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Solar PV 101: Entry Level

MAGE SOLAR Academy's five-day course will encompass the fundamentals of photovoltaic (PV) applications focusing on grid-direct systems. Core concepts will include safety, code compliance, site analysis and system design. Hands-on labs will familiarize students with instruments used in the PV industry and will conclude with installing, wiring and commissioning a PV system. The class will be held on various dates between Jan. 3 and Feb. 4 in Dublin, Ga. For additional information, visit

Mini Bender Tools

Create spectacular curved flashings and fabrications with WUKO Super Mini Bender tools from AMSI. WUKO tools accurately can form curves in copper, steel, aluminum and other metals. The W2020 can form bends up to 0.8 of an inch deep, and the W2050 can form bends up to 2 inches deep. The W4010 makes crisp hems up to 1½ inches. For more information, visit or call (800) 943-9771.