Clean Energy Center

Equipping the ever-evolving clean energy workforce with knowledge, skills, and abilities to create healthy buildings, occupants, and communities through energy efficiency.


  • Clean Energy Center
  • General Services: 2245 Reach Road

The Clean Energy Center at Penn College is one of the nation’s leading providers of clean energy workforce training and technical assistance. Since 1985, the Center has developed and delivered workforce training that results in nationally recognized certifications from the Building Performance Institute (BPI), Building Operator Certification® (BOC), and North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners® (NABCEP).

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Build Your Green Future

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Launch your career as a Home Energy Professional

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Learn ways to save energy in your facility

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Career Readiness

Career Readiness

Career exploration and job readiness program

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Solar photovoltaic workforce training program

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Dedicated Support

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The Clean Energy Center is dedicated to providing support resources to our students, partners, and the general public. These resources will provide you with documentation on reimbursement requests, frequently asked questions, and links to important information. If you have questions you can easily get in touch with the Clean Energy Center team.

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Training Lab Facilities

Where our ideas take flight

Our cutting-edge facilities are where learning, creating, and innovating happen. We believe hand-on application using modern diagnostic tools and equipment gives you the best pathway for success.


It is our mission to equip the ever-evolving clean energy workforce with knowledge, skills, and abilities to create healthy buildings, occupants, and communities through energy efficiency.

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Our People

Here for you every step of the way

When you study at Penn College, your instructors will do more than know your name. They’ll get to know you. Experienced, passionate, and dedicated to your success. Penn College instructors are here to support your career journey.

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Clean Energy Center News
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New Initiative Will Connect Pennsylvanians to Home Weatherization Careers

The nonprofit Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC) and a diverse network of partners today announced Green Workforce Connect—a collaborative effort that will link job seekers in Pennsylvania with home weatherization careers.

Save Money and Increase Comfort: The Basics of Commercial Building Re-tuning

Are you looking for ways to reduce energy costs in your commercial facility without investing thousands of dollars in new equipment? Do you receive thermal comfort complaints from occupants in your building? Investing in Commercial Building Re-tuning skills training for your on-site facilities staff can help you tackle these problems for years to come.

What is Clean Energy?

Here at the Clean Energy Center, we define “clean energy” in two parts: energy efficiency and renewable energy. In this article we’ll share what each of these terms mean for our homes and buildings, why we put them together, and how they are fueling today’s clean energy career opportunities.

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