Program Overview

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Residential Energy Auditing Certificate


Engineering, Math and Physical Sciences Division, Room T302, (847) 543-2044

www.clcillinois.edu/programs/het
Degree: Certificate
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The Residential Energy Audit Certificate prepares students to specialize in the energy audit and insulation of residential buildings, while preparing students for employment as energy auditors. It also prepares students to sit for the Residential Energy Services Network’s (RESNET®) exam. Coursework provides an introduction to the energy audit and building insulation industry and emphasizes hands-on blower door inspections, soldering and brazing, safety, and mechanical and electrical troubleshooting. Students learn to use refrigerants, gauges, and electrical test equipment in a residential and commercial building setting.

 Note: Students are required to provide their own basic tools.


First Semester

8 Credits

CoURSE

Title

Hours

course ^

College Success Seminar

[2]

course

Basic Refrigeration

4

course

HVACR Electricity I

4

Second Semester

8 Credits

CoURSE

Title

Hours

course

Energy Auditing

4

course

Resnet Exam Preparation

1

course

Green Building/Energy Sustainability

3

Total Hours for Certificate

16

^ The credit for CLC 120, College Success Seminar, is an institutional requirement for graduation. It is not part of the program requirements but must be completed with a D or better.

For more information on recommended courses or program specific advising, contact the Engineering, Math and Physical Sciences division at (847) 543-2044.