Off-Grid Solar Lighting: Solutions, Savings, and Sustainability

Start Date
04/29/2017
End Date
04/27/2019
Description
This session provides an in-depth introduction into the technology and benefits of off-grid solar lighting. The course covers key considerations when selecting a system that is reliable, efficient, and cost-effective.
Distance Learning
Yes
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Campus Planning & Design
Energy Conservation / Renewable Energy
Sustainable Development & Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.0
Learning Outcomes
- Evaluate the environmental and economic benefits of off-grid solar lighting.
- Discuss how the internal components of solar lighting work, including the solar panel, charge controller, battery, and LED fixture.
- Discuss the most important site factors to be considered when specifying an outdoor solar lighting system: location, aesthetic requirements, operating profile, and light intensity requirements.
- Explain how the components contribute to the overall system performance, longevity, and cost.
- Describe the advantages of off-grid solar lighting as shown by relevant case studies.
Instructors
Matt Ellenberger
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Course Codes
AEC775
Provider
AEC Daily Corporation


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