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nabcep_cert-PVIpro_w_no_nameThe North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) is the “gold standard” for PV and solar thermal installation certification. Designed to raise industry standards and promote consumer confidence, NABCEP offers certification and certificate programs to renewable energy professionals throughout North America. SBS Solar’s NABCEP PV Installation Professionals is Dan Brandborg.

The Montana Renewable Energy Association (MREA) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded in 2000.  Our mission is to expand the use of renewable energy in Montana, to affect public policy in favor of renewable energy, and to educate and inform the residents of Montana of the benefits and uses of renewable energy. MREA members include individuals and organizations that support the increased use of renewable energy in Montana, as well as companies in the renewable energy industry.

The Missoula Building Industry Association (MBIA) is a non-profit, membership-based association comprised of builders as well as plumbers, bankers, excavators and a variety of other members whose businesses are the fabric of the Missoula building industry. More than 100 different types of businesses belong to the association.

LEED, or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, is an internationally-recognized green building certification system. Developed by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) in March 2000, LEED provides building owners and operators with a framework for identifying and implementing practical and measurable green building design, construction, operations and maintenance solutions.

STS Achievers demonstrate significant integration of environmental and social sustainability practices throughout the organization.  The gold level is earned by accruing ten Greenpoints and at least four badges.

The Building America Partnership for Improved Residential Construction (BA-PIRC) team is led by the Florida Solar Energy Center, a research institute of the University of Central Florida. Formerly known as the Building America Industrialized Housing Partnership (BAIHP), BA-PIRC is a university-based Building America team competitively funded by the US Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy-Building Technologies program. BA-PIRC works with partners throughout the United States.