NABCEP: Setting the Standard

As the solar energy industry continuously evolves through geopolitical, technological, and cultural factors, the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) is the organization that ensures quality solar and energy storage installations. Through NABCEP, individuals and companies can become recognized professionals who meet and exceed the solar and battery installation practices. 

NWES is an NABCEP-accredited company!

Northwest Electric and Solar (NWES) continuously seeks to improve our electrical and energy contractor skills and expertise. We ensure the highest level of customer satisfaction by investing in our staff. Training and helping our employees become NABCEP board-certified increases their confidence in their abilities to serve you! We are thrilled to announce that we are the first company in Washington and one of 10 in the USA to be NABCEP accredited.

Why did we get NABCEP certified?

NABCEP Board Certifications empower the highest-quality solar and storage installations across North America. Having NABCEP-certified organizations and individuals enhances industry standards, leads to better design practices, improves quality assurance for solar and battery installations, increases customer satisfaction, and reduces installation risks. Upheld by a stringent Code of Ethics, these certifications ensure accountability and professionalism. Additionally, they cultivate a skilled workforce, driving innovation and excellence in solar practices. Ultimately, NABCEP certifications benefit both professionals and the industry as a whole.

What NABCEP certifications do we hold?

Our sales and marketing team are NABCEP board certified as Photovoltaic (PV) Technical Sales professionals, which rounds out the skills required to design solar energy systems for our customers that meet your goals and budget safely meet their goals and budgets. Our field operations manager has the PV Installation Professional certification, which solidifies the installation best practices for solar and is currently working towards being one of the first to get the Energy Storage Installation Professional certification. Our senior project manager has a PV Design Specialist certificate to ensure solar designs meet and exceed permitting and code requirements. 

Exemplifying excellence through NABCEP Certifications

High-Quality Installation Standards

Northwest Electric and Solar achieved the NABCEP accreditation as a testament to the high standards that NWES and NABCEP share. NABCEP sets rigorous guidelines and best practices for solar energy installation. By adhering to these standards, NWES guarantees that every solar energy system we install is efficient, reliable, and optimized for your goals. This accreditation assures customers that their solar solutions are installed correctly and will function as intended, providing maximum energy savings and sustainability.

Hiring Fully Trained and Qualified Staff

Northwest Electric and Solar hires qualified staff to maintain high-quality customer service and train them under NABCEP’s stringent certification process. This involves extensive training and a thorough understanding of solar energy systems, ensuring that every role along the solar value chain is knowledgeable and competent. We invest in continuous education and professional development for our employees, keeping them up-to-date with the latest advancements in solar technology and installation techniques. This commitment to skilled staffing reflects our dedication to quality and expertise in the renewable energy sector.

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Safe Work Practices

Safety is paramount for NWES, and NABCEP accreditation reinforces this priority. We follow comprehensive safety protocols to protect both our employees and customers. This includes rigorous adherence to safety standards during installation and maintenance operations, the use of appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE), and regular safety training sessions for all staff members. We minimize risks by integrating these safe work practices into daily operations. Ensuring a secure working environment aligns with NABCEP’s focus on maintaining high safety standards in the solar industry.

Accountability to the Customers

NABCEP accreditation signifies Northwest Electric and Solar’s commitment to accountability and customer satisfaction. This accreditation requires companies to adhere to a code of ethics and provides a framework for handling customer concerns and ensuring transparency in business practices. For customers, this means they can trust that NWES will deliver on its promises, address any issues promptly, and provide clear and honest communication throughout the installation process. This accountability builds trust and fosters long-term customer relationships, reinforcing our values of honesty and reliability.

Steward a better future, together

We have become a NABCEP-accredited company to demonstrate our dedication to excellence in our operations, from installation quality and employee training to safety and customer accountability. We would be honored to discuss your solar and battery goals and see how we can help! Schedule a free consultation to learn how these renewable energy services can energize your lifestyle and save you on bills!

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Manuel Larrain
Manuel Larrain is a Chilean-born US citizen who studied business and sustainability at Western Washington University. Solar energy is his passion, as it is transforming how Washingtonians power their lifestyle. He believes we can address climate change, environmental justice, and steward a brighter future for all of us through renewable energy.