Earn: 1 AIA LU/HSW; 1 IIBEC CEH; 0.1 IACET CEU
The desire for building owners to reduce their energy costs continues to grow. One way to reduce costs is through the use of on-site renewable energy provided by rooftop solar. How to make rooftop solar or solar roofing a reality becomes the next question for builders, architects, and designers. This presentation will focus on the convergence of the roofing and solar industries: the products that are found on the market and how to incorporate solar into your construction scope for both new and existing buildings will be discussed.
- Explain long-term trends that make solar array installations a compelling choice.
- Identify the different approaches to maximizing output.
- Describe how roof material choices contribute to the long-term success of a solar installation.
- Discuss different types of solar panels, installation options, and solar financing.