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Commercial Building Energy Performance Technology (Green Building)

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Learn the newest ways to improve energy performance in commercial buildings. Apply skills for better energy use to new construction or remodeling. Areas include energy auditing, efficiency, conservation and management. The entire program is offered online.

Career Opportunities

Prepare for a job right now, or add “green” energy knowledge to advance in your current career. Learn both classroom theory and hands-on practice in the Energy Learning Lab.

Depending on your experience and continued education, jobs include:

  • Energy consultant
  • LEED technician (to comply with the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design “green” rating system
  • Project manager for energy efficiency
  • Service technician
  • Sustainable building analyst

See more about possible career paths and salary ranges.

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Find out more about this program, its faculty and “success stories” of our students. Learn more about Commercial Building Energy Performance Technology.

Why Is This a Good Career Bet? 

Workforce Solutions of Greater Dallas’s targeted occupations projects six separate construction-related positions as high growth areas this year, including construction managers, carpenters and construction and building inspectors. Those with green building knowledge and skills will have wider options in a competitive job market.  

Projections include 5,240 job openings for carpenters, 3,970 openings for construction managers and 760 openings for construction and building inspectors. 

CareerOneStop, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Labor, projects job growth increase over the next decade of 24 percent for cost estimators, 23 percent for construction carpenters, 22 percent for building inspectors and 19 percent for construction managers.

See more about careers in Commercial Building Performance Technology.

Degrees or Certificates in Commercial Building Performance Technology

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