Training Workshops

Training Workshops

Our Business Energy Efficiency training workshops provide technical, programmatic and business education for customers and contractors. Contact program staff to join our email list and receive notices about upcoming workshops and events.

 

Upcoming Events

Advanced Lighting Control Systems Training

Due to the high level of participation and interest, Consumers Energy will be providing a fourth training on Advanced Lighting Controls Systems on Tuesday, August 21 in Okemos. This training will be made available to those who have not yet attended. Trade allies will have the opportunity to learn about new advanced lighting control technologies, how to save on energy use and experience a hands-on session to properly design a lighting layout for control systems.

Trade allies will gain insight on how to educate businesses on:

  • Benefits of advanced lighting control systems
  • Energy savings
  • Non-energy impacts
  • Consumers Energy rebates

The course is fully funded by Consumers Energy. Space is limited to the first 20 registrants, so please register early!

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Steam Trap Training

Consumers Energy is now offering a steam trap training course for Trade Allies who install and advise Michigan Businesses on energy efficiency upgrades. The course will provide overview on steam, steam traps and testing the efficiency. This course is available for those with all different skill levels who are interested in learning more about making energy efficiency improvements and applying incentives to their steam projects.

The course has been prepared by Merlo Energy, a manufacturer's representative and stocking distributor of steam, condensate, hot water, and air specialty products.

The course is fully funded by Consumers Energy. Space is limited to the first 20 registrants, so please register early!

How to Register:


Trade Ally/Contractor Group Orientation Training

What Is This Training About?

  • Provides solid overview of consumers Energy Business Energy Efficiency Program
  • Guides you through the whole process of filling out and submitting an actual project rebate application
  • Introduces all the Consumers Energy resources available for your business to generate more projects

Who Are These Training Sessions For?

  • New trade allies to our program
  • Contractors seeking more information about elevating to trade ally status
  • Any current trade allies or contractors with new staff members who have not previously taken the training

What Are the Details?

  • Check-in at 8:45 a.m.
  • Session goes from 9 am to 11:30 am
  • Complimentary breakfast will be served.
  • Free photo headshot session will be available to all registered attendees. As an appreciation bonus, a photographer will be present to take complimentary pictures that will be given to you for your use on your company’s website and social media.
  • You are encouraged to bring a laptop in order to practice filling out an actual application

How to Register: