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Green Building and Clean Energy Retraining Partnerships:

Los Angeles County

Type of organization: The Los Angeles County Workforce Investment Board.

Type of training: A series of short-term training events with wrap-around services geared towards green-building careers.

Area served: Los Angeles County.

Location of training: Los Angeles Community College District.

Estimated trainees: 150

Instruction details: Short-term training activities will include these topics:

  • Code Training;
  • Principles of Green Construction;
  • LEED Certification Preparation;
  • Green Plumbing Principles and Certification;
  • Principles of Weatherization and Envelope Sealing;
  • Home Energy Audits and Rating systems;
  • Building Performance Institute Certification Training for Envelope Professionals, Building Analysts;
  • Professional and Building Performance Contracting;
  • Solar/PV Installation.

Result of classes: Participants can be poised for successful careers such as Green Plumbing Contractor, Green Construction Manager/LEED Certified, Building Analyst, HVAC Contractor, Solar PV Installer, Energy Efficiency Auditor/Energy Efficiency Installer, and Solar Thermal Installer.

More about the organization: The primary partners in the program are the Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) and its nine-colleges, the City of Los Angeles Workforce Investment Board, local and regional employers such as Energy Crews Company, IMANI Energy, Inc., Sunshine Solar Energy Inc., SolarCity, INTI Energy Solutions, CA Conservation Corp (Operations and Facilities Division), and Go Green Solar. The program is supported by regional employers, the local LA City and County One-Stop Center system, and sector-based associations such as the Green-WEST Alliance.

Find more information here:

Program Manager Contact:
Josie Marquez
(213) 738-3175


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