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Solairgen’s Kelly Provence: multi-credentialed installer/trainer talks with IREC’s ISPQ about the value of credentials

By Jane Pulaski September 15, 2011 What do you say about someone who was the first PV trainer in the U.S. to hold four credentials (IREC ISPQ Master PV and three NABCEP certifications)? An overachiever? Staying ahead of the competition?  Hip to the importance of credentials to maintain integrity in the solar profession?  All of…

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Still need to know more about the value of credentials? Start here…

By Jane Pulaski 12/12/11 Back in August, I compiled a list of resources that clarify and explain why credentialing matters, and why the IREC ISPQ credential is so valuable.  Here it is again, and updated.  If you’re considering applying for the IREC ISPQ credential, here’s a good list for you to peruse.  Happy reading (and…

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Applause! 48 IREC Credentials Awarded to Institutions & Instructors for High Quality Clean Energy Training

By Anna Sullivan, Credentialing Services Manager 2016 was eventful on many fronts. For IREC, this included the award of 48 new credentials to high quality clean energy training providers and instructors across the country. These institutions and individuals stepped up to the plate to benchmark their quality and expertise against IREC’s rigorous accreditation and instructor…

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In conversation: Tim Wilhelm: multi-tasker (and multi-credentialed) from Kankakee, IL

 by Jane Pulaski IREC highlights ISPQ credentialed programs and instructors on its website and in The Credentialing Chronicle.  This month: meet Tim Wilhelm, Professor and Coordinator for Electrical Technology Program, Kankakee Community College, Kankakee, IL.  Kankakee.   I’ll admit I drew a blank.  Wisconsin, right?  No?  Minnesota? Yeah, it’s in Illinois (at least I was in…

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IREC ISPQ Announces Recent Awardees

June 30, 2011 The Interstate Renewable Energy Council, Inc. (IREC) announced today that twenty organizations and trainers nationwide have been recognized recently with the prestigious IREC ISPQ credential. IREC’s ISPQ accreditation and certification program uses an international framework to assess content, quality, and resources across a broad range of energy efficiency, renewable energy, and weatherization…