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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.

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Location (new for 2017):
222 Laporte Ave. - Colorado River Community Room (map)
Parking garage or street parking only (parking map) - 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=.

Additional Opportunity
Colorado C-PACE Workshop:
October 24, 1-4 p.m.

Colorado C-PACE provides long-term financing that enables cash-flow focused project development. Discover how this financing can help building owners decrease energy costs and increase cash flow. Learn more or register today.

New Technologies for HVAC and Demand Control
October 17, 8:30-10 a.m.
222 Laporte Ave.
Colorado River Community Room
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Have you wondered if those trendy new products actually deliver the savings they promise? Find out the answer, while joining us to discuss a variety of emerging energy efficiency technologies.
Register online

Second Annual Efficiency Works Contractor Appreciation Social
November 15, TBD
Location TBD
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Join your peers in celebrating another successful year of Efficiency Works projects. Platte River Power Authority and Fort Collins Utilities staff will share project successes and highlights from 2017. The evening will also feature door prizes, a sneak peek at 2018 program changes and an Efficiency Works project/contractor award ceremony. Join us to see if you are a recipient.
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
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