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Getting Green Done: Energy Efficiency

This is the second in a series of blogs focusing on green-collar jobs training programs offered by Ecotech Institutein Aurora, Colorado—the first and only college entirely focused on preparing graduates for careers in the fields of renewable energy and energy efficiency.

"What cannot be measured cannot be managed."

That old saying is especially true in sustainable energy systems. Measuring, testing, and analyzing the effectiveness and efficiency of those systems are critical functions that energy efficiency professionals perform.

Energy efficiency training at Ecotech Institute prepares graduates to analyze, operate, and control systems and equipment necessary to create a suitable thermal environment. Graduates will be able to analyze energy systems and recommend suitable renewable energy systems as engineering technicians or commercial and industrial designers.

Ecotech Institute's Energy Efficiency training program might be right for you if you...

  • Enjoy making quantifiable improvements in systems or processes.
  • Want to make a measurable difference toward cleaner energy.
  • Are interested in math and science.
  • Enjoy helping people find a way to do something smarter, better or cheaper.
  • Are interested in testing and measuring improvements.

So plug into Energy Efficiency Training–and get green done!

Kyle Crider is Manager – Environmental Operations at Ecotech Institute and Education Corporation of America. He holds a Master of Public Administration degree with a double-emphasis in Urban Planning & Policy Analysis. He is also a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Accredited Professional, Neighborhood Development (LEED AP ND). He is currently in the Interdisciplinary Engineering Ph.D. Program at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.