Building-Integrated Photovoltaics


This practical workshop is an essential introduction for building professionals looking to take advantage of the new opportunities for photovoltaic technology. It looks case studies which show the different photovoltaic technologies available and the varying ways these can be employed in building projects - both new build and retrofit. The process of specification and design is explained along with detailed installation procedures. Includes information about the economics of PV as a result of the new feed-in tariffs coming into force in April 2010.

Presented by the UK´s leading expert in PV technology, Ray Noble of the Renewable Energy Association along with Barry Marsh of Solar Technologies.

Who should attend:

Architects, Engineers, Building Surveyors, Facilities Managers, Product Manufacturers

What attendees will learn:

PV technology fundamentals
Range of available products
PV economics including ne feed-in tariffs
Building-integrated PV and how it works
Examples of PV application
Design Specification and installation

Booking is essential, limited space available; cost is £145 + VAT to attend and includes refreshments and course materials

CPD Certificates provided

This workshop is produced by the Renewable Energy Association and The Building Centre.

Future REA/Building Centre Renewable Energy Workshops

Tuesday 23 March - The Feed-in Tariff:
What´s in it for you?

Monday 12 April - Renewable Heat Incentive
Monday 10 May - Small-scale PV
Monday 14 June -Biomass in the City
Monday 12 July - Building Integrated Photovoltaics Workshop

September - December 2010 programme to be announced.