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Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy & Green Building Education
Energy efficiency, renewable energy, and green building class are offered in Santa Clara County as part of the Silicon Valley Energy Watch (SVEW) partnership between PG&E and the City of San José. Additional classes are offered in partnership with United States Green Building Council (USGBC), Build It Green, BOMA Silicon Valley and others.

Upcoming Trainings
National Association of Realtors Green Designation Training
Hosted by SVEW in partnership with Built It Green, this training is designed for agents looking to learn about energy efficiency and sustainability as they relate to real estate.

Date: November 15-16, 2017
Time: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Where: Environmental Innovation Center
1608 Las Plumas Ave, San Jose, CA 95133
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Cost: Free, with breakfast and lunch served both days

  • The first day of the training will focus on retrofits, remodels, renovations, and new home construction.
  • The second day focuses on applying your knowledge of resource-efficient, smart, and certified homes to represent buyers and sellers in this niche market.
  • Build It Green will submit documentation to the California Bureau of Real Estate for attendees to receive continuing education credits.

Ongoing PG&E Classes
Learn everything from selecting the renewable energy system to power your home to the benefits of running a green business. Please check the PG&E Energy Education Classes webpage for a current schedule of classes in a variety of locations.

The Silicon Valley Energy Watch program is funded by California utility ratepayers under the auspices of the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC).