Upcoming virtual classes
Thursday, April 1, Noon - 12:30 PM
The Sacramento Shade Tree program just turned 30 last year. If you think you might have space for trees in your yard, this is the program for you! Learn about all the benefits of planting trees and how you can get free trees from SMUD.
Thursday, May 6, Noon - 12:30 PM
Did you know a new pool pump can pay for itself in as little as a few years? Swim into savings and learn from SMUD experts about technologies that allow you to operate your equipment more efficiently without compromising the safety or quality of your pool.
Saturday, June 5, 9:30 - 10:30 AM
You’d be surprised how easy it is to prepare delicious food with only the power of the sun. This family-friendly experience will explore the different types of solar cookers, share some of the best solar cooking recipes and provide you the unique materials to build your own solar cooker.
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.