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Energy Upgrade Training — 5-day course

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UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County

Twin Lakes Park, Green Building

6700 Clark Road

Sarasota, FL 34241

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Are you interested in learning how to save energy and water while helping low income families in our community? Become an Energy Coach! Following our Energy Upgrade training, Energy Coaches (trainees) will be required to assist in energy education and installations to families in need throughout Sarasota County.

NOTE: IN NEED OF SPANISH SPEAKING VOLUNTEERS

Training topics include:

  • Green building basics
  • Solar energy basics
  • Building impacts on human health
  • Energy & water conservation techniques
  • How-to perform energy evaluations
  • Hands on in-home energy installs
  • Low and No-cost Energy Upgrade strategies
  • Financial assistance for energy improvements

Course is $60 and includes 20 hours of instruction by industry experts, hands-on experience, and access to evaluation equipment. Cost includes lunch on the first day of training and an Energy Coach t-shirt upon completion.

Energy Coaches must attend all five training sessions:

July 19 (9am - 3pm) Twin Lakes Park

Intro to Green Building, Solar, Building Health, Energy Upgrades

July 26 (9am - 3pm) Twin Lakes Park

How-to save on energy and water bills, Financial Resources, Equity

Aug. 2 (9am - 1pm) Twin Lakes Park

Intro to Building Systems, Becoming an Energy Coach

Aug. 9 (9am - 1pm) Twin Lakes Park

In-home Evaluations, Energy Coach Consultations

Aug. 16 (9am - 1pm) TBD

On-site hands-on training – Group Energy Evals

Background checks are required (fees included in course cost).

If you are interested in attending but are not availble for the dates listed, please contact SustainableSarasota@scgov.net.

If you are interested in attending but are unable to afford the course fee at this time, please contact SustainableSarasota@scgov.net.


Advance registration is required. Register early through Eventbrite.com to reserve your spot and receive notice of any changes.

For more information, contact SustainableSarasota@scgov.net or 941-861-9802.

Register early through Eventbrite.com to reserve your spot and receive notice of any changes.

NOTE: Classes and events may be canceled at any time due to low registration or other circumstances, with full refunds issued for paid events. Similar classes or events often are offered on future dates.



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UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County

Twin Lakes Park, Green Building

6700 Clark Road

Sarasota, FL 34241

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Refunds up to 7 days before event

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