146 Courses
    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
    168 students
    8 modules
    CEUs
    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
    327 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
    492 students
    1 module
    Free
    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
    77 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
    730 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
    1664 students
    1 module
    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
    123 students
    1 module
    Free
    Solar
    Energy Finance
    Marketing and Sales

    Photovoltaic Project Development Using RETScreen 4

    This free course will introduce the RETScreen 4 software through an example of its use for assessing a proposed photovoltaic project.

    by Michael Ross

    4.4/5
    995 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
    1124 students
    1 module
    Free
    Solar
    Other Technology
    Batteries and Storage
    Tiny Homes

    Introduction to Tiny Homes

    by Keith Cronin

    4.5/5
    83 students
    2 modules
    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
    70 students
    1 module
    Free
    Solar
    Energy Finance

    Role of Appraisal and Cost Segregation Analysis in a Renewable Energy Project

    In this interview we talk with Mike about appraisals and cost segregation for solar and other renewable energy projects.

    by Chris Lord

    4.5/5
    132 students
    1 module
    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
    279 students
    1 module
    Free
    HVAC
    HVAC Design
    Geothermal

    Installing & Commissioning Real Time Geothermal Monitoring Systems

    Real time geothermal monitoring has finally become economical for installers. Real time monitoring significantly reduces risk for property owners and can verify system performance. Take this course to learn how to install and commission the GES.

    by Matt Davis

    4.6/5
    453 students
    4 modules
    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
    769 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
    108 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
    633 students
    1 module
    Free
    Solar
    Batteries and Storage

    C&I Energy Storage Market in 2021: Identifying the Best Projects

    Identify the characteristics of the most attractive commercial & industrial (C&I) energy storage projects, including rate tariffs, incentives, and load profile types. Plus, how developers and host customers can best capture the other ESS value streams

    by Adam Gerza

    5.0/5
    35 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
    156 students
    1 module
    Free
    Solar
    Solar Thermal

    Fundamentals: Solar Thermal

    This course will provide an overview of Solar Thermal mechanics and capacity. It will also discuss the advantages and disadvantages of installation and control.

    by Michael Simons

    4.6/5
    207 students
    1 module
    Free