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NABCEP certification as a PV Installer provides a means to identify qualified installers,
promoting confidence in the work performed. NABCEP certification is a personal not
Certification offers the public a high degree of protection because practitioners
have to meet standards or qualifications and pass an exam, and they do so voluntarily.
NABCEP certification is billed as ”the one that’s hard to get”. This is for good
reason as it requires four years experience in designing and installing solar electric
(PV) systems (or equivalent experience and education) to sit for the exam. The exam
is over three hours.
Every three years certificants must reapply and prove continuing education.
Voluntary certification programs accomplish three important goals:
1. They provide a measure of protection to the public by giving them a credential
for judging the competency of practitioners;
2. They provide practitioners with a way to distinguish themselves from their competition;
3. By potentially improving quality, they improve the public perception of the given
occupation, helping increase the industry's prominence.
The NABCEP process has been developed and designed carefully following professional
At Super Solar, the owner is NABCEP certified and performs the installation personally
on every job, ensuring the highest quality of work.