Introduction to Agrivoltaics
In this introductory agrivoltaics course, Byron Kominek, founder of Jack's Solar Garden and co-founder of the Colorado Agrivoltaics Learning Center, joins us to explain the benefits of responsible land management practices for community solar gardens.
by Byron Kominek
Fundamentals: Solar PV
This course will provide an overview of Solar PV mechanics and capacity. It will also discuss the advantages and disadvantages of installation and control.
by Michael Simons
Overview of Electric Distribution Systems
Get an introduction to electric utility distribution systems, with figures and photos that explain key concepts.
by Tim Taylor
Battery Capacity - The Basis of Storage
Students who participate in this free lecture will be able to properly define battery capacity, define amp-hours and watt-hours, understand the active elements of a battery and how they affect capacity.
by Christopher LaForge
IronRidge’s Installing on Pitched Roof – Comp Shingle – Course
Free solar installation course from IronRidge. Completing this course gets you halfway to your IronRidge Solar PV Installation Certification.
by Spencer Wright
Solar Career Pathways
Learn about the various career pathways within the solar industry. Hear from real people working solar jobs
by Brit Heller
Photovoltaic Systems and the 2014 National Electric Code (NEC)
Solar expert Sean White covers the 2014 NEC in this short self-serve course
by Sean White
Finance 101 for Renewable Energy Professionals
Learn how to understand and communicate the financial benefits of geothermal, solar PV, and solar thermal projects to property owners in order to sell more projects.
by Chris Williams
The Ins and Outs of Selecting Cold Climate Minisplit Heat Pumps
Learn the latest about heat pumps that can supply heat at temperatures as low as -15°F and how to understand ratings and manufacturers' data so you can confidently select the proper system.
by Marc Rosenbaum
Fundamentals: Air Source Heat Pumps
This course will provide an overview of the mechanics of this alternative heating system, as well as discuss the advantages and disadvantages of installation, capabilities, and control.
by Michael Simons
Designing Utility-Scale Solar with PVComplete
Free utility-scale solar design course presented by the creators of PVComplete software.
by Olivia McShea
Introduction to Greywater Systems
Learn the basics of greywater systems and five steps for a successful greywater design
by Laura Allen
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
BARD FACTORY TRAINING FOR WALL-MOUNT A/C & HEAT PUMPS
This course is focused on the NEW 11EER Single and Two-Stage Wall-Mount Air Conditioning and Heat Pump units. However, the material provided in this training applies to All Bard equipment.
by Rick Downie
Understanding Residential and Commercial Energy Storage
Learn the elements of energy storage for residential and commercial clients with this introductory overview of the field, led by expert Chris LaForge
by Christopher LaForge
Mastering Commercial Solar Finance
This course includes hours of expert-led videos, advice from a $20MM solar tax equity investor, non-profit solar financing/PPA best practices and much more!
by Chris Lord and 1 other
Commercial Solar PPAs 101
Enroll in this free course and learn the basics of community solar, how PPAs work, the key legal structures used to finance projects, and the basics of financial modeling.
by Keith Cronin and 2 others
Future-proofing Solar PV savings with Energy Storage
This course covers an overview of the "future-proofing solar savings" concept. The changes being proposed and implemented depend on state and utility territory, but the one general commodity that most share is that they typically erode the savings
by Adam Gerza