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Residential Alternative Energy Systems: ESS, Solar, and Backup Generator

August 17, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am


Program Focus:
This webinar will provide an overview of critical elements for plan review and inspection of energy storage systems, photovoltaic (PV) solar systems, and backup generators. Topics will cover key plan check and inspection points of these alternative energy systems. Topics will include PV solar fire setbacks, location and method of a rapid shutdown, DC optimizer and micro-inverter systems, mounting to the roof, racking attachments with grounding clamps, engineered ground mount foundations, residential generators, residential automatic transfer switch and portable generator connections to the existing electrical system, generator setback for structure, and back feeding to the main service panel. The webinar will also address the differences between battery backup systems and energy storage systems. This class is for building inspectors, plan reviewers, and permit technicians who want a better understanding of residential alternative energy systems.

Instructor: Dean Kuenzi
CEU: 2 Hours (0.2 CEU’s)
Register: Sacramento Valley Association of Building Officials (svabo.org) 


August 17, 2021
9:00 am - 11:00 am