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3700 Willingdon Avenue, NE01 Room 320
Burnaby, British Columbia Canada

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May 2018

BCIT – Introduction to Solar Electricity

May 25 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
BCIT Burnaby Campus, 3700 Willingdon Avenue, NE01 Room 320
Burnaby, British Columbia Canada
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$388.81

British Columbia Institute of Technology - Introduction to Solar Electricity, CESA 0158 This course introduces the equipment used to generate electricity from solar power, such as photovoltaic modules, batteries, inverters and charge controllers. Participants are taught to identify the various components, understand how the components interact and interpret manufacturer's specifications. Design principles of stand-alone photovoltaic systems are explained and participants visit demonstrations of PV systems on the BCIT campus. At the end of the course, the participants should be able…

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June 2018

BCIT – Residential Energy Efficiency

June 2 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
BCIT Burnaby Campus, 3700 Willingdon Avenue, NE01 Room 320
Burnaby, British Columbia Canada
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$388.81

British Columbia Institute of Technology - Residential Energy Efficiency, CESA 0198 The first step to reducing your home's reliance on energy is reducing consumption, the second is to look at passive and renewable energy sources. This is the first course in the residential energy retrofit series. The focus will be on energy conservation in existing homes and will primarily focus on single family houses and townhouses. This course starts by presenting an overview of how homes use energy, then outlines…

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BCIT – Solar Electric Design

June 8 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
BCIT Burnaby Campus, 3700 Willingdon Avenue, NE01 Room 320
Burnaby, British Columbia Canada
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$388.81

British Columbia Institute of Technology - Solar Electric Design, CESA 0159 This course addresses more advanced PV system design as well as the requirements of the Canadian Electrical Code. The design principles of grid-tie PV systems, off grid hybrid systems and Building Integrated PV systems are covered in detail. Advances in PV technology, the economics of PV systems, computer programs for PV design, and the PV industry in general are also discussed. Students will also learn to: identify potential PV…

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BCIT – Residential Renewable Energy

June 16 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
BCIT Burnaby Campus, 3700 Willingdon Avenue, NE01 Room 320
Burnaby, British Columbia Canada
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$388.81

British Columbia Institute of Technology - Residential Renewable Energy, CESA 0199 The rising utility rates, economy and growing concerns about carbon emissions are causing more homeowners to consider alternative and renewable energy resources to power their homes. For home owners who have already considered energy efficiency and have good insulation and efficient windows and doors, alternative and renewable energy may be the next logical step. This course discusses conventional and non-conventional energy resources, understanding fuel switching and changing to passive…

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