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  • Andrea Wisner
    Has anyone used this video education resource (below)? I will probably go ahead and buy it; hope it s not a scam.   AMW ... From: Al Source
    Message 1 of 16 , Apr 10, 2009
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      Has anyone used this video education resource (below)? I will probably go ahead and buy it; hope it's not a scam.
       
      AMW

      --- On Wed, 4/8/09, Al Source <ignition_source@...> wrote:
      From: Al Source <ignition_source@...>
      Subject: Re: [hreg] solar installer course coming to Houston
      To: hreg@yahoogroups.com
      Date: Wednesday, April 8, 2009, 2:09 PM

      This course only costs $49
       
      Solar Installation Course

       
      Greetings!

      The writers of the "Solar Power Business - Complete Plan" are excited to share with you our Solar Installation Course.
      Due to numerous requests, we have put this course together over the past few months and now you will benefit and learn the complete process to installing an entire Solar system.
       
      The course will be limited to the first 50 people who register and you won't believe the price or the amount of information included.  And, you can complete the course from the comfort of your own home and receive a nice certificate.
       
      To find out all the details just go to:

      www.SolarInstallati onCourse. com
      But hurry, space is limited and the course will sell out fast.  Thank you for your time.
       
      Sincerely,
       

      John Peyton
      www.SolarInstallati onCourse. com


       
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      From: Cobb Paul <luapbboc@yahoo. com>
      To: hreg@yahoogroups. com
      Sent: Tuesday, April 7, 2009 1:20:57 PM
      Subject: Re: [hreg] solar installer course coming to Houston

      try this: http://www.lacleant ech.net/adven/ index.htm
       
      it worked for me.
       
      cheers!
      paul


      From: evelyn sardina <evelynsardina@ yahoo.com>
      To: hreg@yahoogroups. com
      Sent: Tuesday, April 7, 2009 8:10:03 AM
      Subject: Re: [hreg] solar installer course coming to Houston

      The page can not be found....

      --- On Mon, 4/6/09, mkewert@comcast. net <mkewert@comcast. net> wrote:
      From: mkewert@comcast. net <mkewert@comcast. net>
      Subject: [hreg] solar installer course coming to Houston
      To: "HREG" <hreg@yahoogroups. com>
      Date: Monday, April 6, 2009, 9:36 PM

      http://www.lacleant ech.net/adven/ index.htm





    • ingridramsey@yahoo.com
      I signed up for it. It s coming out on May 1st. I will let you guys know how it goes. Thanks, Ingrid Sent via BlackBerry from T-Mobile ... From: Andrea Wisner
      Message 2 of 16 , Apr 10, 2009
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        I signed up for it. It's coming out on May 1st. I will let you guys know how it goes. Thanks, Ingrid

        Sent via BlackBerry from T-Mobile


        From: Andrea Wisner
        Date: Fri, 10 Apr 2009 20:18:35 -0700 (PDT)
        To: <hreg@yahoogroups.com>
        Subject: Re: [hreg] solar installer course coming to Houston

        Has anyone used this video education resource (below)? I will probably go ahead and buy it; hope it's not a scam.
         
        AMW

        --- On Wed, 4/8/09, Al Source <ignition_source@ yahoo.com> wrote:
        From: Al Source <ignition_source@ yahoo.com>
        Subject: Re: [hreg] solar installer course coming to Houston
        To: hreg@yahoogroups. com
        Date: Wednesday, April 8, 2009, 2:09 PM

        This course only costs $49
         
        Solar Installation Course

         
        Greetings!

        The writers of the "Solar Power Business - Complete Plan" are excited to share with you our Solar Installation Course.
        Due to numerous requests, we have put this course together over the past few months and now you will benefit and learn the complete process to installing an entire Solar system.
         
        The course will be limited to the first 50 people who register and you won't believe the price or the amount of information included.  And, you can complete the course from the comfort of your own home and receive a nice certificate.
         
        To find out all the details just go to:

        www.SolarInstallati onCourse. com
        But hurry, space is limited and the course will sell out fast.  Thank you for your time.
         
        Sincerely,
         

        John Peyton
        www.SolarInstallati onCourse. com


         
        Safe Unsubscribe
        This email was sent to nayef@swbell. net by jpminvestments@ gmail.com.
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        From: Cobb Paul <luapbboc@yahoo. com>
        To: hreg@yahoogroups. com
        Sent: Tuesday, April 7, 2009 1:20:57 PM
        Subject: Re: [hreg] solar installer course coming to Houston

        try this: http://www.lacleant ech.net/adven/ index.htm
         
        it worked for me.
         
        cheers!
        paul


        From: evelyn sardina <evelynsardina@ yahoo.com>
        To: hreg@yahoogroups. com
        Sent: Tuesday, April 7, 2009 8:10:03 AM
        Subject: Re: [hreg] solar installer course coming to Houston

        The page can not be found....

        --- On Mon, 4/6/09, mkewert@comcast. net <mkewert@comcast. net> wrote:
        From: mkewert@comcast. net <mkewert@comcast. net>
        Subject: [hreg] solar installer course coming to Houston
        To: "HREG" <hreg@yahoogroups. com>
        Date: Monday, April 6, 2009, 9:36 PM

        http://www.lacleant ech.net/adven/ index.htm





      • Jim & Janet
        Has anyone used this video education resource (below)? I will probably go ahead and buy it; hope it s not a scam. AMW Andrea, if it s any help, the Texas Solar
        Message 3 of 16 , Apr 11, 2009
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          Has anyone used this video education resource (below)? I will probably go ahead and buy it; hope it's not a scam.
          AMW
           
          Andrea,
          if it's any help, the Texas Solar Energy Society (HREG is a chapter of TXSES) has decided to put a disclaimer on their www site where training PV courses are listed. It will be in response to the sudden surge of "PV installer" courses coming along since the incentive money has arrived. The gist of the disclaimer will be that you should research very carefully any training that charges a fee, which is most. Furthermore, the courses listed on the TXSES www site are not screened by TXSES and so on. It's saying let the buyer beware.
          Any training of value is not going to be free. But comparing prices may be an eye opener. The cheapest 40+ hour classes start at $750 and the most comprehensive are $3500.
          So guess what a $49 course will provide? Well I don't know either but once the author has your $49 it won't matter because you are stuck with whatever is on the DVDs and you won't be able to call their "tech support" to find an answer.
          That's not to say it's not accurate and informative information on the disk. But you won't be qualified to be a PV installer just from watching the disks or even taking any of the 40 hour courses.
          I'm afraid we have not seen the last of these deals to come along. Please use your good judgement before you invest your money. And thank you for asking the question that many others are wondering about.
           
          Jim Duncan
          North Texas Renewable Energy Inc
          817.917.0527
          ntrei@...
           

        • Andrea Wisner
          Jim, I really appreciate that. Aside from wanting to install our own system, my husband is a contractor and would like to get into the solar installation
          Message 4 of 16 , Apr 12, 2009
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            Jim, I really appreciate that. Aside from wanting to install our own system, my husband is a contractor and would like to get into the solar installation business. In that regard, having a certification that means something would be helpful. But the course that was the initial subject of this thread, that was $1400, appeared to be only a brief course, not 40 hours. So we will look into what else is available.
             
            AMW

            --- On Sat, 4/11/09, Jim & Janet <jhd1@...> wrote:
            From: Jim & Janet <jhd1@...>
            Subject: [hreg] solar installer course coming to Houston
            To: hreg@yahoogroups.com
            Date: Saturday, April 11, 2009, 10:11 PM

            

            Has anyone used this video education resource (below)? I will probably go ahead and buy it; hope it's not a scam.
            AMW
             
            Andrea,
            if it's any help, the Texas Solar Energy Society (HREG is a chapter of TXSES) has decided to put a disclaimer on their www site where training PV courses are listed. It will be in response to the sudden surge of "PV installer" courses coming along since the incentive money has arrived. The gist of the disclaimer will be that you should research very carefully any training that charges a fee, which is most. Furthermore, the courses listed on the TXSES www site are not screened by TXSES and so on. It's saying let the buyer beware.
            Any training of value is not going to be free. But comparing prices may be an eye opener. The cheapest 40+ hour classes start at $750 and the most comprehensive are $3500.
            So guess what a $49 course will provide? Well I don't know either but once the author has your $49 it won't matter because you are stuck with whatever is on the DVDs and you won't be able to call their "tech support" to find an answer.
            That's not to say it's not accurate and informative information on the disk. But you won't be qualified to be a PV installer just from watching the disks or even taking any of the 40 hour courses.
            I'm afraid we have not seen the last of these deals to come along. Please use your good judgement before you invest your money. And thank you for asking the question that many others are wondering about.
             
            Jim Duncan
            North Texas Renewable Energy Inc
            817.917.0527
            ntrei@earthlink. net
             

          • Heath Payne
            Andrea, I attended the Solar Energy International PV Design & Installation workshop in Austin, which was hosted by Meridian Solar. This was a good
            Message 5 of 16 , Apr 13, 2009
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              Andrea,   I attended the Solar Energy International PV Design & Installation workshop in Austin, which was hosted by Meridian Solar.  This was a good introduction and gave us a chance to have some hands on experience.   Soon after completing this workshop I signed up for the Advanced PV Online course.   I was very impressed with the Advanced PV course.  It focuses on the NEC as it relates to PV Installation.  I haven't made the jump from my current career just yet but hope to as soon.  Good luck to you and your husband.     Here are the links>>

              http://www.solarenergy.org/workshops/schedule.html

              http://www.nabcep.org/certification/pv-installer-certification


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              > Jim, I really appreciate that. Aside from wanting to install our own system, my husband is a contractor and would like to get into the solar installation business. In that regard, having a certification that means something would be helpful. But the course that was the initial subject of this thread, that was $1400, appeared to be only a brief course, not 40 hours. So we will look into what else is available.
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              > Andrea,
              > if it's any help, the Texas Solar Energy Society (HREG is a chapter of TXSES) has decided to put a disclaimer on their www site where training PV courses are listed. It will be in response to the sudden surge of "PV installer" courses coming along since the incentive money has arrived. The gist of the disclaimer will be that you should research very carefully any training that charges a fee, which is most. Furthermore, the courses listed on the TXSES www site are not screened by TXSES and so on. It's saying let the buyer beware.
              > Any training of value is not going to be free. But comparing prices may be an eye opener. The cheapest 40+ hour classes start at $750 and the most comprehensive are $3500.
              > So guess what a $49 course will provide? Well I don't know either but once the author has your $49 it won't matter because you are stuck with whatever is on the DVDs and you won't be able to call their "tech support" to find an answer.
              > That's not to say it's not accurate and informative information on the disk. But you won't be qualified to be a PV installer just from watching the disks or even taking any of the 40 hour courses.
              > I'm afraid we have not seen the last of these deals to come along. Please use your good judgement before you invest your money. And thank you for asking the question that many others are wondering about.
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              > Jim Duncan
              > North Texas Renewable Energy Inc
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            • Chris Boyer
              For those getting into the Solar industry, or wanting to...   I took the Advanced PV course by Solar Energy International (SEI).  It was great and cost $750
              Message 6 of 16 , Apr 14, 2009
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                For those getting into the Solar industry, or wanting to...
                 
                I took the Advanced PV course by Solar Energy International (SEI).  It was great and cost $750 (now its ~$900) for 5 days.  They are the solar teaching experts and their book, which is free with the course, is recognized world wide.  I heard the Online course was OK, but not nearly as good as the live course.
                 
                Janet Hughes is teaching the Solar courses in Texas.  I haven't taken her course, but I know she has a lot of experience and is a great person.  I can't believe the course is asking $1,400 (and they make you buy a book separately).
                 
                I took the NAPCEP exam.  We had to sign a paper saying we would not say what is on the test, but I can say you need to know the NEC very well.
                 
                There are two great magazines for solar installers.  The first is "HomePower", which is targeting homeowners and do-it-yourself types.  The second is "SolarPro", which spun off of HomePower.  Catherine Houser, our former Chair of the Texas Solar Energy Society is the Managing Editor.  I recommend those magazines to anyone working in the industry. 
                 
                The solar industry is moving toward two types of companies:  The first is small, home-office, installers who really know their stuff and can do everything.  They work with a distributor to get engineering and materials.  They are master electricians or have a buddy that is one and do many other things that solar to pay the bills.  They primarily do simple residential systems. They can compete in the market because they have low overhead costs, even though they have high material costs and less trust in the market place.   The second type of company is large firms who buy materials direct and have in-house engineering.  They have a staff of specialists.  They target residential and commercial customers.  They can compete because they have lower material costs (material costs are ~75% of the total cost), can take on larger jobs, and have more trust from the market.
                 
                Good luck!
                 
                Chris
                 
              • El Sid
                Buenos Dias everyone, I hope all is well in your World. Just wanted to comment on this PV training Thread. A few years ago when i was researching PV training.
                Message 7 of 16 , Apr 18, 2009
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                  Buenos Dias everyone,
                   
                  I hope all is well in your World.
                  Just wanted to comment on this PV training Thread.
                   
                  A few years ago when i was researching PV training. I looked high and low for the best possible hands on classes.
                   
                  After some serious Grind.......
                   
                  SEI was the Place for me,
                   
                  If anyone in the Greater Houston Area is interested in Solar.
                   
                  SEI has classes every Spring in Austin (sponsored by an awesome Company Meridian Solar)
                   
                   
                  The folks at SEI and Meridian are knowleadgeable and great to work with.
                   
                  PAZ
                   
                  OG FRED

                  On Tue, Apr 14, 2009 at 8:38 PM, Chris Boyer <boyer.chris@...> wrote:


                  For those getting into the Solar industry, or wanting to...
                   
                  I took the Advanced PV course by Solar Energy International (SEI).  It was great and cost $750 (now its ~$900) for 5 days.  They are the solar teaching experts and their book, which is free with the course, is recognized world wide.  I heard the Online course was OK, but not nearly as good as the live course.
                   
                  Janet Hughes is teaching the Solar courses in Texas.  I haven't taken her course, but I know she has a lot of experience and is a great person.  I can't believe the course is asking $1,400 (and they make you buy a book separately).
                   
                  I took the NAPCEP exam.  We had to sign a paper saying we would not say what is on the test, but I can say you need to know the NEC very well.
                   
                  There are two great magazines for solar installers.  The first is "HomePower", which is targeting homeowners and do-it-yourself types.  The second is "SolarPro", which spun off of HomePower.  Catherine Houser, our former Chair of the Texas Solar Energy Society is the Managing Editor.  I recommend those magazines to anyone working in the industry. 
                   
                  The solar industry is moving toward two types of companies:  The first is small, home-office, installers who really know their stuff and can do everything.  They work with a distributor to get engineering and materials.  They are master electricians or have a buddy that is one and do many other things that solar to pay the bills.  They primarily do simple residential systems. They can compete in the market because they have low overhead costs, even though they have high material costs and less trust in the market place.   The second type of company is large firms who buy materials direct and have in-house engineering.  They have a staff of specialists.  They target residential and commercial customers.  They can compete because they have lower material costs (material costs are ~75% of the total cost), can take on larger jobs, and have more trust from the market.
                   
                  Good luck!
                   
                  Chris
                   


                • Al Source
                  How was the course? Do you recommend it for others? ________________________________ From: ingridramsey@yahoo.com To:
                  Message 8 of 16 , Aug 8, 2009
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                    How was the course? Do you recommend it for others?


                    From: "ingridramsey@..." <ingridramsey@...>
                    To: hreg@yahoogroups.com
                    Sent: Friday, April 10, 2009 11:27:37 PM
                    Subject: Re: [hreg] solar installer course coming to Houston

                    I signed up for it. It's coming out on May 1st. I will let you guys know how it goes. Thanks, Ingrid

                    Sent via BlackBerry from T-Mobile


                    From: Andrea Wisner
                    Date: Fri, 10 Apr 2009 20:18:35 -0700 (PDT)
                    To: <hreg@yahoogroups. com>
                    Subject: Re: [hreg] solar installer course coming to Houston

                    Has anyone used this video education resource (below)? I will probably go ahead and buy it; hope it's not a scam.
                     
                    AMW

                    --- On Wed, 4/8/09, Al Source <ignition_source@ yahoo.com> wrote:
                    From: Al Source <ignition_source@ yahoo.com>
                    Subject: Re: [hreg] solar installer course coming to Houston
                    To: hreg@yahoogroups. com
                    Date: Wednesday, April 8, 2009, 2:09 PM

                    This course only costs $49
                     
                    Solar Installation Course

                     
                    Greetings!

                    The writers of the "Solar Power Business - Complete Plan" are excited to share with you our Solar Installation Course.
                    Due to numerous requests, we have put this course together over the past few months and now you will benefit and learn the complete process to installing an entire Solar system.
                     
                    The course will be limited to the first 50 people who register and you won't believe the price or the amount of information included.  And, you can complete the course from the comfort of your own home and receive a nice certificate.
                     
                    To find out all the details just go to:

                    www.SolarInstallati onCourse. com
                    But hurry, space is limited and the course will sell out fast.  Thank you for your time.
                     
                    Sincerely,
                     

                    John Peyton
                    www.SolarInstallati onCourse. com


                     
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                    From: Cobb Paul <luapbboc@yahoo. com>
                    To: hreg@yahoogroups. com
                    Sent: Tuesday, April 7, 2009 1:20:57 PM
                    Subject: Re: [hreg] solar installer course coming to Houston

                    try this: http://www.lacleant ech.net/adven/ index.htm
                     
                    it worked for me.
                     
                    cheers!
                    paul


                    From: evelyn sardina <evelynsardina@ yahoo.com>
                    To: hreg@yahoogroups. com
                    Sent: Tuesday, April 7, 2009 8:10:03 AM
                    Subject: Re: [hreg] solar installer course coming to Houston

                    The page can not be found....

                    --- On Mon, 4/6/09, mkewert@comcast. net <mkewert@comcast. net> wrote:
                    From: mkewert@comcast. net <mkewert@comcast. net>
                    Subject: [hreg] solar installer course coming to Houston
                    To: "HREG" <hreg@yahoogroups. com>
                    Date: Monday, April 6, 2009, 9:36 PM

                    http://www.lacleant ech.net/adven/ index.htm






                  • Gary Beck
                    I heard that Austin Community College offers a solar installation course that at the end results in some type of installer certification. Anyone know the facts
                    Message 9 of 16 , Aug 8, 2009
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                      I heard that Austin Community College offers a solar installation course that at the end results in some type of installer certification.

                       

                      Anyone know the facts on this?  Is there a local course like this at HCC, UofH or other area school?

                       

                      Gary Beck, P.E., SECB, LEED AP

                      Eco-Holdings Engineering Services

                      4010 Blue Bonnet Blvd. Ste 114

                      Houston, Texas 77025

                      Tel: 713-377-4209  Fax: 832-201-5338

                       

                      SECB certified in the Practice of Structural Engineering, a structural inspector for the Texas Residential Construction Commission SIRP program, and a listed Engineer for the Texas Department of Insurance Wind Storm program. Eco provides Engineering and Engineer's Inspection Services for Residential, Commercial, Lodging, Educational, Industrial and Government Facilities. Eco's design engineering services include AutoCAD based construction documents for permitting and building foundations, structures, storm water systems, and detention ponds; and Autodesk Revit based 3D Building Information Modeling for green building practices.

                       

                       

                      From: hreg@yahoogroups.com [mailto:hreg@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Al Source
                      Sent: Saturday, August 08, 2009 8:59 AM
                      To: hreg@yahoogroups.com
                      Subject: Re: [hreg] solar installer course coming to Houston

                       

                       

                      How was the course? Do you recommend it for others?

                       


                      From: "ingridramsey@..." <ingridramsey@...>
                      To: hreg@yahoogroups.com
                      Sent: Friday, April 10, 2009 11:27:37 PM
                      Subject: Re: [hreg] solar installer course coming to Houston

                      I signed up for it. It's coming out on May 1st. I will let you guys know how it goes. Thanks, Ingrid

                      Sent via BlackBerry from T-Mobile


                      From: Andrea Wisner
                      Date: Fri, 10 Apr 2009 20:18:35 -0700 (PDT)
                      To: <hreg@yahoogroups. com>
                      Subject: Re: [hreg] solar installer course coming to Houston

                      Has anyone used this video education resource (below)? I will probably go ahead and buy it; hope it's not a scam.

                       

                      AMW

                      --- On Wed, 4/8/09, Al Source <ignition_source@ yahoo.com> wrote:

                      From: Al Source <ignition_source@ yahoo.com>
                      Subject: Re: [hreg] solar installer course coming to Houston
                      To: hreg@yahoogroups. com
                      Date: Wednesday, April 8, 2009, 2:09 PM

                      This course only costs $49

                       

                      Solar Installation Course


                       

                      Greetings!

                      The writers of the "Solar Power Business - Complete Plan" are excited to share with you our Solar Installation Course.

                      Due to numerous requests, we have put this course together over the past few months and now you will benefit and learn the complete process to installing an entire Solar system.

                       

                      The course will be limited to the first 50 people who register and you won't believe the price or the amount of information included.  And, you can complete the course from the comfort of your own home and receive a nice certificate.

                       

                      To find out all the details just go to:

                      www.SolarInstallati onCourse. com

                      But hurry, space is limited and the course will sell out fast.  Thank you for your time.

                       

                      Sincerely,

                       

                       


                      John Peyton
                      www.SolarInstallati onCourse. com


                       

                       

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                      From: Cobb Paul <luapbboc@yahoo. com>
                      To: hreg@yahoogroups. com
                      Sent: Tuesday, April 7, 2009 1:20:57 PM
                      Subject: Re: [hreg] solar installer course coming to Houston

                      try this: http://www.lacleant ech.net/adven/ index.htm

                       

                      it worked for me.

                       

                      cheers!

                      paul

                       


                      From: evelyn sardina <evelynsardina@ yahoo.com>
                      To: hreg@yahoogroups. com
                      Sent: Tuesday, April 7, 2009 8:10:03 AM
                      Subject: Re: [hreg] solar installer course coming to Houston

                      The page can not be found....

                      --- On Mon, 4/6/09, mkewert@comcast. net <mkewert@comcast. net> wrote:

                      From: mkewert@comcast. net <mkewert@comcast. net>
                      Subject: [hreg] solar installer course coming to Houston
                      To: "HREG" <hreg@yahoogroups. com>
                      Date: Monday, April 6, 2009, 9:36 PM

                      http://www.lacleant ech.net/adven/ index.htm

                       

                       

                       

                       

                    • Tyra Rankin
                      Greg: Yes - HCC is doing big things in training! I can t find my notes from this month s meeting with Rich Haut. He discussed. Some resources for training:
                      Message 10 of 16 , Aug 8, 2009
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                        Greg:

                         

                        Yes – HCC is doing big things in training!  I can’t find my notes from this month’s meeting with Rich Haut.  He discussed.

                         

                         

                        Some resources for training:

                         

                        IREC – Interstate Renewable Energy Council

                        http://www.irecusa.org/

                         

                        ISPQ Training Accreditation

                        http://www.irecusa.org/?id=25

                         

                        Workforce Development

                        http://www.irecusa.org/index.php?id=50

                         

                        Solar Installers 2010 SOC

                        http://www.irecusa.org/index.php?id=59&tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=1327&cHash=9653294bda

                         

                        SEI PV Online Classes

                        http://www.irecusa.org/index.php?id=59&tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=1097&cHash=ad640fb09f

                         

                        2009 Workforce Education Conference

                        http://www.irecusa.org/index.php?id=59&tx_ttnews%5Btt_news%5D=1173&cHash=9d40398093

                         

                        Tyra

                         


                        From: hreg@yahoogroups.com [mailto: hreg@yahoogroups.com ] On Behalf Of Gary Beck
                        Sent: Saturday, August 08, 2009 11:16 AM
                        To: hreg@yahoogroups.com
                        Subject: RE: [hreg] solar installer course coming to Houston

                         

                         

                        I heard that Austin Community College offers a solar installation course that at the end results in some type of installer certification.

                         

                        Anyone know the facts on this?  Is there a local course like this at HCC, UofH or other area school?

                         

                        Gary Beck, P.E., SECB, LEED AP

                        Eco-Holdings Engineering Services

                        4010 Blue Bonnet Blvd. Ste 114

                        Houston, Texas 77025

                        Tel: 713-377-4209  Fax: 832-201-5338

                         

                        SECB certified in the Practice of Structural Engineering, a structural inspector for the Texas Residential Construction Commission SIRP program, and a listed Engineer for the Texas Department of Insurance Wind Storm program. Eco provides Engineering and Engineer's Inspection Services for Residential, Commercial, Lodging, Educational, Industrial and Government Facilities. Eco's design engineering services include AutoCAD based construction documents for permitting and building foundations, structures, storm water systems, and detention ponds; and Autodesk Revit based 3D Building Information Modeling for green building practices.

                         

                         

                        From: hreg@yahoogroups. com [mailto: hreg@ yahoogroups. com ] On Behalf Of Al Source
                        Sent: Saturday, August 08, 2009 8:59 AM
                        To: hreg@yahoogroups. com
                        Subject: Re: [hreg] solar installer course coming to Houston

                         

                         

                        How was the course? Do you recommend it for others?

                         


                        From: "ingridramsey@ yahoo.com" <ingridramsey@ yahoo.com>
                        To: hreg@yahoogroups. com
                        Sent: Friday, April 10, 2009 11:27:37 PM
                        Subject: Re: [hreg] solar installer course coming to Houston

                        I signed up for it. It's coming out on May 1st. I will let you guys know how it goes. Thanks, Ingrid

                        Sent via BlackBerry from T-Mobile


                        From: Andrea Wisner
                        Date: Fri, 10 Apr 2009 20:18:35 -0700 (PDT)
                        To: <hreg@yahoogroups. com>
                        Subject: Re: [hreg] solar installer course coming to Houston

                        Has anyone used this video education resource (below)? I will probably go ahead and buy it; hope it's not a scam.

                         

                        AMW

                        --- On Wed, 4/8/09, Al Source <ignition_source@ yahoo.com> wrote:

                        From: Al Source <ignition_source@ yahoo.com>
                        Subject: Re: [hreg] solar installer course coming to Houston
                        To: hreg@yahoogroups. com
                        Date: Wednesday, April 8, 2009, 2:09 PM

                        This course only costs $49

                         

                        Solar Installation Course


                         

                         

                        Greetings!

                        The writers of the "Solar Power Business - Complete Plan" are excited to share with you our Solar Installation Course.

                        Due to numerous requests, we have put this course together over the past few months and now you will benefit and learn the complete process to installing an entire Solar system.

                         

                        The course will be limited to the first 50 people who register and you won't believe the price or the amount of information included.  And, you can complete the course from the comfort of your own home and receive a nice certificate.

                         

                        To find out all the details just go to:

                        www.SolarInstallati onCourse. com

                        But hurry, space is limited and the course will sell out fast.  Thank you for your time.

                         

                        Sincerely,

                         

                         


                        John Peyton
                        www.SolarInstallati onCourse. com


                         

                         

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                        From: Cobb Paul <luapbboc@yahoo. com>
                        To: hreg@yahoogroups. com
                        Sent: Tuesday, April 7, 2009 1:20:57 PM
                        Subject: Re: [hreg] solar installer course coming to Houston

                        try this: http://www.lacleant ech.net/adven/ index.htm

                         

                        it worked for me.

                         

                        cheers!

                        paul

                         


                        From: evelyn sardina <evelynsardina@ yahoo.com>
                        To: hreg@yahoogroups. com
                        Sent: Tuesday, April 7, 2009 8:10:03 AM
                        Subject: Re: [hreg] solar installer course coming to Houston

                        The page can not be found....

                        --- On Mon, 4/6/09, mkewert@comcast. net <mkewert@comcast. net> wrote:

                        From: mkewert@comcast. net <mkewert@comcast. net>
                        Subject: [hreg] solar installer course coming to Houston
                        To: "HREG" <hreg@yahoogroups. com>
                        Date: Monday, April 6, 2009, 9:36 PM

                        http://www.lacleant ech.net/adven/ index.htm

                         

                         

                         

                         

                      • Kevin Conlin
                        My notes from the meeting say that HCC has an Energy Center, and that they offer a 5 day course 2X a year. Kevin Conlin Heliosolar Design, Inc. 13534 Quetzal
                        Message 11 of 16 , Aug 8, 2009
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                          My notes from the meeting say that HCC has an Energy Center, and that they offer a 5 day course 2X a year.
                           
                          Kevin Conlin
                          Heliosolar Design, Inc.
                          13534 Quetzal Lane
                          Houston, TX 77083
                          C:  (281) 202-9629
                          H:  (281) 530-7501
                          F:  (281) 530-7501
                           
                           
                           


                          From: hreg@yahoogroups.com [mailto:hreg@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Tyra Rankin
                          Sent: Saturday, August 08, 2009 11:47 AM
                          To: hreg@yahoogroups.com
                          Subject: RE: [hreg] solar installer course coming to Houston

                           

                          Greg:

                          Yes – HCC is doing big things in training!  I can’t find my notes from this month’s meeting with Rich Haut.  He discussed.

                          Some resources for training:

                          IREC – Interstate Renewable Energy Council

                          http://www.irecusa. org/

                          ISPQ Training Accreditation

                          http://www.irecusa. org/?id=25

                          Workforce Development

                          http://www.irecusa. org/index. php?id=50

                          Solar Installers 2010 SOC

                          http://www.irecusa. org/index. php?id=59&tx_ttnews%5Btt_ news%5D=1327&cHash=9653294bda

                          SEI PV Online Classes

                          http://www.irecusa. org/index. php?id=59&tx_ttnews%5Btt_ news%5D=1097&cHash=ad640fb09f

                          2009 Workforce Education Conference

                          http://www.irecusa. org/index. php?id=59&tx_ttnews%5Btt_ news%5D=1173&cHash=9d40398093

                          Tyra


                          From: hreg@yahoogroups. com [mailto: hreg@yahoogroups. com ] On Behalf Of Gary Beck
                          Sent: Saturday, August 08, 2009 11:16 AM
                          To: hreg@yahoogroups. com
                          Subject: RE: [hreg] solar installer course coming to Houston

                           

                          I heard that Austin Community College offers a solar installation course that at the end results in some type of installer certification.

                          Anyone know the facts on this?  Is there a local course like this at HCC, UofH or other area school?

                          Gary Beck, P.E., SECB, LEED AP

                          Eco-Holdings Engineering Services

                          4010 Blue Bonnet Blvd. Ste 114

                          Houston, Texas 77025

                          Tel: 713-377-4209  Fax: 832-201-5338

                          SECB certified in the Practice of Structural Engineering, a structural inspector for the Texas Residential Construction Commission SIRP program, and a listed Engineer for the Texas Department of Insurance Wind Storm program. Eco provides Engineering and Engineer's Inspection Services for Residential, Commercial, Lodging, Educational, Industrial and Government Facilities. Eco's design engineering services include AutoCAD based construction documents for permitting and building foundations, structures, storm water systems, and detention ponds; and Autodesk Revit based 3D Building Information Modeling for green building practices.

                          From: hreg@yahoogroups. com [mailto: hreg@ yahoogroups. com ] On Behalf Of Al Source
                          Sent: Saturday, August 08, 2009 8:59 AM
                          To: hreg@yahoogroups. com
                          Subject: Re: [hreg] solar installer course coming to Houston

                           

                          How was the course? Do you recommend it for others?


                          From: "ingridramsey@ yahoo.com" <ingridramsey@ yahoo.com>
                          To: hreg@yahoogroups. com
                          Sent: Friday, April 10, 2009 11:27:37 PM
                          Subject: Re: [hreg] solar installer course coming to Houston

                          I signed up for it. It's coming out on May 1st. I will let you guys know how it goes. Thanks, Ingrid

                          Sent via BlackBerry from T-Mobile


                          From: Andrea Wisner
                          Date: Fri, 10 Apr 2009 20:18:35 -0700 (PDT)
                          To: <hreg@yahoogroups. com>
                          Subject: Re: [hreg] solar installer course coming to Houston

                          Has anyone used this video education resource (below)? I will probably go ahead and buy it; hope it's not a scam.

                          AMW

                          --- On Wed, 4/8/09, Al Source <ignition_source@ yahoo.com> wrote:

                          From: Al Source <ignition_source@ yahoo.com>
                          Subject: Re: [hreg] solar installer course coming to Houston
                          To: hreg@yahoogroups. com
                          Date: Wednesday, April 8, 2009, 2:09 PM

                          This course only costs $49

                          Solar Installation Course


                           

                          Greetings!

                          The writers of the "Solar Power Business - Complete Plan" are excited to share with you our Solar Installation Course.

                          Due to numerous requests, we have put this course together over the past few months and now you will benefit and learn the complete process to installing an entire Solar system.

                          The course will be limited to the first 50 people who register and you won't believe the price or the amount of information included.  And, you can complete the course from the comfort of your own home and receive a nice certificate.

                          To find out all the details just go to:

                          www.SolarInstallati onCourse. com

                          But hurry, space is limited and the course will sell out fast.  Thank you for your time.

                          Sincerely,


                          John Peyton
                          www.SolarInstallati onCourse. com


                           

                          Error! Filename not specified.

                          This email was sent to nayef@swbell. net by jpminvestments@ gmail.com.

                          Error! Filename not specified.

                          JPMC Investments | 219 Leo Ave. | Shreveport | LA | 71105

                          Error! Filename not specified.


                          From: Cobb Paul <luapbboc@yahoo. com>
                          To: hreg@yahoogroups. com
                          Sent: Tuesday, April 7, 2009 1:20:57 PM
                          Subject: Re: [hreg] solar installer course coming to Houston

                          try this: http://www.lacleant ech.net/adven/ index.htm

                          it worked for me.

                          cheers!

                          paul


                          From: evelyn sardina <evelynsardina@ yahoo.com>
                          To: hreg@yahoogroups. com
                          Sent: Tuesday, April 7, 2009 8:10:03 AM
                          Subject: Re: [hreg] solar installer course coming to Houston

                          The page can not be found....

                          --- On Mon, 4/6/09, mkewert@comcast. net <mkewert@comcast. net> wrote:

                          From: mkewert@comcast. net <mkewert@comcast. net>
                          Subject: [hreg] solar installer course coming to Houston
                          To: "HREG" <hreg@yahoogroups. com>
                          Date: Monday, April 6, 2009, 9:36 PM

                          http://www.lacleant ech.net/adven/ index.htm

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