About Brian Hayden

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

[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 […]

2015 Entrepreneur’s Guide to Employee Health Coverage

Q: “What does your small business do about employee health insurance?”

I surveyed twenty businesses with fewer than twenty-five employees because we’re trying to figure out what to do at HeatSpring. The U.S. health insurance market is in the throes of some big changes and it’s hard to determine what information is most relevant to small companies […]

“Cover of the Solar Pro” = Amazing Solar Marketing Video

If you’re in the solar industry, or a fan of renewable energy and small business, it’s impossible to watch this video and not smile:

I don’t have any deep insights or tips to share on this, I just wanted more people to see the video and get excited about life. It’s hard to get up every […]

By |November 19th, 2014|Categories: Solar, Solar Sales & Marketing, Startups and Entrepreneurship|Tags: , , |

Get All the Tools and Advice You Need to Start a Solar Business

We’re launching the first online solar startup accelerator in the winter of 2015 so you can get all of the tools and advice you need to start your solar business. Here’s why:

The solar industry grew 36% in 2014, creating tons of opportunity and opportunity gaps. Yes, gaps. Not every company has benefited equally. Solar panel manufacturers […]