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MREA announces courses in Chicago

MREA announces courses in Chicago

The Midwest Renewable Energy Association (MREA) tries to make courses available for everyone, and now we're coming to your area! We have four course offerings coming up in 2013 that you might be interested in, right in Chicago.
Courses coming up in Chicago:
• PV 201.01 PV Site Assessor Training
• PV 101.05 Basic Photovoltaics
• ST 101.03 Solar Domestic Hot Water
Check out course descriptions below and register today!

PV 201.01 PV Site Assessor Training
April 20, 2013, Near North National Title, Chicago, IL
Participants in this one-day course will learn how to perform a PV site assessment for a home or small business. The course will cover site assessment tools, load analysis, energy efficiency recommendations, array placement options, basic system sizing, cost estimates, and evaluating existing infrastructure on site. Participants will learn how to access online tools for solar resource analysis, PV system performance calculators, and incentives.

To receive the MREA PV Site Assessor Certificate, participants will need to complete this course, two practice site assessments, pass the written test, and pay a $50 exam fee.
Continuing Education Units:
• 8.0 continuing education credits for NABCEP PV Installer Certification
• 6.5 learning units for American Institute of Architects (AIA) – HSW/SD
• BPI Recognized for 3.75 CEU Credits
• 8.0 credit hours for WI Dwelling Contractor Qualifier Certification
Prerequisite: PV 101 Basic Photovoltaics (Solar Electricity)
For more information or to register, please visit the training page.

PV 101.05 Basic Photovoltaics
July 20, 2013, Near North National Title, Chicago, IL
This one-day course uses a combination of lecture and classroom activities to teach the basics of solar electric systems. Participants will learn how photovoltaic (PV) systems work, diagram the four PV system types, describe and identify components, understand the best application and limitations of each system type, define the solar window, make energy efficiency recommendations, estimate system loads, and understand the basics of PV site assessment.
Continuing Education Units:
• 6.5 learning units for American Institute of Architects (AIA) – HSW/SD
• BPI Recognized for 3.75 CEU Credits
• 8.0 credit hours for WI Dwelling Contractor Qualifier Certification
• 7.5 credit hours for WI Commercial Electrical Inspector Certification
• 7.5 credit hours for WI Journeyman and Master Electrician Certification
• 7.5 credit hours for WI UDC – Electrical Inspector Certification
For more information or to register, please visit the training page.

ST 101.03 Solar Domestic Hot Water
September 21, 2013, Near North National Title, Chicago, IL
This one-day course uses a combination of lecture and classroom activities to teach the basics of solar thermal systems with an emphasis on northern climate systems.  Participants will learn how solar domestic hot water (SDHW) system work, describe and identify components, understand the best application and limitations of each system type, define the solar window, make hot water efficiency recommendations, and estimate system loads.
Continuing Education Units:
• 8.0 continuing education credits for NABCEP Solar Heating Installer Certification
• 6.5 learning units for American Institute of Architects (AIA) – HSW/SD
• 7.0 credit hours for IA Plumbing License
• 8.0 credit hours for WI Dwelling Contractor Qualifier Certification
• 8.0 credit hours for WI UDC – HVAC Inspector License
• 4.0 credit hours for WI UDC – Plumbing Inspector License
• 7.0 credit hours for WI Journeyman and Master Plumber License
• 7.0 credit hours for WI Journeyman and Master Plumber – Restricted Appliance License
For more information or to register, please visit the training page.

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