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Construction Technology – Renewable Energy Specialist

This program will introduce you to sustainable building practices that address economic, societal and environmental issues, while providing you with the skills and knowledge necessary to incorporate renewable energy options into residential building projects. You will learn about wind, solar, biomass and geothermal energy, as well as hydrogen fuel cell technology.

Top 3 Reasons to Choose Macomb for Construction Technology – Renewable Energy Specialist

  1. Learn about green construction on Macomb’s own rooftop garden
  2. Save $18,000+ by starting here – 80% of our students leave debt free
  3. Access to job placement through Career Services

Construction Technology – Renewable Energy Specialist Courses at Macomb

  • Blueprint and Math – Residential
  • Soils and Foundations
  • Introduction to Architectural Drafting
  • Interactive Computer Graphics - Introduction to 2D and 3D Auto CAD
  • Technical Report Writing
  • Construction Safety Policy and Procedures
  • Applied Building Construction
  • Introduction to Energy
  • Introduction to Sustainability
  • Construction – Cost Estimating
  • Mechanical and Electrical Systems for Buildings
  • Renewable Energy Concepts
  • Principles of Wind Energy
  • Construction Law and Contract Administration
  • Project Management
  • Principles of Solar Energy
  • Principles of Geothermal Energy

Career Opportunities in Construction Technology – Renewable Energy Specialist

With an Associate of Applied Science Degree or Certificate in Construction Technology – Renewable Energy Specialist, you will be qualified for positions that include construction and building inspector, construction manager, cost estimator and builder.

Macomb’s Workforce and Continuing Education Department also offers a Builders-Pre-License Certificate Program that may be completed in about two months, providing a gateway into the construction industry.

Transfer Pathways

The credits earned in Macomb’s Construction Technology – Renewable Energy Specialist program transfer to many colleges and universities in Michigan and can 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 the Construction Technology – Renewable Energy Specialist Program?

For more information about the Construction Technology – Renewable Energy Specialist Program at Macomb, contact the Technical Education Department at 586-445-7012.

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