ERIC Number: ED199462
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Energy Management Technician Curriculum Development. Final Report.
Sarvis, Robert E.
This document is the result of an effort to develop a comprehensive curriculum to train community college students as energy management technicians. The main body of the document contains the energy management technician training curriculum and course content for the proposed courses in the two-year sequence; a report of how the curriculum was developed and evaluated makes up the rest of the document. The curriculum addresses the following needs: updating technical skills for design and review of energy systems; acquiring familiarity with historical approaches and current technologies for energy conversion and use; developing management abilities; and learning how to establish a viable energy management organization. Content areas covered in the curriculum include an introduction to energy issues and policies, materials and design in conservation, solar energy concepts, advanced solar energy concepts, renewable energy systems, fundamentals of heat transfer, energy usage of commercial buildings, energy auditing/calculations, energy control devices, energy building codes, updating seminars, and on-the-job training. Each course description contains student objectives and characteristics, teaching methodology, supplemental instructional materials, and films and reference sources. (KC)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Washington State Commission for Vocational Education, Olympia.
Authoring Institution: Edmonds Community Coll., Lynwood, WA.