Advance Solar & Energy Achieves Prestigious NABCEP Company Accreditation

Fort Myers, FL Installation Company is One of Ten Solar Companies in the Country to Achieve Company Accreditation by North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners.

Fort Myers, FL, March 03, 2018 --( Advance Solar & Energy has just received Company Accreditation by the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABECP). NABCEP awards accreditation to companies that meet a rigorous set of standards around installation, employee training and qualification, safe work practices, and customer accountability. Advance Solar & Energy joins nine other NABCEP Accredited Companies around the country that have distinguished themselves by adhering to a set of industry-recognized best practices.

To earn a NABCEP Company 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 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.

Advance Solar has been providing Solar services, including solar electric, solar hot water and solar pool heating in south Florida since 1983. Advance Solar is a 5 Star Rated Solar installation company, with locations in Fort Myers, Fort Lauderdale and Sarasota. Fully licensed, insured and carry workman’s compensation on every member of the staff. They pride themselves in solar education with their own onsite training facility, while developing solar educational courses for the Florida Department of Education.

“We are very fortunate to have a great name in the community with over 35 years in business, but we are in an industry that is constantly changing as solar is on the rise, not only in the state of Florida, but across the country. We understand the value of education and certifications to our staff and what it means to our customers, and that is why we have taken the NABCEP Company accreditation so seriously. This accreditation challenged us to look deeper into our operations to ensure that we are operating with integrity, with best installation practices, placing safety and quality as a priority. Furthermore, it helped us to develop a Standard of Excellence that we are proud to present with confidence to our customers,” said Rick Vaske, Director of Operations at Advance Solar.

“Earning the NABCEP Company Accreditation is a major accomplishment. To achieve this accreditation, Advance Solar had to demonstrate a company-wide commitment to quality assurance throughout the sales, installation, and after-sale process,” said Shawn O’Brien, Executive Director of NABCEP. “The staff at Advance Solar were a pleasure to work with, and we were particularly impressed with their deep commitment to staff training and development. From everyone at NABCEP, congratulations!”

The North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) is the most respected, well-established and widely recognized national certification organization for professionals in the field of renewable energy. NABCEP offers entry-level knowledge assessment, professional certification, and company accreditation programs to renewable energy professionals throughout North America. 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.

Contact: Rick Vaske
Phone number: 239-939-7446
Dan Pickel
518 631 2751