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 firstname.lastname@example.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:
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.
SOLAR POWER INTERNATIONAL – 15% OFF REGISTRATION
Solar Power International (SPI) and Energy Storage International (ESI) generates success for energy professionals and the global solar industry. SPI sets the standard for solar events as the fastest growing and largest solar show in North America as recognized by Trade Show Executive and Trade Show News Network. SPI has also been among the Gold 100 for eight years running and named this year’s “Best Use of Technology” and the 2016 “Stickiest Show Floor” by Trade Show Executive for the innovative ways in which attendees stay engaged.
Request the 15% discount full conference code
NABCEP CAREER CENTER ACCOUNT BENEFIT– 10% OFF JOB POSTING
Request the 10% discount code.
WUNDER CAPITAL – 50% OFF LOAN SERVICE FEES
Wunder Capital provides qualified solar professionals with simple financing options for distributed commercial solar PV systems across all 50 states (North America). Loans include flexible, short-term working capital for procurement and construction needs as well as long-term financing for your solar customers.
Wunder is proud to offer NABCEP Certified Professionals a 50% discount on loan service fees throughout the loan term.
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RENVU SOLAR EQUIPMENT DISTRIBUTION – 40% OFF DISCOUNT
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.
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WOMEN 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.
GUILDQUALITY – FREE TRIAL AND 20% OFF SURVEYS
GuildQuality is North America’s leading provider of customer satisfaction surveying, performance reporting, and marketing tools for the residential construction industry. GuildQuality has partnered with NABCEP to help NABCEP Board Certified Professionals and Accredited Companies exceed client expectations and better promote their quality. NABCEP Board Certified Professionals or Accredited Companies who sign their companies up for GuildQuality will receive a 20% discount on survey fees, and full access to performance reporting and marketing tools.
To experience how GuildQuality works first-hand, sign up for a complimentary trial here. Make sure to mention “NABCEP” when asked how you heard about GuildQuality during signup.
SOLARNEXUS – 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.
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HELIOSCOPE – 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.