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.

Tuesday, June 26, 1 - 4 PM

This workshop will cover technologies and approaches to enhance the energy performance of existing buildings to ZNE. This class is eligible for 3 AIA LU/HSW.

Tuesday, July 10, 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM

This workshop focuses on Lean concepts that can be leveraged to increase productivity, improve quality, reduce cycle time, improve delivery performance and reduce work in progress up to 90%. This class is eligible for 4 AIA LU.

Wednesday, July 11, 6 - 8 PM

The first in a 6-part series, this session will review updates to the scoping and technical provisions for signage in the ADA and ABA standards and the California Building Code. This class is eligible for 2 AIA LU/HSW.

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

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.

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.

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.