About Brian Hayden

HeatSpring co-founder. I help create opportunities for experts to teach.

Online IGSHPA Geothermal Certification Course Now Available

Between 2007 and 2011, we helped certify several thousand geothermal installers at 3-day workshops around the country. Oil and gas were expensive, and the industry was going through a big growth spurt. Over the past several years that growth has disappeared, and so did our classroom workshops.

Recently we’ve started getting calls about geothermal training again. […]

By |February 24th, 2015|Categories: Geothermal Heat Pumps, High Performance Building||

Nanoracks Co-founder Teaching New Commercial Space Course

We’re proud to announce that Charles Miller, Co-founder of Nanoracks, will be teaching our “Commercial Space Executive Leadership Training” that begins on Monday, February 2nd. This in-depth program has been in development for more than a year. The goal is to prepare the next generation of commercial space leaders by helping them to launch products […]

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 AHR. John Siegenthaler, Robert Bean, Bob Miodonski and many others […]

By |January 5th, 2015|Categories: High Performance Building, Our Company||

[New Course] Renewable Energy Policy Master Class


One of my favorite memories of any conference I’ve ever attended was watching Jigar Shah on a panel at NESEA’s Building Energy Conference. A question came from the audience about why he pushes solar over building efficiency, when building efficiency is the most efficient form of conservation. This question comes up all the time, and I […]

By |December 15th, 2014|Categories: Clean Enery Policy|Tags: , |

[Free Tool] How to Calculate Boiler Efficiency Gains

Roy Collver’s “Condensing Boilers in Hydronic Systems” is the most underutilized course we offer (OK, tied with Robert Bean’s HVAC Engineering). Roy has built this exhaustive educational experience that only a handful of folks have benefited from so far. We hope to change that in 2015 by giving away small pieces of his course so people […]