Providing Alternative Energy with BIPV Standing Seam Roofing

Providing Alternative Energy with BIPV Standing Seam Roofing

This course will help the designer to understand BIPV solar laminates and incorporate BIPVs into their designs with standing seam metal roofing systems. We will review how BIPVs can contribute towards a project earning LEED Certification through a discussion on key sustainable issues and the specification process.

Learning Objectives: 
  1. Identify at least two features of the BIPV standing seam solar laminates that allow the technology to be easily integrated with the building envelope
  2. List the energy, economic, and environmental benefits of the technology behind BIPV systems
  3. Explain how BIPV systems help architects bring on-site renewable energy to their projects with solar technology
  4. Describe how BIPV solar laminate systems can contribute to LEED project certification
  5. Specify a BIPV system
Design Category: 
(07) Thermal and Moisture Protection
AIA Course Number: 
GCE00B
GBCI Course ID: 
0090004544
Device Format: 
Desktop/Laptop
Tablet

10 Multiple Choice and True/False Questions
A score of 80% or higher is required to receive a certificate of completion