Key Project Terms: Solar Energy (Building Systems Installation & Modifications)

The following is a list of useful terms to use when researching additional plumbing information on each of the topics discussed:


As required per ECC Section C408, commissioning is required for renewable energy and energy storage systems, and must include photovoltaic and thermal systems, where either system is equal to or in excess of 25 KW.

NYC Property Tax Abatement

Solar installations in NYC may be eligible for property tax abatement (PTA) for qualifying solar electric system expenditures.  For eligibility and submission requirements to qualify for PTA, please visit the Sustainable CUNY web site.

NYSERDA and other Incentives

Solar Electric PV System

A complete set of components for converting sunlight into electricity by the photovoltaic (PV) process, including the array and balance of system components.

Key Points & Project Terms Categories

  1. Alterations

  2. Building Systems Installation & Modifications

  3. Construction Equipment

  4. Demolition COMING SOON!

  5. New Buildings COMING SOON!

  6. Renovations

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