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Solar Photovoltaic Systems in ASCE 7-16

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The 2016 edition of ASCE 7 will be the first to include solar-specific provisions. The author will introduce common types of solar mounting systems, and will discuss how to apply the methods in ASCE 7-16 to typical solar projects.
Joseph H. Cain serves as Director of Codes & Standards with the Solar Energy Industries Association, is a voting member of the Structural Engineers Association of California Solar Photovoltaic Systems Committee, and is a member of the ASCE 7 Subcommittee on Wind Loads on Solar Collectors. Joe has specialized in structural engineering for solar PV systems since 2008.