Registration: 8:00 - 8:30 am
Morning Session: 8:30 - 11:45 am
Lunch (On your own): 11:45 am - 12:45 pm
Afternoon Session: 12:45 - 5:00 pm
Solar Changes in New Hampshire
National Electrical Code changes for 2017-2018
State and federal rebates
New net metering program for all utilities
Taxes on photovoltaic systems
Long term return-on-investment (ROI) changes for standard grid-tied systems
Microinverter Systems with Batteries
Sizing a system
Cost and ROI examples
Off-Grid and Grid-Interactive Systems
Choosing a system
Rapid shutdown requirements
Installation and space requirements
Off-Grid and Grid-Interactive Systems Continued
Battery technologies, current and future
Testing, troubleshooting and follow-up
Cost and ROI
Generators and Other Backup Sources for Off-Grid Systems
(Systems That Are Not Grid-Tied or Grid-Interactive)
Fuel choices and impact on rating
Difference between “standby” and standard generators
Long and short-term costs
Who Should Attend
7.0 HSW CEUs/CE Hours
7.0 AIA HSW Learning Units
Non-Credit Continuing Ed
Continuing Education Credit Information
This seminar is open to the public and offers up to 7.0 HSW continuing education units/hours to architects and 7.0 PDHs to professional engineers in most states. Educators and courses are not subject to preapproval in New Hampshire.
This seminar is approved by the American Institute of Architects for 7.0 HSW Learning Units (Sponsor No. J885). Only full attendance can be reported to the AIA/CES.
HalfMoon Education is deemed an approved architect continuing education sponsor inNew York. HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida, Indiana, Louisiana, Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), New York (NYSED Sponsor No. 35), North Carolina, and North Dakota.
This seminar offers a non-credit continuing education opportunity to building contractors. It has not been submitted to any state contractor licensing board for continuing education approval.
Attendance will be monitored, and attendance certificates will be available after the seminar for most individuals who complete the entire event. Attendance certificates not available at the seminar will be mailed to participants within fifteen business days.
Chris Milner received a degree in Electrical Engineering from New Hampshire Technical College and the University of New Hampshire in 1991, and he became a certified geothermal installer in 1994. Mr. Milner founded Milhouse Enterprises in 1992, and it has grown to be a leader in alternative energy solutions in New England. Along with in-house sales and installation of geothermal, solar and wind power systems, Milhouse Enterprises provides product and support to builders and tradesmen, and it also provides custom design services. Milhouse Enterprises has received multiple awards in customer satisfaction from independent reviewers, and it was featured in Green Building and Design magazine for industry-leading innovation. Milhouse Enterprises is also a partner with the Environmental Protection Agency, EnergyStar, Build It Green, New England Geothermal Professional Association and Geoexchange.