Learning How to Safely Fly Drones

In February 2015, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) released a list of proposed regulations that paved the way for small drones (or “unmanned aircraft systems”) to enter mainstream civil aviation. The regulations came after many close calls or accidents involving drones, including the January 26, 2015 accident when a drone crash landed on the White […]

October 30th, 2020|Categories: Drones, Solar Business Growth, Solar Design & Installation, Solar Sales & Marketing||

DroneDeploy + HeatSpring

The world’s most popular drone data platform is teaming up with HeatSpring to get more solar installers using drones. The new free course “How Drone Data Helps Solar Companies” is designed to help growing solar companies understand how other solar companies are using drone data to win.


Free Course: “How Drone Data Helps Solar Companies”

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October 25th, 2020|Categories: Drones, Free Courses, Solar Design & Installation, Solar Sales & Marketing||

How to Take Better Solar Pictures With Your Drone

This is a guest post from Keith Perry, founder of Hudson Valley Drones. Keith is an instructor in the free course, “Solar + Drones: Managing Lighting, Exposure, and Glare in Your Imagery”. In a previous post, Keith offered up a Solar Company Guide to Drone Hardware.

Simply put, in order for us to obtain a good […]

September 26th, 2020|Categories: Drones, Free Courses|Tags: , |

New Solar + Drones Course – Managing Lighting, Exposure, and Glare in Your Imagery

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Creating awesome drone-based 3D models (i.e. photogrammetry) relies on images having similar key points and coloring. This is particularly crucial for accurately designing and analyzing solar projects. A foundational component of this is capturing data with good “exposure”. Join us for a free webinar that will help you master this skill, including a […]

September 15th, 2020|Categories: Drones, Free Courses|Tags: , , |

“Drone Pilot Boot Camp” Approved for NABCEP Credit

This week our “Drone Pilot Boot Camp” was approved for NABCEP Credit by the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP). The course is a comprehensive commercial drone operators course with an emphasis on solar PV and renewable energy.

HeatSpring has more than a dozen courses that count for NABCEP Credit but this is our […]

August 25th, 2020|Categories: Drones, NABCEP|Tags: , |