Energy Efficiency



 

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 16-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 16 PDHs or 1.6 CEUs. (16 hours) $499

3/24-5/12          4pm-6pm         T                     B                    NA 109

CAR 667 30         14468             GUERTIN

 

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 beginner Excel class. This class will grant 16 PDHs or 1.6 CEUs. (16 hours) $499
3/24-5/12          7pm-9pm         T                     B                    NA 109
CAR 690 30         16593             GUERTIN



Certified Sustainability Professional
This ONLINE course will prepare you for an exciting career as a leader in the green-collar economy. As a certified sustainability professional, you’ll be responsible for setting the course and coordinating an enterprise’s sustainability strategy. Upon successful completion of this program, you’ll be able to: Establish and maintain a green procurement strategy; Apply the principles of environmentally preferred purchasing, design for environment, eco-control systems, and sustainable business practices; Identify corporate social responsibility strategies to meet organizational needs; Develop and use Environmental Management System (EMS) practices; Select and effectively use a variety of environmental accounting methods; Improve product positioning using the green marketing-mix principles; Organize and sequence carbon strategies using the World Resource Institute protocol; Improve operational sustainability through greening the logistics and supply chain. ONLINE Course. 110 hours. $2,495. To enroll for MCC, call (877) 221-5151. Not eligible for tuition waivers.

Certified Green Supply Chain Professional
This ONLINE course will give you the specialized knowledge to enable a company to achieve its environmental sustainability goals through global sourcing, materials management, procurement and buying, transportation and logistics, and new product development. Upon successful completion of this program, you’ll be able to: Establish and maintain a green procurement strategy; Identify corporate social responsibility strategies to meet organizational needs; Develop and use Green Supply Practices (GSP); Select and use a variety of environmental accounting methods effectively ; Improve operational sustainability. ONLINE. 60 hours. $1,595. To enroll for MCC, call (877) 221-5151. Not eligible for tuition waivers. 

Wind Energy Apprentice
This ONLINE course prepares you for a career in the wind energy industry. Students will learn the basics of wind energy principles including wind technology, wind energy anatomy, wind farm design, wind business, and characteristics of energy sources. This course covers the fundamentals of hydraulics and basic theory and practice of electrical circuits, including calculations as applied to alternating and direct currents. ONLINE. 240 hours. $2,395. To enroll, call (877) 221-5151. Not eligible for tuition waivers.

Performing Comprehensive Building Assessments (PCBA)
This ONLINE course will give you a thorough understanding of the building assessment process. This intermediate program focuses on the skills you need to professionally conduct visual building inspections, perform diagnostic testing, determine residential building improvement opportunities, document a home’s performance, prioritize improvements, and prepare a work scope that will guide the homeowner’s decision-making process for making the improvements. ONLINE. 30 hours. $895. To enroll for MCC, call (877) 221-5151. Not eligible for tuition waivers.

Certified Indoor Environmentalist Prep
Would you like to become an indoor air quality (IAQ) or green building consultant? Would you like to better understand how to create a healthy home or building by preventing, diagnosing, and resolving indoor environmental problems? Getting certified is completely optional. Exams are arranged through ACAC at computerized testing centers throughout the US. Certain experience requirements and fees apply to students getting certified (there are no experience requirements for the course). ONLINE. 32 hours. $895. To enroll and for course questions, call (877) 221-5151. Not eligible for tuition waivers.

Building Analyst Quick Start Program (BPI BA Certification)
This Building Performance program was developed and written in partnership with nationally recognized building science experts. The two online courses are full of scientific facts, interactive exercises, pictures, videos, graphics, and text. See the individual course descriptions for a more detailed description. Also, they are recognized by North American Technician Excellence and Building Performance Institute for continuing education hours. You’ll also receive a study guide and a one year subscription to Home Energy Magazine. ONLINE. 60 hours. $1,395. To enroll, call (877) 221-5151. Not eligible for waivers or vouchers.

Last Modified: 12/11/14