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ENRGY 145 - Building Operations and Maintenance

5.0 Credits
Overview of mechanical, electrical and lighting equipment in the operation and maintenance of commercial buildings. Emphasis on energy efficiency, system types, operating parameters, equipment maintenance, and assessment of energy performance. Prerequisite: ENRGY 130 . Recommended: ENRGY 120 .

Course Objectives
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Identify and describe the energy-using systems in commercial buildings. [REASON]
  2. Assemble mechanical and electrical system documentation for commercial buildings. [COMMUNICATE]
  3. Develop checklist(s) of energy efficient operation and maintenance activities for commercial buildings’ mechanical systems. [COMMUNICATE]
  4. Identify Operations and Maintenance practices to improve energy performance. [ACT]
  5. Describe and discuss the six areas of operation and maintenance practices for sustainable buildings. [ACT]
  6. Describe, analyze and discuss the key factors that influence indoor air quality in commercial buildings. [COMMUNICATE]
  7. Compare and contrast at least two or more strategies for maintaining good indoor air quality. [REASON]
  8. Identify and discuss the components of the electrical systems in commercial buildings. [COMMUNICATE]
  9. Describe and discuss cyclical maintenance activities for the building’s electrical system. [REASON]

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