How will a CSRP installer contribute to the success of your project?
Roof Integrated Solar Energy (RISE) evaluates and certifies solar
energy installers for knowledge regarding critical roof construction and maintenance
practices necessary to support successful rooftop solar energy.
Specifying a Certified Solar Roofing Professional (CSRP) for your
next project can help you ensure that a roof-mounted solar installation won't
adversely affect your client's roof system performance.
Providing you with a valuable tool
The CSRP credential was designed to provide architects,
consultants and engineers like you with a tool to identify skilled professionals
who are capable of addressing all aspects of roof-mounted PV installations, including:
- Roof life-cycle performance
- Weatherproofing integrity
- Structural issues
- Increased heat loads
- Wind loads
- Equipment access and maintenance
- Uninterrupted power performance
Some installers, such as solar integrators and electricians, may
not have the knowledge to assess all these considerations and, therefore, may inadvertently
affect your client's roof performance and service life negatively. To protect
your client's investment select a CSRP-credentialed
Should you become a CSRP?
Consultants, designers and architects find the in-depth
knowledge they gain through achieving the CSRP provides them an advantage in their
ability to differentiate their businesses and personal careers in this rapidly evolving
field. To learn if you're qualified to become a CSRP, review the program requirements.
To learn more about what you should consider when contemplating a
roof-mounted photovoltaic system, download these educational publications:
Access technical publications and resources to support your roof-mounted
photovoltaic system designs here.