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Green is the Future!

Sustainable Energy Studies is the growth of the human population and its effects on energy and climate demands with an emphasis on landscaping and the built environment. You'll also study the relationship between human biology and the environment as applied to building design. 

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You'll Learn:

  • Sustainable Building Design
  • Explore Passive Energy Strategies and the Application of Appropriate Heating, Cooling and Ventilation Systems
  • Hands-On Study of Energy Auditing Methods of Existing Homes as They Are Now Constructed
  • Analysis of Residential Design and Strategies for Energy Efficiency

Prepares the student to take the California Home Energy Rater System (H.E.R.S). Level 1 Certification Exam.

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