After participating in our workshops, many Solar Living Institute graduates have gone on to do amazing things to make a difference--from founding their own solar companies to teaching sustainability abroad, our students serve as an inspiration to us all.

If you are a Solar Living alumni and would like to share your story, contact us with a picture and bio!

To watch a video testimonial on our YouTube site click here.

PV Workshops

PV 200 Design & Installation Intensive (classroom)

"I like the case studies and examples of systems; working through designing systems with various components is good practice in understanding concepts. I would have liked even more examples; perhaps a worksheet to take home and work through, and go over the next day."

"It was good to see the parts all connected in the hands on section."

PV General

"This is to express my appreciation and gratitude for training my son for a career in Solar Energy. Your staff are extremely helpful and have a clear commitment to serving the customer. Organizations like SLI make a huge difference in evolving our planet into a Solar Living, Sustainable Community."

"They should offer this sort of thing in high school"

"This class helped me reconnect with all the positive reasons I am on this path"

"I enjoyed the instructor's knowledge of the material & living how he teaches"

"I learned a lot"

"Enjoyed the class and high level of student participation"

"An absolutely incredible overview of the industry, what can be done, & how we all can contribute to the solution"

"Excellent course"

"Great class, great instructor, go solar!"

"I would recommend the SLI to electricians all over for the fast track to NABCEP"

"A great piece of mind"

"The instructor really shined in this class"

"My interest level is so high that it all is very enjoyable"

Green Career Workshops

"I enjoyed the activities"

"We received lots of good material on owning a business"

"Highly informative and beneficial in my solar training and education"

"Great job on the part of the SLI to put together this training"

"It was all good"

"Great technical information"

"I was amazed of the course content and my attention was glued to the instructor"

"I liked the great difference in people"

Natural Building Workshops

"Good people, good vibe, so much potential, it will only get better & better"

"Effective learning"

"An eye opening course"

"Definitely left me craving more"

"Enjoyable & Inspiring"

"I found the entire presentation great"

"I liked the anecdotes, the videos, and the topic!"

"The amazing amount of the new possibilities in living in a more simple & sustainable way"

"I am encouraged that our society is moving in the right direction towards community sustainability"

"I want to learn more and come back as an intern at the SLI"


The Solar Living Institute is a 501 (c)(3) educational nonprofit organization offering instruction in solar training and sustainable practices.  Founded in 1998, we have been providing professional solar training and a wide array of sustainability courses for 20 years. Our courses are taught by experienced practitioners who bring years of real world knowledge to the classroom with a focus on helping students prepare for job opportunities, start businesses, and live more sustainably.

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