Free workshops and training for business

Learn about the latest in Title 24 code changes, life cycle cost analysis, Certified Green Professional training, the latest energy efficient developments for your business and more.

Upcoming classes

Our classes put you in control of your energy bill and keep you up to date on the latest technologies. See our full list of upcoming classes.

Wednesday, May 23, 1:30 - 4:30 PM

Experienced designers will outline the importance of providing quality lighting solutions, including human perception, daylighting, lighting control systems and more.

Thursday, May 24, 9 AM - Noon

What do lighting professionals need to be aware of when designing for net zero energy? In this session, attendees will learn through case studies, design calculations and integrated design considerations that can be useful when striving for net zero energy.

Wednesday, June 6, 9 - 11 AM

The promise of progress is available to those who best understand and address the exponential growth shifts we are facing. Attend this session to understand these growth shifts and learn how to enjoy and benefit from this transformation.

Videos and recorded classes

Learn more about changes in the California title 24 Building Energy Code for non-residential lighting in this two-part series.

Learn how successful project developers and consultants are using Life Cycle Cost Analysis (LCCA) to paint the whole picture when evaluating major investments in energy efficiency and other projects.

A two-part series in the latest in emerging lighting technology.

Explore the importance of incorporating quality lighting solutions into the built environment, as well as the impact on modern power demands and sustainability.
Learn the general operations and components of pumps and pump systems. In addition, find out how you can lower pump operating and maintenance costs.

Explore best practices to identify and prioritize pump maintenance.  Learn about the importance of maintenance and how a reliable culture will have a direct and positive impact on the bottom line.

Additional resources

Custom presentations for your business

Would you like to have SMUD come out and speak to your employees about new technologies, connected devices, and how to save energy both at work and at home? The Energy Education and Technology Center will come out and speak to groups of 20 people or more. 

Call us at 1-916-732-6738 to learn more about available topics and to tell us about your business needs.


Ask an energy expert

Do you have questions about green and zero energy building? Emerging energy or solar technologies? HVAC, lighting or solar for your business? Speak one-on-one with an energy expert.

Contact the Energy Education and Technology Center at 1-916-732-6738 to connect with an expert.