Home Improvement and Energy Conservation Classes

To register for one of our home maintenance classes or workshops, please call (203) 777-6925 ext. 26 or use the registration links below. If you have any questions or specific issues you would like the instructor to address in class, be sure to let us know!

All home maintenance and energy conservation classes are offered free of charge and are located at the Home Improvement and Energy Conservation Lab (Building #3), unless otherwise noted. Our campus is located at 333 Sherman Avenue, New Haven, CT. Click here to view a map of 333 Sherman Avenue's building locations.

 
Class Title Class Date Class Description Class Registration Class Location View Flyer
Home Energy Conservation Thursday, July 24, 2014 -
5:30pm to 7:30pm

Want to save money on your utility bills? Learn simple things you can do at home yourself, and how to access financial resources for more extensive home energy efficiency upgrades. This class is an eye-opener for pre-purchase clients, and if you’re an existing homeowner you’ll learn how to achieve some real energy and money savings.

Click here to register 333 Sherman Avenue Building #3 Not available
Garden Pests and Diseases Saturday, July 26, 2014 -
10:00am to 12:00pm

Pests and diseases of vegetable gardens and organic controls. We will focus on the most prevalent pests and diseases of this area of CT, things you can do to minimize their damage, and any organic controls to combat the insects and diseases that could affect your garden. Learn about all of these topics and more from Advanced Certified Master Gardener Rachel Ziesk of the New Haven Land Trust Garden Committee. This class is the fourth in our 2014 Garden Series.

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Your Home Landscape: Strategies for Success Thursday, September 4, 2014 -
5:30pm to 7:30pm

Be a happy home landscape manager! Match your plans and expectations to your available time, space, energy, and resources. This class will cover basic layouts, tools, and techniques, including planting and pruning.

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Home Maintenance 101 - September Thursday, September 25, 2014 -
5:30pm to 7:30pm

Your first step in home repairs. Plan your short- and long-term repair, maintenance, and home improvement strategies. This class is suitable for both homeowners and homeowners-to-be. Participants are welcome to repeat this class as often as you wish. Just remember to bring all your home maintenance questions with you!

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Home Heating Systems Thursday, October 2, 2014 -
5:30pm to 7:30pm

Learn about the types of heating systems used in 1-3 family residences, how to maintain them, when to replace them, and what new energy saving options are becoming popular. Learn from a pro that has seen it all and can give honest feedback to your heating questions.

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Home Maintenance 101 - October Thursday, October 23, 2014 -
5:30pm to 7:30pm

Your first step in home repairs. Plan your short- and long-term repair, maintenance, and home improvement strategies. This class is suitable for both homeowners and homeowners-to-be. You are welcome to repeat this class as often as you wish - just remember to bring all your home maintenance questions with you!

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Practical DIY Repairs for Everyone Thursday, October 30, 2014 -
5:30pm to 7:30pm

Hands-on instructions on how to fix what needs fixing while keeping your fingers attached and your dollars in your wallet.

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Home Maintenance 101 - November Thursday, November 20, 2014 -
5:30pm to 7:30pm

Your first step in home repairs. Plan your short- and long-term repair, maintenance, and home improvement strategies. This class is suitable for both homeowners and homeowners-to-be. You are welcome to repeat this class as often as you wish - just remember to bring all your home maintenance questions with you!

Click here to register 333 Sherman Avenue Building #3 PDF icon Home Maintenance 101 Flyer