

Download RET Diploma Series Brochure.

 

Earn Continuing Education Credits

 

NCSC workshops offer CEUs and continuing education credit hours for LEED professionals, Professional Engineers and AIAs, as well as  NC Electrical Contractors (PV and wind workshops).

 

 

How to Complete the Diploma

To complete the RET Diploma, you must take three weeklong (40-hour) workshops within three years. The workshops that count toward the non-degree diploma from NC State University are:

 

  • REPV: Renewable Energy Generation with Photovoltaics Systems
  • REPV(A): Advanced Design and Installation of Photovoltaic Systems*
  • REST: Renewable Energy Generation with Solar Thermal Systems
  • REW: Renewable Energy Generation with Wind Energy Systems
  • GB Intro: Designing and Building a Sustainable Home or Small Building
  • Certificate in Renewable Energy Management

*you must have taken REPV previously, or have passed the NABCEP Entry-Level PV Exam

 

2012 Schedule:

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REPV: January 30- February 3, March 19-23, April 23-27, July 9-13, September 17-21, November 12-16, 2012

REPV-A:  October 15 – 19

REST: April 9 -13, August 6 – 10

REW: September 17 – 21

GB Intro: May 7 – 11

CREM: March – May