ERIC Number: ED162891
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: N/A
Training Manual for the Energy Conservation Analysis Project.
Massachusetts Univ., Amherst. Cooperative Extension Service.
This document is the Massachusetts Energy Extension Service training manual for Residential Energy Auditors. This manual is part of a four-week program to train persons to perform home energy audits and was developed under the Energy Conservation Analysis Project (ECAP) at the University of Massachusetts. The chapter titles include: (1) Project Description; (2) Job Description; (3) Glossary of Terms; (4) Thermal Charts; (5) Equipment; (6) Audit Forms; (7) Energy Contacts; (8) Heating Systems and Controls; (9) Insulation; (10) Moisture; (11) Economics; (12) Energy Policy; (13) Life Style; (14) Alternative Energy; and (15) Readings. The information provided on insulation, moisture, heating systems and controls, etc. is intended to be technical enough to provide trainees with an understanding of home maintenance and energy conservation techniques. This manual can serve not only in training but as a reference also. (MR)
Descriptors: Building Conversion, Building Systems, Climate, Climate Control, Construction Materials, Cost Estimates, Energy Conservation, Environmental Education, Facility Improvement, Guides, Institutes (Training Programs), Job Training
U.S. Office of Education, Energy and Education Action Center, Reporters Building, Room 514, 300 7th St., S.W., Washington, D.C. 20202 (on loan)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Massachusetts Univ., Amherst. Cooperative Extension Service.
Identifiers: Energy Audits; Energy Conservation Analysis Project; Weatherization