Here ya go! A schedule-slash-description of The City Tech Continuing Ed courses in Brooklyn.
Urban Energy: Incentives for Solar, Wind and Energy$mart Savings
Saturday, October 24
How can you benefit by switching to renewable energy? Financial Incentives are available for solar electric or photovoltaic systems and a new tax credit is available for small wind turbines. Choose 100% wind power through your utility and save on taxes, green your roof or make your Home Energy $mart. The Solar Coordinator from the Center for Sustainable Energy at Bronx Community College, as well as key players in our city’s energy future will show you how to calculate the costs and benefits for using clean energy. You can gain incentives by making your home energy efficient.
Trea Case, Director Center for Sustainable Energy
NYSERDA’s Green Job Training Program
Tate Ryder, Senior Project Manager for Renewable Energy NYC Economic Development Corporation
Wendy Fleischer, Pratt Center for Sustainability
David Seiter, Future Green
Con Edison Community Energy Program
Rob Ashmore Aeon Solar, NYSERDA Certified Solar Installer
Debra Salomon, Green Educator
Hands-On Home Repair Workshops
Weds, 6:30 to 9:30 pm
These hands-on workshops teach you how to make basic home repairs and avoid calling in a professional plumber, electrician, carpenter or painter. We’ll show you how to repair a leaking toilet and patch and plaster a wall. Learn the basics of residential electricity and how to install a light fixture. Install a lock, cut a molding, unclog a trap, spackle a wall and become your own favorite handyperson.
Classes and dates as follows:
Homeowner’s Basic Tool Kit
Homeowner’s Guide to Basic Plumbing
Home-Green- Home: Improving Your Home’s Indoor Air Quality
Plumbing Fixtures that Fit (Your Style and Budget and Pipes)
Plaster and Sheetrock Repair
Everyday Electricity You Can Do Yourself
Hands-On Home Décor : Let There Be Lights—in every room
Installing Ceramic Tile for Floors and Walls
Get in the Tongue and Groove
Home Design Toolkits
The Art of Home Décor
Add beauty, drama and focus to your home. Showcase your skills and explore your creative spirit. Dress a window, hang a picture select a palette or choose an accent piece. NYC designers show you how!
Home Staging for Homeowners
Home staging uses professional design techniques to increase a home’s appeal to its potential buyers. This lecture/lab gives hands on instruction. Have a property you want to sell? Could it use some quick design tips? Bring a picture and leave with practical, affordable ways to increase sales. Rise above the competition and get your listings sold.
Home Staging for Real Estate Professionals
Home Staging is a proven and time-tested method to help you market and sell your client’s home. In today’s economy, realtors can rise above the competition and get their listings sold. Making simple changes, removing clutter and depersonalizing the home allows the potential buyer to visualize the space and imagine living there. Invest in your future and prepare to become an Accredited Staging Professional.
Register with City Tech or call 718 552 1170
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