About Brian Hayden

HeatSpring co-founder. I create opportunities for experts to teach what they know through great online courses and industry partnerships. I also teach a course called "Finding Your Venture" through the University of Michigan Center for Entrepreneurship. You can contact me at bhayden@heatspring.com.

Ready to Teach on HeatSpring?

Starting today, anyone can build a course on HeatSpring. Yes, you could do this right now. Check it out by clicking this image:

Here’s why you might consider teaching:

40,000 HeatSpring readers will see it. If you’ve got something important to teach, this is the most direct route to lots of professionals in your field.
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By |November 19th, 2015|Categories: Our Company, Teaching|Tags: , , |

New Free Lecture: “The Art of Placemaking” With David Bainbridge

Ever heard of David Bainbridge? He’s a prolific writer and thinker within sustainable building and agriculture. He founded the Passive Solar Institute and published dozens of papers and books on topics ranging from irrigation to ‘true cost’ accounting.
David’s thirty minute lecture, “The Marriage Between Building & Site – The Art of Placemaking”, including a PDF […]

HeatSpring Integrates With LinkedIn

Want to see where energy and sustainability education is headed? Here’s a cool little innovation that says a lot about the role we’d like to play in the energy and sustainability industry: LinkedIn recently released a feature that allows us to synch all of our student activity directly into LinkedIn, so students can showcase their certificates […]

By |October 8th, 2015|Categories: Alumni Stories, Our Company|Tags: , , |

Free “Data Center Cost Calculator” from Stanford’s Jonathan Koomey

Jonathan Koomey created a simple Excel model for determining true total cost of ownership for data centers that you can customize and use for your company projects. Dr. Koomey was recently featured in the Wall Street Journal article titled, “Zombie Servers: They’re Here and Doing Nothing but Burning Energy”, and is the co-author of the […]

By |September 17th, 2015|Categories: Data Centers, Free Tools|Tags: , , |

Free Hydronics Design Software from John Siegenthaler

The Hydronics Design Studio Professional version is a set of powerful software tools to assist heating professional in designing high performance hydronic heating systems. It represents the state-of-the-art in computer-assisted design for modern hydronic heating systems. Powerful engineering simulation and sizing models lie beneath a simple, intuitive, and easy-to-use graphical user interface.

This is a free […]

By |September 17th, 2015|Categories: HVAC Design, Hydronic Heating|Tags: , , |