Our Partners Course Schedule Fall 2012
The following partners generously donated time and
effort to make the Colorado Energy Master program CLASS DATE TIME
come to fruition. In particular, these partners
reviewed course objectives, created course materials Introduction to the Program 9/6 6-7:30 pm
and will teach classes:
Colorado Energy Overview 9/13 6-8:30 pm
Poudre Valley Rural Electric Association
Fort Collins Utilities Energy & Climate Change 9/20 6-8:30 pm
CSU Department of Atmospheric Science
CSU Institute for the Built Environment Green Building Design & Construction 9/29 9am-
Residential Energy Efficiency 10/4 6-8:30 pm
Other valued partners include
Highline Electric Association Commercial Energy Efficiency 10/11 6-8:30 pm
Morgan County Rural Electric Association
Y-W Electric Association Energy Audits 10/20 9am-
Chinook Energy 1:30pm
Northeastern Junior College Geothermal Energy 10/25 6-8:30 pm
San Isabel Electric Association Wind Energy 11/1 6-8:30 pm
U.S. Green Building Council
Solar Energy 11/10 9am-
Volunteer Resources 11/15 6-7:30 pm
Promote Energy Awareness
In Eastern Colorado
Contact Tim Edgar to learn more:
970-522-3200 x 276 Colorado
Tim.Edgar@colostate.edu Energy Master
or on the web at www.ext.colostate.edu/logan.
Colorado Energy Master courses will be offered in Colorado State University Extension
Pueblo, Boulder, Logan, Archuleta, and possibly Logan County
other counties in the fall of 2012. 508 S. 10th Ave, STE 1
Sterling, CO 80751
To learn more, visit:
Courses are intended for home and
small business owners, recent college
graduates, realtors, Utilize Clean Energy Efficiently & Effectively
The Colorado Energy Master Program is similar in design to the highly successful Colorado Master Gardener and
individuals and interested members of
Native Plant Master Programs. The Colorado Energy Master Program offers three courses – with three classes per
the general public.
course – designed to provide a comprehensive overview of energy efficiency and renewable energy in Colorado.
Why take the Energy Master Course? Becoming a Colorado To Become Certified,
Learn the costs and benefits of energy efficiency and Participants >>> Energy Master >>> One Must >>>
renewable energy for homes and small businesses. No prerequisite knowledge is There are many reasons one Successfully pass a Resources” classes.
Gain experience conducting basic home energy required for any of the might pursue certification as back-ground check and be 5. Sign a volunteer
assessments. courses, although taking the a Colorado Energy Master - accepted into the program. commitment form.
Get the facts on the environmental impact of energy use. courses sequentially will interest in promoting energy Complete all three
Interact with others who share an interest in Colorado ensure that one gets the most awareness in one’s Colorado Energy Master Once one has achieved
energy issues. out of each course. community; gaining valuable courses within two course Colorado Energy Master
cycles including passing all
LEED-accredited professionals are eligible for 9 CEUs real-world experience as an status, one must then
Participants are encouraged energy educator or home exams. maintain certification by
per course through the Green Building Certification Miss no more than one
to take all three courses on energy assessor; learning to serving as a volunteer in any
Institute. class in total out of all three
their way to becoming a become an energy conscious number of enriching ways
Realtors are eligible to receive 4-9 CEUs per course realtor; or simply to reinforce courses. that engage the greater
certified Colorado Energy
through the Colorado Real Estate Commission. Master. one’s knowledge of energy Attend the free community.
Teachers are eligible to receive one certificate of efficiency and renewable “Introduction to the
completion per course for renewal credits and pay scale energy by working with Colorado Energy Master
increases. others. Program” and “Volunteer
Course Information >>>
The Price is Right >>>
Each course consists of three classes – two weekday evening short classes (2.5 hours each) and one Saturday half-day
Each of the Colorado Energy Master courses cost $35
class. Individual classes required for aspiring Colorado Energy Masters are also offered.
for those who plan to give back volunteer service as
All Colorado Energy Master courses are taught using Adobe Connect distance-education technology and include
an Energy Master and $65 for non-volunteers.
opportunities for group discussion, participant interaction, hands-on learning, and case studies in order to effectively
engage participants. Classes are taught by a mix of CSU professors, utility experts, and Extension staff.
To complete all three courses, the cost for a Colorado
Note that Saturday classes include a field trip to promote experiential learning – please be prepared to make a short drive
Energy Master volunteer would be $105 and $195 for
to an off-site location on these days.