CSI Faculty

CSI Solar PV Faculty Mario Bursato

Mario Borsato is the owner of Seaside Renewable Consulting, located in Nova Scotia. He is the lead designer and installer for his company which specializes in solar photovoltaic and wind energy systems.

In addition to extensive training and education that includes his NABCEP certification as a solar PV installer, Mario has vast knowledge and experience with off-grid solar PV systems.

  • Laurentian University

    Bachelor of Science in Bio-Chemistry (4yr degree)

  • Seneca College

    Photovoltaic Technician Certificate (3yr)


    PVT 200 Solar Theory

    PVT 210 Batteries and Charge Controllers

    PVT 220 Balance of System Components

    PVT 230 Photovoltaics and the Canadian Electrical Code

    PVT 310 PV Stand Alone Systems

    PVT 320 Grid Connected Systems

  • Viessmann Academy

    Vi111 Vitosol Solar Thermal Technology

    Vi112 Vitosol Advanced Solar Thermal Technology

  • Solar Energy International (SEI)

    Advanced Photovoltaics

    Grid-Tie Photovoltaics

    Residential Wind Power

  • NABCEP PV Installer Certification
  • CanSIA

    STT200 Solar Domestic Hot Water Installation - Design, Installation and Maintenance

    STT100 Solar Domestic Hot Water Installation - Fundamentals

  • Kortright Centre

    Enphase - micro-inverter seminar

    Sentinel Power Systems - Solar PV seminar

  • Sunmaxx (Silicon Solar)

    Level 1 Solar Hot Water Installations

    Level 2 Solar Hot Water Installations

  • Fall Arrest Certified
  • Confined Space Certified
  • Cambrian College - Pyrometallurgy I and II
  • Falconbridge Ltd. - "Train the Trainer"