Integrating Solar Technology

Full price: $101.00
Member: $75.00


Course outline
Course structure and materials
Length of course
CPD hours
Learning outcome
Competency standards

Course outline

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This course was recorded both in our sound studio and at a live event. Various discrepancies in audio sound and quality are therefore to be expected.

In this course Dr Mark Snow uses international and local case study examples to make the case for the integration of solar technology in building design. He discusses the role of solar technology in achieving zero-emission buildings and outlines the current opportunities and barriers that impact on solar technology uptake. He also shows how solar technology can be truly integrated into building designs and gives tips on how to convince your clients to adopt the added value of solar applications for both residential and commercial contexts.

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Related Environment note: ‘Building-Integrated Photovoltaics (BIPV)’ by Mark Snow


Dr. Mark Snow: Senior Researcher, Faculty of Built Environment, UNSW

Presenter Dr Mark Snow is a senior researcher for the Faculty of the Built Environment at UNSW working on best practice integration of solar with buildings, including numerous residential and commercial projects around Australia and also internationally in South Korea and Singapore. Mark has been involved in solar thermal applications for state and federal governments and through the IEA Solar Heating and Cooling Solar Architecture task. He also collaborated on the Institute’s Climate Change Adaptation Skills for Professionals Project.

Course structure and materials

  • Audio-visual Flash presentation
  • Formal assessment

    Length of course

    1.5 hours

    Continuing professional development hours


    This course constitutes 1.5 Formal CPD points.


    This course is recognised under the GBCA CPD program with 2 points.

    Don’t forget to submit your request for GBCA CPD points via the CPD Learning Portal. Points are not automatically allocated.

    Learning outcome

    After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • outline the importance of solar technologies in achieving zero-emission buildings
  • explain the opportunities and barriers impacting solar technology uptake
  • apply integrated systems approaches to building design
  • argue the added value of solar applications to clients
  • evaluate the use of solar integration in commercial buildings.

    National Competency Standards in Architecture



    Full Price $101.00
    Member $75.00
    Practice Membership / A+ $69.00
    Graduate Member $69.00
    SONA Member (student) $40.00

    Pricing is inclusive of GST.

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