HET 290 - Building Insulation

This course covers heat flow, building science, building envelope, construction practices, material costs, moisture concerns, proper insulation techniques, and commercial and residential HVAC systems including equipment selection, layout, piping techniques, troubleshooting, codes, preventive maintenance, multiple systems, and system accessories. Students will also learn about building and piping insulating, and residential and commercial insulation codes. Please note that all course materials and content are provided in the IMS Common Cartridge (IMSCC) format. The content can be accessed by opening the IMSCC file using your organization's Learning Management System application (these include Blackboard, D2L, Canvas etc.). Additional information about accessing Common Cartridge files can be found on the IMS Global Web site: http://www.imsglobal.org/cc. Future plans for the Skills Commons Web site include a feature that will allow users to view and download course content that is provided in the IMSCC format. Please refer to the "Enabling Others to Reuse Your Materials” page for more information: http://support.taaccct.org/enabling-reuse/.
Date:
2013-10-07
Primary Material Type:
Hybrid/Blended Course
Institution:
College of Lake County
Project Name:
IGEN (Illinois Green Economy Network) Career Pathways
TAACCCT Round:
1
Subjects:
heat flow, building science, building envelope, construction practices, material costs, moisture concerns, proper insulation techniques, HVAC systems, piping, codes, building insulation

Industry / Occupation

Industry Partner:
Each IGEN Consortium college has established an Industry Advisory Group as part of their Career and Technical Education program. Advisory Group members contribute to the design, development and delivery of CTE courses including those developed through this TAACCCT grant. The members also provide opportunities for work-based learning and job placements for program graduates.
Industry Sector:
Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services -- Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services -- Other Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services (5419)
Occupation:
Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations -- Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers (49-9021)

Education / Instructional Information

Instructional Program:
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians (47)
Credit Type:
  • Credit
Credential Type:
  • Associate Degree
Educational Level of Materials:
  • 1st year Community College or equivalent
Time Required:
16 weeks, one traditional college semester
Language:
English (United States)
Interactivity Type:
Mix of Active and Presentation.
Quality Rubric:
Other
Quality Note:
This curriculum underwent an independent third-party review for content, completeness, and quality. Please see attached quality review rubric.
Quality of Subject Matter was assured by:
  • Participation as an ongoing member of team developing the instructional materials
  • Using an approved rubric to conduct the evaluation of the instructional materials and providing a report
Quality of Online/Hybrid Course Design assured by:
  • Custom Quality Rubric
Course Note:
Energy Audit AAS; CIP: 470201

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Copyright / Licensing

Primary License:
Creative Commons License
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