About Duncan Miller

Duncan is a co-founder of HeatSpring and works with instructors, students, and industry partners to continuously improve our ability to deliver high quality education.

Do Your Financial Modeling for Solar, and Keep Your Eye on What Qualifies for the ITC

When you’re creating financial models for solar projects, it’s important to understand what qualifies for the solar investment tax credit (ITC), says Chris Lord, instructor of HeatSpring’s Financial Modeling for Solar PV course.

And it’s also critical to begin your modeling early, says Lord, who also is co-instructor of HeatSpring’s Solar Executive MBA course.

“Most people think if […]

January 21st, 2019|Categories: Solar, Solar Business Growth, Solar Finance, Solar Sales & Marketing||

NABCEP PV Associate Course in Niagara Falls NY

HeatSpring instructor Dr. Sean White will be teaching a NABCEP PV Associate Course at the upcoming NABCEP Continuing Education Conference in Niagara Falls, NY on March 19-22.

This is a great opportunity to get your NABCEP PV Associate credential and also get access to over 500 NABCEP Certified Pros, CEOs, industry leaders, and other solar professionals […]

March 3rd, 2018|Categories: Certification, NABCEP, Solar Design & Installation, Solar miscellaneous||

Why All Solar Workers Need to Know Solar Energy Industry Basics

In the past, a small crew of workers with a truck served as a whole solar company, and each crew member had a good grasp of the basics of the industry. They all were well-versed enough in the industry to talk to and sell to customers, which afforded them a fair amount of job mobility […]

November 16th, 2017|Categories: Certification, NABCEP, Solar, Solar Design & Installation, Uncategorized||

Your Solar Finance Primer: What to Know About the Top Four Solar Financing Options

This article was originally published on Aurora Solar’s Blog
With many solar installations costing tens of thousands of dollars, a solar project is a significant investment for most customers. Fortunately, there are a number of financing options to help clients install solar without breaking the bank. Navigating the decision-making process, however, can be daunting for those […]

November 16th, 2017|Categories: Solar, Solar Finance||

NABCEP PV Associate Credential Goes International

Are you located outside of the United States and interested in earning the NABCEP PV Associate credential? We have great news! You can now take the PV Associate exam at any Castle Worldwide testing center in the world. You could be the first from your country, a documented solar pioneer and you can one day […]

November 16th, 2017|Categories: Certification, NABCEP, Solar Business Growth, Solar Design & Installation, Solar Sales & Marketing||