September 22, 2011 (Clifton Park, NY) – The North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) is pleased to announce its first-ever Continuing Education (CE) Conference. This conference will be held from Friday, March 30th, 2012 until Sunday, April 1st, 2012 at Hudson Valley Community College’s TEC-SMART facility in Malta, NY. The objective of this conference is to offer NABCEP certified installers and technical sales professionals an opportunity that allows them to fulfill their CE requirements at a single event. In combination with manufacturer’s training sessions, conference registrants will be able to attend workshops on the NEC, financial analysis, safety, and emerging fire codes.
The TEC-SMART location is home to one of the nations most advanced renewable energy training facilities. Available training space includes a PV lab, a computer lab, and classrooms. A number of industry-leading manufacturers have already signed up to participate in this conference including: Direct Power and Water, Magnum Energy, Morningstar, Outback Power, Power One, Quick Mount PV, Solar World, SMA, Solectria, Schletter, Trina Solar, and UniRac. Other companies that offer technical education to PV, Wind, and Solar Heating professionals are invited to contact NABCEP if they wish to take part in this event.
Ezra Auerbach, NABCEP’s executive director says, “We appreciate the support of NYSERDA (New York State Energy Research Development Authority) that enables us to host this event. We are limiting the first round of registration for this event to N.Y. State-based NABCEP certificants to ensure that all New Yorkers who wish to attend this conference have the first opportunity. Conference attendance will be capped at 200 to ensure the highest quality of training experience.”
Registration for this conference will open on October 15, 2011. Anyone interested in registering is invited to visit the conference website http://www.nabcep.org/home/ce-conference. NABCEP expects to fill this event quickly and encourages those who want to attend to register early to ensure a place at the conference.