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.

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
May 16th, 2017
8:30 am - 10:00 am

RegisterLessons from the Field: Multi-Family Building Air Tightness

Colorado River Community Room, Fort Collins

The City of Fort Collins’ air tightness requirement for multi-family buildings requires monitoring air barrier details during design, and verifying those details through construction. Learn about testing options and what steps to take during design and construction to achieve successful results in stacked multi-family, townhomes, and rowhomes.

June 20th, 2017
8:30 am - 2:30 pm

RegisterRawhide Energy Station and Silver Sage Wind Farm Tours

Platte River North Parking Lot, Fort Collins

Discover how electricity is generated by taking a half-day tour of Platte River Power Authority’s Rawhide Energy Station and the Silver Sage Windpower Project.

Platte River is the local wholesale electric provider owned by Estes Park, Fort Collins, Longmont, and Loveland.

Silver Sage is located 12 miles west of Cheyenne, Wyoming and provides 12 megawatts of wind energy to Platte River’s generation portfolio.

Free parking, bus charter, and lunch will be provided.

All attendees must be registered for security purposes. No drop-in attendees will be allowed. 

Must RSVP a minimum of 7 days in advance; maximum 50 participants.

Tour requirements:

  • Appropriate attire and footwear is required. No shorts, skirts, or open toed shoes. Participants without proper attire will not be allowed into the power plant for the tour.
  • Attendees will not be able to drive their own vehicle to either tour stop for security purposes.

Future Events (dates and times may change):

Selling Energy Efficiency, July 18, additional details to follow.

Demand Management Options for Commercial Customers, September 19, additional details to follow.

Click Here for materials from past events.