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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Energy Storage Could be a Gold Mine for Utility Customers. What’s Holding it Back?

Solar-plus-storage can be a gold mine for residential, commercial and industrial utility customers, says Christopher LaForge, co-instructor of HeatSpring’s 35-Hour NABCEP Advanced Solar Plus Storage: Proposals and Planning course.

But right now, the customers face obstruction from utilities that are intent on retaining old-fashioned utility models, says LaForge, CEO of Great Northern Solar.

Often, the conflict between […]

June 23rd, 2020|Categories: Certification, NABCEP, Solar Plus Storage||

Now Open: Live Online Proctoring for all NABCEP Board Certification Exams

NABCEP has just announced that all candidates may now schedule to take all NABCEP PV Board Certification and PV Associate credentialing exams through live online proctoring (LOP). You may now schedule to take an exam from your own home!

The LOP testing method means you can now earn your NABCEP Board Certification on your own computer […]

HeatSpring Gets High Marks for Students Taking the NABCEP Associate Exam

Over the past 12 months, 98% of the HeatSpring students who have taken the NABCEP PV Associate exam have passed it.

HeatSpring instructor Sean White teaches the students how to prepare for the exam with his course, Solar PV Installer Boot Camp and NABCEP PV Associate Exam Prep. White was the 2014 Interstate Renewable Energy Council […]

June 10th, 2020|Categories: Certification, Solar Business Growth, Solar Design & Installation, Solar Sales & Marketing||

Jokes, Music and Memory Tricks Help Keep Students Engaged in NABCEP Course

Sean White brings original guitar music, his own jokes, quick responses to questions and tried-and-true memorization tricks to HeatSpring’s 40-hour NABCEP Advanced PV Certification Training and CEUs course.  

Funny Professors Role Models for White

He learned some of his teaching strategies from his favorite college professors, he says.

“In college, I made friends with great professors. They were […]

June 10th, 2020|Categories: Certification, NABCEP, Solar Business Growth, Solar Design & Installation||

Now Open: Live Online Proctoring for NABCEP Associate Exams

NABCEP has just announced that candidates may now schedule to take the NABCEP PV Associate credentialing exams through live online proctoring (LOP), and can begin testing as soon as May 1st, 2020.

The LOP testing method means that you can now earn your NABCEP PV Associate credentials on your own computer and without having to leave your home. LOP […]

April 27th, 2020|Categories: Certification, NABCEP, Solar Design & Installation||