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Energy Management

Certificate Number 904811

Explore energy management technology used in analysis and measurement of energy in today's building systems.

Certificate Completers will be able to

. Discuss and promote the benefits of energy efficiency.
. Evaluate the energy use patterns for commercial buildings.
. Recommend energy efficient and alternative energy solutions for high-energy consuming buildings.

Completers will be able to apply credits toward the following programs:

. 104831, Energy Management Technology

Curriculum

Catalog No. Description Credits

10-481-109 Commercial HVACR Systems Analy
3
10-481-111 Energy Control Strategies
3
10-480-101 Energy-Intro Renewable & Susta
4
10-481-114 Intro to Energy Management
3
10-481-106 Introduction to Water Resource
2
10-481-115 Lighting Fundamentals
3

Certificate Total
18

Course Descriptions

10-481-109 Commercial HVACR Analysis...identify commercial HVAC system types and the general energy use impact of each type. Calculations of system equipment efficiencies will be used to determine EER, SEER, AFUE, COP, combination and seasonal efficiency in boilers, balance point partial efficiency, BIN analysis. (Prerequisites: 10-481-114, Intro to Energy Management)

10-481-111 Energy Control Strategies...topics include building system control concepts and devices; including electric, pneumatic and digital controls, emphasis is placed on identifying and understanding control strategies related to energy using systems and methods to estimate energy savings. (Prerequisite: 10-481-114, Intro to Energy Management)

10-480-101 Energy-Intro Renew & Sustain...an overview of various renewable energy technologies and sustainable design practices and their current applications. Emphasis will be placed on policies, renewable energy production, green products and jobs.

10-481-114 Intro to Energy Management...introduces the basic concepts of energy, utility systems and utility rate structures; defines the need for energy management as an integral part of society at all levels. The course will present the various opportunities available to energy management students.

10-481-106 Intro to Water Resources...properties of water, basic hydrology, water quality; water consumption standards related to energy; stormwater, wastewater and drinking water; water supply and demand management as well as emerging issues. (Prerequisites: 10-481-114, Intro to Energy Management)

10-481-115 Lighting Fundamentals...light sources, luminaries, lighting controls, manufacturer lamp and ballast specifications, lighting power density, lighting-HVAC interactions, retrofit opportunities, cost savings analysis and lighting codes/regulations. Students will critically evaluate lighting systems, luminaries and associated components. Understand and perform various types of lighting calculations. (Prerequisite: 10-481-114, Intro to Energy Management)

For more information, please contact: The Trades & Engineering Technologies Department,(920) 498-5461 or (800) 422-NWTC, extension 5461,or contact Enrollment Services at 888-385-NWTC.