220 Courses
    HVAC
    HVAC Design
    Geothermal

    Geothermal HVAC Design: From Building Loads to Bore Field Design

    Learn Geothermal HVAC Design fundamentals, with emphasis on building load (residential, commercial and institutional) development, leading to bore field specification from industry legend Al Koenig.

    by Albert Koenig

    4.6/5
    266 students
    1 module
    Free
    Other Technology
    Nature-Based Solutions

    Natural Beekeeping for Beginners

    Learn about the basics of natural beekeeping and why healthy bees are critical to the planet

    by Courtney Cosgriff

    Free
    Solar
    Other Technology
    Batteries and Storage
    Tiny Homes

    Introduction to Tiny Homes

    by Keith Cronin

    4.5/5
    83 students
    2 modules
    Free
    Microgrid
    Economics
    Implementation

    Resilient Community Microgrids: An Introduction

    Microgrid Institute Director Michael Burr provides a comprehensive introduction to how community microgrids work, what problems they can solve, and how market trends are driving microgrid development.

    by Michael Burr

    4.5/5
    366 students
    1 module
    Free
    Solar
    Batteries and Storage

    How Storage Paves the Way for the Grid of the Future

    This one hour lecture builds the case for battery energy storage systems and then discusses specific use cases for those systems.

    by Wes Kennedy

    4.5/5
    406 students
    1 module
    Free
    Utilities
    Other Technology
    Energy Storage

    Large Scale Solutions to Energy Storage

    Jay has interviewed over 70 guests across all energy sectors. This course includes a 30 minute lecture on large scale solutions to energy storage along with the 12 Energy Cast energy storage episodes referenced in the lecture.

    by Jay Dauenhauer

    4.6/5
    299 students
    1 module
    Free
    Green Building
    HVAC
    Building Science
    HVAC Design
    Sustainable Building
    LEED

    Finally Fossil-Fuel-Free: Air-to-Water Heat Pump & Ventilation Retrofit

    Air-to-water heat pumps have generated a lot of excitement for their enormous retrofit potential. This case study details one home’s retrofit to an AWHP system, which was developed by hydronics experts to be simple and repeatable.

    by Brian Just

    4.5/5
    489 students
    1 module
    Free
    Green Building
    HVAC
    Building Science
    HVAC Design
    Sustainable Building

    Radiant Cooling and Heating

    Millions of dollars are now being invested into radiant cooling and heating and thermal comfort research. In this free 1-hour lecture, Robert will take you through the radiant design sequence he has used for 30 years.

    by Robert Bean

    4.5/5
    1343 students
    1 module
    Free
    Other Technology
    Nature-Based Solutions

    Introduction to Ecological Design

    Introductory course on ecological design principles and tools to integrate whole systems thinking into your life

    by Creighton Hofeditz

    4.5/5
    32 students
    2 modules
    Free
    HVAC
    HVAC Design
    Geothermal

    Deep Boreholes in GSHP Systems: Pressure Considerations & Installation Practices

    This course focuses on the necessary calculations along with the recommended installation practices for deep geothermal borehole design and installation.

    by Ryan Carda

    4.8/5
    118 students
    1 module
    Free
    HVAC
    HVAC Design

    Bard Wall-Mount Maintenance & Prep for Modular Yard Tech's

    The information you need to professionally maintain and setup Bard wall-mount units helping you achieve your customers standards

    by Rick Downie

    5.0/5
    77 students
    1 module
    Free
    Drones
    Wind Energy
    Inspection, O&M

    FAA Part 107 Practice Test

    In order to fly your drone under the FAA's Small UAS Rule (Part 107), you must obtain a Remote Pilot Certificate from the FAA. This free practice test includes 60 questions that you're likely to see when you take the exam.

    by Keven Gambold

    5.0/5
    187 students
    1 module
    Free
    Solar
    Design and Installation
    Megawatt Design

    Commercial Solar Design And 2014 NEC Code Changes

    This free course covers 2014 National Electrical Code (NEC) changes for commercial solar projects and cost-effective design for large-scale solar systems.

    by Ryan Mayfield

    4.5/5
    1557 students
    1 module
    Free
    Green Building
    Building Science
    Sustainable Building

    High Performance Building Assemblies

    This lecture covers just how heat and moisture can move in building assemblies, how to manage both, and the tools that are available to evaluate or predict hygrothermal performance of building assemblies.

    by Peter Yost

    4.5/5
    775 students
    1 module
    Free
    Green Building
    Sustainable Building
    LEED

    What is an Energy Model?

    In this free course, Chris Schaffner describes a variety of methods for modeling building energy consumption and answers the question "what is an energy model?"

    by Chris Schaffner

    4.6/5
    663 students
    1 module
    Free
    HVAC
    Biomass

    Hydronics for High Efficiency Biomass Boilers - Sponsored by NYSERDA

    This workshop fulfills contractor training requirements to participate in NYSERDA's 'Renewable Heat NY' program. The course examines best practices for combining modern, high efficiency wood-fired boilers with hydronic distribution systems.

    by John Siegenthaler

    4.7/5
    166 students
    8 modules
    CEUs
    Free
    Green Building
    Building Science
    Sustainable Building
    LEED

    To Electrify or Not to Electrify

    Should we be trying to electrify everything? Is it practical for existing and new buildings with the technologies we have now? Two engineers with different takes on these questions will debate electrifying residential buildings.

    by Robb Aldrich and 1 other

    4.5/5
    278 students
    1 module
    Free
    HVAC
    Hydronic Heating
    HVAC Design

    Low Temperature Heat Emitter Options in Hydronic Systems

    According to John Siegenthaler, The future of hydronic heating is low water temperature-- necessary to optimize the performance of condensing boilers, heat pumps, and solar thermal collectors.

    by John Siegenthaler

    4.6/5
    723 students
    1 module
    Free
    Green Building
    Sustainable Building

    Low Carbon Building

    What good is a “Net-Zero” building if just the act of making it dumps a huge load of CO2 into the air? This course is more of an introduction to low carbon building.

    by Bruce King

    4.3/5
    338 students
    1 module
    Free
    Solar
    Green Building
    Design and Installation
    Zero Net Energy
    Batteries and Storage
    Sustainable Building

    Beyond Zero Net Energy: PV + Storage

    Marc Rosenbaum looks at the potential for battery storage to greatly increase the fraction of a house’s annual load that can be served onsite by solar electricity.

    by Marc Rosenbaum

    4.4/5
    1661 students
    1 module
    Free