Energy Efficiency Guide
From Co-op Power Green Job Training
|Course||Co-op Power Green Job Training||Order||7|
|Unit||Energy Efficiency Guide|
|Authors||Lynn Benander and Scott Reed, Co-op Power Inc.|
|Start Date||15 January 2011||End Date||19 March 2011||Total hours||24 hours|
On completion of this unit, a student will be able to:
- Compare and contrast renewable and non-renewable energy resources.
- Communicate with customers about the cost savings and environmental benefits of solar hot water and energy efficiency.
- Explain the concept of energy measurement and how it is used to characterize fuels and equipment
- Demonstrate and explain how heat is transferred and retained in air and liquids.
- Describe how energy efficiency improvements reduce energy use and energy costs.
- Describe how to conduct an energy audit and determine the best efficiency improvements.
- Demonstrate use of blower door testing unit to detect air leaks and determine the effectiveness of energy efficiency improvements.
- Assist with most aspects of auditing, air sealing and building insulation.
- List the steps to air seal a building.
- Describe traditional hot water systems, types and operation.
- List the most common types of solar hot water systems.