Standards Development News

IREC Receives Donation of 1.2 MW Solar Installation from The Conti Group

Albany, NY [January 26, 2021] – The Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC) announced today that it has received a donation of a 1.2 MWDC solar installation, valued at $1.7 million, from The Conti Group. The donation is the largest unrestricted

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New Energy Efficiency Standardization Roadmap Establishes National Framework for Action 

The Standardization Roadmap: Energy Efficiency in the Built Environment, developed by ANSI’s Energy Efficiency Standardization Coordination Collaborative (EESCC), includes 125 recommendations to advance energy efficiency in the built environment.

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Comments and Participation Sought on Clean Energy Training Standards by IREC

In its role as an American National Standards Institute (ANSI)-accredited standards developer and national leader in training credentials, the Interstate Renewable Energy Council has undertaken standards activities to develop IREC Standard 14732:201X General Requirements for the Accreditation of Clean Energy

The ‘Organizational Value’ of the IREC Credential: Actions Really Do Speak Louder Than Words

The industry-value of the IREC Credential is indisputable. It is a hard-earned, distinguished mark of quality and the commitment to continuously improve. But the process of earning that mark of excellence – the organizational value of applying for the credential – is frequently overlooked.

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Newsmaker Interview: ACI’s Carla Maxwell, Member of Credentialing Working Group

Carla Maxwell, program development manager for Affordable Comfort Inc. (ACI), was a member of IREC’s Credentialing Program Standard 01022 Working Group, which was charged with the formidable task of revising the Standard, breaking it up into two new Standards. Carla was kind enough to sit with IREC and talk about the process the Working Group went through to come up with two new standards. Here’s that conversation.

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The New IREC Credentialing Standards: From the Working Group’s Perspective

For the past year, a diverse group of national subject matter experts painstakingly pored over the standard, always mindful of the balance of keeping current with the industry and increasing the value of credentials based on the standards.

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IREC’S New Standards Distinguish Quality Clean Energy Training Organizations & Trainers

IREC’s two new standards for the credentialing of clean energy trainers and training organizations is exemplary of the not-for-profit’s commitment to lead the nation’s building of a well-trained, high-quality clean energy workforce.

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IREC’s SDO Status Brings Credibility to the Clean Energy Industry

Last month, we shared the news that IREC was recognized by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) as an accredited Standards Developing Organization (SDO). But what does this milestone mean for credential holders and the clean energy community?

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IREC Designated American National Standards Developer

July 11, 2013 (Latham, NY) –  In its role as a national leader in training credentials and standards development, IREC is honored to announce its new status as an accredited American National Standards Developer. This designation by the American National

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