135 Courses
    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

    4.7/5
    197 students
    1 module
    Free
    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
    151 students
    8 modules
    CEUs
    Free
    Solar
    Batteries and Storage

    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

    4.5/5
    381 students
    1 module
    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
    35 students
    1 module
    Free
    Solar
    Other Technology
    Design and Installation
    Drones

    How Drone Data Helps Solar Companies

    Free course for solar companies interested in using drone data to improve sales and operations.

    by Matt Lyon and 1 other

    4.1/5
    142 students
    2 modules
    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
    243 students
    1 module
    Free
    Green Building
    Building Science
    Sustainable Building

    Scalable Multifamily Retrofits: Two Case Studies

    The session will provide an introduction to standardized retrofits for multifamily housing, an overview of the best practices in Europe, and the practical implementation in the US market.

    by Chris Benedict and 2 others

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

    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

    4.3/5
    332 students
    1 module
    Free
    Solar
    Other Technology
    Drones
    Wind Energy
    Inspection, O&M

    Picking a Drone: Job Performance vs. Cost

    Drones are an inexpensive and amazing tool for doing inspections, site surveys, marketing, training, and a lot more. This free lecture will help you identify which drones are best suited for the job and about how much it will cost.

    by Keven Gambold

    4.5/5
    427 students
    2 modules
    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
    524 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
    447 students
    4 modules
    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
    1111 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
    755 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
    106 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
    894 students
    1 module
    Free
    Solar
    Energy Finance
    Business

    Commercial Property Assessed Clean Energy (C-PACE) Financing

    Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) is a method of providing 100% long-term, fixed-rate financing for energy efficiency, resiliency, water conservation and sustainability upgrades. This is a quick, free introduction to the program.

    by Taimur Jamil

    4.4/5
    101 students
    1 module
    Free
    HVAC
    HVAC Design

    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

    5.0/5
    67 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
    812 students
    1 module
    Free
    Solar
    Energy Finance
    Marketing and Sales
    Business Growth

    Solar PV Finance for Non-Profits

    Join solar experts Keith Cronin and Chris Lord in their discussion of selling solar pv to non-profits and important things to know before pitching non-profit clients.

    by Chris Lord and 1 other

    4.3/5
    756 students
    1 module
    Free
    Green Building
    Utilities
    Building Science
    Sustainable Building
    Electrical Distribution

    Energy Grid of the Future

    Grid of the Future pilot program, which offered Maine homeowners a discount on smart appliances (heat pumps, water heaters, smart EV chargers, and batteries) in exchange for aggregated remote control of those devices as a Virtual Peaker power plant

    by Fortunat Mueller

    4.4/5
    144 students
    1 module
    Free