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Available Online

Residential Solar Systems (online)

  • Starts Mar 12
  • 15 US dollars
  • Online Class

Available spots.

This ONLINE workshop provides homeowners with answers to many frequently asked questions about home solar systems, and empowers them to make educated decisions regarding ownership of energy vs. buying from a utility. We’ll cover topics including: > the science of solar > basic design concepts > feasibility > site assessment Attendees learn how to calculate an appropriate system size based upon historic data, and how to calculate a range of cost. We’ll discuss state and federal incentives, and strategies that make alternative energy not only affordable, but possibly the most economical decision you can make. Other topics include: how to vet reputable installers, options to finance, and resources for consumers. ** You’ll leave this class confident in your ability to make the right decision for your home. ** HANDOUTS will be emailed before class; attendees should have a copy of their most recent electric bill to provide data for calculations. This is a "live" class and you can ask questions via screen interaction and/or an online "chat" window. Zoom is our user-friendly platform for online classes. NOTE: This class is offered quarterly, on or near the seasonal solstices and equinoxes, to help participants accurately assess the quality of sunlight near their home. INSTRUCTOR: Catherine Hope-Cunningham is an ETA-certified solar energy consultant, REALTOR®, and fierce client advocate. She is an independent solar technician, performs site assessments, and does basic system design. She is a member of the Columbus Board of REALTORS® Sustainability Task Force. Catherine's mission is to educate her clients, empowering them with the tools to make educated decision about their home and wallet, while advocating for earth care. Catherine teaches workshops for consumers and REALTORS® throughout Ohio.

Upcoming Sessions

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, please contact us at least 72 hours prior to class to cancel your registration. (Refund policy for materials fee, if applicable, may vary and is included in class description.) In most cases, you can transfer your class enrollment to a friend -- just let us know! Please note, we do NOT record or distribute our online presentations.

Contact Details

+ (614) 404-7236

1350 East Cooke Road, Columbus, OH, USA

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