As the US continues to search for energy alternatives, the demand for solar will become more prevalent in the real estate market. Encountering a Solar PV system could create a valuation problem that you may not be prepared to solve. As an appraiser appraising green properties, it is inevitable that you will encounter solar PV. This hands-on course introduces you to solar terminology and through real-life examples and case studies on both residential and commercial properties, shows you how to solve solar-related valuation problems. Note that the course does not address utility-scale solar PV (such as concentrating solar) or solar thermal (except tangentially) or combined heat/power (such as Bloom boxes).
Upon completion of the course, participants will be able to: