PART-TIME | PEGUIS - FISHER RIVER CAMPUS PERPP-NA Personal/Professional Development

Courses and Descriptions

TRAD-9037Energy Advisor Practicum Alumni

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.


  • 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


The following textbook is require for the program:

Canadian Home Builder's Manual | ISBN: 978-0-86506-066-1 | Price: $89.25
Note: the textbook is not available at the RRC campus Store. Follow the link above to purchase the textbook.

Efficiency Manitoba Award:

Five awards of $560 established by Efficiency Manitoba are available for students enrolled in the Energy Micro Credential Foundation Level Course. The award is available to support students within the following under-represented groups, as defined by Natural Resources Canada: women, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, racialized individuals and individuals who identify as LGBTQ+.

To be considered, please submit the Application for Awards, Bursaries and Scholarships form (PDF) and a statement outlining how you meet the criteria of this award (member of underrepresented group) to The application deadline for this award is October 4, 2021. Applications will be considered based on the date/time received.


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

Note: The discounted course fee that appears on this page is only available to RRC alumni. If you are not an alumnus, please register using this page.


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