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CONST 163 Advanced Energy Auditing and Energy Modeling

Units: 3

Hours: 54 hours LEC

Prerequisite: None.

Advisory: CONST 161

This course prepares students for jobs in the building performance and energy auditing industry. This class will train students in advanced energy auditing techniques using energy modeling software, and thermography. Students will be trained to use energy modeling software recognized by the California Energy Commission for both new and existing structures. Students will also be trained to use infra red imaging for accurate, non-invasive inspection of homes, assisting the auditor in locating thermal bridging in the building envelope. Topics in Multifamily and "Envelope Professional" certification will also be discussed.

Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

SLO #1 Demonstrate entry level proficiency with energy modeling software.