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 Practioners (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: , |

Solar + Drones: What To Do When You Crash 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: Site Surveying and 3D Mapping Around Trees”. In his previous post, Keith offered up a Solar Company Guide to Drone Hardware.

So you crashed your drone. It happens. It’s an anxiety ridden […]

August 6th, 2020|Categories: Drones, Solar Design & Installation, Solar Sales & Marketing|Tags: |

Solar Company Guide to Drone Hardware

This is a guest post from Keith Perry, founder of Hudson Valley Drones. Keith is an instructor in the free course, “Solar + Drones: Site Surveying and 3D Mapping Around Trees”.

Before we go into this in more detail, it’s important to remember that your drone is going to serve as a tool throughout the surveying […]

August 4th, 2020|Categories: Drones, Solar Design & Installation, Solar Sales & Marketing|Tags: |