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BMC 262 Renewable Energy Technologies

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Course Description

There is a growing consensus among energy stakeholders that renewable energy technologies are beneficial to the environment and society as a whole. This course reviews the practical applications and examples of decentralized renewable energy sources and technologies such as low impact hydro, ocean, wind, solar power and heat, earth energy and geo-exchange, as well as biomass and biogas utilization. Energy efficiency and the effective use of fossil fuels through combined heat and power application are reviewed. Environmental managers, energy consultants, engineers, regulators, and the average consumer will benefit from this course. You will learn: barriers and incentives to implementing RET in Canada, how to financially evaluate and compare technologies, and practical methods to reduce in-home energy consumption.

Course Details

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand how power and heat is generated and utilized
  • Financially evaluate and compare renewable energy technologies
  • Understand barriers and incentives to implementing renewable energy technologies
  • Conduct an in-home energy audit

Applies Towards the Following Certificate(s)


  BMC 262 - 019 Renewable Energy Technologies  
  Winter 2017   Status:  Available
Class:   Mon 6:00PM - 9:00PM
16 Jan 2017 to 27 Mar 2017
Number of Sessions: 10 Sessions
Hours: 30.00
Course Fees:   Flat Fee non-credit    550.00
Potential Price Adjustments:
Campus: Downtown
Delivery Options:  Class
Instructor(s): Ken Hogg
  Reading List / Textbook:  No Textbook is Required
  Section Notes:  

Please note: No class on Feb 20, 2017

If your desired course section is full, please check if another section is available for registration or add your name to the waitlist as sections are often added based on demand.


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