A free how-to workshop for upgrading local government facilities with deep energy retrofits will be held from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Nov. 6 at the Centennial Student Union Ballroom at Minnesota State University Mankato. The event is for representatives of Minnesota state agencies; colleges, universities and community colleges; local units of government (cities, counties, special districts); and K-12 school districts. Information on the Minnesota Guaranteed Energy Savings Program and best practices in energy savings performance contracting will be covered. The workshop is sponsored by the Minnesota Department of Commerce and the Minnesota Chapter of the Energy Services Coalition. The workshop agenda and registration information are available.