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Building Performance and Energy Management

Macomb’s Building Performance and Energy Management program combines elements of energy management, climate control and information technology to prepare you for a career optimizing the energy efficiency of residential, commercial and industrial buildings. In the program, you will learn about energy systems, automated building controls, network design and management, information systems security, and energy auditing and analysis, as they apply to new and existing buildings.

Top 3 Reasons to Choose Macomb for Building Performance and Energy Management

  1. Provides a unique, integrated approach to energy management
  2. Learn in state-of-the art labs and in flexible online and hybrid courses
  3. Access to job placement through Career Services

Building Performance and Energy Management Courses at Macomb

  • Sustainable Building Design and Construction
  • Introduction to Energy
  • Introduction to Sustainability
  • Mechanical and Electrical Systems in Buildings
  • Energy Management Fundamentals
  • Modeling and Analysis of Building Efficiency
  • Systems Design of Heating and Air Conditioning
  • Fundamentals of Controls
  • Intermediate Controls
  • Advanced Controls
  • Introduction to Building Automations Systems
  • Introduction to Program Design and Development
  • Principles of Networking
  • Introduction to Information Systems Security

Career Opportunities in Building Performance and Energy Management

Macomb has teamed up with Burning Glass Technologies to provide you with the most up-to-date information on the careers that you will be qualified for upon successful completion of this program.

Job-posting data can give you insights about employers seeking job applicants, where those jobs are located, and the average salary being offered. Use the Career Insights Tool to see national, state or metropolitan area information.

Data are provided by Burning Glass Technologies and drawn from large area samples. Data are not drawn from Macomb Community College-specific student or program outcomes.



Career Services

Macomb’s Career Services is your bridge from education to employment. It offers a variety of free resources, including skill and interest assessments, resume building, success workshops, job placement and more.

Transfer Pathways

Credits earned in Macomb’s Building Performance and Energy Management program transfer to many colleges and universities in Michigan and may be applied to a bachelor’s degree program.

If you intend to transfer and pursue a bachelor’s degree, speak with a Macomb counselor or academic advisor as soon as possible after you have applied to Macomb to plan the best pathway.

How do I find out more about Macomb’s Building Performance and Energy Management program?

For more information on the Building Performance and Energy Management program at Macomb, contact the program advisor: Professor Lisa Richter, 586.445.7191.

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