Community Education & Technology Center
Business 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.
Month
Date
Upcoming Event
February
2/22/2022
to 12/31/2022
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August
8/18/2022
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Benefits of Thermal Batteries
Learn what a thermal battery is and why it is superior in storing thermal heat for a home's hot water and space heating needs. We discuss real world examples for residential heating and hot water driven by a single thermal battery. More energy and cost efficient than any electric battery storage.
8/23/2022
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Hot Water System Designs that Deliver!
Every day, across the United States, millions of gallons of water and millions of Btus of energy are lost in our hot-water systems through a combination of structural and behavioral waste. In this class you'll learn how to mitigate some of that waste through water heating system design.
September
9/6/2022
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Electrification with Smart Home Electrical Panels
Learn about how you can control and monitor every circuit in your home from a smartphone or tablet, understand how your home is sourcing, storing, and using energy in real time, and modernize your home with electrification upgrades like solar and battery storage.
9/15/2022
9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
EnergyPro 9.0 - Single Family Modeling, Intermediate
This class is targeted towards people familiar with the EnergyPro 8 software that are looking for a quick immersion into EnergyPro 9 and the 2022 related Title 24 Energy Code changes.  The focus of this class will be Single Family applications including homes, townhomes, duplexes and ADUs.
9/20/2022
9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
EnergyPro 9.0 - Multifamily Modeling, Intermediate
This class is targeted towards people familiar with the EnergyPro 8 software that are looking for a quick immersion into EnergyPro 9 and the 2022 related Title 24 Energy Code changes.  The focus of this class will be Multifamily applications regardless of number of stories, covering applications of 3 dwelling units and above, including common areas.
9/22/2022
9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
EnergyPro 9.0 - Nonresidential Modeling, Intermediate
This class is targeted towards people familiar with the EnergyPro 8 software that are looking for a quick immersion into EnergyPro 9 and the 2022 related Title 24 Energy Code changes. The focus of this class will be Nonresidential applications including commercial and Hotel/Motel occupancies.
9/28/2022
9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
EV Charging Infrastructure for New and Existing Developments
Join us for this deep dive into EV charging infrastructure to understand the ins and outs of this increasingly important aspect of development. You'll learn what to take into consideration as you begin a project, steps to take to be successful, and have the opportunity to ask questions and get answers from an engineer with experience managing these projects.