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
Natural Beekeeping for Beginners
Learn about the basics of natural beekeeping and why healthy bees are critical to the planet
by Courtney Cosgriff
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
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
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
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
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
Introduction to Ecological Design
Introductory course on ecological design principles and tools to integrate whole systems thinking into your life
by Creighton Hofeditz
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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