Gainesville, Fla. —The National Center of Construction Education and Research’s (NCCER)

Introduction to Solar Photovoltaic has been approved as high-quality green building education by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). Introduction to Solar Photovoltaic went through a rigorous review process in which a team of third-party subject matter experts evaluated the course based on its content and instructional design quality.  

With its approval by USGBC, Introduction to Solar Photovoltaic will now help LEED Professionals satisfy their Credentialing Maintenance Program requirements from the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI). Introduction to Solar Photovoltaic is worth 40 GBCI CE hours by USGBC.

“Education Providers play a pivotal role by working with USGBC to provide green building professionals with the diverse continuing education they need to grow their knowledge and their careers,” said Rebecca Flora, USGBC’s Senior Vice President for Education and Research. “Anyone interested in broadening and deepening their understanding of green building theory, techniques and trends will benefit from the diverse and quality courses offerings from USGBC and its Education Providers.

As a USGBC Education Provider, NCCER has already earned approval of Sustainable Construction Supervisor, Your Role in the Green Environment and four HVAC modules. Education Providers are thirdparty organizations that offer top-notch and relevant green building education and training that has been peer-reviewed and approved by USGBC.