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Career Ready Education and Success Training

CREST offers training in Workforce Development, helping to start a new career, advance your current career or to obtain Continuing Education Units for maintaining professional certifications.

We can customize a training program for your business or team! Contact Art Garno, Director for details.

CREST is also the Center for Renewable Energy and Sustainable Technologies, which offers Energy and Building Science training.


NY-SUN Training

Safety and Fire Considerations for Solar PV Workshop

This workshop will provide first responders and emergency personnel, such as firefighters and rescue personnel, with a training on safety precautions and fire code considerations with respect to the recognition and disabling of solar photovoltaic (PV) systems.

December 4, 2014, 6:30 - 9:00 pm - Register Here | View Flyer
February 11, 2015, 6:30 - 9:00 pm - Register Here | View Flyer

 


Photovoltaic & Solar Thermal Training

Contractors and others wishing to offer Renewable Energy Alternatives, to homeowners and small businesses, will be able to get their training right here in the North Country.

Solar Thermal training - Watch here for new training dates

Solar PV training - Watch here for new training dates

Contact Art Garno, Director for more information.


NYSBA (New York State Builders Association)

More NYSBA training coming in the near future, watch here for details.


NYSBA Web Page: www.nysba.com


IREC

IREC accreditation is only for the solar thermal and solar PV programs.

Solar Panel Installation

NYSBA

Customized Training Programs

If your company or business has a need for customized technical training in the areas of energy, home contracting, construction, manufacturing, etc. please contact the CREST Program Director to discuss specifications and costs.

Customized Training

Building Performance Institute
BPI Certification/Accreditation

CREST at SUNY Canton offers Building Science training that can lead to BPI Certification and Accreditation.

BPI Test Center

CREST is a BPI Test center offering BPI Online and Field tests for certification and re-certification. Contact Art Garno, Director for pricing and to schedule your test.

 

BPI

Contractors

Become BPI Certified /Accredited and …

  • Offer comprehensive home energy evaluations
  • Provide real solutions, not patchwork fixes
  • Gain an advantage over competitors by learning and using building science technology
  • Provide possible NYSERDA incentives to customers

See Building Science training schedule below

 

BUILDING PERFORMANCE
INSTITUTE LINKS:


Building Science Training, Presented by
IBTS

Institute for Building Technology and Safety Watch this site for future trainings at CREST. Visit the IBTS website by clicking here: www.ibts.org

 

Schedule your BPI exam(s) with SUNY Canton a BPI Affiliate.

Once you start the certification process, you have one year to complete it before you will be required to start over as a new candidate.

Certification Testing

To be certified the candidates must take and pass a written test and a field test for each individual area of specialty.

Candidates failing to successfully complete an examination may retake the exam a 2nd & 3rd time within one year with an additional test fee.

Contact the CREST Center for current pricing.


CREST Instructors

Art Garno, Director
Kebbyn Giffin, Adjunct Instructor
Robin McClellan, Adjunct Instructor
Michael Newtown, Associate Professor/Interim Dean CSOET
Michael Spearance, ISA

For more information contact:
Art Garno - Director
CREST - SUNY Canton
34 Cornell Drive - Canton, NY 13617

Phone: 315-386-7197
Fax: 315-386-7928
garnoa@canton.edu