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Subject: Selling Efficiency training offered through the PG&E Pacific
Date: 26 Apr 2012 22:16:20 -0700
TO: Rick Kuhn / Foothill-De Anza CCD
The PG&E Pacific Energy Center is offering a free, specialized training for sales and marketing professionals. The class is on "Selling Efficiency" and is taught by Mark Jewell of Energy Efficiency Funding Group (EEFG). The dates, times, registration links and a short description are provided below for each training location. A longer description, agenda and speaker bio can be found at the registration web pages. You can search through our other trainings by market sector, topic area, location and audience type at this URL: http://www.pge.com/energyclasses . To see a list of our web casts, choose 'Internet' as the class location. I have also included in this email a note about a certification program called ?Sustainable Building Advisor? that should be of interest to anyone interested in a holistic view of sustainable buildings.
Selling Efficiency, a Primer for Vendors and Service Providers
May 18, 2012, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. at PEC, 851 Howard Street in SF.
Register here: http://www.pge.com/pec/classes/5360.htm July 13, 2012, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. at PEC, 851 Howard Street in SF. Register here after May 13: http://www.pge.com/pec/classes/5361.htm This course focuses on asking better questions and providing better answers, both of which can help drive the sale of energy-efficiency-related products and services in both owner-occupied and income-producing properties. Topics include: questions to ask before you do an energy study and offer recommendations; getting customers to focus on metrics other than simple payback period when deciding which projects to fund; understanding who pays/benefits from efficiency improvements in landlord/tenant settings; learning how to position efficiency as a top priority in an organization's overall green agenda; working with the utility to identify incentive dollars to make your projects more affordable; and, tips and templates for drafting and presenting compelling proposals.
----- Sustainable Building Advisor Program
This 100-hour professional certificate program is focused on the practical, forward-thinking ways to design, construct and manage buildings that are resource efficient, environmentally responsible, cost effective, and healthy for all occupants. The program features expert instructors, interactive format, hands-on exercises, field trips and an integrated approach with cross-sector-applicability. Earn 100 continuing education credits for your LEED credential, AIA and Build it Green memberships through this USGBC approved Mastery Level Education Provider Program. Note: this fee-based program is offered through the Bay Area Sustainable Building Advisor Program. The course will begin on June 1, 2012. The early registration rate tuition of $1935 is available before May 1, 2012.
Free Information Sessions held at the Pacific Energy Center, 851 Howard Street San Francisco: May 17, 2012, 6:00 to 7:30 PM For more information and to register go to: www.SBAprogram.com
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Looking forward to seeing you at our upcoming classes,
Building Performance Program Coordinator
Pacific Energy Center 851 Howard Street San Francisco, CA 94103 415.973.7257