Professional Development

Beside energy savings goals, many natural gas efficiency programs include job creation as an achievement target. Professional and workforce development activities include:

  • Quality technical training and contractor certification, which helps ensure safety
  • Customer referrals to vetted trade ally networks
  • Incentives or subsidies to contractors that attain required certifications, and provide website directory listings
  • Engaging third-party vendors to provide regular training for codes compliance
  • Funding energy efficiency continuing education credits for residential and commercial builders and contractors
  • Trade school education
  • Youth training and employment programs

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