Solar Design

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This workshop will present the basic design, theory and methods required to maximize the solar potential of your present or future home. Day one will use lectures, slide shows and tours to show how to use passive design for home heating, cooling and day lighting. Day two will cover the basics of photovoltaics for home power. The course will expand your understanding of how to use the sun's energy to brighten your life, heat your living spaces and water, and recharge your batteries for a more natural, comfortable and economical home.

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AIA Credit Courses, Building Systems Design and Building Science


All levels


  • Sterling College: 1 Continuing Education Unit ($130 additional)
  • American Institute of Architects (AIA): 14 HSW Learning Units

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