Energy Auditing



Basic Energy Auditing
Target student:  A field engineer, junior energy auditor or accomplished residential energy auditor aiming to become proficient in auditing large commercial and institutional facilities. This course introduces the student to the wide variety of energy using systems found in large commercial and institutional facilities.  This 20-hour course will cover components that make up the various systems; how they work, how they are controlled, and the many ways in which energy consumption can be reduced.  Energy using systems to be studied include: HVAC systems, cooling towers, chillers, boilers, lighting, fans, pumps, motors, etc.  This class dovetails into Advanced Energy Auditing, where calculation methodologies are taught.  This class will grant 20 PDHs or 2.0 CEUs.  (20 hours) $559

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Advanced Energy Auditing
Target student:  Senior or junior energy auditor that needs to develop necessary analytical skills to calculate energy savings in large commercial and institutional facilities. The course will cover data manipulation and analyses techniques that are necessary to calculate energy savings that are acceptable to utilities for a wide variety of energy conservation measures (Envelope, DHW, Water, Motors, VFDs, HVAC, Fan, Pumps, Chillers, Boilers, Lighting, etc.).  Measurement and verification of savings will be discussed.  Detailed analyses of weather data and utility billing, including interval data, will be included.  VBA macros will be provided and developed in class.  Simple analysis techniques (such as using degree days) will be reviewed as well as detailed bin tables with regression analyses.  To get the most from this class each student will need to bring a laptop computer with Excel loaded (Excel 2010 or higher is necessary to take full advantage of the class, although not a lot will be missed if earlier versions of Excel are used.)  Note: this class is not a beginners Excel class.  This class will grant 20 PDHs or 2.0 CEUs (20 hours) $559

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To enroll call MCC enrollment at 1-800-818-3434.  Please provide a valid email address and phone number when registering

For questions please email career_training@middlesex.mass.edu

Last Modified: 11/8/17