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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Interested in Offering Energy Storage? Demand is High, Prices Dropping

California’s recent public safety power shutoffs have sparked a sometimes desperate demand for batteries from utility customers who want backup power.

That has helped lower battery prices, making them more affordable for homeowners and businesses, says Sean White, instructor for HeatSpring’s NABCEP PV Certification Exam Prep and CEU Hours courses.

The most recent blackouts, by […]

3 Step Tool: Find your NABCEP CEU Requirements and Training Hours

Are you a NABCEP Certified professional? I am excited to introduce a new tool to help you sort through NABCEP’s new requirements for recertification continuing education (CEU hours), then see your course options to fulfill those training requirements.

3 Step Tool

To use this tool start here and follow the 3 steps:

Select a NABCEP Certification or credentialReview […]

November 13th, 2019|Categories: Certification, Megawatt Design, NABCEP, Solar, Solar Design & Installation, Solar Plus Storage||

Free 2020 NEC Training for Solar PV

The 2020 NEC has just been released and you should know all about it! Our new course Photovoltaics and the 2020 National Electric Code (NEC) will be FREE for the rest of the year.

Bill Brooks and Sean White published the book Photovoltaics and the National Electric Code, which was based on the 2017 NEC and are […]

October 16th, 2019|Categories: Certification, Free Courses, NABCEP, Solar Design & Installation, Solar Plus Storage||

Three Solar Industry Trends for Beginners–and Some Important Perspective on Them

If you’re new to the solar industry, you should keep an eye on three trends, says Sean White, instructor of HeatSpring’s 58-hour NABCEP Advanced Solar PV Training Series.

With prices of solar and energy storage dropping, it’s easy to get caught up in hype, or confused by ever-changing regulations, he says. In his course, White alerts […]

September 20th, 2019|Categories: Certification, Solar Design & Installation, Solar Sales & Marketing||

Avoid These Three Silly Mistakes about Solar–and Escape Embarrassment

When you’re discussing the details of a solar energy system, it’s easy to slip up in embarrassing ways. Even solar company CEOs commit common mistakes, says Sean White, instructor of HeatSpring’s 58-hour NABCEP Advanced Solar PV Training Series.

His courses teach students how to avoid these slip-ups. They also teach electricians, contractors, or people entering the […]

September 10th, 2019|Categories: Certification, NABCEP, Solar Design & Installation, Solar Sales & Marketing||