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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)


 
This page will populate over time with answers to frequently asked questions.
  • Q: How can I certify my PV system design?
  • A: There are two options.

    Manual: Use this option to submit user generated electrical drawings for evaluation by the FSEC Design Review Committee.

    Express: Use this option to have an FSEC certified, code compliant drawing automatically generated by our online system using select components.

    Note: Only systems meeting the express system certification criteria are eligible for express system certification.



  • Q: How long does system certification take?
  • A: If the system meets the express system certification criteria, it can be certified almost instantaneously. Using the Manual certification option, an approval or deficiency notice is usually provided within 1 to 2 business days although large or complicated reviews may take longer.


  • Q: How do I get a new PV module registered?
  • A: Module registrations can be initiated through our site via the PV Module Registration page.
    *(User must be logged in with a Company to register PV Modules.)


  • Q: Can I use a Micro Inverter for my PV System?
  • A: Systems using microinverters currently have to be certified through the Manual system certification option. We hope add the capability to use microinverters to the Express system certification option in the near future.


  • Q: I don't see my inverter listed, where is it?
  • A: Please Contact Us with the manufacturer, model number, and a link to the manufacturer's data sheet for the inverter.


  • Q: Do I need to get a certification for each install site?
  • A: No. An FSEC PV System Certification covers the electrical design and components used in a system and may be used at multiple installation sites unless the provided drawings are site-specific.


  • Q: Why isn't a previously Registered PV Module listed on this site?
  • A: We appologize, but we are still in the process of migrating previously registered PV Modules onto this site.


  • Q: What should I do if I'm unable to complete an application for PV System Certification here?
  • A: If the equipment needed to submit your application through this portal is not listed below, please submit a legacy application for FSEC PV System Certification via e-mail.

    For more information and to download our legacy application see here.






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