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Intro to Energy Management

Course Number: 10481114
Credits: 3.00

Course Description

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.

Course Typically Offered

  • Fall

Length of Course

Course Competencies

  1. Describe energy and its different forms.
  2. Explore the history of energy production and cost in the U.S. and Wisconsin since 1900
  3. Define units for measuring energy and convert between them
  4. Explain how energy is billed by utilities
  5. Identify how and where energy is used in buildings
  6. Examine the social and environmental impacts of energy production and consumption
  7. Determine Codes and Standards applicable to energy use in buildings
  8. Describe the energy auditing process
  9. Create an outline of an effective energy management program
  10. Investigate monitoring techniques used to measure and monitor energy use in buildings
  11. Explore career and educational opportunities for energy management professionals