Most students come from Northeast Wisconsin. The program has attracted international students too, as we usually have one or two international students each year.
Gender: Male 67%, Female 33%
Ethnicity: Caucasian 83%, African American 8%, Hispanic 0%, Other 8%
Associate Degree: Energy Management Technology, Solar Energy Technology
Technical Diploma: Energy Management Technology, Solar Energy Technology
Introduction to Energy Management
As of fall 2018, this is a face-to-face course. Many of NWTC’s Energy Management programs are slated to become blended courses (a mix of online
30,000 square foot building used as a living lab. Access to building automation equipment. Studentinstalled solar each semester. Over 80 kW of solar installed on campus as of fall 2018. Building automation is used to teach students on optimizing building controls for efficiency.
A job market assessment is done informally each semester as part of our advisory committee meetings. Each advisory board member reports on job opportunities. There have been about 10-12 job opportunities in Northeast Wisconsin each year, and those companies with a national presence report an abundance of energy management jobs across the country.
Student-driven projects. Each semester we partner with local non-profits to conduct energy assessments such as lighting technology modeling, building automation specifying, and energy audits.
Our advisory committee is made up of a dozen industry professionals who work for utility, energy control, energy consulting and building automation companies. We meet each semester (twice per year).
Internships are not a formal part of the program, but several students have independently secured internships with local employers.
Like Madison College and Heartland Community college, our program includes a Study Abroad opportunity for learning about sustainability practices in Belize. In January 2018 our Study Abroad group conducted energy audits at a Junior College and Community Center, and also inspected an abandoned Solar Photovoltaic system to troubleshoot its operation.