Upcoming virtual classes

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.

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.

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.