HeatSpring offers a robust portfolio of technical, expert-led online trainings and free resources for professionals in clean energy and green building. Beyond certification prep, HeatSpring's instructors have developed courses and lectures to provide solar professionals with the technical and business knowledge they need to design, develop, finance, and install, world-class solar systems. Earn continuing education credits for NABCEP, AIA, BPI, LEED and more.
The North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) offers entry level knowledge assessment, professional certification, and company accreditation programs to renewable energy professionals throughout North America. Raising industry standards and promoting consumer confidence, NABCEP is known as the “gold standard” for solar professionals. S3 attendees can earn NABCEP CE Credits good toward initial certification or recertification. Apply today at www.nabcep.org.
The Solar Foundation® (TSF) is an independent 501(c) (3) nonprofit whose mission is to increase understanding of solar energy through strategic research and education that transform markets. TSF is considered the premier research organization on the solar workforce, employer trends, and the economic impacts of solar.
We’re also a leading provider of educational materials on the economic impacts of solar for local governments through our work with the U.S. Department of Energy. In addition, TSF chairs the National Solar Schools Consortium, a group of stakeholders seeking to make solar a larger part of the national K-12 system.
Wunder Capital uses a software-based approach to reduce both the monetary and time costs traditionally associated with solar finance. Wunder offers construction and long-term debt financing for commercial PV projects. Based in Boulder, Colorado, Wunder allows accredited individuals, trusts, family offices, foundations, hedge funds and pension funds to invest in the country’s new solar infrastructure. Wunder won the U.S. Department of Energy’s 2014 Sunshot Challenge and the COSEIA’s 2015 Summit Award.