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.

2023 NEC Article 706.15 – Clarifying ESS Emergency Shutdown

In 2022, the National Fire Protection Administration (NFPA) released the 2023 National Electrical Code (NEC). Updating the code every 3 years allows for clarification and correction of unintended consequences or gaps in the regulations. Article 706.15 in the 2023 NEC is a great example of why it’s important to continually update the NEC. Tune into […]

August 28th, 2023|Categories: Free Courses, NABCEP, Safety, Solar, Solar Design & Installation||

New Free Webinar + NABCEP CEU: 2023 National Electrical Code (NEC) Updates for the Solar Industry

Every 3 years, the National Fire Protection Administration (NFPA) publishes the latest National Electrical Code (NEC). Like clockwork for each code cycle, HeatSpring instructors Sean White and Bill Brooks review the code changes, update their book on PV and the NEC, and add updates in their pertinent courses. There’s no doubt that these two really […]

July 31st, 2023|Categories: Certification, Free Courses, NABCEP, Q+A, Safety, Solar, Solar Design & Installation, Solar miscellaneous||

The Basics of Heat Pump Water Heaters (HPWH) and Installation Considerations

The heat pump water heater market is a huge area for growth in the coming years. It’s estimated to grow from $1.6 billion in 2023 to $3.4 billion in 2033, at a rate of 7.9%. 

In July 2023, the US Department of Energy (DOE) proposed new energy efficiency standards for water heaters which they estimate will […]

July 27th, 2023|Categories: Free Courses, Green Building, Heat Pumps, Sustainable Building||

Map of Heat Pump Products & Applications

This is the final video in the Heat Pump 101 series from instructor and author, John Siegenthaler, P.E.. “Air-to-Water Heat Pumps” was the previous lesson in the series. You can enroll in John’s Heat Pump 101 course for free to learn the very basics of heat pumps in less than an hour.

A wide range of […]

July 25th, 2023|Categories: Free Courses, Geothermal Heat Pumps, Heat Pumps, HVAC Design, Hydronic Heating, Mechanical Engineering||

New Course Announcement: Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) for Solar Companies

Did you know that farmers and rural small businesses may be eligible for a grant covering up to 50% of eligible renewable energy project costs up to $1 million, significantly reducing a project’s payback period? It’s an incredible program that is growing in popularity. That’s why it’s the focus of our newest free course on […]