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EMNRD and four higher education institutions awarded $750,000 to expand energy conservation code training and education

Project will train New Mexicans on energy efficient buildings

Santa Fe, NM – The Energy, Minerals and Natural Resources Department’s (EMNRD) Energy Conservation and Management Division (ECMD), was awarded $750,000 from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for an exciting new opportunity to train New Mexicans on energy efficiency and energy management. In cooperation with four higher education institutions, Doña Ana Community College, Northern New Mexico College, San Juan College, and Santa Fe Community College, ECMD will facilitate continuing education, training, and technical assistance to support industry professionals as they adapt to advanced energy technologies. The Sustainable Education for Advanced Buildings (SEAB) project aims to improve and expand education on energy efficiency codes, practices, and products to better inform current industry professionals and prepare new workers for the construction trades field.

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