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Courses and Descriptions

TRAD-9034Energy Advisor Practicum

This course is currently only available to students in the Energy Advisor micro-credential program. If you are a student in the program, contact us to register.

This course covers fundamental competencies such as low-rise housing construction and renovation, building envelope, heating, ventilation, air tightness testing, house energy computer modelling, and air conditioning, building science principles and the house-as-a-system concept. It will also prepare students for the NRCan exam.


Learning Outcomes:

  1. Apply the foundational and house evaluation skills in practice.
  2. Interact and communicate with the homeowner to evaluate the home for EnerGuide audit process. 
  3. Use HOT2000 software, along with home geometric and construction data, to estimate house’s annual energy consumption.
  4. Interpret the reports generated from HOT2000.
  5. Discus findings and potential upgrade opportunities with homeowner. 
  6. Create EnerGuide label for the entire house.
  7. Submit the final home report to NRCan website.

Format:

  • Features a work-integrated learning component where groups of students will be assessed in houses
  • Additional details will depend on the COVID-19 protocols that are in place at the course start date
Textbooks:

The following textbook is require for the program:

Note: the textbook is not available at the RRC campus Store. Follow the link above to purchase the textbook.

Manitoba Environmental Industries Association (MEIA) Bursary:

If you are interested in more information on the bursary, please email jlatschislaw@rrc.ca.

Manitoba Construction Sector Council (MCSC) Bursary for Newcomers:

The MCSC is pleased to partner with Manitoba Environmental Industries Association and Red River College Polytechnic for delivery of the Registered Energy Advisor training program. The MCSC will further support interested newcomers enrolling into this training program with an additional bursary award upon acceptance into the program. Exact percentage to be determined depending on newcomer enrolment.  

For more information, contact Ramir Diaz with the MCSC via email at rdiaz@mbcsc.com or phone at 204.272.4595. Please apply as soon as possible as spots are limited.

Registration:

Organizations looking to register their employees for the course should use the Sponsorship Authorization for Part-Time Students form.

Note: A discount is available to RRC alumni. If you are an alumnus, please register by calling 204.694.1789 (Mon-Thu 8:00am-5:00pm, Fri 8:00am-3:30pm).

Prerequisites

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