Energy Management

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Associate Degree Program

As an energy management professional, you will use your skills in multi-level analysis, including human and computer modeling, to improve energy efficiency in commercial and residential spaces. You will be able to describe and measure energy use in building systems with the goal of evaluating and recommending energy solutions that will result in greater efficiency, energy cost savings, and lower environmental impact.

Academically ready students can apply to the program following the guidelines of each location's competitive admission process. Interested applicants should review the information provided here and contact their program advisor for application requirements.

Offered at the Dover, Georgetown, and Stanton Campuses. 

What You Can Do

In this program, you will gain the knowledge and skills to prepare you for positions such as:

  • Energy Auditor
  • Facility Manager
  • Control System Specialist
  • Energy Program Coordinator
What You Will Earn

Competitive starting salaries range from $30,000 - $40,000 ($12-20/hour).

What You Will Learn

Program Graduate Competencies

The Program Graduate Competencies listed below identify the major learning goals related to your specific program of study and identify the knowledge and skills you will have when you graduate to be successful in your chosen field.

  1. Utilize building systems and energy technology hardware and software to gather data on energy efficiency and building system operations.
  2. Analyze the interaction between energy consuming building systems and make recommendations for improved energy management based on that analysis.
  3. Evaluate the energy use patterns for residential and commercial buildings and recommend energy efficiency and alternative energy solutions for high-energy consuming buildings.
  4. Construct energy evaluation technical reports and make presentations for potential project implementation.
Core Curriculum Competencies

The Core Curriculum Competencies listed below identify what you, as an associate degree graduate, will be able to do upon completion of your degree, regardless of your major. You will acquire these core competencies through your general education courses (i.e. English, math, etc.) and your program of study courses.

  1. Communicate clearly and effectively both orally and in writing.
  2. Demonstrate effective problem solving and reasoning skills.
  3. Work effectively in groups of people from diverse backgrounds.
  4. Demonstrate ethical and professional understanding and conduct.
  5. Apply appropriate information literacy skills to locate, evaluate and use information effectively.
  6. Use computer technology appropriate to the field.
  7. Use scientific and mathematical reasoning appropriate to the technology...


Campus-Specific Energy Management Information
Dover
CONTACT

Jennifer Clemons
Department Chair, Instructor,
and Academic Advisor
jclemons@dtcc.edu
(302) 857-1308

Students applying to enter the Energy Management program are placed into a "pool." Prior to program admission, students must satisfy program prerequisites based on Accuplacer, SAT or ACT scores. Once these prerequisites are met, students are placed on a waiting list for the next available program based on a first come, first served basis.

Georgetown
CONTACT

David LaFazia
Department Chair, Instructor,
and Academic Advisor
dlafazia@dtcc.edu
(302) 259-6695

Students applying to enter the Energy Management program are placed into a "pool." Prior to program admission, students must satisfy program prerequisites based on Accuplacer, SAT or ACT scores. Once these prerequisites are met, students are placed on a waiting list for the next available program based on a first come, first served basis.

Stanton
CONTACT

Mary Marchegiano
Department Chair, Instructor,
and Academic Advisor
marym@dtcc.edu
(302) 453-3795

Students applying to enter the Energy Management program are placed into a "pool." Prior to program admission, students must satisfy program prerequisites based on Accuplacer, SAT or ACT scores. Once these prerequisites are met, students are placed on a waiting list for the next available program based on a first come, first served basis.

This program of study is not offered at the Wilmington Campus location.