Newest Best Practices: Resources for the Solar Instructor

February 8th, 2013


The newest edition to the Best Practices Series, Textbooks, References and Other Instructional Resources (online versionPDF version) assists instructors in designing, developing, and implementing courses in photovoltaic (PV) systems and solar heating and cooling (SHC) systems.

This new Best Practices document lists recommended training suites for both PV and SHC instructors—as well as textbooks, key references, and teaching materials that may be useful. Key references relate to occupational safety and health, electrical codes, structural building codes, and plumbing codes in addition to design and installation, minimum standards for equipment certification, and effective training methods.

In addition to technical references for both PV and SHC systems, there are links to magazines, online documents, and Web sites that may be useful to you. 

This edition of the SITN Best Practices series is now available online, as well as in PDF.