Training

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.

Event Registration:

Date/Time Event
March 22nd, 2018
8:30 am - 10:00 am

RegisterDynamic Duo: The Combined Power of Energy Efficiency and Renewables

Colorado River Community Room, Fort Collins

 

Have you wondered how renewables and energy efficiency fit together in a business? Find out the answer, while joining us to discuss the layering effect of energy efficiency and renewable energy sources.

This training will examine commercial energy efficiency and renewable energy incentives, and present a solar generation case study assessing the impact on energy (kWh), demand (KW) and the resulting financial savings.

Learn more about:

  • Efficiency vs. renewable
  • The types of renewables that should be considered
  • Incentives
  • Combining both into a full project proposal for commercial customers
  • Case Study: Does it actually work?

The panel of speakers will include an industry expert, utility staff, and local incentive experts.

April 26th, 2018
8:30 am - 10:00 am

RegisterPut Your Summer Irrigation on a Budget

Colorado River Community Room, Fort Collins

Learn to create water budgets based on landscape needs, while discovering best practices and other incentives for efficient irrigation. Also see the new, free Fort Collins Utilities service that helps customers and service providers visualize the impact of excess summer water use.

May 24th, 2018
8:30 am - 10:00 am

RegisterEnergy Efficiency 101 (Fort Collins)

Colorado River Community Room, Fort Collins

Learning the basics of energy efficiency can help you understand your utility bills and manage energy use. Find out about common terms, ways to evaluate technology and why utilities support energy efficiency. Also learn how to take advantage of utility incentive programs that reduce the cost of improving the performance of commercial facilities.

May 24th, 2018
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

RegisterEnergy Efficiency 101 (Longmont)

Utility Operations Building – Training Room, Longmont

Learning the basics of energy efficiency can help you understand your utility bills and manage energy use. Find out about common terms, ways to evaluate technology and why utilities support energy efficiency. Also learn how to take advantage of utility incentive programs that reduce the cost of improving the performance of commercial facilities.

Future Events (dates and times may change):

June 28: Efficiency Works Business Tours

July 10, 17, 24: Selling Energy Efficiency for Maximum Impact Series

August 23: Solar and Energy Storage Reduces Demand

October 25: Emerging Technologies

November 29: Contractor Appreciation Social

 

Past Training Materials:

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