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.

Thursday, July 19, 9 - 10 AM

Join us to learn how to optimize system loads and implement smart energy efficiency strategies. Eligible for 1 AIA LU/HSW.

Wednesday, August 8, 9 AM - 3:30 PM

Do you have design, technology or incentive questions? Sign up at no cost to meet one of our experts today.

Wednesday, August 8, 6 - 8 PM

This seminar, the second in the series, is a must for anyone who wants a better understanding of how to plan the design and construction of accessible public facilities or to advise public clients.

Videos and recorded classes

This session will help you better understand and benefit from the lighting transformation we’re experiencing. We’ll also review relevant protocols, artificial intelligence, data analysis, new trends and more.

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.

Pump efficiency can be impacted by operating conditions, age, duty cycle and a number of other factors. We'll help you identify key indicators for when to replace your pump.

The final webinar in our four-part series will focus on energy efficiency measures related to pumps and pumping systems. We’ll also explore energy savings strategies, highlight best practices and more.

Learn how various financial metrics can be used to determine the least-cost solution for energy efficiency investments in this introduction to Life Cycle Cost Analysis (LCCA).

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.