Everblue's Solar Design & Sales training will help renewable energy professionals get involved in the fastest growing segment of the solar industry: solar sales. Learn the financial, environmental, and ethical benefits of choosing solar and how to communicate these incentives to clients. Also become comfortable with the technical aspects of selling solar, which include system design based on site, load, and shading analysis.
Course Description: This course was developed to train students on understanding the technical components of a solar PV system so they can better communicate its benefits to potential customers. The general populace has only recently discovered the need for renewable energy, so it will be your job to help convey the advantages and cost savings to them. Learn how proper marketing, design proposals, permitting, and deal structuring can help convert sales in PV. In addition, you will be on your way toward qualifying to take the NABCEP PV Technical Sales Exam.
Prerequisites: None. However, Entry Level Solar PV Training or experience with solar photovoltaic systems is strongly recommended. Please visit the Entry Level Solar PV Training page for details.
Format: This course is available as an on-demand webinar. Access the content immediately upon registration! Note, this is an Advanced level training course accredited by IREC.
Benefits of Online Learning:
System Requirements: You must have a high-speed Internet connection and be online. All major browsers are supported: Updated versions of Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Safari (Mac compatible), and Opera. No software needed to install - runs right from your browser.
Audience: This course is ideal for salespeople, contractors, electricians, architects, project managers, roofers, and those who are seeking training hours for the NABCEP PV Technical Sales Exam qualification.
Course Materials: You will find the digital workbook, video modules, solar glossary, practice exam, and certificate of completion in your online Everblue account. Additional course materials include the NABCEP Solar PV Technical Sales Job Task Analysis, 2011 National Electrical Code Handbook, Solar Pathfinder Instruction Manual, OSHA Code of Federal Regulations, and IREC Solar Licensing database. You will also find instructions for counting this course toward continuing education hours.
History of Renewable Energy
Types of Solar Energy Systems
Evaluating the Solar Resource
Solar Photovoltaic Systems
Solar Hot Water Systems
System Maintenance & Safety
Solar PV Markets & Applications
PV System Sizing Principles
Solar PV System Electrical Design
Solar PV System Mechanical Design
Types of Incentive Mechanisms
Why Go Solar & Customer Qualification