Everblue blogs

Advocating for a Climate Change Solution

Thu, 2015-08-20 09:57

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” - Margaret Mead

Free Solar Installation Opportunities

Tue, 2015-08-18 10:38

Last Updated: 2017-04-20 02:22

We’re happy to be working with GRID Alternatives to provide free solar PV installation experience for our solar students. All candidates seeking a NABCEP PV Installation Professional Certification must work on 3-5 solar PV installation projects after Everblue’s Solar PV Mastery Combo (which fulfills the training and education requirement), and working with GRID Alternatives is the perfect opportunity to gain this field experience!

How to Earn a LEED Credential (Visual)

Thu, 2015-08-13 15:28

Last Updated: 2017-04-20 02:34

Update on ISSP Certification Beta Testing

Tue, 2015-08-11 14:15

Update (10/4/16): ISSP Exam Prep is now available! Click here to get started.

I just logged off the August 2015 webinar from the International Society of Sustainability Professionals (ISSP), recapping the beta testing experience for its new Sustainability Associate and Certified Sustainability Professional certifications.

How to Become a Certified HERS Rater

Wed, 2015-08-05 10:50

Last Updated: 2017-04-20 02:36

Energy auditor certification from the Residential Energy Services Network (RESNET) can appear to be a longer process than initially anticipated. To become a certified energy auditor under RESNET's standards, you must first be familiar with the Home Energy Rating System, or HERS.

Everblue's NCBPA Conference Workshops

Wed, 2015-07-22 14:25

Registration is now closed for these sessions.

Have you heard about the new NATE Certified RESNET HERS Rater HVAC Performance Verifier Certification? Get it now for only $399 - no hidden fees, no extra charges. Join our 1-day pre-conference workshop in Wilmington, NC and earn the new certification!

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7 Things to Consider Before Going Solar

Thu, 2015-07-16 09:47

Last Updated: 2017-03-08 12:47

The rise of solar power means individuals, communities, our society, and the earth can reap the benefits of renewable energy. This is such an exciting time for us as we embrace personal responsibility, lower energy bills, and just the plain satisfaction found in being resourceful enough to harness the free and reliable power of the sun. But before you jump in headfirst, make sure you are well-versed on the initial investment, the type of system you specifically need, and how to get the most out of solar power.

ISSP Certification Update - July 2015

Tue, 2015-07-14 14:45

Update (10/4/16): ISSP Exam Prep is now available! Click here to get started.

The Role of the USGBC

Thu, 2015-07-09 12:44

Last Updated: 2017-04-20 02:41

Are you interested in sustainability? Are you looking to further your knowledge of green building? There are two common paths for exploring these goals.

Everblue Joins NC Building Performance Association

Tue, 2015-07-07 11:21

Last Updated: 2017-04-20 02:43

We are excited to announce that we've joined the North Carolina Building Performance Association (NCBPA), a non-profit trade organization dedicated to growing the home performance industry through public education, workforce development, advocacy, and more. Everblue's sustainability training services directly align with the NCBPA goals, and we're proud to be associated with like-minded professionals in our home state!