Upcoming virtual classes
Thursday, July 8, Noon - 12:45 PM
Induction cooking isn’t new but it may be new to you! Induction cooking offers many benefits over cooking with gas or standard electric stoves, including speed, precision and improved air quality. This class will cover how induction works and why it’s superior to other cooking methods. The class will include demonstrations by the Food Service Technology Center’s consulting chef.
Thursday, August 5, 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 2, Noon – 1 PM
Is buying a residential battery storage system cost-effective? Will it provide back-up power and energy independence? This workshop, taught by SMUD’s battery storage expert, will cover energy consumption, upfront costs, bill savings and payback.
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:
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?
EnergySmart Home virtual tour
Click the links to the titles of the different rooms in our EnergySmart Home to learn more about them.