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20Jan, 2015

Part 2 – Solar Land Development Risks 101

This article is the second part of 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 land to lease to a solar developer, in addition […]

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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. 

***QUICK REMINDER: A vote means that you’re ACTUALLY interested in scheduling a sales call or demo with the company that you choose!***

On December 1st, 2014, we introduced our online solar startup competition. We received more […]

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16Jan, 2015

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 […]

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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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22Dec, 2014

[Interview] Grid Storage Economics and Policy 101

There has been a huge amount of buzz about storage lately with more press hitting every week. SCE signed 250MW worth of contracts, Sandia is investing in battery reliability studies, the Navy is investing in micro-grids, Texas is evaluating storage, and New Jersey has issued an RFQ for a grid-scale […]

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