RedVector RV-10309AW

Commercial Solar Power Systems

Commercial Solar Power Systems

2 hrs. Online Course

Level: Intermediate

Item#: RV-10309AW

SME: Rumanda Young, Ph.D.

This course will be discontinued on 02/06/2024

Fossil fuels won’t last forever and using them often pollutes our world. Solar energy is renewable; it’s clean; it’s free. You can lead the way to a future where solar energy power systems provide electricity in clean, efficient ways.
 
In this webcast we will give you some history of solar, current ways solar energy is being used and the creative possibilities for how solar can end our dependency on non-renewable energy resources.
Course Objectives

At the conclusion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify the fundamentals of solar energy including the history and current state of the solar industry
  • Explain the difference between solar energy and solar thermal technologies
  • Describe the limitations and benefits of solar energy
  • List both current and emerging solar and solar thermal technologies
  • Discuss the importance of site selection, placement, and selection of solar systems
SUBJECT MATTER EXPERT: Rumanda Young, Ph.D.
Rumanda Young, Ph.D. Photo
Dr. Young is a Registered Landscape Architect (RLA) in the state of Texas and a Certified Planner (AICP).  She holds a bachelor’s degree in landscape architecture (BLA) from the University of Arkansas, a master’s degree in city and regional planning (MCRP) with environmental planning emphasis from the University of Texas at Arlington, and a Ph.D. in urban planning and public policy. Dr. Young also spent time abroad in Cheltenham, England at the University of Gloucestershire focusing on sustainable development practices, environmental planning, and resource management.
Dr. Young has eight years of private practice experience, six of which working with the firm Carter & Burgess, Inc. She was involved in a variety of work including a wide range of park and recreational planning and design projects. Landscape Architectural experience ranges from preparation of detail site design plans, inventory and analysis documents, park, recreation and open space master plans, city-wide comprehensive plans, interpretive prospectus documents, construction document preparation, and preparation of grant applications and rezoning applications for cities throughout Texas, Louisiana, North Carolina and Oklahoma.

Dr. Young currently works as a Military Master Planner with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in the Planning, Environmental, and Regulatory Branch.  Dr. Young is involved in a variety of work including a wide range of military planning, programming, and design projects. Project Management experience ranges from installation design guides to campus master plans. Projects also focus on the impacts of development on human health and the environment, and improvements through better siting, design, construction, operation, and maintenance of military projects.

Dr. Young is also an adjunct professor at the University of Texas at Arlington, School of Architecture.  She teaches master’s level landscape architecture design studio course(s).

 

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