Community Education & Technology Center
Residential Workshops
In the interest of public safety SMUD will temporarily offer community education through digital platforms only. We look forward to the next time we can gather safely for classes, but until then we invite you to learn with us through webinars, online courses and videos. From all of us in the Community Education & Technology Center, stay well.
Upcoming Event
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Assistance Programs and Discounts During COVID-19
We know many of you may be concerned about paying your bills during these challenging times. While much remains uncertain right now, one thing is for sure: we’re here to help you through this with flexible billing options and discount rates. Please come learn more about our residential programs and discounts and COVID assistance.
12:00 PM to 12:30 PM
The Power of Trees (and How to Get Them for Free)
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.
12:00 PM to 12:30 PM
Swim Into Savings: Pool Efficiency Tips
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.
9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Build a Solar Cooker at Home
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.
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Is an Electric Vehicle Right for You?
Are you thinking about buying an electric vehicle? Join us for an overview of electric vehicle basics before making this very important investment. Topics include what to know before buying, charging technologies and discounted rate options.
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Designing with Light
Come and learn about the many ways to light your home while improving its look, feel, and energy efficiency! This session will cover general types of lighting in addition to specific lighting tools and tricks for different rooms in a home.