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#187529 - 06/29/09 08:58 PM PV solar training
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Can anyone tell me anything about getting into the solar business? Both in sales and installation. Any recommended classes or schools? certification? I have been in the field for 30 years, have done everything but solar. licensed in maryland. Any info or help would be appreciated

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#187530 - 06/29/09 09:50 PM Re: PV solar training [Re: JimKauffman]
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If you were in Florida this is where you would start. Maybe they have a similar program in Pa.
These guys might even have some guidance for you

http://www.fsec.ucf.edu/en/
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#187536 - 06/30/09 08:57 AM Re: PV solar training [Re: gfretwell]
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Check out anything from Sandia National Laboritories. They have a "Handbooks of Recommended Design Practices" and reprints of many well written articles. John Wiles seems to be on a crusade to bring code compliance to the PV world of backyard do-it-yourselfers. If you get the chance take a class from him.

http://photovoltaics.sandia.gov

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