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Capital campaign officially kicks off!

Posted September 21

SER publicly announced its Pathways to Potential capital campaign with a news conference held at the site of its new... Read more...

3 SER Amigos Gala Celebration

Posted August 9

3 SER Amigos Gala Honoring Stephen Fraga, Rick Jaramillo and Armando Perez October 6, 2017 Co-Chairs Paige and Bart... Read more...

Construction Underway on New Workforce Opportunity Center

Posted August 9

Construction Underway on New Workforce Opportunity Center Set to open April 2018 in Houston’s East End, featuring... 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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