Education & Training

Massachusetts Clean Energy Careers Training & Education On-line Directory
www.CleanEnergyEducation.org

Residential Building Energy Efficiency and Weatherization Certification
Building Performance Institute (BPI) www.BPI.org is a national standards development organization that provides accredited training programs for residential energy efficiency and weatherization retrofit work.

Home Energy Rating System (HERS) auditor and Home Energy Survey Professional (HESP) Certification
Residential Energy Services Network (RESNET) www.RESNET.us has a National Registry of Accredited Energy Rater Training Providers. Contact one in a nearby state for training.

Renewable Energy Site Analysis and Installation Certification
Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC)  www.irecusa.org  is a national organization creating programs, policies, guidelines, standards and quality assessment for renewable energy information, education, credentialing, and best practices to promote clean energy, workforce development, consumer protection, and stakeholder coordination.  A partial list of IREC accredited training affiliates in Massachusetts are:
Everblue Training Institute  www.everblueenergy.com
Heatspring  www.Heatspring.com

Most Colleges and Universities have a variety of programs.   Here are a few but there are many more.

Community Colleges
Cape Cod  www.capecod.edu/web/natsci/env Environmental Technology
Greenfield  http://web.gcc.mass.edu/renewable-energy/  Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency
Mt Wachusett  http://mwcc.edu/sustain/
North Shore  https://www.northshore.edu/sustainability/

University of Massachusetts
Amherst  www.umass.edu/sustainability/
Dartmouth  www.umassd.edu/sustainability
Lowell  www.uml.edu/sustainability/
Boston  www.umb.edu/in_the_community/sustainability

Colleges and Universities
Amherst College  https://www.amherst.edu/amherst-story/green-amherst
Bentley College, Campus Sustainability Program  http://www.bentley.edu/sustainability/index.cfm
Boston Architectural College, Sustainable Design Program  www.the-bac.edu/green
Boston College  http://www.bc.edu/offices/sustainability.html
Boston University  https://www.bu.edu/sustainability/
Clark University  http://www.clarku.edu/offices/environment/csi.cfm
The Conway School  http://www.csld.edu
Framingham State College  www.framingham.edu
Harvard University Extension  http://green.harvard.edu
Hampshire College  https://www.hampshire.edu/sustainable/sustainable-hampshire
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)   https://sustainability.mit.edu
Northeastern University   http://www.northeastern.edu/sustainability/
Smith College  http://www.smith.edu/green/sustainability.php
Tufts University  http://sustainability.tufts.edu/
Williams College   http://sustainability.williams.edu

Additional Training Providers for wind, solar, geothermal, LEED and more
Center for Ecological Technology  http://www.cetonline.org
US Green Building Council, LEED certification courses  www.USGBC.org
Massachusetts Department of Workforce Development’s online services/training course search  https://jobquest.detma.org/JobQuest/Default.aspx

Nonprofit or Community Organizations
Co-op Power  www.cooppower.coop
Cambridge Home Energy Efficiency Team  www.HEETMA.com
Association of Energy Engineers in New England   www.aeenewengland.org