Sustainable Environment Technologies (AAS)

Northwest Technical College

Date Posted: Feb. 25, 2016
Submitted by: Monika Urbanski
Sustainability Topics: Curriculum, Energy
Content Type: Academic Programs
Discipline: Technology & Trades
Program Type: Associate (2-year) degree
Distance: Local Only
Commitment: Full-Time


The Sustainable Environment Technologies program prepares students to design, integrate and maintain renewable and traditional energy systems. Students develop an in-depth understanding of green building concepts along with energy efficiency auditing skills which allow them to perform site assessments. Graduates of this program have working knowledge of a variety of renewable/sustainable energy technologies including solar PV and wind energy, building design and heating/cooling system alternatives. In addition to the ability to oversee sustainable installation projects, you will also be equipped to facilitate in the sale and marketing of renewable and sustainable energy technologies. Classroom and hands-on training will cover topics such as: Construction technology and safety; Alternative energy methods; Energy efficiency and management; Project design and management; and Electronics for technology.

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