Efficiency Works for Business provides monthly technical trainings on a wide range of topics (e.g., lighting, HVAC, office efficiency, windows, solar), professional assistance and opportunities to receive certificates of attendance upon request to count towards continuing education credits. Technical trainings are specifically designed for contractors, energy consultants, designers, facility managers, and trade allies.

Together, we can make it easier for local businesses to save money and conserve resources.

NOTE: There is a new location for all Fort Collins trainings for 2017 – 222 W Laporte Ave, Colorado River Community Room. Parking garage or street parking only. No parking garage vouchers will be issued. In general, trainings will be on the third Tuesday of each month, from 8:30am to 10:00am, with no trainings in August or December. Registration is recommended. Light refreshments will be served.

Event Registration:

Date/Time Event
October 17th, 2017
8:30 am - 10:00 am

RegisterNew Technologies for HVAC and Demand Control

Colorado River Community Room, Fort Collins

New connected technologies and other technological developments are changing the way we manage HVAC systems and electrical demand.

Join us to learn about the latest advancements, including:

  • new products for micro-zoning HVAC systems
  • new motors for HVAC supply fans
  • controls that manage HVAC equipment to reduce peak electric demand
  • new motors for refrigerated display cases
  • new refrigerants to replace HFCs
  • batteries for managing peak demand in commercial buildings


Jay Stein, Senior Fellow at E Source, is one of America’s leading energy technologists.

He has played numerous roles over the course of his nearly 40-year career, including entrepreneur, manager, designer, researcher, and thought leader.

Stein is well known for his technical expertise in utility emerging technology programs, black box technologies, HVAC technologies, distributed energy systems, and energy storage. He also has authored and coauthored several hundred technical papers, magazine articles, blog postings, book chapters, and conference presentations.

November 15th, 2017
4:00 pm - 6:30 pm

RegisterSecond Annual Contractor Appreciation Social

Budweiser Event Center – The Ranch Bar and Grill (Suite Level), Loveland CO

Join your peers in celebrating another successful year of Efficiency Works projects.

The Efficiency Works team and Utilities staff will share project successes and highlights from 2017 and provide a sneak peek at 2018 commercial rebates.

The evening will also feature a keynote address from Platte River Power Authority GM/CEO Jason Frisbie, a cash bar, appetizers, door prizes, and award ceremony for 2017 projects.

Space is limited, please register by November 8. We look forward to seeing you there.

Future Events (dates and times may change):

Second Annual Efficiency Works Contractor Appreciation Social, November 15, additional details to follow.

Click Here for materials from past events.