MREA Course: PV and Solar Thermal Structural Considerations (PV-ST 411.01)

February 20, 2017 to March 19, 2017

Learn about structural considerations involved in solar electric and solar thermal systems in this four-week online course from the Midwest Renewable Energy Association (MREA). Topics will include general permitting processes and building codes, installation strategies, and techniques for determining loads on and strengths of structures. PV-ST 411 focuses on residential-scale wood structures with pitched roofs, but some fundamental principles may be useful in other applications.