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Free trainings available to reduce energy use

3C-REN (Tri-County Regional Energy Network) has wide-ranging online classes and trainings available to help residents and businesses reduce energy use. On Aug. 1 from noon to 1 p.m., the organization is offering “Heat Pumps for Homeowners – Products and Selection,” a course taught by Larry Waters of Electrify My Home. On Aug. 15 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., “Passive House Windows” will be led by Steve Mann of the Passive House Network and Home Energy Services. On Aug. 22 from 9 to 10:30 a.m., “Home Electrification Planning – Class 1: Soup to Nuts” will be taught by Josie Gaillard and Tom Cabat, HES energy consultants. The same instructors will lead “Home Electrification Planning – Class 2: Panel Optimization” on Aug. 29 from 9 to 10:30 a.m. To register or learn more, visit