|Faculty:||School of Trades and Technology
|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.