Please note:

As part of our commitment to protect the health of our employees and the communities we serve from the coronavirus outbreak, we have closed the Energy Innovation Center indefinitely. Workforce, Education and Training classes that are typically held at the EIC have been moved online or cancelled.

Please note for events or meetings scheduled in the near future, we are monitoring the situations closely and will offer advance notice of cancellation, should the situation warrant it. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Thank you for your understanding! 

An Energy-Efficient Future Is Here Now

The Energy Innovation Center offers training, education and innovation around energy efficiency technologies and green building practices. Attend one of our 250 free training classes, borrow a tool from our tool lending library, test cooking equipment in our Commercial Demonstration Kitchen, or come in for a tour.  

We created the Energy Innovation Center as a training facility to showcase innovative technologies in one place, and invite you to experience it for yourself.  The Energy Innovation Center is a double LEED® platinum facility that lets you explore an interactive Smart Home and green building practices throughout the center. It’s an educational resource.

Free Classes

Energy education and training for professionals can give you knowledge and skills that customers value. We offer green building design, operations and maintenance and classes come in introductory, intermediate and advanced levels.  See class descriptions

Enroll now

Advanced Resources for Trade Pros

Take a class on energy-efficient options and best practices, uncover ways to reduce costs, and find out more about new energy standards at an SDG&E seminar. We also offer an exclusive association for well-qualified professionals.  See class descriptions.

Join the association now


Trade Pros wearing hard hats
Demonstration in Commercial Kitchen

See Our Commercial Demonstration Kitchen 

A hands-on resource for those in the commercial food service industry. Visit the center to test your recipes on energy-efficient equipment before you buy. 

Learn more

Tool and Book Lending

Attention do-it-your-selfers and professionals. Take advantage of over 100 tools available for your next energy related project. Browse our lending library then come to the center to check out tools or books at no cost to you.

Search the library

Man checking out tool
Smart Home interior


We offer group, self-guided and student tours showcasing some of the latest energy and environmental technologies, resource-efficient designs,  and sustainable materials. 

Request a tour

Have Your Next Meeting Here

A free resource for local businesses, groups, and residents interested in energy efficiency and sustainability. Use the center for your next meeting at no cost. 

Book a meeting

People listening to tour guide at Energy Innovation Center

Contact Us

Online: [email protected]
Phone: 1-800-644-6133
Fax: 1-619-819-4079

Hours of operation

Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

4760 Clairemont Mesa Blvd.
San Diego, CA 92117