About Brit Heller

Works to increase awareness and access to training. She is excited to connect with HeatSpring students to explore the topics most important to them as well as build relationships with subject matter experts so that they share their knowledge with the world. Brit holds two NABCEP certifications - Photovoltaic Installation Professional (PVIP) and Photovoltaic Technical Sales (PVTS). When she isn’t immersed in training, Brit is a budding regenerative farmer just outside of Atlanta where she is developing a 17-acre farm rooted in permaculture principles. She can be found building soil health, cultivating edible & medicinal plants, caring for her animals or building functional art.

The 2023 National Electrical Code is Now Available Online for Free

Becoming familiar with the National Electrical Code (NEC) is an absolute requirement for anyone planning on advancing in residential and commercial solar installation, design, or operations. It’s created by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) to safeguard persons and property from hazards associated with all types of electrical installations, not only photovoltaic ones. The NEC […]

September 21st, 2022|Categories: Safety, Solar, Solar Design & Installation, Solar miscellaneous||

New Free Course: Inflation Reduction Act: Energy Storage and Solar Tax Credits

The Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) of 2022 was signed into law on August 16th, 2022, providing a historic $369 billion of clean energy and climate investments over the next 10 years. The expert  team at Energy Toolbase has been diving deep into the energy storage and solar tax provisions within the bill, to understand how […]

Updates to NABCEP PV Technical Sales Certification – Qualification and Recertification

NABCEP has recently announced changes to the PV Technical Sales (PVTS) exam qualification and recertification requirements to align with changes in the industry and the other NABCEP professional certifications. These changes will go into effect November 1st, 2022. The current recertification requirements (18 hours of CEUs and 6 sales proposals) will no longer be available […]

September 1st, 2022|Categories: NABCEP, Solar, Solar Sales & Marketing||

Why Your Company Needs a Solar + Storage Display System and Other Ways to Get Proficient with Energy Storage Systems

We asked Chris LaForge, instructor of several solar and storage courses on HeatSpring, what steps companies newer to energy storage should be taking to get up to speed and do quality work. Chris explains the value of training, why your company needs to install a fully functioning display system onsite, and the importance of finding […]

September 1st, 2022|Categories: Solar, Solar Design & Installation, Solar miscellaneous, Solar Plus Storage||

E2 Clean Jobs America 2022 Summary

E2 is a national, nonpartisan group of business leaders, investors, and others who advocate for smart policies that are good for the economy and good for the environment. E2 believes that a good economy and good environment should be good for all. For that reason, they support policies that advance diversity and equity and ensure […]