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Energy Sustainability Engineering Technology

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Program Information

School:Nova Scotia Community College
Faculty:School of Trades and Technology
Degree:Diploma; Co-op
Field of Study:Energy Management and Systems Technology/Technician
Description:The energy sustainability technologist will fill the growing needs of employers in the rapidly expanding field of alternate energy, sustainability, and energy systems management. Their work will involve energy auditing and modeling of existing conventional heating and lighting systems as well as specifying energy efficiency improvements for residential and commercial buildings. The energy sustainability engineering technologist will be able to assimilate site characteristics and client needs in order to provide advice on renewable energy alternatives, building design/renovation and heating/cooling system alternatives, and to improve energy efficiency.

Graduates are able to find employment in a wide variety of sectors, and assume a wide variety of roles. They will be prepared to succeed in the emerging fields of green buildings, energy conservation, and alternate energy by providing design, assessment, commissioning, operational, and evaluation services to engineers, architects, contractors, project managers, and facility owners.
URL:Energy Sustainability Engineering Technology at Nova Scotia Community College
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $3,762

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Mathematics 
  •  Grade12 Chemistry  or  Grade12 Physics 

High School Graduation Diploma including: Academic Grade 12 Math; Academic Grade 12 English; and either Academic Grade 12 Physics or Academic Grade 12 Chemistry; or a certificate, diploma, or degree in a related trade, physical science, engineering, or architecture program.

Additional Admission Requirements:
    A letter of intent stating the applicant's interest in the Energy Sustainability Engineering program and his or her future career goals is required.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on August 13, 2018