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November and December Training Opportunities Inside!

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Welcome to our Training Update! As an Energy Upgrade California® Home Upgrade Participating Contractor in the Southern California Edison (SCE) and SoCalGas® service territories, a wide variety of training courses are available to you and your staff. You are encouraged to take advantage of these opportunities and enroll in as many courses as you'd like. Please read below for additional details and feel free to contact us anytime if you have questions! 

December 2015 Program Training Opportunities 

Consultative Sales Training

The Southern California Edison (SCE) and SoCalGas® Energy Upgrade California® Home Upgrade Program team invites you to a workshop designed to help you gain the knowledge, skills and tools that will help you sell more projects, increase profit margins, and win in competitive situations.

Join us for this special event targeted toward energy efficiency, HVAC and home performance contractors, led by industry experts Judy Rachel and Jay Gentry.  

Specific topics include:

  • Getting the most out of a home performance audit- NEW!
  • Translating audit information for your sales presentation- NEW!
  • Consultative selling process Pre-call preparation
  • Getting off on the right foot Strategic questioning
  • Need-based presentations
  • Handling questions and objections
  • Gaining agreement
  • Building rapport and credibility 

Thursday, December 3, 2015

Time: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Location: TBD

Space is limited--Register now to reserve your spot!    

Fifth Annual Contractor Appreciation Night

Join us for a night of fun, food, prizes and more as we celebrate your achievements and accomplishments during 2015! We look forward to seeing you all and celebrating your success!

Thursday, December 17, 2015

Time: 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Location: Embassy Suites Anaheim, 11767 Harbor Blvd., Garden Grove, CA, 92840

Upcoming Industry Events and Training Opportunities

Green Homes Sell Faster and For More: What Every Real Estate Professional Needs to Know

November 18, 2015 

9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Anaheim, CA

Attend this SoCalGas funded complimentary training for up-to-the-minute information from Real Estate and Home Energy professionals on how the home energy industry is impacting the real estate industry-and how to turn this opportunity into result.

Drought Response: Plumbing Code Changes & Greywater, Rainwater, Recycled Water

November 20, 2015 

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

This new five-hour seminar from Green Technology will offer an in-depth look at the code specifications and help building, design and construction professionals successfully navigate the design, permitting and inspection process.

Fifth Annual Contractor Appreciation Night

Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Join Us For Our Fifth Annual Contractor Appreciation Night!

Dear Contractors,

Please join us for a night of fun, food, drinks, prizes and more as we celebrate your achievements and accomplishments in 2015! We appreciate and recognize all of your hard work and look forward to celebrating your success with you!

Date: Thursday, December 17, 2015

Time: 5:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Location: Embassy Suites Anaheim, 11767 Harbor Blvd., Garden Grove, CA, 92840

Should you prefer to stay the night at the hotel where the event will be held, our team worked with the Embassy Suites to reserve a discounted block of rooms. Room rates: $99 for King and $119 for Double. Please follow this link to learn more.  

 

November Training Opportunities Inside!

Monday, November 2, 2015

Welcome to our Training Update! As an Energy Upgrade California® Home Upgrade Participating Contractor in the Southern California Edison (SCE) and SoCalGas® service territories, a wide variety of training courses are available to you and your staff. You are encouraged to take advantage of these opportunities and enroll in as many courses as you'd like. Please read below for additional details and feel free to contact us anytime if you have questions! 

November 2015 Program Training Opportunities

Project Processing Training

Join us for an INTERACTIVE in-person training on Home Upgrade and Advanced Home Upgrade project processing coming up on

Thursday, November 52015. Space is limited, so register now and reserve your spot today!

  • Enjoy breakfast and lunch on us!
  • Brush up on processing for Home Upgrade and Advanced Home Upgrade projects
  • Learn how to avoid common processing errors that create delays in payment
  • Troubleshoot specific issues

Bring your laptops if you have them, it will be hands-on and you'll be able to try out solving different issues when inputting project information.

Added bonus: If you have an existing project that you would like in-person assistance with, the processing team will be available to answer your specific questions!

Thursday, November 5, 2015

Time: 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Location: SoCalGas ERC, 9240 Firestone Blvd., Downey, CA 90241

BPI BA Training - FULL

November 2, 3, and 9

Participating Contractors: Please note that the November BPI BA training course is FULL.  Please contact your Account Manager if you are interested in BPI BA training at a future date.  

 

BPI BA Re-Certification Written Exam

Energy Upgrade California® Home Upgrade -BPI Building Analyst Written Exam Re-Certification - November 2015

** Payment must be in the form of money order or cashiers check only**

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Time: 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.

Location: SoCalGas ERC, 9240 Firestone Blvd., Downey, CA 90241

BPI BA Re-Certification Field Exam

BPI BA Field Exam Re-Certification Energy Upgrade California® Home Upgrade - BPI Building Analyst Field Exam Re-Certification - November 2015

**Payment must be in the form of money order or cashier's check only. ** Additional days will be added as needed. A maximum of four (4) registrants will be taken.

Friday, November 20, 2015

Time: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Location: TBD

Upcoming Industry Events and Training Opportunities

Green Homes Sell Faster and For More: What Every Real Estate Professional Needs to Know

November 4, 2015 

10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Riverside, CA

Attend this SoCalGas funded complimentary training for up-to-the-minute information from Real Estate and Home Energy professionals on how the home energy industry is impacting the real estate industry-and how to turn this opportunity into result.

ACI California Regional Home Performance Conference, Sacramento CA

November 9 - 10, 2015

Meet with Home Performance professionals around the region and attend informative sessions to help you grow your business!

SCE and SoCalGas have limited scholarships to attend ACI available. Contact your Account Manager for more information. 

Green Homes Sell Faster and For More: What Every Real Estate Professional Needs to Know

November 18, 2015 

9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Anaheim, CA

Attend this SoCalGas funded complimentary training for up-to-the-minute information from Real Estate and Home Energy professionals on how the home energy industry is impacting the real estate industry-and how to turn this opportunity into result.

Drought Response: Plumbing Code Changes & Greywater, Rainwater, Recycled Water

November 20, 2015 

10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

This new five-hour seminar from Green Technology will offer an in-depth look at the code specifications and help building, design and construction professionals successfully navigate the design, permitting and inspection process.

Fifth Annual Contractor Appreciation Night

Join us for a night of fun, food, prizes and more as we celebrate your achievements and accomplishments during 2015! We look forward to seeing you all and celebrating your success!

Thursday, December 17, 2015

Time: 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Location: Embassy Suites Anaheim, 11767 Harbor Blvd., Garden Grove, CA, 92840