Upcoming virtual classes

Thursday, September 8, Noon – 1 PM

Are you thinking about buying an electric vehicle? Join us for an overview of electric vehicle basics before making this very important investment. Topics include what to know before buying, charging technologies and discounted rate options.

Thursday, September 22, Noon – 1 PM

As renters, we can be limited by the energy savings upgrades we can make in our homes. Join us for this session where SMUD Energy Specialists will teach you low-cost or no-cost strategies to save energy and weatherize your home.

Thursday, October 6, Noon – 12:30 PM

Have you been hearing the term heat pump water heater and wondered – what is that? Or maybe you’ve been considering installing one and want more information. Join us while a SMUD Energy Advisor goes over the most popular questions that customers ask when considering a new water heating system.

Note: All classes are free, but registration is required.

Videos, Courses and Guides

Parent resources for children


Looking for ways to keep kids engaged while learning at home?

Keep your home learners engaged with age-appropriate, standards-based lessons from SMUD and the National Energy Education Development Project (NEED).

Each lesson will include a short reading, worksheet and additional learning resources. View lessons for:

Kindergarten - Grade 2

Grades 3-5

Grades 6-8

High school

Questions? Contact us at 1-916-732-6738 or email etcmail@smud.org

EnergySmart Home

Looking for smart home ideas? Take a virtual tour and see for yourself how easy it can be to transform your home.

  • Learn how smart appliances help control energy costs
  • Find out how the latest lighting technology can make you more comfortable and save money
  • See how energy-efficient windows and window coverings control light and energy use
  • Learn how to use the sun to power your home and electric vehicle
  • See how to manage everything from your smart phone or tablet

Where can you find instant rebates on the best energy-efficient products on the market?

Shop SMUD Energy Store


EnergySmart Home virtual tour

Click the links to the titles of the different rooms in our EnergySmart Home to learn more about them.