ETS1810C Energy Efficient Buildings (AS)

This course is designed to introduce students to the benefits and barriers of commercial building energy efficiency through an in-depth look into EPA's ENERGY STAR program. Topics will include but are not limited to: current trends in commercial building energy efficiency, transforming the market with ENERGY STAR, ENERGY STAR Guidelines for Energy Management, rating building energy efficiency with Portfolio Manager, best energy efficiency practices, engaging employees in energy conservation, and tracking energy savings and greenhouse emissions reductions over time. This course will include hands-on learning opportunities such as measuring the energy use of an actual building and identifying energy efficiency opportunities.


3 credits (2 lecture hours, 2 lab hours)