Training and certification opportunities

Garfield Clean Energy and CLEER: Clean Energy Economy for the Region regularly offer training opportunities for contractors, energy auditors and other building and construction professionals.

Energy Smart Contractor Expo

Workshops / Vendor booths / Networking

Explore new energy efficiency technologies / Exchange ideas / Discuss best practices

8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m, Thursday, April 27

Hotel Colorado, Sixth & Pine, Glenwood Springs

Register today: Tickets in advance $20 / Tickets at the door $30

Admission includes morning refreshments, lunch and workshop materials.

>> Complete info here

Colorado Mountain College certificate and degree programs

Colorado Mountain College has 11 locations across 12,000 square miles in the heart of the Rocky Mountains. It’s the perfect place to begin an education and explore options for the future.

CNN/Money has ranked Colorado Mountain College as 17th in the nation for student success among more than 800 two-year colleges. The college is also rated No. 1 among Colorado’s two-year colleges for graduation plus transfer rates.

CMC offers unique certificate and degree programs in Integrated Energy, Sustainability Studies, Environmental Studies and Sustainable Cuisine.

Solar array installation at Colorado Animal Rescue

CMC students from Carbondale work with Sunsense Solar to install 36 panels at the Colorado Animal Rescue shelter near the CMC Spring Valley campus. The array provides 30 percent of the shelter’s electricity needs.

Dr. Shauna Kocman

Dr. Shauna Kocman explains process technology during a class at the Rifle CMC campus.



CMC student gathers a water sample near the Leadville campus.

A CMC student gathers a water sample from a stream near the Leadville campus.

Rifle Campus

Roaring Fork Campus



Steamboat Springs and Breckenridge/Dillon

Integrated Energy Studies

Environmental Science Studies

Upcoming programs:

  • Sustainable Facilities Management
  • Natural Gas
  • Wastewater Management

Solar Energy InternationalSolar Energy International

For more than 20 years, Solar Energy International (SEI) has been dedicated to providing hands-on and online solar training and renewable energy education.

SEI also works with grassroots and development organizations to promote sustainability and improve quality of life worldwide through outreach programs.

Ride the renewable energy wave with training onsite or online through SEI.