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Ask the Experts workshop

Ask the Experts

Posted December 10

SER's small business program will be presenting a panel of experts on Saturday, December 14th from 10 am - 12 pm at... Read more...

Business Plans 101

Small Business Plans 101

Posted November 19

Have you started your own business but are missing a structured business plan?  Are you looking for business... Read more...

volunteers more likely to find jobs than non-volunteers

Looking for work? Start volunteering!

Posted June 24

A new study shows that unemployed individuals who volunteer are 27% more likely to find work than those who don't.... Read more...

Weatherization Worker

Course Description

This four week course exposes students to the concepts and practices of Weatherization; it focuses on modern construction techniques and energy conservation to prepare students for a future environmental career.  By the end of the class the participants will be well versed in areas such as sources of energy, utility consumption, humidity transfer and condensation, electrical appliance consumption, construction types and processes.  The Weatherization Worker class also includes 60 hours of hands-on practicum where students are expected to know proper techniques for performing a multitude of energy reducing improvements to homes including repairing/replacing windows, repairing/replacing doors, installing shingles, repairing roofs, installing fiberglass batt, blown cellulose, and rigid board insulation, proper placement of a vapor barrier, and cutting attic access points.

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