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 Education and Training

Check the calendar for upcoming workshops and training designed to help you save money, energy and water at home.  Registration is requested, but the workshops are free. All attendees will receive a free Do It Yourself Energy Saving Kit, one per household.
Contact Energy Upgrade at: if you would like us to make an in person presentation for your organization. Each attendee will receive a free Do It Yourself Energy Saving Kit, one per household. 
Here's what some recent Energy Upgrade workshop attendees had to say:
"Well done. Interesting and new resources to check out."
"Great presentation. Very well organized, kept the audience engaged and topic interesting."
"Great job-very informative. Thanks for the great ways to save money and the freebies to get us started. Great interaction with everyone."

 Middle School Energy Education Kits


Sarasota County has partnered with the Sarasota County School District to offer Energy Education Kits to middle school science teachers. Middle school students can follow a hands on lab experience to test the energy efficiency of different types of light bulbs and calculate lifecycle costs and return on investment of the various technologies.

A Tale of Three Light Bulbs

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This program receives funding from the US Department of Energy's Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) program.


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