From Co-op Power Green Job Training
|Course||Co-op Power Green Job Training||Order||8|
|Authors||Lynn Benander and Scott Reed, Co-op Power Inc.|
|Start Date||22 January 2011||End Date||7 May 2011||Total hours||104 hours|
On completion of this unit, a student will be able to:
- List the basic building construction types.
- Demonstrate safe use and care of tools and equipment used in energy efficiency and solar hot water installation.
- Describe how to relate well with customers and the public.
- Demonstrate job site safety protocols.
- Ask important questions to ensure quality work is completed on time.
- Assist with most aspects of auditing, air sealing and building insulation.
- Demonstrate use of blower door testing unit to detect air leaks and determine the effectiveness of energy efficiency improvements.
- Describe how to conduct an energy audit and determine the best efficiency improvements.
- Describe how energy efficiency improvements reduce energy use and energy costs.
- List the steps to air seal a building.
- Describe traditional hot water systems, types and operation.
- Assist in most aspects of assembling a solar hot water system.
- List the most common types of solar hot water systems.
- List the basic components of a solar hot water system.
- Describe how a solar hot water system works.
- Identify the best location for a solar hot water system at a site and estimate the actual solar potential.