This is a fun 40-minute lecture that provides historical context for where solar hot water – solar thermal – is today. Bob also shares some insights about which types of customers are the best fit for solar hot water, and some resources to learn more. […]
Data-Driven Farming is the thoughtful use of big data to supplement on-farm precision agriculture. It means having the right farm data, at the right time, to make better decisions that improve long-term profitability. “Big data” is a big buzzword. Everyone talks about it, but only a very […]
Designing a microgrid is an incredibly complex task – there’s no such thing as a standard microgrid. This unpolished microgrid excel model is a baby step in the direction of standardizing microgrid ROI calculations, which guide planning and decision-making. It’s intended to be a conversation starter. […]
Shannon Ware is a Commercial Project Design Engineer and NABCEP Certified PV Installation Professional at Microgrid Energy, LLC. She is also Certified in Shade Analysis, is a DOE Home Energy Score Qualified Assessor and has completed Energy Technician Training in addition to her professional experience. Ware is […]
In this case study, we discuss a sustainable building project, the importance of learning national and state energy codes/green building requirements and an overview of large scale initiatives currently taking place with alum Paul Correa.
Paul A. Correa is the Principal/Founder of California’s CPG Consultants, and has the following certifications: LEED AP, GreenPoint Rater, […]
The best solar + storage opportunities for most companies are on large commercial projects. That was my takeaway from a June 2nd call with Wes Kennedy, Joe Schwartz and David Brearley from SolarPro. The utility storage market is hot and happening right now, but the projects […]
After a significant delay, LEED Version 4 has finally been released, and you can now begin building your library of LEED v4 Tools.
Start by downloading our FREE LEED v4 Materials Form from Expert Instructor, LEED Fellow, LEED AP BD+C, LEED CI (Legacy) and aedify founder Brenda Martens.
Used in her LEED […]
Lisa Oelke is the Marketing Manager (North America) for Advanced Racking Solutions, a division of hb Solar Canada, in Ontario. She is also the Solar Development/Renewable Energy Consultant Off-Grid Specialist for the Solar Majengo Tanzania project and an Advisory Board member for Women in Renewable Energy […]
Today we released a major update to our classroom environment that will make HeatSpring courses better. After eight years of experimenting with our own software and trying every LMS under the sun, I can confidently say it’s a game changer.
Here is what makes the new […]
Accurately predicting electrical loads is the biggest source of error in the design of battery-based solar pv systems and zero net energy homes. In this free lecture, Chris Calwell outlines best practices for predicting and measuring electrical loads in high performance buildings. Register for the […]
with Wes Kennedy
Developed by Wes Kennedy and SolarPro, this is the most advanced, technical course covering the equipment and design of the new wave of energ...
with Rick Karg
Instructor Rick Karg is has been a member of the ASHRAE 62.2 ventilation committee since 2007 and heads the existing dwellings group. He serv...
with Keith Cronin
Rigorous, hands-on business training for solar professionals. Learn all of the skills to finance the commercial solar projects in your pipeli...
with Ann Edminster
The SBA is a certificate program with a reputation for depth and quality. The SBA is complementary to other industry credentials, like LEED A...
with Mahesh Bhave
Microgrids are a potentially transformative force in the electricity industry. This is a comprehensive, data-driven course for professionals ...
with Mike Duclos
Spend four weeks with certified Passive House Consultant Mike Duclos, learning how to apply Passive House principles in the real world. With ...
with Dr. Sean White
Taking the NABCEP PV Installation Professional Certification Exam? It's notoriously difficult, and this course is a great way to prepare. You...
with John Siegenthaler
Master Advanced Hydronic Design with John Siegenthaler. John works with you for 10 weeks - Learn to design state-of-the-art systems that deli...
with Jeffrey Bruce
A cutting edge and world-class professional development opportunity for those who are serious about pushing the boundaries of green buildings...
with Charles Miller
The near-term business opportunities in commercial space are staggering. This is a rare opportunity for existing firms and entrepreneurs to q...