The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Building Technologies Program will present a free Webinar titled "Energy Efficiency and Retrofit Jobs in the Buildings Industry—Workforce Overview" Thursday, Aug. 27, from noon to 1:30 p.m. EDT.

Geared toward community colleges and workforce agencies, the Webinar will provide an overview of jobs involved with retrofitting homes to improve energy efficiency. Topics will include:

• Job skills and scaling up training.

• Partnering between community colleges and workforce agencies.

• Certifications.

• State and local workforce practices.

The presenters will be Michael McCabe of the DOE, Debra Rowe of Oakland Community College, Charles Segerstrom of Pacific Gas and Electric Co., Jennifer Troke of the Department of Labor, and Jerry Weber of the College of Lake County.

To obtain a URL and call-in phone number for the presentation, click here. To learn more about the Webinar, click here.