Workshops

Workshop registrants receive complimentary access to the exhibit hall (promo codes in description of workshop). Register here.

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Advanced PV Workshop

NABCEP Advanced Educational Hours for the Certification Exam (8)

The 2017 NEC is here with PV on the cover. Bill Brooks and Sean White have been teaching together for years. Bill was instrumental in putting together the PV related changes in the NEC and is on NEC Code-making Panel 4. Sean writes books, teaches internationally and prepares people to pass NABCEP exams. As always, Bill and Sean’s workshops are fun, informative, interactive and comes with hard copies of the presentation. This workshop comes with a digital certificate and counts for NABCEP credit.

Workshop Instructors: Bill Brooks, Principal, Brooks Engineering and Sean White, IREC Certified Master Trainer; President, White House Solar; and Professor, Diablo Valley College

Price: $399 - Promo Code for Complimentary Expo Pass: MKPAPVWKS | Time: Tuesday, May 2, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm | Location: San Diego Convention Center - Room 22

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SEIA Customer Acquisition Summit

Soft costs make up 65% of total costs for a residential system. With each lead costing hundreds of dollars, there is no room for error. Between paying for and managing leads, marketing your services, and developing successful bids, Customer Acquisition plays a substantial role in day-to-day business costs. Join the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) for the inaugural Customer Acquisition Summit and learn from the experts on how to successfully utilize time and resources to maximize your success!

Price: $200 - Promo Code for Complimentary Expo Pass: MKPAPVWKS | Time: Tuesday, May 2, 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm | Location: San Diego Convention Center - Room 24

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Wednesday, May 3, 2017 thru Friday, May 5, 2017

Solar PV Basics Boot Camp

Qualifies students for the NABCEP PV Associate Exam

Workshop Instructors: Bill Brooks, Principal, Brooks Engineering and Sean White, IREC Certified Master Trainer; President, White House Solar; and Professor, Diablo Valley College

This course will qualify students to take the NABCEP Associate Exam (formerly known as the NABCEP Entry Level Exam). This class is recommended for people working or wanting to work in the solar industry who would like to know how solar works. Novices, electricians, engineers, CEOs, secretaries, solar installers, etc. will benefit from this class. Everyone taking this class will find themselves more hirable, valuable, and layoff-proof. This class should be required for anyone working in the solar industry.

This course is taught by Sean White, who has written the book, Solar Photovoltaic Basics, which is recommended reading before this course and by Bill Brooks, who was the first Solar PV instructor in the modern era.

Upon completion, this course will qualify students to sit for the NABCEP Associate Exam at a Castle Worldwide Testing Center located near you. For those who sign up during the course, the instructor will submit your name to NABCEP and pay the submission fee, in order to qualify you to sit for the exam. The submission fee is included in the cost of this workshop.

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Recommended Reading: Solar Photovoltaic Basics. Buy now >>

Price: $1,625 (includes submission fee for the exam) - Promo Code for Complimentary Expo Pass: MKPAPVWKS | Time: TBA | Location: Omni San Diego Hotel - Room TBA

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