Green Technologies

VOC012 ELECTRICAL THEORY II

This course includes basic electrical distribution, identifying and selecting electrical equipment, sizing wires and overcurrent protection, an introduction to the National Electrical Code, installing wires and conduit, connecting PV modules in series and parallel, measuring voltage and current and practicing power and energy calculations. Materials needed: scientific calculator, pencil. (14 Hours)

5282    10    9:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.    (F)    8/22-8/29    DCC    J Novak    $176


VOC016 INTRODUCTION TO PHOTOVOLTAIC (PV) SYSTEMS

Learn the basics of photovoltaic technology to prepare for a career in the PV industry or to make an informed choice about installing solar on your home or business. Covers basic theory, characteristics of solar cells, system siting, design of both grid-tie and off-grid PV systems, safety and electrical code considerations. Successful completion prepares students for the NABCEP PV Entry Level Exam. DCC provides the NABCEP PV Entry-Level Program in partnership with the SUNY Clean Energy Technology (CETT) Consortium. (38.5 Hours)

Required text: Photovoltaic Systems, Dunlop, 2nd Edition is available at DCC Bookstore.

5283    10    9:00 a.m.- 5:30 p.m.    (F)    9/5-10/3    DCC    J Novak    $599


PRF710 HEAT LOSS AND GAIN IN HOMES

Learn how to calculate heating and cooling loads for residential buildings using the Air Conditioning Contractors of America Manual J abridged edition methods and software. Also learn how insulation, windows and air infiltration affect boiler, furnace, heat pump and air conditioner sizes and operating costs. (8 Hours)

5168    10    8:00 a.m.- 4:30 p.m.    (S)    11/15    DCC    P Tavino    $99