Jan 20, 2021  
2015-16 Catalog 
    
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EVS* 131: Sustainable Energy for Your Community

3 Credits
An investigation of sustainable energy for residences and businesses through the use of energy conservation and renewable energy options. LEED Building standards and certification will be investigated. Energy options including hydroelectric, wind power, biofuels, passive solar, solar thermal, photovoltaics, hydrogen fuel cells and others will be studied. Energy conservation and efficiency in the use of window, insulation, electrical equipment, lighting, heating and cooling will be investigated. Research and evaluation of renewable energy’s economic and social feasibilities, environmental benefits and impacts, as well as state and national energy policies, will be addressed. Cost-benefit analyses will be completed for the implementation of various systems.
Prerequisites: MAT* 095  or placement by mathematics assessment test.
Offered: Fall, Spring, Summer



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