Facility and Energy Management (CTFEM)

Certificate

In this program, students will develop the knowledge needed to understand and manage the energy usage of commercial and residential buildings and properties. With a foundation in facilities management, students will focus on principles of energy management, renewable energy and sustainability. Students will be introduced to areas that constitute the main consumers of energy, HVAC, plumbing and electrical. Strategies to evaluate energy consumption and recommended improvements will be covered.

This is a high demand, high skill and high wage program as defined by the Michigan Community College Network.

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2017-18 | 2018-19 | 2019-20

2019-2020 Academic Requirements

In this program, students will develop the knowledge needed to understand and manage the energy usage of commercial and residential buildings and properties. With a foundation in facilities management, students will focus on principles of energy management, renewable energy and sustainability. Students will be introduced to areas that constitute the main consumers of energy, HVAC, plumbing and electrical. Strategies to evaluate energy consumption and recommended improvements will be covered.

 

Students must earn a "C" or better in all courses.

Division
Adv Tech/Public Serv Careers
Department
Heating, Ventilation, A/C Dept
Advisors
Cristy Lindemann
Julie N. (Niki) Lee
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Major/Area Requirements
Class   Title Minimum Credits
CON 235   Construction - Building Codes and Prints 3
ELE 106   Renewable Energy Technology 3
FMA 130   Introduction to Facility and Energy Management 3
FMA 150   Energy Management Principles 3
FMA 170   Building Sustainability LEED 3
FMA 190   Introduction to Mechanical, Plumbing and Electrical 3
Total 18
Total Credits Required
18