• [ November 9 – 10, 2012 ]
    Des Moines, Iowa

  • Training: Free Energy Efficiency Training, Part 2


Energy Efficiency Rehab Training

October 12-13 and

November 9-10, 2012

Des Moines, Iowa

Des Moines nonprofit Center on Sustainable Communities (COSC) is presenting its free statewide Energy Efficiency Rehab Training at the John and Mary Pappajohn Education Center in downtown Des Moines. The two-part curriculum is the state’s most comprehensive renovation training focusing on sustainable building techniques and energy efficiency.

COSC’s workshop series supports community energy-saving goals by qualifying contractors and other building professionals for energy efficient home remodeling and commercial retrofit projects. Attendees who attain a certificate of completion will be placed on a preferred vendor list promoted across Iowa.

Training topics include assessment, design and planning; historic preservation considerations; foundations; structure; infiltration and insulation; heating and cooling; plumbing and electrical; and interior finishes.

Training Schedule Details and Registration

Part 1 of COSC’s Energy Efficiency Rehab Training covers the curriculum’s learning modules 1-7 and takes place on Friday, October 12 from 6:00 to 9:30 p.m. and Saturday, October 13 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Part 2 covers learning modules 8-14 on Friday, November 9 from 6:00 to 9:30 p.m. and Saturday, November 10 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The workshops take place at the John and Mary Pappjohn Education Center, Room 201 located at 1200 Grande Avenue in downtown Des Moines.

Registration for this free training is required. Details and registration information is available through COSC at, or 515-277-6222.

To download the complete announcement click the link  COSC Free EE Training