135 Courses
    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
    771 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
    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
    429 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
    713 students
    1 module
    Free
    Solar
    Marketing and Sales

    Selling the Sun

    Solar is becoming more and more appealing as the technology improves and its prices drop. However, because most of the savings aren’t seen immediately, it can be tricky to sell such an investment to customers who don’t have a clear picture of the long...

    by Michael Simons

    4.5/5
    88 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
    1550 students
    1 module
    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
    682 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
    1335 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
    132 students
    1 module
    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
    347 students
    1 module
    Free
    HVAC
    Geothermal

    Fundamentals: Geothermal

    This course will provide an overview of GSHP mechanics and discuss the advantages and disadvantages of their installation in new construction projects.

    by Michael Simons

    4.6/5
    251 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
    653 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
    605 students
    1 module
    Free
    Solar
    Marketing and Sales
    Business Growth

    How to Get More Clients, Team Members and Profits for Your Solar Business

    The 3 pillars of a successful solar business are your Clients, your Team and your Numbers. This 1 hour free lecture explores proven ways to succeed in the solar industry.

    by Keith Cronin

    4.4/5
    732 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

    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
    177 students
    1 module
    Free
    Solar
    Other Technology
    Design and Installation
    Small Wind

    Renewable Energy for the Developing World

    Ian Woofenden has been consulting, teaching, and leading projects in Central America and the Caribbean for more than a decade, and shares his first-hand experience with seven renewable energy technologies in the "developing world."

    by Ian Woofenden

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

    Deep Energy Retrofit Case Study

    In this 32-minute video, Marc Rosenbaum provides an overview of a residential deep energy retrofit project.

    by Marc Rosenbaum

    4.5/5
    607 students
    1 module
    Free
    Green Building
    Sustainable Building

    Integrative Design Process

    This free course employs case studies to illustrate the integrative design process—with its focus on purpose, discovery, and interrelationships.

    by Bill Reed

    4.6/5
    415 students
    1 module
    Free
    Green Building
    Zero Net Energy
    Building Science
    Passive House

    Building Energy Analytics Case Study

    In this lecture, Andy Shapiro will ask and answer questions relative to understanding how well a new, small, well insulated house is performing on energy use and temperature control...

    by Andy Shapiro

    4.4/5
    591 students
    1 module
    Free