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Technical Trainings

Efficiency Works-Business, in partnership with Fort Collins Utilities, provides monthly technical trainings on a variety of topics, including lighting, HVAC, office efficiency, emerging technologies, building envelope and solar.

Trainings are designed for contractors, energy consultants, designers, facility managers and trade allies.

We also provide professional assistance and opportunities to receive certificates of attendance that count toward continuing education credits.

Together, we can make it easier for local businesses to save money and conserve resources.

Location (new for 2017):
222 Laporte Ave. - Colorado River Community Room (map)
Parking garage or street parking only - no vouchers will be issued.

8:30-10 a.m., third Tuesday of each month (excluding August and December).

Notice: If you have trouble registering for a training, or forgot your password, email your information to aW5mb0BlZmZpY2llbmN5d29ya3MuY28=.

Efficiency Works: 2017 Rebates and Goals
Jan. 17, 8:30-10 a.m.
222 Laporte Ave.
Colorado River Community Room
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Join us to learn about new rebates Efficiency Works will offer in 2017, while meeting the staff that works behind the scenes to make your projects a success. Also get the inside scoop on the best ways to manage your rebate applications to get the fastest pre-approvals for all your upgrades.
Register online.

Outdoor Lighting: Dark Sky, Safety, Energy Efficiency and Code Compliance
February 21, 8:30-10 a.m.
222 Laporte Ave.
Colorado River Community Room
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Learn about the City of Fort Collins’ Night Sky Initiative, including best practices to reduce light pollution and optimize energy savings with new lighting and retrofits. Also learn about updates to building and land use codes relevant to outdoor lighting, along with new research on Human-Centric Lighting and the potential health effects of artificial light at night.
Register online

Water Efficiency: Web-Enabled Controllers
March 21, 8:30-10 a.m.
222 Laporte Ave.
Colorado River Community Room
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Web-enabled and app-based irrigation controllers are making sprinkler system management and troubleshooting easier than ever. Join us to see firsthand how organizations have implemented these systems to reduce water use while keeping their landscapes healthy.
Register online

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New Dust Control Requirements
On Nov. 1, 2016, the City will begin enforcing new dust control requirements for anyone who owns or operates a dust-generating activity within city limits. For more information or to register for dust control training, contact the Environmental Services Department at 970-221-6600 or visit
Download brochure. (PDF 1MB)

Check out the City events calendar at for more educational opportunities.

Tip #228

Install interior and exterior lighting controls (rebates available).

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Fort Collins Utilities Non-Discrimination Statement

Fort Collins Utilities is an equal opportunity residential and commercial utility service provider. We do not discriminate in the terms, conditions or provision of services based on race, color, religion, sex, disability, familial status or national origin.

Fort Collins Utilities es una empresa proveedora de servicios públicos residenciales y comerciales con igualdad de oportunidad. No discriminamos en los términos, las condiciones o la provisión de servicios en base a raza, color, religión, sexo, discapacidad, estatus familiar o nacionalidad de origen.