220 Courses
    Solar
    Marketing and Sales

    Solar Ready vs Solar Right

    Learn the steps and design choices that will enable a new construction project to supply 100% of its load through renewables. Together we will explore how suite conditions will affect the cost and production of going solar (“Solar Right”).

    by Michael Simons

    4.6/5
    74 students
    1 module
    Free
    Solar
    Energy Finance
    Marketing and Sales

    Accurately Calculate the "Avoided Cost" of A Solar Project

    This free course covers how to precisely calculate the dollar savings (aka avoided cost) of a solar project using Energy Toolbase.

    by Adam Gerza

    4.3/5
    440 students
    1 module
    Free
    Solar
    Batteries and Storage

    Storage and Electrification

    Understanding the trajectory of Massachusetts’ energy policy will drastically change the way our homes are designed and built.

    by Michael Simons

    4.6/5
    107 students
    1 module
    Free
    Solar
    Megawatt Design

    Arc Flash Calculations and Insulation Resistance Testing

    In this free lecture, Ryan Mayfield discusses two topics that are critical in the design and installation of large scale commercial installations: DC arc flash and insulation resistance testing.

    by Randy Batchelor and 1 other

    4.6/5
    1122 students
    1 module
    Free
    Green Building
    Building Science
    Sustainable Building
    Insulation
    Ventilation IAQ

    Unvented Roofs without Spray Foam: The Rest of the Story

    Examine cellulose vs. fiberglass insulation, interior vapor control membranes, diffusion vents at the ridge, interior humidification, inward vapor drive issues, and the effect of air barrier imperfections.

    by Kohta Ueno

    4.6/5
    324 students
    1 module
    Free
    HVAC
    HVAC Design
    Geothermal

    Commercial Geothermal Heat Pump System Design

    Dr. Charles Remund, author of the IGSHPA Design Manual, explains how to design a ground heat exchanger for a commercial geothermal system.

    by Dr. Charles Remund

    4.4/5
    615 students
    1 module
    Free
    Solar
    Design and Installation
    Batteries and Storage

    The Kroska Case Study: Solar PV Systems with Storage

    This case study presents the Kroska Residential PV installation Seminar that blends two PV system designs (battery free and battery back-up) and accommodates two roof planes and types.

    by Christopher LaForge

    4.1/5
    766 students
    1 module
    Free
    Solar
    Energy Finance
    Batteries and Storage

    Accurately Modeling the Economics of Customer Sited Energy Storage Projects

    This lecture demonstrates how to accurately, objectively, and transparently

    by Adam Gerza

    4.4/5
    154 students
    1 module
    Free
    Green Building
    Zero Net Energy
    Building Science
    Sustainable Building

    Zero Energy Home Basics: Economics, Minimizing Energy Use, and Renewable Systems

    Ann Edminster discusses Zero Energy Homes, economic considerations, minimizing building energy needs, occupant energy uses and renewable energy systems in this course.

    by Ann Edminster

    4.4/5
    529 students
    1 module
    Free
    Green Building
    HVAC
    Building Science
    HVAC Design
    Sustainable Building

    Integrating ASHRAE HVAC Standards

    This free course is a recording of two webinars by Robert Bean on understanding and integrating ASHRAE standards on thermal comfort, energy efficiency and indoor air quality for HVAC and building design.

    by Robert Bean

    4.5/5
    799 students
    2 modules
    Free
    Solar
    Batteries and Storage

    Commercial Photovoltaic Design - Integrating Commercial Scale Storage

    Learn how commercial scale storage will affect the market for commercial clients, some of the major players that are in the current expanding field and see how small utilities will benefit from this scale of storage added to Commercial PV arrays.

    by Christopher LaForge

    4.1/5
    689 students
    1 module
    Free
    Green Building
    Sustainable Building

    Life-Centered Design

    Enroll today and learn the ten things we human organisms crave from our surroundings-- you'll be able to create built environments that bring us back into harmony with the rest of nature.

    by Carol Venolia

    4.6/5
    248 students
    1 module
    Free
    HVAC
    Hydronic Heating
    HVAC Design

    Achieving Hydraulic Separation in Hydronic Systems

    This lecture will outline 4 different methods for providing hydraulic separation, some of which may reduce the installation and operating cost of a system.

    by John Siegenthaler

    4.8/5
    899 students
    1 module
    Free
    Solar
    Green Building
    Batteries and Storage
    Sustainable Building

    Electrical Loads in High Performance Buildings

    This presentation covers the subject of plug load energy-efficiency and the lighting, appliances, and consumer electronics used in the home. You will glean priceless information about how to save hundreds of dollars.

    by Chris Calwell

    4.5/5
    823 students
    1 module
    Free
    Solar
    Energy Finance
    Batteries and Storage
    Utility Interconnection

    ETB Masterclass: Optimizing the Economics of C&I Solar + Storage Projects

    Important findings from a rigorous, months-long analysis where we studied the economics of solar + storage projects on every C&I (commercial and industrial) utility rate tariff in California’s Investor-Owned Utility (PG&E, SCE, SDG&E) territories.

    by Adam Gerza

    4.2/5
    106 students
    1 module
    Free
    Green Building
    Sustainable Building
    LEED

    Hempcrete 101: Back to the Future for Natural, Carbon-Beneficial Buildings

    Ready to put your specification where your aspiration is? Take a deep dive into the rich world of carbon-beneficial materials and help lead our industry in responsible design and construction solutions.

    by Tom Rossmassler and 3 others

    4.6/5
    138 students
    1 module
    Free
    Solar
    Other Technology
    Drones
    Inspection, O&M

    Solar + Drones: Site Surveying and 3D Mapping around Trees

    This free drone course was developed in partnership with Hudson Valley Drones, Northwest Drone Pros, and Scanifly to address the #1 challenge for new drone operators.

    by John Novak and 3 others

    5.0/5
    253 students
    4 modules
    Free

    HERS Rater Perspective: ASHP Design

    In this lesson, we will explore how low-load homes affect ASHP design and learn how to size and design equipment that will improve customer satisfaction, decrease callbacks, and save money.

    by Michael Simons

    4.4/5
    40 students
    1 module
    Free
    HVAC
    HVAC Design

    Bard Factory Training for MC5000 Series Controller (1 to 6 wall-mount units)

    This course features the MC5300 & MC5600 Multi-Unit controllers for standard Air Conditioners and Heat Pumps and is recommended for Engineers, Architects, Reps, OEM’s, Distributors, Contractors, Installers and Service Technicians.

    by Rick Downie

    4.6/5
    65 students
    1 module
    Free
    Green Building
    HVAC
    Building Science
    HVAC Design

    Zone Pressure Diagnostics: Precise Leak Detection and Measurement in Buildings

    This course explains why you need Residential Energy Dynamics' Zone Pressure Diagnostics (ZPD) tool, how to use it, and much more.

    by Rick Karg

    4.3/5
    631 students
    1 module
    Free