Certification Benefits & Discounts

NABCEP’s unique standing in the solar industry allows us to offer these outstanding benefits.
NABCEP Certifications Certification Benefits & Discounts

Benefits of Certification and Accreditation

If you are seeking greater career mobility, and a real competitive advantage, NABCEP is the most recognized and esteemed certification the renewable energy industry has to offer.  NABCEP Board Certification and NABCEP Company Accreditation bring increased credibility and peer recognition. NABCEP Board Certification is the ultimate validation of experience and knowledge in the growing renewable energy industry, and NABCEP Company Accreditation is the highest recognition of quality assurance for solar installation companies.

Knowledgeable consumers choose NABCEP Board Certified Professionals and NABCEP Accredited Companies. NABCEP online directories enable potential customers to connect directly to Certified Professionals and Accredited Companies. The number of states and utility incentive programs relying on NABCEP Certification is on the rise.  Also, public and private bid requests often require or strongly prefer NABCEP Board Certified applicants.

Only NABCEP Board Certified Professionals are allowed to use NABCEP Certification seals in their marketing and outreach. Board Certified Professionals also have access to exclusive merchandise in our online store, and discounts to NABCEP events like our annual Continuing Education Conference.

NABCEP works continually to provide additional benefits through exclusive offers on some of the industry’s top products and services. Please contact us at info@nabcep.org if you have questions about any of the offers below – or have a special offer that you would like to make available to NABCEP Board Certified Professionals or Accredited Companies.

 

NABCEP Consumer Brochure

Whether you’re thinking about an exciting career in photovoltaics or are already an established PV professional,  NABCEP’s PV Career Pathways Brochure can help you find the right career path. If you’re interested in a career in design, installation, maintenance, or another aspect of working in photovoltaics, NABCEP Board Certifications can boost your earning potential and help you qualify for jobs that match your career interests.

NABCEP Board Certifications are earned by demonstrating your training, experience, and passing a rigorous exam. Board Certifications positively impact your career by giving you:

  • Increased marketability
  • Validation of knowledge
  • Enhanced reputation, credibility, & consumer confidence

 

Click here to print or download a copy of the NABCEP PV Career Pathways Brochure.

 

Additional Benefits of Certification and Accreditation:


NABCEP CAREER CENTER ACCOUNT BENEFIT– 10% OFF JOB POSTINGBoxwood

Post a job opening or apply for job openings.  Get new jobs sent to your inbox with a Job AlertPost your Resume to all Employers, even confidentially.

Attract top industry employers with your NABCEP Board Certification.  For further information, please click here.

Request the 10% discount code.


 DISTRIBUTECH – 50% off Full Conference or a Complimentary Exhibit Only Pass

DISTRIBUTECH International is the utility industry’s leading annual transmission and distribution event, covering automation and control systems, energy efficiency, demand response, renewable energy integration, advanced metering, T&D system operation and reliability, power delivery equipment, commercial and industrial energy management technology, smart grid, e-mobility, DERMs and so much more.

NABCEP Board Certified Professionals may request which discount code they’d prefer: 50% off Full Conference or a Complimentary Exhibit Only Pass.

Request discount code.


Folsom LabsHELIOSCOPE – FREE TRIAL AND 10% OFF LICENSES

HelioScope is a cloud-based design and performance modeling software, which produces layouts, bill-of-materials, and bankable production estimates in just minutes. NABCEP Board Certified Professionals are eligible for a 10% discount on their HelioScope license (either the monthly or annual plan). Just set up your free trial account and then contact (Folsom Labs) with your NABCEP certification number to claim the discount.


INTERSOLAR NORTH AMERICA –  COMPLIMENTARY EXHIBIT HALL PASS

Intersolar North America is the definitive event for solar + energy storage professionals. Immerse yourself in three days of face-to-face business and networking and cutting-edge technical training and workshops. With access to industry-leading exhibitors and innovators, you’ll leave with the knowledge you need to accelerate your business.

Use this link to register for your complimentary exhibit hall pass.


RENVU SOLAR EQUIPMENT DISTRIBUTION – 40% OFF DISCOUNT

renvu-basic logo transSmall (1)RENVU is a leading solar equipment distributor, reducing solar equipment costs via smart distribution and automated processes. MegaWatt Club members enjoy FREE Shipping on all orders, $100 off permitting packages, preferred club member prices, all in addition to the competitive prices of RENVU.

RENVU is proud to offer NABCEP certificate recipients a 40% discount for the first year of their MegaWatt membership. Please contact NABCEP for the discount code.

Click here for more information.


 SOLAR POWER NORTHEAST – 10% DISCOUNT FOR NON-SEIA & SEPA MEMBERS

Solar and Energy Storage Northeast is powered by the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA). This event focuses on creating an environment that fosters the exchange of ideas, knowledge and expertise for furthering solar energy development in the Northeast United States. Designed and produced by Solar Energy Trade Shows, our events supply your company with solutions that further your success. Offering superior networking, visibility and value, Solar Energy Trade Shows events are important to any company active in the solar market.

Request the 10% discount code.


 SOLARINSURE – DISCOUNT FOR NABCEP BOARD CERTIFIED PROFESSIONALS   

For more than 15 years, SolarInsure has provided advanced risk management policies for growing alternative energy companies. SolarInsure offers general liability, workers compensation, warranty assumption insurance for your solar products and services, and more.

Learn more about their policies and NABCEP discounts available due to our partnership.


s5_logoSOLARNEXUS – 10% OFF DISCOUNT

Companies with either NABCEP Board Certified Professionals on staff or those that are NABCEP Accredited Companies are eligible for a 10% discount with SolarNexus solar business management software. This discount can be applied to monthly or annual plans.

Click here for more information.


SUNBASEDATA – 10% OFF DISCOUNT CODE

SunbaseData is an all-in-one solar software application packed with tools to manage all aspects of operating a solar business from CRM, Marketing, Communications, Sales, Proposals, Project Management, Bookkeeping, Finances, Employee Management, Workflow Automation, Training, Billing, Reporting, and beyond. SunbaseData’s  solar software provides a easy-to-use framework that’s able to be modified to accommodate existing business models, systems, workflow processes, and job roles.  Adopting technology to close more sales and streamline operations has never been easier and more affordable.  No contracts or set up fees.

For your 10% monthly discount code and 30 day free trial please contact Sue McKeen at smckeen@nabcep.org.

Request the 10% discount code.


Women in SolarWOMEN IN SOLAR – FREE MEMBERSHIP FOR ALL FEMALE CERTIFICANTS

Women in Solar is the leading non-profit membership organization for women in the solar energy industry. The mission is to promote the involvement of women in the advancement of all aspects of the solar energy industry. All female NABCEP Certificants can receive 25% off the annual membership fee.

Click here for more information on this exclusive offer through Women in Solar Energy.  Request the free promo code.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have questions about NABCEP’s Board Certifications, Credentials, benefits, or anything else? Check out our Frequently Asked Questions or email us at info@nabcep.org.