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Important Solar Facts
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  • • 350,000 new solar jobs are projected to be created within the next 4 years, as many as employed by the automakers

  • • 70,000 jobs alone in Solar Photovoltaic are expected to be added in the United States over the next year

  • • $63.9 Billion in revenues are expected by the Solar Photovoltaic industry, quadrupling the recent earnings of $15.6 Billion


Providing ISPQ Accredited* Hands-On Solar Installation Training
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Solar Training | BPI Training | Weatherization Training | Solar Thermal Training

Welcome to Green Technologies Institute, an Arizona State Board for Postsecondary Education licensed institute, ISPQ accredited* renewable energy school. Green Technologies Institute is also a NABCEP approved provider for the NABCEP Entry Level exam.

Our mission is to re-train the diverse workforce of individuals who seek to pursue careers in Solar Energy while providing the latest renewable energy technology to students interested in filling the growing trade demands of our nation's green economy.

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*ISPQ accreditation, issued by The Interstate Renewable Energy Council, is not a recognized accrediting body by the US Department of Education

SOLAR SALES PROGRAM

PV100: Solar Design & Installation

This eRenewable's PV 100 class is your entrance into an exciting entry-level career in the growing renewable energy industry. Students develop basic trade knowledge of photovoltaic (PV) systems, designs and safe installation of residential and commercial solar-electric systems.

For more PV 100 course details click here.

Phoenix 5-Day Workshop Schedule
Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm

PV200: Advanced Solar Design & Compliance

This classroom focuses on the National Electric Code (NEC), including grid interface calculations, grounding considerations and wire sizing. Participants evaluate system performance under various operating conditions. Commercial system design elements, including inter-row shading, inverter selection, and data monitoring solutions, are covered. In-person lectures are combined with system design exercises. Project time, cost and scope management, as well as quality management of system installations are covered in this course. This in-person workshop consists of five days of classroom lecture with hands-on class labs. For more PV 200 course details click here.

Phoenix 5-Day Workshop Schedule:
Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm

 

PVS 250:  Photovoltaic (PV) Sales

This 40 hour course provides a fundamental working knowledge to solar sales professionals of the sales process and the non-installation aspects of commissioning residential and light commercial solar electric systems. The student will be prepared to perform site analysis, financial analysis, initial system design and an ethical, accurate presentation of the PV systems’ electrical, financial and environmental performance projections.

For more PVS250 course details click here.

Phoenix 5-Day Workshop Schedule:
Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm 

LEED GREEN ASSOCIATES PROGRAM

LGA100 LEED Green Associate Course

This 32-hour, LEED Green Associate Program is designed to give participants a comprehensive course focusing on sustainability, green building practices and the intricacies of the LEED Rating Systems.

The course format will include presentations, exercises, videos, practice exam questions, and light homework assignments. At the end of the last session participants will take a full 2-hour mock LEED Green Associate practice exam.

For more LGA100 course details click here.

Phoenix 4-Day Workshop Schedule:
Saturdays, 8:00am - 5:00pm

LGA100 LEED Green Associate Accelerated Course

This 16-hour, LEED Green Associate Accelerated Program is designed to give participants a comprehensive course focusing on sustainability, green building practices and the intricacies of the LEED Rating Systems.

The course format will include presentations, exercises, videos, practice exam questions, and light homework assignments.

For more LGA100 course details click here.

Phoenix 2-Day Workshop Schedule:
Fridays and Saturdays, 8:00am - 5:00pm

BPI ANAYLST & WEATHERIZATION TECH PROGRAM

BPI100 Analyst: Introduction to Building Science

Building science is the integrated approach to assessing, correcting and building residential structures based on the "House as a System" concept.

This energy audit approach considers the interactions among the building design, location, climate, materials, mechanical systems, and other factors. It recognizes that features of one component in the house can greatly affect how efficient energy is being used. For more BPI 100 course details click here.

Phoenix -Day Workshop Schedule:
Monday - Saturday, 9:00am - 5:00pm 

WX150: Weatherization Techniques

The course is an excellent complement to the BPI 100 because it provides both classroom and in-the-field components to introduce students to weatherization industry standards and how to implement the recommendations of the BPI energy audit. Students will learn to identify and then implement cost effective strategies to improve the health, safety, durability and energy efficiency of residential buildings, and get the hands-on training and practice of how to do the needed repairs. For more WX 150 course details click here.

Phoenix 5-Day Workshop Schedule:
Monday - Saturday, 9:00am - 5:00pm 

PHOTOVOLTAIC (SOLAR) INSTALLER PROGRAM

PV100: Solar Design & Installation

This eRenewable's PV 100 class is your entrance into an exciting entry-level career in the growing renewable energy industry. Students develop basic trade knowledge of photovoltaic (PV) systems, designs and safe installation of residential and commercial solar-electric systems. For more PV 100 course details click here.

Phoenix 5-Day Workshop Schedule
Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm

PV150: Hands-On Solar Installation Lab

This hands-on workshop offers three (3) days (8am-5pm) of supervised installation practice on solar-electric systems. This workshop focuses on how to safely install, test and commission solar-electric systems. Hands-on labs for installation of source electrical including: disconnects ac/dc, inverters, meter base, combiner boxes, utility interconnects. Osha safety training integrated in program. For more PV 150 course details click here.

Phoenix 2-Day Workshop Schedule:
Saturday - Sunday, 8:00am - 5:00pm 

Optional: PV200: Advanced Solar Design & Compliance
PV200: Advanced Solar Design & Compliance is optional for those who want to go on and take the NABCEP Solar Installer Certification exam. This classroom focuses on the National Electric Code (NEC), including grid interface calculations, grounding considerations and wire sizing. For more PV 200 course details click here.

Phoenix 5-Day Workshop Schedule:
Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm

 

PHOTOVOLTAIC (SOLAR) THERMAL PROGRAM

SHW100: Introduction to Solar Thermal & Solar Domestic Hot Water

This course provides a fundamental working knowledge of the varied aspects of solar thermal collection and its use as a domestic heating source.  The student will be prepared for design, installation, operation and maintenance of the most common solar domestic hot water systems (SDHW).

For more SHW100 course details click here.

Phoenix 5-Day Workshop Schedule
Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm

SHW125: Domestic Solar Thermal Installation Lab

This laboratory experience is designed to provide a detailed, hands-on educational experience of the various components, installation, and operation of domestic solar thermal systems.

For more SHW125 course details click here.

Phoenix 3-Day Workshop Schedule:
Monday-Wednesday, 8:00am - 5:00pm 

SHW175: Domestic Solar Thermal Pool & Active Space Heating

This course provides a more detailed working knowledge of the varied aspects of domestic solar thermal pool and active space heating. The course further prepares students for design, installation (including permitting), operation, and maintenance of the most common solar domestic thermal pool and active space heating systems. For more SHW175 course details click here.

Phoenix 5-Day Workshop Schedule:
Thursday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm
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PHOTOVOLTAIC (SOLAR) SYSTEM DESIGNER PROGRAM

PV100: Solar Design & Installation

This eRenewable's PV 100 class is your entrance into an exciting entry-level career in the growing renewable energy industry.  Students develop basic trade knowledge of photovoltaic (PV) systems, designs and safe installation of residential and commercial solar-electric systems.

As an accelerated class PV 100 is an industry approved curriculum in a five day session. Topics include: system components, site analysis, PV module criteria, mounting solutions, safety and commissioning.  For more PV 100 course details click here.

Phoenix 5-Day Workshop Schedule
Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm

PV200: Advanced Solar Design & Compliance

This classroom oriented session expands upon PV100. It focuses on the National Electric Code (NEC), including grid interface calculations, grounding considerations and wire sizing. Participants evaluate system performance under various operating conditions. Commercial system design elements, including inter-row shading, inverter selection, and data monitoring solutions, are covered. This classroom focuses on the National Electric Code (NEC), including grid interface calculations, grounding considerations and wire sizing. For more PV 200 course details click here.

Phoenix 5-Day Workshop Schedule:
Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm

 

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Solar is our business both as educators and when it comes to helping our students launch or enhance their green careers. All eRenewable students qualify for ARG STAFFING's free "green staffing machine," services that include assistance with job placement and career enhancement.