Technology and Engineering

HeatSpring recruits the top experts in their field to offer advanced technical training for engineers and people who make stuff work. We have a focus in energy systems and provide powerful free tools and resources to anyone willing to invest the time to get up the learning curve.

Technology in Buildings

Technology in Data Centers

Technology in Commercial Space

Free Tools for Civil Engineers and Land Surveyors

  • Jeff Lucas’s Mastering Land Boundaries and Boundary Law

General Mills & The Whey to Sustainable Food Production

What is anaerobic digestion? How has General Mills’ Murfreesboro Plant leveraged it to save 25,000 gallons of diesel fuel, produce 1.6 megawatts of electricity and return 2,000 acres of farmland back to agricultural use? Sustainable Woman and Energy Engineer Leslie Marshall discusses.
Leslie, you’re the Energy Engineer at General Mills. What does a typical day entail for you?

As […]

NEW Corporate Renewable Energy Purchasing Training

Many U.S. companies are seeking to purchase renewable energy…
Major potential benefits include securing long term energy supplies; substantial cost savings; reduced price volatility; compliance with government regulations and reporting requirements; achieving corporate sustainability goals; and general brand enhancement. These benefits are driving accelerating corporate commitments towards direct clean energy purchasing.

Despite this enthusiasm, only a few […]

Water in Sustainable Building: Distribution, Uses & “Zero Net” Strategies

In this free course, sustainable building expert Ann Edminster discusses the uses of water in sustainable building practices.
Enroll and learn about…
-The distribution of water on Earth
-How water gets to and leaves building sites
-How water is used on building sites
-Getting to “zero net” water with strategies, including:
Indoor efficiency, outdoor efficiency, storm water use, rainwater use, grey […]

An Overview of Commercial and Industrial Fan Efficiency

Fans are the last of the low-hanging efficiency fruit in HVAC and process applications.
In this lecture, Wade Smith, former Executive Director of the Air Movement and Control Association, introduces critical concepts related to commercial and industrial fan efficiency and explains how to capture significant savings in fan energy use.

The lecture provides a wealth of actionable facts […]

Zero Energy Homes: Economics, Efficiency & Renewable Energy Integration

What are Zero Energy Homes? How are they cost efficient and how do they help significantly lessen energy use?
In this $30 course, sustainable building expert Ann Edminster has the answers.

This course, designed as an introduction to all things Zero Net Energy, is perfect for energy consultants, homeowners, building analysts, sustainable builders and anyone curious about the power […]