Free Courses

HeatSpring’s expert instructors occasionally give away some amazing free courses. You can see a full list of these courses and enroll by browsing our Free Courses.

New Free Course: Solar Development on Brownfields & Landfills

In the past few years, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) identified over 80,000 brownfields and municipal solid waste landfills across the country that could be used for renewable energy facilities. There are many benefits to reusing contaminated land for renewable energy, such as greater community support, protection of open space and valuable farmland and possibly shorter project […]

Free NABCEP CEU – Live Webinar on Utility-Scale PV and Distribution Voltage Challenges

Live Webinar – Wednesday, June 8th – 12-1:30pm EST – Reserve your spot on HeatSpring

If you or your company have worked on developing utility-scale projects, you know that connecting large PV power plants to the grid can present challenges, especially if there is a knowledge gap between the solar developers and distribution utilities. Level up your […]

New Free Course: Introduction to Greywater Systems

For many, water scarcity is a fact of life. In fact, 51% of the United States was in drought as of March 2022. The Southwest is facing a particularly severe drought which began in 2000 and has continued ever since.  A recent study noted that the megadrought in the western United States is the driest […]

April 16th, 2022|Categories: Free Courses, Green Building, Nature-Based Solutions, Sustainable Building, Water||

New Free Course: Streamlining Solar Permitting with SolarAPP+

Cities and counties across the U.S. are committed to curbing emissions and generating clean, local power through bold sustainability goals and targets. However, bureaucratic procedures don’t always work as fast as we all would like, especially when it comes to adding solar. 

As solar companies are very aware, every jurisdiction in the U.S. has its own […]

March 9th, 2022|Categories: Free Courses, Solar, Solar Design & Installation||

IronRidge’s Solar PV Installation Certification Training Now Available on HeatSpring

I met Spencer Wright during his time running the Bright Solar Futures program in Philadelphia. There he helped high school students study for and pass the NABCEP PV Associate exam using the HeatSpring platform. I was really impressed by the results that Spencer and his students were getting – that’s a lot to ask from […]

March 3rd, 2022|Categories: Free Courses, Product Training, Solar Design & Installation|Tags: , |