About Brian Hayden

HeatSpring co-founder. You can reach me directly at bhayden @ heatspring.com or 800-393-2044 x1.

The best time to get into climate technology was twenty years ago. The second best time is now.

Photo credit: Nexamp

Want to hear a true story about the growth happening in renewable energy? 

In 2005 Dan Leary and Will Thompson – two veterans – started a solar company called Nexamp in North Andover, Massachusetts. Committed to expanding access to clean energy, the company grew out of Dan’s garage and today employs 275 people, building and owning solar projects across the […]

December 9th, 2022|Categories: Our Company|Tags: |

Project Managers & Interconnection Specialists Needed to Build 437GW of New Utility-Scale Solar

Wood Mackenzie projects the U.S. utility-scale PV market will add 437 GW between 2022 and 2032. That’s 43,700 MW every year for ten years. It’s a staggering number and no solar company has the people they need to deliver at that scale.

I’m no genius, but I feel confident predicting that utility-scale solar project & […]

“We Don’t Have a (Solar) Labor Shortage”

“We don’t have a labor shortage. We have a shortage of jobs people want to do.”

That’s my favorite quote from the IREC Workforce Summit that took place last week in Washington D.C. The room was full of educators, policy organizations, solar advocates, and government representatives sharing their ideas and best practices for the future of […]

How to Start Your Registered Apprenticeship Program

“How to Start Your Registered Apprenticeship Program” is a free course where we distill a confusing topic (solar apprenticeships) down into actionable steps. If people are crucial to the success of your business, we hope you’ll join us for this recorded panel discussion with Q&A. The recording is available to all who register.

HeatSpring is a […]

IGSHPA Accredited Installer (AI) Training – LIVE from the 2022 IGSHPA Conference

For the second year in a row, Ryan Carda is teaching the IGSHPA Accredited Geothermal Installer course live and in-person at this year’s IGSHPA Conference. It’s a hybrid course, with the majority offered in an online learning environment with the last day in-person at the 2022 IGSHPA Conference in Las Vegas, NV. You also receive the full […]