SOLAR POWER

Solar Fundamentals

Are you curious about harnessing the power of the sun to energize your home sustainably?

Join our comprehensive 24-hour Solar Fundamentals class, where you’ll embark on a deep dive into the world of residential solar energy systems. By the end of this immersive experience, you’ll gain the knowledge and confidence to power your home with clean, renewable energy.

What to expect:

  1. Begin with an overview of solar energy, its environmental benefits, and its relevance in today’s world.
  2. Learn how solar panels convert sunlight into electricity.
  3. Learn how key components of a residential solar energy system, including solar panels, inverters, batteries, and mounting hardware, play a crucial role in harnessing solar power.
  4. Dive into the intricacies of sizing a solar energy system to meet your specific energy needs.
  5. Discover the art of solar system design, taking into account factors like orientation, shading, and local climate.
  6. Gain hands-on knowledge of the installation process, from mounting panels to connecting electrical components.
  7. Learn best practices for system maintenance and troubleshooting.
  8. Explore the economic aspects of solar energy, including cost estimation, incentives, and financing options, saving you money in the long run.
  9. Learn how to maximize your solar investment through energy-efficient practices in your home.
  10. Understand the broader environmental impact of transitioning to solar power.
  11. Visit a residential solar installation or engage in a virtual tour to see a functioning solar system in action, witnessing the real-world application of the concepts you’ve learned.

Learn how to harness the power of the sun and reduce your carbon footprint with residential solar energy.

Questions? Call 918.224.0235

Location Dates Hours Days Times Tuition Fees & Supplies Total Cost Sign Up
Campus: 1612 S Main, Sapulpa Dates: 9/30-10/23 Hours: 24 Days: M/W Times: 6:00p-9:00p Tuition: $300 Fees & Supplies: $0 Total Cost: $300

Solar Site Planning

Are you eager to turn your home into a sustainable powerhouse by harnessing the sun’s energy?

Dive into the world of residential solar site planning with our comprehensive 12-hour class. Whether you’re a homeowner, DIY enthusiast, or simply curious about solar energy, this course will equip you with the knowledge and skills needed to plan a successful solar installation for your residence.

What to Expect:

  1. Begin with a solid understanding of solar energy, its environmental benefits, and its significance in the renewable energy landscape.
  2. Explore how solar panels capture sunlight and convert it into electricity.
  3. Determine the feasibility of a solar installation on your residential site by learning how to assess your property’s solar potential by considering factors like sunlight exposure, shading, and local climate conditions.
  4. Delve into the intricacies of sizing a residential solar energy system to meet your energy needs.
  5. Understand how to design an efficient and aesthetically pleasing solar array.
  6. Explore different mounting options, including rooftop and ground-mounted solar systems, and the advantages and considerations of each approach.
  7. Navigate the regulatory landscape for residential solar installations, including permits, zoning, and interconnection requirements, ensuring compliance with local building codes and regulations.
  8. Gain insights into the financial aspects of going solar, including cost estimation, payback periods, and return on investment while exploring available incentives, tax credits, and financing options.
  9. Understand the various components of a residential solar system, from solar panels and inverters to mounting hardware and monitoring systems.
  10. Engage in a hands-on site planning exercise where you’ll apply the knowledge gained throughout the class to plan a solar installation for a hypothetical residential site.

Learn how to harness the power of the sun and transform your home into a solar oasis.

Questions? Call 918.224.0235

Location Dates Hours Days Times Tuition Fees & Supplies Total Cost Sign Up
Campus: 1612 S Main, Sapulpa Dates: 5/29-6/19 Hours: 12 Days: M/W Times: 6:00p-9:00p Tuition: $100 Fees & Supplies: $145 Total Cost: $245
Campus: 1612 S Main, Sapulpa Dates: 10/28-11/6 Hours: 12 Days: M/W Times: 6:00p-9:00p Tuition: $200 Fees & Supplies: $0 Total Cost: $200