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City of Dubuque - Solar Thermal Licensing Requirement   

Last DSIRE Review: 12/13/2012
Program Overview:
State: Iowa
Incentive Type: Solar/Wind Contractor Licensing
Eligible Renewable/Other Technologies: Solar Water Heat, Solar Thermal Electric
Applicable Sectors: Construction, Installer/Contractor
Web Site: http://www.cityofdubuque.org/index.aspx?NID=1464
Authority 1:
Date Enacted:
Dubuque City Code 14-13
01/03/2011
Authority 2:
Date Enacted:
Dubuque City Code 14-14
01/03/2011
Summary:

The City of Dubuque requires a Solar Thermal License in order for a person to install a solar thermal project on a home or business. The requirement does not apply to solar photovoltaics. The licensing requirement can be met one of two ways.

  • An installer may be Solar Thermal Certified by the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) or
  • An installer may complete the Northeast Iowa Community College Solar Thermal Training

Installers are also required to obtain a permit before altering or installing a system. Application details are available on the program web site.

 


 
Contact:
  Rich Russel
City of Dubuque
Building Services
50 W. 13th St.
Dubuque, IA 52001
Phone: (563) 589-4150
E-Mail: rrussell@cityofdubuque.org
Web Site: http://www.cityofdubuque.org/index.aspx?NID=87
 
  Tom Snyder
Northeast Iowa Community College
E-Mail: studegh@mchsi.com
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