Sustainability Areas

Energy

Green Building Certificate

Green building (also known as green construction or sustainable building) refers to using responsible and resource-efficient processes throughout a building’s lifecycle: from site selection and design to construction, operation, maintenance, renovation and demolition. Success requires the close cooperation of the design team, architects, engineers and client at all project stages. The green building practice expands […]

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Green Facilities Management – Stationary Engineer

The Stationary Engineering A.A.S. program prepares students for employment as stationary engineers specializing in design, layout, installation, and service of commercial building HVAC equipment and green roof technology. Program coursework also prepares students to sit for the Chicago Stationary Engineer Exam. Students acquire skills in safety, HVAC principles, soldering and brazing, mechanical and electrical troubleshooting, […]

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Green Facilities Management Certificate

The Green Facilities Management program will allow students will understand the essentials to cutting energy cost in buildings, how to do pre-construction analysis and testing, and know how to maintain green facilities. This includes pre-post construction management and site design which consists of 14 Credit hours, 10 Lectures, 12 Laboratory. Contact: Matt Jackson jacksonm@rlc.edu 618-437-5321 […]

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HVAC Performance Systems Certificate

The certificate will provide students with the knowledge, skills, training and resources to pursue employment in renewable energy careers. It will provide students with the most current knowledge of energy efficient management and HVAC trends. These emerging fields will include energy auditing, thermal imaging services, energy efficiency, hydropower, wind energy, and solar energy. The curriculum […]

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Kankakee Community College is Leading the Way in Promoting Solar Energy

Kankakee Community College created Power Pack Kankakee to educate homeowners and businesses on the benefits of solar energy. In partnership with the Midwest Renewable Energy Association, they are helping to create a sustainable local market for solar energy by: Establishing a customer base for local solar installers. Facilitating lower cost solar installation for customers. Supporting U.S. […]

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Lewis and Clark Community College is a 2014 – 2015 Individual Conference Champion of the College & University Green Power Challenge

Godfrey, IL, June 25, 2015 — Lewis and Clark Community College announced today that it was recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as a 2014-2015 Individual Conference Champion of the College & University Green Power Challenge for using more green power than any other school in the NJCAA/Region 24. Since April 2006, EPA’s Green Power […]

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New Options at JALC through its Sustainable Energy Program

At John A. Logan College, students interested in sustainable energy have a lot more options as a result of the IGEN Career Pathways grant. The school developed two new certificate programs and updated existing classes to create a new associate degree program with added equipment for increased hands-on experience.

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Smart Grid Certificate

Smart Grid describes a wide variety of applications that automate electrical distribution and monitoring for increased energy efficiency. Companies are increasing their deployment of Smart Grid applications as part of their efforts to drive energy efficiency. This entry level certificate provides a foundation that includes an overview of computer networking, renewable energy technology, power transmission […]

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