Inspector Solar Resources

Resources for Photovoltaics







Training Offered:



  • Developed as part of IREC’s role as the National Administrator of the SITN, PV Online Training instructs users in reliable field inspection practices and endorses efficient permit processes for residential PV installations. For more information click here.
  • Inspector PV Guide Post  (web)
    • 10-15 minute videos/tutorials on key PV topics
    • At  a glance answers- You Tube videos to help with in- field issues between installers and inspectors
    • Balance of systems software
    • Cover real and difficult PV issues from the field
    • Mobile resource
  • Solar ABC’S (web)
    • Compilation of study reports, white papers, policy recommendations, presentations, and training publications
    • Downloadable PDFs
    • Mobile Accessible
  • Article 690 Explored – courtesy of Mike Holt Enterprises (
    • Overview of Article 690 of the NEC – easy to read , colored diagrams
  • NABCEP PV Installer Resource Guide (web)
    • NABCEP material that can be viewed online or ordered in book format from NABCEP’s store
  • Solar Pro Magazine (web)
    • FREE magazine covers all areas of the solar world, including inspection
    • Can subscribe online for free, then can download each magazine as it is released
  • Home Power “Code Corner” Articles  (web)
    • The codes and standards section of the Home Power magazine
    • Compilation of online and downloadable articles


 John Wiles PDF Documents