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