Non-Member Cost :




25% off for CHBA BC members – learn more here

CPD Points:


BC Housing Competency Area:

Construction Technology

Time Commitment:

1 hour

Delivery Method:

Online Recording

Course Description

The NRCan Planning and Decision for Solar PV Systems offers an integrated design strategy to support builder to seamlessly integrate solar PV into their projects. Key solar design and installation challenges are explained and demystified. Design teams are guided through intentional steps clearly defining solar energy production goals, solar array placement and attachment methods, electrical and structural impacts, and technology choices in the design stage, avoiding common pitfalls and improving solar PV build integration. This ten-step guide provides a roadmap for building on their path to installing renewable energy systems on their homes.

This dynamic demonstration of the NRCan guide “in action” features a custom residential builder and solar PV consultant working through a real residential Net Zero design example. This presentation will how you how to work with a solar PV consultant and energy advisor to make decisions required to integrate solar into new homes. If you’re like to adopt solar PV with more confidence and clarity through design, build best practices that will improve project outcomes, this webinar is for you.

Presented by:

  • Ben Giudici, P. Eng, Solar Consultant/Owner, Riverside Energy Systems
  • Jonathan Zerkee, Builder/President, Sonbuilt Custom Homes Ltd.

Course Format

All online courses require successful completion of the following components:

  • Review all course materials in full.

Course Material

There is no textbook for this session. All materials are contained within the presentation videos.