NABCEP News NABCEP Announces Accredited PV Installation Company

NABCEP Announces Accredited PV Installation Company

Clifton Park, NY, February 20, 2013 – NABCEP

The North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) is very pleased to announce that Synergy Solar and Electrical Systems, Inc of Sebastopol, California has achieved NABCEP Company Accreditation. To earn this accreditation the PV installation company had to undergo a thorough and rigorous application and review process that included the submission of procedures and policies and an independent, third party inspections of previously installed systems. The core elements of NABCEP Company Accreditation include: employment of NABCEP certified installation and technical sales personnel, documented and consistent policies and programs as they relate to the operations of the company, ongoing worker training program(s), and a strong focus on worker safety.

Richard Lawrence, Executive Director of NABCEP, says; “Earning the NABCEP Company Accreditation is a major accomplishment for Synergy Solar and Electrical Systems, Inc. In order to achieve this accreditation they had to demonstrate a company-wide commitment to quality assurance throughout the sales, installation, and after-sale process.” He continues, “Our entire organization congratulates the team at Synergy Solar and Electrical Systems, Inc. They were a pleasure to work with during the application process and we were especially impressed with the results of the third-party inspections of their PV systems where they obtained a perfect score.”

Synergy Solar and Electrical Systems co-owners are thrilled about achieving NABCEP Company Accreditation. Jeff Mathias, CFO, states, “The NABCEP accreditation process really has made us look at our internal practices and how they affect the company, the employees and our customers.  We have had good policies and programs in place and this process with NABCEP has made them better and more integrated. ”

Synergy’s COO, Michael Pane continues, “Getting a perfect score on the site audits is very rewarding to us.  We strive to install our systems using industry best practices.  Having third party inspections acknowledge our standard of excellence is validation that we are achieving our goals.”  Both Mathias and Pane agree that, “NABCEP company accreditation fits perfectly with our strategy to have 100% of our clients as references and employ the highest trained team in the industry.”


About NABCEP: The North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) is the most respected, well-established, and widely recognized national certification organization for professional installers in the field of renewable energy. NABCEP is a volunteer board of representatives who are chosen based on their experience and involvement in the solar energy industry. NABCEP’s mission is to develop and implement quality credentialing and certification programs for practitioners by supporting and working closely with professionals and stakeholders in the renewable energy and energy efficiency industries. To learn more visit

About Synergy Solar and Electrical Systems, Inc: Synergy Solar & Electrical System Inc. is a Sebastopol, CA based solar company serving all of Sonoma County for the past 20 years. Synergy specializes in Solar PV (on-grid and off-grid), and back-up systems (generators and batteries). Synergy values their employees and believes employee training is a pivotal part of installation quality.  In 2012 Synergy had a 100% customer satisfaction score for installation quality and a 98% score for overall customer satisfaction. 85% of Synergy’s new clients come from referrals, reflecting the philosophy that “our clients are our best sales force.” To learn more visit