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About this course

To sit for a NABCEP Energy Storage Installation Professional (ESIP) Certification exam, students must complete 58 hours of advanced energy storage training. This NABCEP Energy Storage Installation Professional (ESIP) Certification Prep bundle of courses is the best option to prepare for the exam.

After completing the first course Energy Storage Associate Boot Camp, you receive 18 advanced NABCEP credits. Completing the second course 40-Hour NABCEP Advanced Energy Storage Certification Training gets you 40 advanced NABCEP credits, for a total of 58. HeatSpring is a NABCEP Registered Provider

Students will learn all about energy storage markets, applications, safety, energy storage chemistries, common components, the National Electrical Code, other relevant building and fire codes to energy storage, and much more!

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Bundle outline

3 courses • 12 modules

Course 1 • 5 modules
Energy Storage Associate Boot Camp
Welcome • 9 assignments
Orientation Materials

This course is self-paced, so you don’t need to be logged in at any specific time. You can get started immediately after you enroll and the course materials will remain in your account with minimum guaranteed access for 12 months (1 year) after enrollment.

  • Connect with your instructor Sean on LinkedIn
  • Energy Storage Presentation (.pdf)
  • Book: Energy Storage Basics
  • Welcome!
  • Set up email notifications and your student profile
  • Discussion Board Request from Sean and Notes on Posting Discussion Board Questions
  • Books and resources
  • Introduce yourself on the discussion board
  • Live Online Proctoring (LOP) for All NABCEP Exams!
Module 1 • 8 assignments
History of Energy Storage, Markets and Applications for ESS's, and Safety Basics

This week you'll learn about the beginnings of solar PV technology, current markets and applications for the technology, and the basic safety considerations and requirements for solar PV installers. Topics include: different types of PV systems, OSHA, National Electrical Code (NEC), arc flashes, overcurrent protection devices, fall protection, and lockout-tagout (LOTO).

  • Welcome! Plus AC and DC Coupling (27:43 minutes) Preview
  • Energy Storage Systems Overview (12:33 minutes)
  • Electrochemistry and History of Batteries (14:37 minutes)
  • Electricity Basics (13:35 minutes)
  • ESS Uses (26:42 minutes)
  • To view your test results
  • ESS Boot Camp Module 1 Quiz
  • Quiz 1 Answers and Explanations (.pdf)
Module 2 • 8 assignments
Energy Storage Fundamentals

This week covers concepts, definitions, terminology, and formulas related to electricity. It also lays out the science, data, and principles you must understand to grasp how solar energy is collected. Topics include: Ohm's Law, power, energy, voltage, current, batteries, multimeters, measurement, types of DC connections, transmission, insolation data, solar time, sun paths, shading, and solar radiation.

  • ESS Units (25:58 minutes)
  • ESS Chemistries Part 1 (21:08 minutes)
  • ESS Chemistries Part 2 (22:26 minutes)
  • Lithium Chemistries Deeper Dive Part 1 (15:00 minutes)
  • Lithium Chemistries Deeper Dive Part 2 (21:44 minutes)
  • Series and Parallel Wiring (11:29 minutes)
  • ESS Boot Camp Module 2 Quiz
  • Quiz 2 Answers and Explanations (.pdf)
Module 3 • 15 assignments
Common components for Energy Storage Systems

For small and large scale energy storage systems, we will cover some of the top brands, how they work and how they are designed.

  • Common Components for Residential Energy Storage Systems Part 1 (1 of 2) (20:40 minutes) Preview
  • Common Components for Residential Energy Storage Systems Part 1 (2 of 2) (31:15 minutes)
  • Common Components for Residential Energy Storage Systems Part 2 (1 of 2) (25:14 minutes)
  • Common Components for Residential Energy Storage Systems Part 2 (2 of 2) (27:42 minutes)
  • Common Components for Residential Energy Storage Systems Part 3 (1 of 2) (18:05 minutes)
  • Common Components for Residential Energy Storage Systems Part 3 (2 of 2) (15:26 minutes)
  • Common Components for Residential Energy Storage Systems Part 4 (1 of 2) (16:41 minutes)
  • Common Components for Residential Energy Storage Systems Part 4 (2 of 2) (28:43 minutes)
  • Common Components for Utility and Commercial-Scale Energy Storage Systems Part 1 (27:35 minutes) Preview
  • Common Components for utility and Commercial-Scale Energy Storage Systems Part 2 (1 of 2) (16:41 minutes)
  • Common Components for utility and Commercial-Scale Energy Storage Systems Part 2 (2 of 2) (20:46 minutes)
  • Common Components for utility and Commercial-Scale Energy Storage Systems Part 3 (1 of 2) (18:39 minutes)
  • Common Components for utility and Commercial-Scale Energy Storage Systems Part 3 (2 of 2) (21:00 minutes)
  • ESS Boot Camp Module 3 Quiz
  • Quiz 3 Answers and Explanations (.pdf)
Module 4 • 11 assignments
Various Energy Storage System Topics.

In this module we cover virtual power plants, C-rates, supercapicitors, lithium vs. lead-acid batteries, battery discharging, state of charge, 3-phase power, grounding and off-grid systems.

  • Virtual Power Plants (VPP) (13:48 minutes) Preview
  • C-Rates, Supercapacitors, and more (19:36 minutes)
  • C-Rates Continued, Battery Basics, and more (19:43 minutes)
  • Lithium-Ion Batteries vs. Lead-Acid Batteries (30:51 minutes)
  • Battery Discharging Graphs Part 1 (24:59 minutes)
  • Battery Discharging Graphs Part 2 (19:14 minutes)
  • State of Charge (28:17 minutes)
  • 3-Phase Power, System Grounding, and Off-Grid Systems Part 1 (22:19 minutes)
  • 3-Phase Power, System Grounding, and Off-Grid Systems Part 2 (20:02 minutes)
  • ESS Boot Camp Module 4 Quiz
  • Quiz 4 Answers and Explanations (.pdf)
Module 5 • 31 assignments
More ESS!

  • Line/Load Side Connections, IPC's, grounding, and more! Part 1 (24:18 minutes)
  • Line/Load Side Connections, IPC's, grounding, and more! Part 2 (21:45 minutes)
  • NEC Update for IPCs effective 1/1/23 even for the 2020 NEC.
  • Different ESS Technologies Part 1 (19:14 minutes)
  • Different ESS Technologies Part 2 (19:51 minutes)
  • Flywheels Part 1 (13:02 minutes)
  • Flywheels Part 2 (21:08 minutes)
  • Gravity (12:40 minutes)
  • Energy Storage System Markets Part 1 (22:30 minutes)
  • Energy Storage System Markets Part 2 (17:35 minutes)
  • Energy Storage Tech Comparisons including Solid Oxide Fuel Cells, Lithium-Ion vs. Lead-Acid, Sodium Sulfur, UL 9540 and UL 1973 Part 1 (19:27 minutes)
  • Energy Storage Tech Comparisons including Solid Oxide Fuel Cells, Lithium-Ion vs. Lead-Acid, Sodium Sulfur, UL 9540 and UL 1973 Part 2 (21:01 minutes)
  • NEC and Energy Storage Systems (ESS) including Article 706 Parts I and II (1 of 2) (23:35 minutes)
  • NEC and Energy Storage Systems (ESS) including Article 706 Parts I and II (2 of 2) (20:59 minutes)
  • NEC Article 706 Energy Storage Systems part III to end (1 of 2) (15:28 minutes)
  • NEC Article 706 Energy Storage Systems part III to end (2 of 2) (16:08 minutes)
  • Energy Storage System Code in the NEC besides Article 706 ESS Part 1 (22:23 minutes)
  • Energy Storage System Code in the NEC besides Article 706 ESS Part 2 (16:13 minutes)
  • NEC 4- Chapter 6, 7, 8 and 9 (21:18 minutes)
  • NEC 5 - Article 705 Interconnected Power Production Sources Part 1 (21:33 minutes)
  • NEC 5 - Article 705 Interconnected Power Production Sources Part 2 (17:52 minutes)
  • Backfeeding the grid with a Tesla Model S (02:01 minutes)
  • International Residential Code (IRC) and Energy Storage Systems (ESS) with Bill Brooks (advanced topic) (27:36 minutes)
  • 2021 International Residential Code (IRC), International Building Code (IBC) and International Fire Code (IFC) with Bill Brooks (advanced topic) (16:21 minutes)
  • International Fire Code (IFC) and Energy Storage Systems (ESS) with Bill Brooks (advanced topic) (07:42 minutes)
  • 2021 International Residential Code (IRC) and Energy Storage Systems (ESS) with Bill Brooks (BB) (18:12 minutes)
  • ESS Boot Camp Module 5 Quiz
  • Quiz 5 Answers and Explanations (.pdf)
  • ESS Boot Camp Final Exam
  • Final Exam Answers and Explanations (.pdf)
  • New Information Version 2
Conclusion • 5 assignments
Feedback and Additional Resources

This is our last module but you still have access to the all of course materials for 12 months (1 year), so keep working and you'll be able to complete the course at your own pace. After your year of access expires you can optionally extend access with a HeatSpring Membership. Enjoy the course and keep in touch!

  • Connect with your instructor Sean on LinkedIn if you have not already
  • 1 Year of Access to Course Materials
  • Feedback: 2-minute Exit Survey
  • Consider Joining as a HeatSpring Member
  • Certificate of Completion: Request a Certificate
Course 2 • 6 modules
40-Hour NABCEP Advanced Energy Storage Certification Training
Welcome • 13 assignments
Orientation Materials

This course is self-paced, so you don’t need to be logged in at any specific time. You can get started immediately after you enroll and the course materials will remain in your account with minimum guaranteed access for 12 months (1 year) after enrollment.

  • 2020 NEC👍
  • Set up email notifications and your student profile
  • Photovoltaic Systems and the National Electric Code Book by Sean White and Bill Brooks includes ESS👍
  • Optional: "The Science Behind How We Learn New Skills" and memory techniques👍
  • Connect with your instructor Sean on LinkedIn
  • Introduce yourself on the discussion board
  • Discussion Board Request from Sean and Notes on Posting Discussion Board Questions 👍
  • Feedback from an highly knowledgable student after taking and passing the NABCEP PVIP exam (equivalent to ESIP)👍
  • Introducing Bill Brooks!👍 (14:40 minutes) Preview
  • Announcement: All NABCEP Exams can be taken at home👍
  • Go-At-Your-Own-Pace👍
  • Live Online Proctoring (LOP) for All NABCEP Exams!
  • Books and resources
Module 1 • 49 assignments
Introduction and the National Electrical Code (NEC)

In this opening module you will get to know your instructor, explore various solar resources, do some foundational reading, learn about important terms and concepts that you'll need to memorize or at least familiarize yourself with, and do an in-depth review of the sections of the National Electrical Code (NEC) that relate to solar PV design and installation.

  • Read: NABCEP ESIP JTA👍
  • Resources Part Renewable Energy Labs (07:59 minutes)
  • Resources Design Software (18:37 minutes)
  • Resources Renewable Energy Websurfing (27:08 minutes)
  • Markets and Getting Up To Speed (13:08 minutes)
  • Memorize and Familiarize Video 1: Memory Techniques (05:45 minutes)
  • Memorize and Familiarize Video 2: NEC Articles 100 Definitions and 110 Requirements for Electrical Installations (10:12 minutes)
  • Memorize and Familiarize Video 3: NEC Articles 200-250 including 230 Services, 240 Overcurrent Protection and 250 Grounding and Bonding (10:11 minutes)
  • Memorize and Familiarize Video 4: NEC Chapter 3 Wiring Methods and Materials, including the 310 Tables and different Articles on installing Conduits, such as EMT or Cables (11:09 minutes)
  • Memorize and Familiarize Video 5: NEC Chapters 4, 5 & 6. 4 is Equipment for General Use and includes 480 Storage Batteries, 5 is Special Occupancies and 6 is Special Equipment and includes 690 PV! (20:50 minutes)
  • Memorize and Familiarize - Video 6: NEC Chapter 7 Video 1 of 2 including Articles 705 Interconnections, 706 Energy Storage Systems and 710 Stand-Alone Systems (23:32 minutes) Preview
  • Memorize and Familiarize - Video 7 NEC Chapter 7 Video 2 of 2, including Articles 710 Stand Alone Systems and 712 DC Microgrids (24:26 minutes) Preview
  • Memorize and Familiarize - Video 8: NEC Chapter 9 Tables and Annex C Conduit and Tubing Fill Tables for Conductors and Fixture Wires of the Same Size (08:26 minutes)
  • Memorize and Familiarize - Video 9 Useful Information (19:37 minutes)
  • Memorize and Familiarize Video 10: More Useful Information (25:15 minutes)
  • Optional Discussion Board Post #1
  • Read: Chapters 9 and 10 in PV and the NEC
  • Presentation slides (PDF) (.pdf)
  • NEC Notes
  • NEC Article 100 Definitions Part 1 (29:57 minutes)
  • NEC Article 100 Definitions Part 2 (16:35 minutes)
  • NEC Article 100 Definitions Part 3 (17:55 minutes)
  • NEC Article 110 Requirements for Electrical Installations Part 1 (19:39 minutes) Preview
  • NEC Article 110 Requirements for Electrical Installations Part 2 (19:49 minutes)
  • NEC Article 200 Grounded Conductors Part 1 (16:40 minutes)
  • NEC Article 200 Grounded Conductors Part 2 (16:44 minutes)
  • NEC Articles 210 Branch Circuits, 215 Feeders and 230 Services (20:47 minutes)
  • NEC Article 240 Overcurrent Protection Part 1 (22:47 minutes)
  • NEC Article 240 Overcurrent Protection Part 2 (19:51 minutes)
  • NEC Article 250 Grounding and Bonding Part 1 (26:36 minutes) Preview
  • NEC Article 250 Grounding and Bonding Part 2 (21:14 minutes)
  • NEC Article 300 General Requirements for Wiring Methods and Materials Part 1 (15:06 minutes)
  • NEC Article 300 General Requirements for Wiring Methods and Materials Part 2 (21:46 minutes)
  • NEC Article 310 Conductors for General Wiring Part 1 (14:57 minutes) Preview
  • NEC Article 310 Conductors for General Wiring Part 2 (18:53 minutes)
  • NEC Article 310 Conductors for General Wiring Part 3 (21:11 minutes)
  • 320 to 358 Common Wiring Methods like EMT Part 1 (15:19 minutes)
  • 320 to 358 Common Wiring Methods like EMT Part 2 (17:27 minutes)
  • NEC Chapter 4 Featuring Article 480! Part 1 (15:38 minutes)
  • NEC Chapter 4 Featuring Article 480! Part 2 (17:11 minutes)
  • NEC Chapters 5, 6, 7 & 8 (10:42 minutes)
  • NEC Chapter 9 Tables Part 1 (28:19 minutes)
  • NEC Chapter 9 Tables Part 2 (19:32 minutes)
  • NEC Chapter 9 Tables Part 3 (15:09 minutes)
  • Informational Annexes (11:16 minutes)
  • Optional Discussion Board Post #2
  • Updating Course Material
  • To view your test results
  • 40-Hour NABCEP Advanced Module 1 Adv. NEC Quiz
Module 2 • 19 assignments
National Electrical Code (NEC) - Storage Related Articles

There are many NEC Articles besides Article 690 that are important to know about. This includes: Article 705 Interconnected Power Production Sources Article 706 Energy Storage Systems Article 710 Stand-Alone Systems Article 712 DC Microgrids (712 was merged into 705 in the 2023 NEC, which does not change much on what you do) Article 625 EV Power Transfer System And more!

  • Read: Sustainable Energy Action Committee (SEAC) ESS downloads
  • Bill Brooks talks Energy Storage Systems Part 1 (22:29 minutes) Preview
  • Bill Brooks talks Energy Storage Systems Part 2 (10:56 minutes)
  • Bill Brooks talks Storage Batteries Article 480 (03:30 minutes)
  • 2020 National Electrical Code 706 With Bill Brooks Part 1 (20:04 minutes)
  • 2020 National Electrical Code 706 With Bill Brooks Part 2 (17:26 minutes)
  • Bill Brooks talks EV Power Transfer Station (EV charging and EV to Grid) (05:38 minutes)
  • Bill gets excited talking about 705.13 Power Control Systems (08:16 minutes)
  • Bill Brooks on 705 Video 1 Supply and Load Side Connections (07:44 minutes)
  • Bill Brooks on 705 Video 2 with ESS Implications and Markets (11:51 minutes)
  • Bill Brooks on 705 Video 3 More 705.13 PCS and MIDs (08:04 minutes)
  • More EV to Grid-Full Circle with Bill Brooks (07:14 minutes) Preview
  • Bill Brooks on 705 Video 4 Supply-Side Connections and Microgrids (10:16 minutes)
  • Bill Brooks on 705 Video 5 Wire Sizing and Supply-Side Connections (05:52 minutes) Preview
  • NEC Update for IPCs effective 1/1/23 even for the 2020 NEC.
  • Bill Brooks on 705 Video 6 Load-Side Connections (26:10 minutes)
  • NEC Video 12 - 705 Interconnected Power Production Sources Part 1 (25:51 minutes)
  • NEC Video 12 - 705 Interconnected Power Production Sources Part 2 (20:46 minutes)
  • Optional Discussion Board Post #1
Module 3 • 25 assignments
Safety, Wire Sizing, Building Codes and Fire Codes

Always good to be safe, so safely size your wires and to understand some of the building and fire codes. For the NABCEP exam, do not worry so much about Bill's Building Codes and Fire Codes, however it is important information and for those of you looking for NABCEP Continuing Education (CE) this is a requirement.

  • Read: Virtual Power Plant (VPP) article
  • Answer to Question on Connecting PV System to a Split Bus Panel (10:14 minutes)
  • Wire Sizing (Chapter 12 PV and the NEC) (.pdf)
  • Code-Compliant Conductor Sizing - SolarPro (PDF) (.pdf)
  • Code Compliant Conductor Sizing: a 2021 take on a 2011 SolarPro Article Part 1 (16:41 minutes)
  • Code Compliant Conductor Sizing: a 2021 take on a 2011 SolarPro Article Part 2 (18:55 minutes)
  • Building and Fire Codes with Bill Brooks Part 1- 2020 NFPA 855 Energy Storage Systems, IRC, IBC, IFC, NFPA 1, ICC (08:41 minutes) Preview
  • Building and Fire Codes with Bill Brooks Part 2 Roof Setbacks (30:55 minutes)
  • Building and Fire Codes with Bill Brooks Part 3 The ICC i-codes (13:50 minutes)
  • International Residential Code (IRC) and Energy Storage Systems (ESS) with Bill Brooks (advanced topic) (27:36 minutes)
  • 2021 International Residential Code (IRC), International Building Code (IBC) and International Fire Code (IFC) with Bill Brooks (advanced topic) (16:21 minutes)
  • International Fire Code (IFC) and Energy Storage Systems (ESS) with Bill Brooks (advanced topic) (07:42 minutes)
  • 2018 International Fire Code (IFC) for Energy Storage Systems (ESS) with Bill Brooks and related topics (32:20 minutes)
  • 2021 International Residential Code (IRC) and Energy Storage Systems (ESS) with Bill Brooks (BB) (18:12 minutes)
  • PV UL Listing 1703 transitioned to UL 61730 (.pdf)
  • UL PV Listing 61730 replacing UL 1703 for making the test work around the world and UL 3741 listing for Rapid Shutdown (Hazard Control Systems) with Bill Brooks PE (12:08 minutes)
  • UL 3741 Rapid Shutdown solution where the PV array can stay up to 1000V using SMA inverters with Sollega or Ironridge racks! (16:53 minutes)
  • Solar Building and Fire Codes Video 1 Part 1 (optional) (14:29 minutes)
  • Solar Building and Fire Codes Video 1 Part 2 (optional) (20:53 minutes)
  • Solar Building and Fire Codes Video 2 (optional) (23:14 minutes)
  • Solar Building and Fire Codes Video 3 (optional) (21:06 minutes)
  • Solar Building and Fire Codes Video 4 Part 1 (optional) (21:48 minutes)
  • Solar Building and Fire Codes Video 4 Part 2 (optional) (23:51 minutes)
  • Optional Discussion Board Post #1
  • Optional Discussion Board Post #2
Module 4 • 20 assignments
National Electrical Code - Article 690

This module, you will go through Article 690 of the National Electrical Code (NEC). Note that the very first thing on the ESIP JTA says we should understand PV: ESIP JTA: Domain 1: Development Task 1: Understand the Technologies and Applications Knowledge of: a. Power generation sources (e.g., photovoltaic [PV], engine generator, utility, wind) So, just like with the NABCEP PV exams where we should understand energy storage, with the NABCEP energy storage exam, we should also know PV. https://www.nabcep.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/11/NABCEP-ESIP-JTA.pdf

  • 2020 NEC Video 1 Intro and what defines a PV system (15:00 minutes)
  • 2020 NEC Video 2, AC and DC Coupling, 690.2 definitions (15:43 minutes)
  • 2020 NEC Video 3 Voltage (15:55 minutes)
  • 2020 NEC Video 4 Bifacial, Solsmart Permit Process, Voltage Irradiance and Temp. (15:11 minutes)
  • 2020 NEC Video 5 690.8 Current! (16:31 minutes)
  • 2020 NEC Video 6 690.8 and 690.8(A)(2) Circuits Connected to Electronic Power Converters (19:51 minutes)
  • 2020 NEC Video 7 690.9 Overcurrent Protection (13:32 minutes)
  • 2020 NEC Video 8 Wire Sizing (15:59 minutes)
  • NEC Video 9 - 690.10 Stand-Alone Systems and 690.11 DC Arc-Fault Protection (02:15 minutes)
  • Bill Brooks on Rapid Shutdown Part 1 Outside of the Array Boundary (14:57 minutes)
  • Bill Brooks on Rapid Shutdown Part 2 inside of the Array Boundary (20:17 minutes)
  • 690 Part III Disconnecting Means (10:05 minutes)
  • 690 Part IV Wiring Methods (08:52 minutes)
  • 690 Part V Grounding and Bonding Part 1 (19:20 minutes)
  • 690 Part V Grounding and Bonding Part 2 (05:16 minutes)
  • 690 Part VI to End of Article 690 (02:32 minutes)
  • 691 Large-Scale Photovoltaic (04:18 minutes)
  • Grounding electrode schemes and transformers with emphasis on utility-scale (double advanced topic) (21:27 minutes)
  • News: 690.12(B)(2)(1) Rapid Shutdown UL Listing
  • Optional Discussion Board Post #1
Module 5 • 3 assignments
Practice Exam for NABCEP PV Certification and Trig

Here we have a full practice exam that will prepare you for the NABCEP Certification exams. Be sure to check that you also have access to other NABCEP Certification exams which is organized as a separate course. Also covered in the module are trigonometry concepts you'll need for some solar calculations. The NABCEP certification exams have been known to have 1 or 2 questions that you can use trig to solve.

  • Optional Discussion Board Post #1
  • NABCEP Practice Exam 2 - 70 Questions
  • NABCEP Practice Exam 2 - 70 Questions Answer with Detailed Explanations (.pdf)
Module 6 • 33 assignments
Question-by-Question Practice Exam Review

Review each question from the practice exam to understand how to arrive at the correct answer. Notes: 1. There are some questions here that talk about PV systems, however the same reasoning will be for an ESS, so these questions are relevant. Things like ac inverter circuits are the same for ESS and PV systems. 2. Also note that the very first thing on the ESIP JTA says we should understand PV: ESIP JTA: Domain 1: Development Task 1: Understand the Technologies and Applications Knowledge of: a. Power generation sources (e.g., photovoltaic [PV], engine generator, utility, wind) So, just like with the NABCEP PV exams where we should understand energy storage, with the NABCEP energy storage exam, we should also know PV. https://www.nabcep.org/wp-content/uploads/2023/11/NABCEP-ESIP-JTA.pdf

  • Question 1 Explained (04:03 minutes)
  • Question 2 Explained (05:14 minutes)
  • Question 4 Explained (05:21 minutes)
  • Question 5 Explained (03:26 minutes)
  • Question 6 Explained (04:29 minutes)
  • Question 7 Explained (03:40 minutes)
  • Question 8 Explained (05:44 minutes)
  • Question 18 Explained (02:05 minutes)
  • Question 19 Explained (03:10 minutes)
  • Question 22 Explained (03:52 minutes)
  • Question 23 Explained (01:53 minutes)
  • Question 29 Explained (03:03 minutes)
  • Question 31 Explained (02:59 minutes)
  • Question 32 Explained (04:44 minutes)
  • Question 33 Explained (01:52 minutes)
  • Question 34 Explained (03:13 minutes)
  • Question 36 Explained (02:28 minutes)
  • Question 37 Explained (02:31 minutes)
  • Question 47 Explained (02:05 minutes)
  • Question 48 Explained (02:05 minutes)
  • Question 50 Explained (03:03 minutes)
  • Question 53 Explained (02:37 minutes)
  • Question 56 Explained (02:16 minutes)
  • Question 57 Explained (01:45 minutes)
  • Question 58 Explained (02:10 minutes)
  • Question 59 Explained (02:15 minutes)
  • Question 60 Explained (01:33 minutes)
  • Question 61 Explained (03:26 minutes)
  • Question 63 Explained (02:36 minutes)
  • Question 64 Explained
  • Question 65 Explained (04:34 minutes)
  • Question 66 Explained (01:58 minutes)
  • Question 69 Explained (02:37 minutes)
Conclusion • 11 assignments
Feedback and Additional Resources

This is our last module but you still have access to the all of course materials for 12 months (1 year), so keep working and you'll be able to complete the course at your own pace. After your year of access expires you can optionally extend access with a HeatSpring Membership. Enjoy the course and keep in touch!

  • Lots of additional optional videos and audio recordings
  • NABCEP Application: Start your application for the NABCEP Energy Storage Installation Professional Certification Exam
  • NABCEP Certification Exam Scheduling Email from NABCEP (.pdf)
  • NABCEP Practice Exam 1 (70-Question) Questions with Explanations (.pdf)
  • Bonus Practice Exam (30-Question) Questions with Explanations (.pdf)
  • $100 Discount for "Drone Pilot Boot Camp"
  • NABCEP Exam Pep Talk (48 seconds) Preview
  • 1 Year of Access to Course Materials
  • Feedback: 2-minute Exit Survey
  • Consider Joining as a HeatSpring Member
  • Certificate of Completion: Request a Certificate
Course 3 • 1 modules
NABCEP Energy Storage Installation Professional (ESIP) Practice Exam
Welcome • 2 assignments
Orientation Materials

This course is self-paced, so you don’t need to be logged in at any specific time. You can get started immediately after you enroll and the course materials will remain in your account with minimum guaranteed access for 12 months (1 year) after enrollment.

  • Set up email notifications and your student profile
  • Introduce yourself on the discussion board
Module 1 • 2 assignments
NABCEP Energy Storage Installation Professional Practice Exam

  • NABCEP ESIP Practice Exam - 70 Questions
  • NABCEP ESIP Practice Exam - 70 Questions with Answer and Detailed Explanation (.pdf)
Conclusion • 4 assignments
Feedback and Additional Resources

This is our last module but you still have access to the all of course materials for 12 months (1 year), so keep working and you'll be able to complete the course at your own pace. After your year of access expires you can optionally extend access with a HeatSpring Membership. Enjoy the course and keep in touch!

  • 1 Year of Access to Course Materials
  • Feedback: 2-minute Exit Survey
  • Consider Joining as a HeatSpring Member
  • Certificate of Completion: Request a Certificate

Continuing Education Units

Approved for the following CEUs

  • NABCEP Advanced Credit Hours
  • NABCEP JTA
  • NABCEP Building or Fire Code
  • NABCEP RE Elective
  • NABCEP PV Associate Renewal
  • NABCEP NEC

Approved NABCEP CEU Hours

NABCEP Credential Advanced Hours for Exam Recertification CEU Hours NEC JTA RE Elective Building or Fire Code
58 48 34 48 52 6
0 24 0 0 0 0
58 48 34 38 52 6
46 48 34 38 52 6
46 48 34 38 52 6
38 48 28 38 52 6
46 48 34 58 52 6
0 30 0 20 40 4

NABCEP Registered Provider

This course counts towards the training requirements for taking NABCEP professional certification exams and CEUs for renewing all certifications.

Instructors

  • Sean White

    2014 IREC Trainer of the Year, HeatSpring / White House Energy Inc. / Sean White Solar / Norcal Solar
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    Sean White was the 2014 Interstate Renewable Energy Council Trainer of the Year. He is an IREC Certified Solar PV Master Trainer and has authored several books on solar. He contributed to the development of the NABCEP PV Installation Professional Job Task Analysis and has been a member of the NABCEP PV Installation Professional Technical Committee. Sean is a... Learn more

  • Bill Brooks

    Principal, Brooks Engineering
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    Bill Brooks PE, of Brooks Engineering LLC, has over 30 years of experience designing, installing, and evaluating grid-connected PV systems. More than 12,000 installers and inspectors have attended his courses throughout the U.S. and abroad. His field troubleshooting skills have been valuable in determining where problems occur to focus training on those issues of... Learn more

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Reviews

4.7
Based on 146 reviews from the 3 courses in this bundle
02/21/2024

Definitely one of the best courses i have taken online. instructor makes it easy to understand by explaining every detail of the content. the course is done at your own pace, giving you time to take small braakes if needed, and able to have time throughout the day for daily life activities. Definitely recoment to take this course.

Ever Gamboa Garcia
Technician , Molen Services Inc.
02/20/2024

The course was well structured and comprehensive; it tackles energy storage systems from different angles: science, applications, and most importantly the codes the pertain to ESS.

Zeina Abbas
Electrical Engineer
05/31/2023

I recommend Sean's course to anyone in the solar/energy storage field. Whether you are new or a season vet, this course will help you understand solar and energy storage at a deeper level.

Jeremy Snead
Project Manager, Lead Installer, 1 Source Solar

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