PRLog - May 14, 2012 - MARLBOROUGH, Mass. -- Mona Reese, co-owner of local business Brightstar Solar, has earned the industry’s leading recognition of expertise as a certified installer of solar electric systems (aka“photovoltaic”
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NABCEP is the most respected and well-established national certification organization for renewable energy professionals. Designation as a NABCEP certified solar PV installer is widely recognized to be the most important and meaningful certification of its kind in the renewable energy industry. “Receiving NABCEP’s Certified Installer status is personally very satisfying and I am happy to be Massachusett’
To earn her NABCEP certification, Mona was required to demonstrate her competence as a solar PV installer by passing a rigorous exam that covers the multifaceted aspects of being a professional PV
installer. She needed to demonstrate knowledge on subjects as diverse as system design, electrical and
job safety, the National Electrical Code, roofing and construction techniques, system commissioning, and troubleshooting.
In addition to passing the exam all certified NABCEP installers are required to show that they have real-world experience as a senior person on the installation crew as well as a minimum number of hours of advanced training.
“One thing you can be assured of with NABCEP Certified Installers is that your job won’t be their first,” said Ezra Auerbach, executive director of NABCEP. “Anyone who makes the considerable effort required to earn NABCEP Installer Certification has been required to document their experience and education as part of the eligibility process. They have also made a very real commitment to upholding high standards of ethical and professional practice. We are delighted to welcome Mona Reese of Brightstar Solar to the ranks of the industry’s leading solar installers.”