Going to Intersolar in San Francisco next week? So are we!!
Meanwhile, there are two very valuable (and FREE) events by the US Department of Energy-backed Solar 3.0 Program and NABCEP at the show that you might also be interested in:
Free SunShot Seminar: "Leveraging Solar 3.0 to Reduce Soft Costs"
Wednesday, July 11th – 12:00pm - 4:00pm
InterContinental Hotel, 888 Howard Street, San Francisco, CA 94103
If you work for a municipality, utility, or company involved in selling, installing, or financing solar PV systems, you are cordially invited to attend "Leveraging Solar 3.0 To Reduce Soft Costs." Solar 3.0 is focused on reducing the soft costs of residential and commercial solar installations in the U.S. market and offers best practices and standards as an important lever for sustaining growth.
At this session, you will discover:
• How Solar 3.0 can benefit your community
• Key findings of a survey of 500+ building inspectors regarding U.S. solar installation trends
• Free online training courses covering inspection, installation, and permitting practices (with CEU's)
• Solar30.org, a clearinghouse for best practices and standards in solar PV
• How to engage with the Solar 3.0 team
This event is open ONLY to qualified Target Communities and their associated constituents. Space is limited. Click here to register to attend.
Company Accreditation: A new Standard of Excellence for Residential PV Installation Companies
Tuesday, July 10th – 12:15pm - 1:45pm
Moscone Center, West Hall, Level 3, Practical Point
By Ezra Auerbach, Executive Director, North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP), U.S.
NABCEP will present an overview of its professional certification, company accreditation and entry level knowledge programs with a particular emphasis on newly introduced programs and those that are in the development stage. The primary topic will be the new NABCEP Company Accreditation program. It will explain how PV Residential Companies can become accredited and how consumers can use these accreditations to build confidence that the entire sales, installation and after sale service experience will be of a consistently high quality. No registration required.