Energy Retrofit Training

Get trained and certified as an energy efficiency retrofit installer!

Apply to join our free career training program. Information sessions are held every Tuesday at 1pm (arrive by 12:30pm) at the Center for Sustainable Careers. For more information, call (410) 929-6120.

Homeowners across the country are beginning to realize the benefits of home energy efficiency. Energy retrofitting is an industry primed for expansion and job creation.

As an Energy Retrofit Training participant, you will learn how to make a house more energy efficient. Once enrolled in our program, you will learn the principles of building science and obtain the skills necessary to properly air seal, insulate, and cool roof homes. 

As a participant, you will start your training in a classroom setting, which will be followed by hands-on learning. After successfully completing the classroom and hands-on components of the training program, you will have an opportunity to participate in paid on-the-job training with our sister program, EnergyReady.

In order to apply to the training program, you must meet the following criteria:

  • Attend a mandatory information session
  • Have a valid driver’s license (license required before graduation)
  • Willing to work on roofs and in confined spaces
  • Pass a drug screening
  • Be a Baltimore City resident

Individuals who have met all eligibility requirements above will go through an interview and screening process.

Program graduation and employment assistance are based on successfully meeting all program requirements, including but not limited to, demonstration of relevant construction skills, passing course exams, punctuality, and attendance.

Our graduates are placed into entry-level green careers with employers that offer a living wage ($13.00-$17.00 per hour) and opportunities for advancement.

For more information about the application process, please call (410) 929-6120.