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Post date: Dec 07, 15

The California Energy Commission has awarded $4.5 million to CSE to develop workforce resources in disadvantaged communities to help improve the state’s energy efficiency in existing buildings. Funds for the four-year program are part of the commission’s Electric Program Investment Charge (EPIC) initiative to create new power grid solutions and foster energy sector innovations.

Post date: Nov 04, 14

Home buyers are increasingly seeking features that save energy and water in their next homes — a trend that reflects the growing desire for healthier, more sustainable lifestyles. Homes across California are starting to sprout solar photovoltaic panels and electric car chargers, as well as energy-efficient windows and water-conserving yards.

Post date: Sep 02, 14

CSE is accepting applications for the next session of its highly regarded GETUP Energy Upgrade Career Training to be held October 6-23 in San Diego. 

The training is geared toward those who want a career conducting home energy audits or installing energy efficiency upgrades such as insulation, air sealing or HVAC systems. Class sizes are limited to enable personal, hands-on instruction. Graduates are connected with local home performance contractors for 40-hour paid internships to jump-start their careers.

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$4.5M Award to Train Workforce & Increase Demand Response

The California Energy Commission has awarded $4.5 million to CSE to develop workforce resources in disadvantaged communities to help improve the state’s energy efficiency in existing buildings. Funds for the four-year program are part of the commission’s Electric Program Investment Charge (EPIC) initiative to create new power grid solutions and foster energy sector innovations.

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Real Estate Agents Can Earn Green Designation

Home buyers are increasingly seeking features that save energy and water in their next homes — a trend that reflects the growing desire for healthier, more sustainable lifestyles. Homes across California are starting to sprout solar photovoltaic panels and electric car chargers, as well as energy-efficient windows and water-conserving yards.

Chuck Colgan
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Apply Now for Hands-On Home Performance Career Training

CSE is accepting applications for the next session of its highly regarded GETUP Energy Upgrade Career Training to be held October 6-23 in San Diego. 

The training is geared toward those who want a career conducting home energy audits or installing energy efficiency upgrades such as insulation, air sealing or HVAC systems. Class sizes are limited to enable personal, hands-on instruction. Graduates are connected with local home performance contractors for 40-hour paid internships to jump-start their careers.

Chuck Colgan

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