Energy Auditing Certificate
The High School Energy Auditing Certificate provides instruction and hands-on experience that prepares students to perform a comprehensive energy audit of their school, and other residential and commercial buildings. By coupling relevant background material on sustainability, climate change science, and energy careers with specific auditing skills, this course gives students the knowledge they need to understand the energy auditing profession and the range of applications for the skills learned through this Certificate. The curriculum leads teachers and students through an audit that includes: appliances, lighting, HVAC and other mechanical systems, the building envelope, utility bill analysis, and audit report writing. The Certificate culminates with a student presentation of their findings and recommendations to key decision-makers, such as their school board.
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