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Qualifying for Spring 2017 NABCEP Solar Exams

Tue, 2016-11-22 10:08

If you’re looking to earn a solar PV certification through NABCEP, your time is running out!

NABCEP, or the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners, governs the certification process for solar energy professionals. The organization offers certification in the areas of solar photovoltaics (panels generating electricity) and solar thermal (heating). NABCEP is the leading organization for solar certification in the United States.

Who Should Be an ISSP Sustainability Associate?

Thu, 2016-11-17 11:28

ISSP Certification is the newest professional credentialing program available for sustainability practitioners. Debuting in November 2016, the ISSP Certification program offers an opportunity for sustainability practitioners to get on the same level of knowledge and unite with a marketable seal that validates their competency.

Opportunities Beyond BPI Building Analyst

Tue, 2016-11-15 11:09

The Building Performance Institute, or BPI, has been promoting the importance of home performance and energy efficiency since 1993. Part of the reason why BPI Certification (as a program) has seen so much success is because the knowledge appeals to professionals from a variety of backgrounds with a variety of motivations.

Home inspectors, general contractors, HVAC technicians, remodelers, insulation contractors, and more have found value in the foundational designation - BPI Building Analyst.

ISSP Launches Sustainability Certification Exam

Thu, 2016-11-03 09:36

The International Society of Sustainability Professionals (ISSP) has opened the registration for its entry-level ISSP Sustainability Associate credential exam.

About ISSP Sustainability Associate Certification

The Sustainability Associate (ISSP-SA) credential is the first of two levels of ISSP Certification, designed for individuals who are relatively new to the field of sustainability but have sufficient education and training to pass a test on core knowledge and understanding of key sustainability concepts.

Solar Job Fair in DC

Tue, 2016-11-01 10:53

On November 17, 2016, GRID Alternatives Mid-Atlantic and MDV-SEIA will be hosting a Solar Focus Job Fair during MDV-SEIA’s Solar Focus Conference at the Renaissances Hotel in Washington D.C. from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Everblue Joins ISSP Education Partner Program

Thu, 2016-09-29 09:46

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

The International Society of Sustainability Professionals (ISSP) has accepted Everblue Training, LLC into its new Education Partners Program. ISSP launched the Education Partners Program to coincide with its new Sustainability Professional Certification Program, due to launch in November 2016. Everblue will be among the first in the world to offer exam prep for ISSP’s certification program.

What Builders Want From HERS Raters

Thu, 2016-09-15 08:17

Understanding builder expectations can improve communications between builders and HERS Raters, making it easier for both groups to work together and advance the common goal of "greener" homes. When builders need help delivering the energy-efficient, comfortable, and environmentally conscious homes customers and codes demand, they turn to HERS Raters.

Know the LEED Certification Requirements

Tue, 2016-09-13 08:38

To get LEED certified, you must follow a plan, a process, and adhere to the LEED certification requirements.

But first, what do you mean by “LEED Certification Requirements”?

LEED AP Certification - Do It All Online

Tue, 2016-09-06 10:34

A growing trend in the last 10 years across all education sectors is the ability to participate in online learning. You commonly see this with colleges and universities offering online MBA programs, but this trend also applies to vocational training like the kind that Everblue offers.

BPI Healthy Home Evaluator Pilot Closes Sept. 9

Thu, 2016-09-01 10:13

The Building Performance Institute, Inc. (BPI) will complete the Healthy Home Evaluator (HHE) pilot on Friday, September 9, 2016 at midnight EST.

BPI Building Analysts (BA), Energy Auditors (EA) and Quality Control Inspectors (QCI) in good standing are eligible to sit for the HHE pilot exam.

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