Certification Prep

“Does this credential give me what I need to get into this field?” That’s by far the most common question we get from people interested in clean energy training. People are busy, money is tight, and no matter how bad they want to learn the information, students want a meaningful credential to show for the time they spend in the classroom.

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Many Companies Already Meet the Requirements for NABCEP Company Accreditation – Here’s the Guide on How to Get It Done

As the U.S. continues to install more solar than any other new generation source, the role of quality solar installation companies cannot be overstated. With the growing demand, the need for skilled and qualified professionals in the industry has become more critical than ever. This is where the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners […]

The Ultimate Guide to Launching your Solar Career with the NABCEP PV Associate Credential

The PV Associate is the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners’ (also known as NABCEP – pronounced NAB-cəp – not with each letter spelled out) entry-level credential. It is intended for folks newer to the solar industry, students in renewable energy programs, or job seekers looking to get into the solar industry.

It’s a great […]

August 9th, 2023|Categories: Certification, NABCEP, Solar, Solar Design & Installation, Solar miscellaneous||

New NABCEP PV Technical Sales Prep Bundles are Live on HeatSpring to Meet Updated NABCEP Requirements

In November 2022, NABCEP announced that they were updating the recertification and exam requirements for the PV Technical Sales (PVTS) Certification to align with changes in the industry. The old eligibility option is no longer available after August 31, 2023. 

Let’s dive into these new requirements so you know what it takes to become PV Technical […]

August 2nd, 2023|Categories: Certification, NABCEP, Solar, Solar Business Growth, Solar miscellaneous, Solar Sales & Marketing||

New Free Webinar + NABCEP CEU: 2023 National Electrical Code (NEC) Updates for the Solar Industry

Every 3 years, the National Fire Protection Administration (NFPA) publishes the latest National Electrical Code (NEC). Like clockwork for each code cycle, HeatSpring instructors Sean White and Bill Brooks review the code changes, update their book on PV and the NEC, and add updates in their pertinent courses. There’s no doubt that these two really […]

July 31st, 2023|Categories: Certification, Free Courses, NABCEP, Q+A, Safety, Solar, Solar Design & Installation, Solar miscellaneous||

What’s It Take to Get the NABCEP PV Installation Professional Certification?

The NABCEP PV Installation Professional Certification is considered the gold standard for PV certifications. It’s renowned for being challenging. Many skilled installers take more than one shot to successfully pass it. It carries weight and holding the esteemed PV Installation Professional (PVIP) means something within the industry. It’s no wonder that many people are wondering […]

June 26th, 2023|Categories: Certification, NABCEP, Solar, Solar Design & Installation, Solar miscellaneous||