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Energy Audit A.A.S.

The Energy Audit program prepares students for employment in the areas of energy audit and insulation of residential and commercial buildings. Students will acquire skills in safety, HVAC principles, soldering and brazing, mechanical and electrical troubleshooting, refrigerant handling, the use of refrigerant gauges, electrical test equipment and blower door testing.

The Energy Audit curriculum is aligned with the educational standards of Residential Energy Services Network (RESNETĀ®) and the Illinois Occupational Skill Standards for HVACR. HET courses in A/C split-systems, residential HVAC, RESNET exam preparation, building insulation, energy auditing, air movement and ventilation, HVACR codes, EPA and NATE certification preparation, Carpentry, and a HET capstone course meet re-certification requirements for NATE.

The Energy Audit program is a partner of the Residential Energy Services Network (RESNETĀ®). Upon successful completion of second semester courses, students will qualify to sit for the Industry Competency Examination (ICE), the North American Technician Excellence (NATE) exam, or the RESNET exam which provides recognition on national registries distributed to heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration employers and homeowners.

Terrie Nierenberger
Office Manager, Engineering, Math and Physical Sciences division