FEBRUARY 14-16, 2023 | Long Beach, CA   Register Now

NABCEP Technical Training

January 12, 2022
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Rudy Saporite

Institute For Building Technology And Safety (IBTS)

Milton Nogueira

Roof Tech Inc.

Mark Mays

Outback Power

Steve Higgins

Rolls Battery Engineering

The Installer-Contractor Continuing Ed Technical Workshops provide an in-depth look at 4 different renewable energy products. NABCEP Board Certified Professionals will advance their professional development and earn CEUs pre-approved to meet NABCEP recertification* requirements.

This workshop will cover Battery-Based System Sizing to Structural Solutions for Solar on Flat Roofs, Large Scale Commercial Design, and Rapid Shutdown and Financial Modeling. A total of 6 advanced-level CEUs are available.

*CEUs are also accepted for NABCEP PVIP Exam Applications as explained in the NABCEP Certification Handbook.


 Avoiding Mistakes with Energy Storage

9:00am – 10:30am

Mistakes with battery sizing and misapplication can prove costly. Two case studies illustrate how to use free tools for battery sizing and post installation performance.

Presented by: Mark Mays, Outback Power


Remote Inspection Technology, Presented by Institute for Building Technology and Safety (IBTS)

10:45am – 12:15pm

Exposure, scheduling delays, onsite access, all lead to increased timelines and associated soft costs. Using remote inspection software can reduce these soft costs and increase overall installation quality, project efficiency, and improve project management allowing for a more accurate and uniform oversight process. Join industry leader in PV inspection, Rudy Saporite from IBTS, in demonstrating the FIT-QM remote inspection software. In this ses¬sion you will learn about the features of the new FIT-QM software including; creating projects and custom forms, requesting inspection from AHJ or third-party overseer, inputting photos and project information, and completing reports and responding to corrective action requests. Interested parties will be encouraged to participate in free software pilot and have the opportunity to use the software after the course.

Presented by: Rudy Saporite, Institute for Building Technology and Safety (IBTS)


Energy Storage – LFP & Traditional Deep Cycle Battery Selection, Sizing, Installation & Programming

1:00pm – 2:30pm

This intermediate training session will focus on proper selection and sizing of battery banks for off-grid & grid-connected systems. Integration and proper setup of Rolls LFP lithium models in new and existing systems, including charge programming adjustments, as well as installation, inspection and programming of charging set points for systems using traditional deep cycle models will be covered in detail.

Presented by: Steve Higgins, Rolls Battery Engineering


PV Mounting with Roof Tech’s Self-Flashing AlphaSeal Technology

2:45pm – 4:15pm

A review of Roof Tech’s legacy on mounting solutions for PV since 1994, best practices and code review including Flashing, ASCE 7-10 versus ASCE 7-16, fastener versus lag bolt roof connections. Field applications on low and steep slope roofs.

Presented by: Milton Nogueira and Mike Dunlap, Roof Tech Inc.

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