Energy Auditing and Modeling GRBT 1160

3 Credits

This course is designed to train the next generation of residential energy auditors and designers to review new construction drawings, inspect existing homes, and input information into energy analysis software programs to determine either projected future enrgy use, or possible performance improvements for existing homes. REM/Design, Energy Gauge, and Energy-10 will be the primary energy analysis modeling softwareprograms used in this course. Field and lab training includes evaluating customers needs, visual inspections, diagnostic testing, numerical analysis gathering, and energy audits and modeling to prepare students to become proficient in identifying energy targets, calculate current and/or projected home buidlign energy use, propsoe cost efficient performance solutions, write scopes of work, and prepare comprehensive performance improvement reports in order of priorities.

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