WGF 105 Energy System Fundamentals: Basic Design, Operation/Maintenance

The basics of building envelopes, HVAC, lighting, insulation, glazing, plumbing and electrical systems, construction materials, and environment are explored. The course Incorporates basic blueprint reading and design fundamentals. The introductory focus on construction engineering concepts is included. The course introduces LEED® and Energy Star®, environmental, health and safety principles and their regulatory implications to green facilities. Provides an overview of energy use and efficiency in structures and why it matters. 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:
2015-09-25
Primary Material Type:
Hybrid/Blended Course
Other Material Types:
Hybrid/Blended Course
Institution:
Lincoln Land Community College
TAACCCT Round:
1
Subjects:
HVAC, lighting, insulation, electrical systems, LEED, Energy Star, Green Buildings, Energy Systems Fundamentals/Basic Design, Operation/Maintenance

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:
Other Services (except Public Administration) -- Repair and Maintenance (811)
Occupation:
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance Occupations (37-0000)

Education / Instructional Information

Instructional Program:
Mechanic and Repair Technologies/Technicians (47)
Credit Type:
  • Credit
Credential Type:
  • Certificate
Educational Level of Materials:
  • 1st year Community College or equivalent
Time Required:
16 weeks
Language:
English (United States)
Interactivity Type:
Mix of Active and Presentation.
Quality Rubric:
Other
Quality Assurance Organization:
SkillsCommons Editorial Board
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:
  • 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
  • Other Rubric

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Copyright / Licensing

Primary License:
Creative Commons License
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