An advanced-level energy auditing course centering on commercial and industrial facilities. Students must study energy applications and apply energy knowledge and skills directly and practically to the technical, economic and regulatory aspects of effective energy management for commercial-industrial energy systems. Discusses coverage of basic energy policy and legislation and offers an analysis and a problem solving structure for those who require the latest energy commercial-industrial techniques and strategies. Laboratory applications emphasize commercial-industrial energy system applications requiring the use of current DOE-EERE software and specialist programs for energy calculations, analysis and simulations. This course requires students to complete field experience activities, collect data in the field or in labs, and/or complete authentic field activities to pass the course.
Credit for Prior College-Level Learning
This course is identified as a departmental course for which a learner can receive college credit for prior college-level learning and/or skills acquired outside the traditional classroom. Terms of the HFC Credit for Prior College-Level Learning Policy may be met by review of the appropriate documentation, skill, certifications, and/or knowledge acquired by the learner and submitted for evaluation by the appropriate departmental faculty. As required, one or more of the following may be considered in the evaluation process:
- field experience
- licenses held
- completing course exams
- performance sequences
- competing a portfolio.