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22Jan, 2015

Great Expectations: The Ten Most Common Mistakes of Solar Businesses and How to Avoid Them

This article is a guest post from Bill Rever, Owner and Principal at WB Rever Associates. Bill spent ten years in senior strategic roles at BP Solar where he helped launch new products and companies. He’s advised some of the biggest and most influential solar […]

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20Jan, 2015

Part 2. Solar Land Development Risks 101

This article is the second part in a three part series about how to identify land that is suitable for developing a ground mount solar project in Massachusetts. The inspiration for this post is my personal interest in acquiring some land to lease to a solar […]

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19Jan, 2015

Vote: Top 6 Finalists in HeatSpring’s Solar Startup Competition

It’s time to start the voting for Heatspring’s solar startup alley competition.

On December 1st, 2014, we introduced our online solar startup competition. We received more than 30 submissions and during December we picked the best 6 to go to the next round based on specific criteria.

We’re […]

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16Jan, 2015

Nanoracks Co-founder Teaching New Commercial Space Course

We’re proud to announce Charles Miller, Co-founder of Nanoracks, has agreed teach the “Commercial Space Executive Leadership Training” beginning February 2nd. This in-depth program, a partnership between the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) and HeatSpring, has been in development for more than a […]

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16Jan, 2015

Christopher LaForge: Battery Capacity – The Basis of Storage

The article below is written by Christopher LaForge, NABCEP Certified Photovoltaic Installation Professional IREC Certified Master Trainer – PV Installation Professional. Christopher LaForge teaches Batteries in Solar PV Systems, a 6-week course that provides in-depth analysis of the issues surrounding the use of batteries for PV applications. It […]

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15Jan, 2015

Part 1: How to Find Land to Lease to a Solar Developer

Over the past 2 months, I’ve spent more and more time researching how and where would be a good place to invest some cash that would save the world, provide a nice return, and teach me some valuable skills.
I’ve been looking at buying land to […]

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13Jan, 2015

[Free Tool] Siegenthaler’s ‘Hydronics Design Studio 2.0′ Demo

We created the Hydronics Design Studio (HDS) to assist heating professionals in designing high performance hydronic heating systems.  It represents the state-of-the-art in computer-assisted design for modern hydronic heating systems.  Thousands of professionals use the HDS, but if you’re not yet familiar with it, I’d like to offer […]

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7Jan, 2015

John Siegenthaler Reviews Heat Pumps

In the below article, John Siegenthaler, Principal of Appropriate Designs, explains how Air-To-Water heat pumps offer new opportunities for hydronic pros. At the end of the article, John runs the numbers to answer the question: “How does the performance of an air-to-water heat pump compare […]

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5Jan, 2015

Join Us: HeatSpring Alumni Meetup at AHR in Chicago

Online classes are cool, but they’re even better when you can meet in real life. AHR is a great opportunity to do just that.

Date: January 27th from 4-6pm
Location: AHR – McCormick Place in Chicago
Cost: Free (RSVP Here)

Please join us for a very informal meetup at […]

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23Dec, 2014

Building Innovation 2015 Offers 32 Continuing Education Units

Architects, engineers, installers, contractors, and building science professionals…Read this article to learn more about free online courses and how you can earn 32 AIA credits this January!

I met Richard Paradis, Director of Whole Building Design Guide, a branch of the National Institute of Building Sciences, […]

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