146 Courses
    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
    533 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
    742 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
    140 students
    1 module
    Free
    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
    775 students
    1 module
    Free
    Utilities
    ADMS
    Electrical Distribution

    Introduction to DA/ADMS

    Role of distribution automation in electric utility grid modernization efforts; Key definitions pertaining to DA/ADMS, basic building blocks of DA and ADMS; benefits of DA/ADMS for meeting distribution utility business needs; major challenges of DA/ADMS i

    by Robert Uluski

    4.6/5
    212 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
    418 students
    1 module
    Free
    Solar
    Energy Finance
    Batteries and Storage

    How to Use Green Button Data to Analyze Solar + Storage Project Scenarios

    In this webinar, co-hosted by UtilityAPI & Energy Toolbase. We will review and demonstrate the value of Green Button Data (aka interval meter data) for use in Distributed Energy Resource project development activities.

    by Adam Gerza

    4.7/5
    107 students
    1 module
    Free

    Self-Consumption: model & optimize energy storage in self-powered mode

    This course will review the concept of modeling and optimizing energy storage in self-powered mode within the Energy Toolbase platform.

    by Adam Gerza

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

    Create the Building Blocks of Your Solar Marketing Program

    “Putting It All Together: From Assessment to Tracking Results, Create the Building Blocks of your Solar Marketing Program” is a review of the Build it Bright series’ key points and the introduces a new tool.

    by Glenna Wiseman

    4.8/5
    88 students
    1 module
    Free
    HVAC
    Hydronic Heating
    Boilers

    How to Design and Sell Mod-Con Boilers

    Enroll in this free course and learn the basic economics of mod-con boilers in retrofit and new construction applications. It will teach you what you need to know to start selling this equipment more effectively.

    by Roy Collver

    4.3/5
    358 students
    2 modules
    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
    Solar
    Energy Finance
    Marketing and Sales

    Tracking Results: Implementing Systematic Return on Investment Reporting

    “Tracking Results: Implementing Systematic Return on Investment Reporting” tackles tracking solar installer marketing campaign results. The course looks at how to determine your solar installation firm’s most important “KPI’s” or key performance indicator

    by Glenna Wiseman

    4.7/5
    113 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
    800 students
    2 modules
    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
    902 students
    1 module
    Free
    Green Building
    Building Science
    Sustainable Building
    Insulation
    LEED

    Extreme Makeover: The Plainfield NH Elementary School

    This small New Hampshire town was faced with a host of issues with its 35,000 sf school. Key areas included IAQ problems, lack of temperature control, obsolete HVAC equipment, and high energy bills. A small group of volunteers proposed a radical solution.

    by Marc Rosenbaum

    5.0/5
    58 students
    1 module
    Free
    Green Building
    Sustainable Building
    Water

    Water in Sustainable Building Practice

    Ann Edminster gives an overview of water in sustainable building practices by discussing distribution, the use of water on sites, "zero net" water and much more.

    by Ann Edminster

    4.6/5
    276 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

    Making the Case: A Guide to Selling GSHP Systems

    Doing a simple payback analysis is a practical first step to take on any geothermal project. There are some simple first steps that will pay off down the road by setting realistic expectations for your prospective client.

    by Ryan Carda

    5.0/5
    63 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
    598 students
    1 module
    Free
    Solar
    Energy Finance

    Modeling NEM 2.0 Solar Projects with Energy Toolbase

    This course delves into modeling NEM 2.0 (Net Metering Version 2.0) solar projects, using the latest version of Energy Toolbase.

    by Adam Gerza

    4.4/5
    145 students
    1 module
    Free