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HVA 2010     Solar and Other Renewable Energy Systems     4 Credit Hours

Equivalent: AET 2010

English/ESL Placement: Placement into ENG 1060 or higher (or placement into ESL 2510 or higher for students taking the ESL sequence of courses).

The student will learn and demonstrate the principles of energy efficient and solar design analysis and construction. Students will analyze the solar energy systems and will calculate solar savings fractions, backup heat needs, and economic analysis. The student will investigate the technologies and applications of other non-polluting and renewable forms of energy including wind power, photovoltaic, and alternative transportation vehicles. BILLABLE CONTACT HOURS: 4