Provides a foundation to perform “whole-house” retrofits for energy/water efficiency.
Students apply theory to conduct hands-on retrofitting. Topics include building science,
energy assessment reports, developing work scope, HVAC and envelope upgrades, air
leakage and sealing, insulation installation, moisture remediation, quality control.
Preparation for Building Performance Institute certification exam.
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
- Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
- Lab hours/semester: 48-54
- Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 846 or ESOL 400, or equivalent. Completion of, MATH 110 or MATH
111 and MATH 112 or BUS. 115 or equivalent; and ESTM 400 or ESTM 402 or ESTM 421 or
ESTM 425 or ESTM 427 or equivalent.