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NABCEP Certification Goes Global

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Wed, 2018-09-19 10:09
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In contrast to its name, the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) has expanded its reach by offering solar certification exams in over 370 cities in 97 countries across the globe.  Read more: NABCEP Certification Goes Global »

What's Covered on the LEED Exam

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Wed, 2018-09-12 10:47
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LEED stands for Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design. By the name and acronym alone, it might be unclear as to what kind of knowledge individuals are expected to have to pass the LEED exam, but hopefully we can shed some light on this below.

Before you can even start thinking about the LEED exam, you first have to ask, "Can LEED help my career? If so, how?"  Read more: What's Covered on the LEED Exam »

NC Adopts Energy Rating Index

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Wed, 2018-09-05 14:50
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The North Carolina Building Performance Association (NCBPA) recently announced that the state of North Carolina approved the Energy Rating Index (ERI) as a cost-effective option for builders to meet the state’s new 2018 residential energy code.

Explanation of Energy Rating Index graphic  Read more: NC Adopts Energy Rating Index »

NABCEP to Update its Solar Sales JTA in 2019

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Wed, 2018-08-29 10:48
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The North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (or NABCEP) has announced its plans to implement an updated Job Task Analysis (JTA) for the advanced PV Technical Sales Certification Exam.

What this means is that NABCEP reviewed the tasks and knowledge areas that they expect of certified solar sales professionals and updated the information to reflect this fast-growing industry.

NABCEP JTA Solar Sales Handbook 2018  Read more: NABCEP to Update its Solar Sales JTA in 2019 »

Pennsylvania Adopts Energy Rating Index Option

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Thu, 2018-08-23 11:31
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The state of Pennsylvania recently upgraded its residential energy code from the 2009 version to the 2015. The new state code represents at least a 28% efficiency improvement. This change brings Pennsylvania up to modern homebuilding standards, which now include blower door and duct leakage testing.  Read more: Pennsylvania Adopts Energy Rating Index Option »

Update to NABCEP Recertification Requirements

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Wed, 2018-08-22 18:00
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In an effort to maintain its standing as the leader in solar certification, the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) has announced its plan to increase the recertification requirements for certified professionals.

NABCEP logo  Read more: Update to NABCEP Recertification Requirements »

NJ Home Energy Rebates Extended

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Wed, 2018-08-08 14:09
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The New Jersey Clean Energy Program has been offering energy efficiency rebates to home builders for at least the last 3 years. We’re excited to see that the rebates have been extended for another year. This is certainly good news for NJ builders and homeowners alike.

Through this program, residential rebates are available for:  Read more: NJ Home Energy Rebates Extended »

What It Means to be a LEED AP

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Tue, 2018-07-17 12:00
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One way to showcase your knowledge, experience, and credibility in the green building industry is to earn a LEED professional credential. To do so, you must demonstrate proficiency in today’s sustainable design, construction, and operations standards by passing an industry-leading, internationally-recognized exam. More than 201,000 professionals have earned a LEED credential to help advance their careers.  Read more: What It Means to be a LEED AP »

Bring Your NEC Codebook to Your NABCEP Exam Day!

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Wed, 2018-07-11 10:38
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When it comes to certification exams, oftentimes standards organizations limit exam candidates from bringing any outside materials to their testing appointment. Fortunately for solar professionals, the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) actually does allow its applicants to bring their personal copies of the National Electric Code (NEC) book to their PV Installation Professional computer-based exam.  Read more: Bring Your NEC Codebook to Your NABCEP Exam Day! »

What is a BPI Certified Professional?

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Wed, 2018-07-04 10:24
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If you work in the home performance industry as an insulation contractor, weatherization professional, or HVAC technician, you’ve probably come across the BPI acronym at one point or another – either in job descriptions, meeting colleagues, or as a requirement for a utility rebate program.  Read more: What is a BPI Certified Professional? »

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