Part 2 | U.S. Green Building Council
Please upgrade your browser. This site requires a newer version to work correctly. Read more

 

Need help? Contact education@usgbc.org 413 completions

Off the Grid: A Case Study
Part 2

GBCI: 0910000506

This one hour movie is part two of a case study focusing on an off the grid residence in Washington state.
Eligible for 1 CE HOUR.
  • 1 CE

  • LU/HSW

LEED version: v2009

Published on: March 01, 2014

Average: 3 (6 votes)
3

About

This one hour movie is part two of a case study focusing on an off the grid residence in Washington state. The movie explores how to calculate a solar array, describes PV panel installation strategies for different types of roofs, discusses harvesting renewable materials on site, and looks at composting toilets vs. septic tanks. Exclusive interviews with solar pioneers Bill and Lanny Sinkin provide insight into the future of solar energy. The human interest story incorporates interviews with the owners, designer, and the construction team to provide an informative narrative on lessons learned during the process.

Go “Off the Grid, Part 1” to take the course related to the first part of this case study.

Objectives

  1. Calculate a solar array size
  2. Discuss the different roofing installation options of PV panels
  3. Compare and contrast septic & composting toilets
  4. Explain the benefits of installing PV panels on a metal roof
  5. List the components of a solar system

Series

This course is a part of the following series:
Off the Grid: A Case Study

Sign in
Please sign in to access this course
Basic

Created by

GreenCE, Inc.
San Antonio, TX
United States

  • Share on Twitter
  • Share on Facebook
  • Share on LinkedIn
Education @USGBC courses are also available in the USGBC app for iOS or Android on your iPhone, iPad or Android device.
iOS App on App Store
Android app on Google Play

Other sessions included in that series:

 

Off the Grid: A Case Study
Part 1

 

Off the Grid: A Case Study
Part 2

More Courses from this Partner

 

LEED v4: Implementing the Latest Rating System on Your Project

 

Every Drop Counts: Applying Water Efficiency Strategies

 

Breaking Barriers: Social Equity within the Supply Chain

 

Green Anarchy: Renegades Who Changed Design

 

Dusk to Dawn: Reducing Light Pollution

 

10 Cosas A Saber Sobre LEED v4

  •  
  • of
  • 27