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Solar PV for Architects: Evaluation and Design Fundamentals - Orchard Park

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The Green Building Technology Training Center (GBTC)

4196 Abbott Road

Orchard Park, NY 14127

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The accredited course will provide architects and design professionals with a basic understanding of PV system components, common system types and operating characteristics. Participants will receive training on important design considerations for specifying PV technology as well as structural, electrical, and fire code issues associated with site assessments. Additionally, this training will provide the tools required to evaluate the economic performance and energy output of a solar electric systems, but should not be considered a course that will provide all the information that one may require in this field.


Continuing education credits are available:
• AIA (American Institute of Architects): 3 Learning Units/Health Safety Welfare
• New York Department of State, Division of Building Standards and Codes (DOS BSC): 3 in-service training hours
◦ Topic 1(Code Enforcement and Administration) - 2 hours
◦ Topic 2 (Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code) - 1 hour

If applicable, please bring your AIA Member # or NY Training ID # with you to the event in order to sign in correctly for CEUs.

Training location: Mapping applications such as google maps may bring people to the wrong location off of Abbott Road. Continue to follow Abbott Rd until you reach the GTBC house, which is clearly marked by a large Erie Community College sign

For questions, please contact Nicole Novino at Novino@ecc.edu

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4196 Abbott Road

Orchard Park, NY 14127

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