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by Rita Baxter, Project Manager, Solar Ki LLC 08/23/2017

This course study through HeatSpring was very effective and Sean kept the lessons interesting and easy to understand.

by Jaymie Stanton, Assistant Project Manager, Borrego Solar Systems 08/15/2017

Sean is really good at explaining this material. Not only does he do a good job of keeping some of the dry material interesting but he makes sure to repeat key points in following sections to help them stay in your brain.

by Gary Gonzales, Owner, Renergy Solar, LLC 08/11/2017

To Whom It May Concern: I searched for online educational options after I committed to study for the NABCEP Professional Installers Certification Exam. I studied daily for 3 months; ie, including weekends. Admittedly, there were multiple instances of frustration and feelings of hopelessness. When you experience, and you will, just persevere. I suspect frustration is normal when trying to learn something new and technical such as solar. My preparation consisted of meticulously reviewing and re-reviewing each of Sean's videos; including completing each practice problem multiple times. I also changed the variables in the problems and solved them for practice. Sean's approach to presenting the content was key in my exam preparation. I found it beneficial extrapolating concepts in his videos and applying them in potential 'real life' circumstances. In addition, Sean's availability and responsiveness was extremely beneficial. He responses were consistently timely and thorough - he is a very valuable resource. Together with Sean's involvement/support and the content of the course, I was well prepared for the exam. Having access to valuable tools (eg, Sean's course) alone will not get the job done. You must commit to put in the necessary time and effort. Though I have a few degrees in science and business, the exam proved to be one of the most challenging I have yet to encounter. Though I passed the exam upon my first attempt, I walked out of the session not really knowing how I did (I guess that, too, is normal). In closing, I highly recommend Sean's course to anyone who is serious about passing the exam. Good luck!

by Derk Shelly 08/05/2017

You can't beat this course by Sean White to gain a solid foundation in solar PV concepts. Sean is an experienced professional and brings a real world perspective to the topics covered for the NABCEP Associates exam.

by Andrew Lawrence, Tech, Advance Solar & Energy Solutions 07/31/2017

Great program!! Made it easy to understand especially for people who don't have much experience in PV or the math behind it.

by Justin Hiner, Foreman, Synergy Solar 07/26/2017

This class was great i loved how it went through the beginning of PV and how it started all the way to present day. Sean has an awesome attitude and a true passion about solar and his knowledge is immense in renewable energy. Great person to have as a teacher.

by Jackson Drury, O&M Analyst, Standard Solar 07/25/2017

As a current solar installer this course truly helped me grasp the fundamentals of the industry and spurred my desire to advance my knowledge.

by Forest Stroud, Master's Degree Candidate, Lipscomb University 07/21/2017

I enjoyed the Associate PV Heat Spring course. It was very informative and helped me prepare for the NABCEP associate exam. I could tailor the course to my schedule which was incredibly helpful. Highly recommend this course to anyone interested in getting into solar PV.

by Tony Fleming, Project Coordinator , Northwest Edison 06/19/2017

If you are considering entering the world of PV and have found the multiple options for education, go with Sean White! This course is very challenging, but the way he presents a massive amount of information, is digestible. I highly recommend this to everyone interested in this field.

by Richard Stuart, SolarMan 04/21/2017

I normally don't do well with online courses, I like being in a classroom better, but this was the best online course I've taken, Sean really knows his stuff.

by Mario Titolo, Solar Feasibility and Design Engineer, Safari Energy 04/03/2017

I would strongly recommend this course for anyone trying to get their NABCEP certification. It makes learning the material very easy and prepares you well.

by DeShon Langston, Roofer, Facilities management at UVa 04/03/2017

This course is good for anybody that's willing to learn. You don't have to be a genius to comprehend how pv systems work.

by Ayowole Emmanuel Afolabi, giwusolar llc 03/30/2017

this is my first online course but beleive me i prefer online course to campus course

by Zachary D 03/28/2017

by Shay Banton, Junior Utility Engineer, Borrego Solar 03/21/2017

If you are new to PV this course is a must. The instructor, Sean White, does an amazing job of engaging with every student in the chapter discussion boards, his lectures are informative and fun, and the course material is well paced. I highly recommend this course to anyone seeking a better understanding of PV.

by Melanie Janarelli, Journeyman Electrician, ReVision Energy 02/19/2017

This course is perfect for people working full-time, so that they can work at their own pace, while not compromising the quality of education.

by Kerry Lipp, Solar Installer / Electrician, Lipp Electric & Solar 02/11/2017

100% recommend, instructor Sean White explains PV in great way.

by Satish Adurkar, Managing Director, White House Solar 02/03/2017

Highly inspiring,illustrative,intuitive and very user friendly. Loved it. Compliments for good job

by Josh Gray, Project Manager, Solar Energy Systems 02/02/2017

Sean White is an awesome teacher! His teaching methods are interesting, engaging, fun, informative, and super helpful. I love his down to earth personality and approach, and how he goes step by step through the process. It's a great walk-through for learning how to navigate through the code book - which is a great real world simulation for the exam conditions. Also, I love the handy-dandy calculator short cuts as well as thinking about things such as the test room and state of mind, etc. Plus his sense of humor is an added benefit. I will keep drilling and reviewing the videos and materials, but I feel like I am really ready already. I would highly highly recommend this for anyone planning to sit for the NABCEP exam. In fact, I've been telling some of my coworkers about how great this course is already. Thanks!

by Suresh Kaushik 01/19/2017

I am so thankful for the opportunity to take this course from one of the greatest teachers!

by CHRISTOPHER POWELL, PV Design engineer, Global Solar Energy LLc 01/15/2017

If you need a basic knowledge and a little field knowledge take this course its great

by Eric Beaudette, Crew Lead, Skyline Solar 01/11/2017

Sean explains the material in the book and in the lectures in a manner that is very easy to follow and very easy to understand. In my opinion anyone who is willing to take this course should use Shaun White's class and lecture because I didn't go to school for electrical and how they would understand everything that was taught. I truly feel that I am ready to take the knapsack entry level exam with confidence and being able to pass the test with ease.

by Joss Jaffe 10/23/2016

I felt very well prepared for the NABCEP Installer Exam after taking this course. The test covers so much material that it is difficult to create a course that touches on everything you may be tested on. This course seems to do that about as well as is possible given the scope and difficulty of the test. Recommended.

by Ken Stewart, President, Easley Electric Inc. 10/21/2016

Come back to me in 6 weeks, after I find out whether I passed the exam tomorrow (10/22/16)! LOL

by Mike Veeder, President, Kooltemp Heating & Cooling 09/08/2016

Sean's course is a must before the NABCEP test!!!

by Danielle Laberge, Sales Rep and System Designer, Grassroots Solar 08/20/2016

I feel confident about entering this field thanks to the excellent material in the PV NABCEP prep course! Very patient and helpful teachers and support staff.

by William B 07/18/2016

by Seth Christ, Vice President of Solar Operations, Francis Renewable Energy 07/16/2016

Will send install photos.

by Nan Shen, Design Engineering Lead, Safari Energy LLC 07/11/2016

the lecture and lecturer are fun.

by Rex Wilson 07/06/2016

Worth every penny if you are serious about not just passing NABCEP but actually learning the fundamentals of solar to be functional in the industry.

by Kristina Flesher, General Contractor & Alternative Energies Installer, Sunny Skies- Sol... 06/08/2016

The course offered through heatspring was extremely educational. Honestly, it was the best online course I've ever taken.

by John Clasby, PM, 64 Solar 06/07/2016

Thrilled with the NABCEP Entry Level Course, I look forward to taking the Proffessional Preparation Course in the near future.

by Tedrowe Bonner, Principal, Rubicon Seven, LLC 05/31/2016

Sean is a great instructor, and extraordinarily knowledgeable on the subject matter. It is a very good class.


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by Abdullah Al Alawi, Assistant General Manager, Continental Shelf of Solar TECH. 05/27/2016


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by Rob Mizner, student 05/16/2016

Dr. White being an industry leader has developed an excellent course for NABCEP Entry Level. I will be registering for the more advanced course once hands-on experience is obtained

by Suzanne Csejtey, President, Design Energy 04/25/2016

Sorry, I really did but I'm too shy

by Julius F Hoff Sr, Owner, Piedmont International Africa Inc. 04/14/2016

This course has given me additional knowledge and understanding about our Solar world. It is my hope to follow any additional courses given by Dr White regardless if I am in the USA or Africa. Thanks to HeatSpring. Thanks Tom!

by Art Krebs, CEO, Krebs Ventures LLC dba Construction Art 04/13/2016

The Heatspring NABCEP Installation Professional Exam prep course was very effective and instructional to me. It provides a vast amount of information and practical exercises in a comfortable and entertaining fashion. Highly recommended.

by Nicholas DiMartino, Electrician 04/12/2016

This course was excellent! Sean is wonderful at relaying the information within, Tom was prompt in responding to any issues that arose.

by Nate Roumanis, Owner, Sunrise Solar Consulting LLC 04/06/2016

I see why Sean won the teaching award. I look forward to taking the NABCEP installer Cert Prep Class

by Jose Caceres, Geologist 04/01/2016

This Solar PV bootcamp training course was taught in a very comprehensive and fun manner. Learning with entertaining lectures at its best.

by Stephen Russell, Owner, Roost Solar 03/13/2016

The course content is good and Sean White is a strong teacher and quick to respond to questions in a detailed manner. I feel well prepared to sit for the NABCEP exam.

by Marco Fortunato 03/07/2016

I was fortunate enough to have already read the “Solar Photovoltaic Basics” course book within the last year, and taking the course set me straight on certain technical questions. Thank-you!

by Ian Huddleston, Owner, Greene Tech Renewable Energy LLC 03/07/2016

Want to pass the NABCEP? Go with Heatspring and Dr. Sean White- you'll walk in to the exam room feeling fully prepared!

by Jeff Quales, Owner , Quail Electric 01/27/2016

I liked the class being self paced and still have interaction with class mates as being in a classroom. It challenges you to be positive in creating lesson and study time schedule.

by Jeremy Hazelwood, President, Undefined Heights Electric 01/08/2016

I think it was very informative and easy to understand. It was an interesting course with a lot of helpful handouts to save for future use

by Rick Ross, Associate Director, Statutory & Infrastructure Programs, CT Green Bank 12/01/2015

Would highly recommend this course to anyone interested in getting into the solar/energy industry. Very well done.

by Gleeson Roach, Operations Manager, Williams everGreen Ltd. 11/03/2015

This course helped to improve my confidence of passing the NABCEP exam. Sean White's book is a great book to study with for anyone preparing to take the NABCEP exam of working in the PV industry.

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