On the 40 Hour Advanced Solar PV Installer Training Discussion Board…
Dr. Sean White discusses microinverters, string inverters & optimizers
Student 1: I am enjoying the course and I like the way you explain things by citing real world examples. I just want to get your opinion on microinverters. These provide great […]
What does ‘Zero Energy Capable’ mean?
A Zero Energy Capable designation means a project was designed, built and tested to be zero energy over the course of a year.
There is a lot of confusion on the market as to what zero energy is.
Green Home Institute is here […]
As part of the Home Performance Coalition’s grant from E4TheFuture, 75 scholarships for home performance contractors from underrepresented populations to attend the 2016 ACI National Home Performance Conference will be awarded.
One of the primary goals of this scholarship program is to attract a more diverse group of home performance […]
This winter, we’re celebrating innovative builders and designers who work to improve the overall quality and performance of public and residential buildings with a course giveaway!
If you’ve helped plan, design, construct, and/or operate a high performance building, enter our Leaders in High Performance Building Giveaway by submitting a photo […]
On the Sustainable Building Advisor discussion board…
Expert instructor Ann Edminster discusses greywater uses and the often intangible, but very important ‘non-energy’ returns on investments.
Student 1: Has anyone heard of greywater solutions for dust mitigation? It is common in construction to have a water truck drive around a […]
Sizing a Pellet-Fueled Boiler
Bigger is NOT better
There are several types of boilers that can burn wood-based fuels. They include 2- stage wood-gasification boilers, wood chip boilers, and pellet-fueled boilers. Of these, pellet-fuel boilers come closest to mimicking the fully automatic operation of oil and gas- […]
Hydronic Heating with Renewable Energy Heat Sources
Designing for low water temperatures is critical to good performance
This article focuses on using water-based hydronic distribution systems to distribute heat produced by renewable energy heat sources. It’s based on the premise that good hydronic design is the “glue” […]
with Keith Cronin
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with Ryan Mayfield
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with Wes Kennedy
An advanced course on residential, commercial, and utility-scale solar-plus-storage systems from battery and solar PV expert Wes Kennedy.
with Dr. Sean White
Advanced course for experienced solar professionals looking to study for and take the NABCEP PV Installation Professional certification exam.
with Dr. Sean White
Introductory training for contractors, electricians, and professionals who want to design and install residential solar PV systems.
with Jordan Richie
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with Jeff Lucas
Seven-week master class with Point of Beginning's Jeff Lucas. This is the most comprehensive land boundary course available online.
with Charles Miller
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with Marc Rosenbaum
Spend ten weeks with Marc Rosenbaum learning the best strategies to fix the buildings we have. At the end of this course, you will generate a...