AGT Earns Solar Industry’s Most Prestigious Certification

Advanced Green Technologies (AGT Solar) Vice President Clinton Sockman Earns Solar Industry’s Most Prestigious Certification - The NABCEP’s PV Installation Professional Certification.
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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - Jan. 9, 2014 - PRLog -- Clinton Sockman, Vice President of Advanced Green Technologies (AGT Solar), Solar Contractor (, has earned the solar industry’s leading recognition of installation expertise from the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP® ( and is now a NABCEP Certified PV Installation ProfessionalTM. NABCEP is a highly respected and well-established national certification standard for solar energy professionals. Designation as a NABCEP PV Installation Professional is widely recognized to be the most prestigious and meaningful certification of its kind in the solar industry.

“Earning NABCEP’s PV Installation Professional Certification means a great deal to me,” mentioned Clinton Sockman, AGT Vice President. “More important it means we can provide our customers the added confidence of knowing that their photovoltaic system installations will be completed to the highest standards in the solar industry.”

To obtain Clinton Sockman’s NABCEP certification, he was first required to document important knowledge and experience pertaining to PV system installation. Then he had to pass a rigorous exam that includes the breadth of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to competently design, install, and maintain PV systems. The exam assesses a wide knowledge on subjects including electrical and mechanical system design, job site safety, the National Electrical Code, roofing and construction techniques, and system maintenance and troubleshooting.

“One thing you can be assured of when hiring a NABCEP Certified PV Installation Professional is that your project won’t be their first,” said Richard Lawrence, Executive Director of NABCEP. “Anyone who makes the considerable effort required to earn NABCEP certification has documented their training and experience as part of the eligibility process. They have also made a very real commitment to upholding. I am delighted to welcome Clint Sockman of Advanced Green Technologies to the ranks of the industry’s leading solar professionals.”

For more information regarding commercial solar energy solutions from Advanced Green Technologies contact Bill Arseneau, Marketing Manager at or

About Advanced Green Technologies (AGT Solar)
Advanced Green Technologies (AGT Solar) is a solar energy contractor (i.e., integrator, EPC) with a roofing heritage. Since 2007, clients have relied on AGT Solar’s experience and expertise to design, procure, and install the most advanced rooftop and ground mount solar energy systems throughout the world. To date, AGT Solar has completed more than +75MW of rooftop solar solution and leads a Joint Venture EPC effort that has completed +650MW of ground mount solar solutions.

AGT Solar’s extensive experience has led Solar Power World Magazine to recognize AGT as one of the top solar energy contractors in North America for two consecutive years (View List ( Additionally, AGT's sister company (Advanced Roofing, Inc. ( is a founding member ofRoofConnec (, making AGT part of a national network of top tier roofing organization in the United States. This deep commercial roofing knowledge and experience allows AGT to offer unparalleled rooftop solar solutions that distinguishes it from other solar energy contractors that do not have this depth of experience. Learn more at

NABCEP is a non‐profit organization governed by a board of directors consisting of volunteer representatives of the solar industry, NABCEP certificants, renewable energy organizations, state policy makers, educational institutions, and the trades. NABCEP’s mission is to develop and implement quality credentialing and certification programs for practitioners by supporting and working closely with stakeholders in the renewable energy and energy efficiency industries. To learn more visit

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