ERIC Number: ED210517
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Energy Audits. Energy Technology Series.
Center for Occupational Research and Development, Inc., Waco, TX.
This course in energy audits is one of 16 courses in the Energy Technology Series developed for an Energy Conservation-and-Use Technology curriculum. Intended for use in two-year postsecondary technical institutions to prepare technicians for employment, the courses are also useful in industry for updating employees in company-sponsored training programs. Comprised of 11 modules, the course overviews the purpose, objectives, and mechanics of the energy audit process. Full background and procedural instructions precede case studies and laboratory practice in auditing. In the final module the students undertake audit analyses and recommend remedial actions based on analyses of their practice audits. Written by a technical expert and approved by industry representatives, each module contains the following elements: introduction, prerequisites, objectives, subject matter, exercises, laboratory materials, laboratory procedures (experiment section for hands-on portion), data tables (included in most basic courses to help students learn to collect or organize data), references, and glossary. Module titles are Total Energy Management, Elements of an Energy Audit, Energy Audit Procedures and Analyses, Building Systems, Lighting Systems, Auditing HVAC Systems--Parts I and II, Auxiliary Equipment Systems, Process Energy Systems, Applications of Solar Energy, and Energy Audit Workbook. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Air Conditioning, Behavioral Objectives, Building Design, Course Descriptions, Courses, Energy, Energy Conservation, Glossaries, Heating, Laboratory Experiments, Learning Activities, Learning Modules, Lighting, Postsecondary Education, Power Technology, Solar Radiation, Technical Education, Two Year Colleges, Ventilation, Workbooks
Center for Occupational Research and Development, 601 Lake Air Dr., Waco, TX 76710 ($2.50 per module; $27.50 for entire course).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Center for Occupational Research and Development, Inc., Waco, TX.