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Green Brochure - General Information

Green Brochure - General Information

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Con Edison Company of New York American Home Inspectors Training Institute



For more information on these courses or how to register, call 914-606-6830 and press 1 or visit our website at www.sunywcc.edu/ce
Hilltop Hanover Farm, Yorktown Heights, New York
The Center for Energy Efficiency and Building Science (CEEBS), a center of Westchester Community College Continuing Education and Community Services, delivers energy efficiency, building science and environmental sustainability training courses as member of the New York state-wide regional learning centers network. Funded in part through a U.S. Department of Labor Community-Based Job Training grant, and support from Hudson Valley Community College, and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA).
For more information call Dr. Steve Leone at 914-606-6658 or email steve.leone@sunywcc.edu

Photovoltaic Systems
Introduction to Professional Installation of Photovoltaic Systems This course explains the basics of PV system design and installation and covers the learning objectives needed to pass the NABCEP Entry Level exam. Basic Photovoltaic Electrical Theory & Math This course is a preparation for the Introduction to Photovoltaic Installation course that enables students to have the necessary understanding of basic electricity concepts along with an understanding of basic electrical formulas and use of a scientific calculator.
Contact continuing education at 914-606-6830 and press 1 or visit our website at www.sunywcc.edu/ce

Landscape Architecture-Continuing Education System

SUNY Hudson Valley Community College

Westchester Community College and Construction Training Centers of New York State, the educational affiliate of Associated Builders and Contractors Empire State Chapter, offer NCCER nationally accredited construction craft training programs that meet NYS DOL apprentice guidelines. Tuition includes books (where applicable) and fee.

Tree Care Industry Association

Building Analyst and Envelope Professional Training
New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA)
Through these Building Performance Institute, Inc. recognized 30-hour training courses, learn how to use building science technology to analyze and resolve residential energy efficiency issues and advanced building envelope diagnostic, evaluation and repair skills in preparation for the Building Performance Institute’s Building Analyst written and field exams.

International Society of Arboriculture

Electrical 1
Topics include: Orientation to the Trade, Electrical Safety, Intro to Electrical Circuits, Electrical Theory, Intro to the National Electrical Code, Device Boxes, Hand Bending, Raceways and Fittings, Conductors and Cables, Basic Electrical Construction Drawings, Residential Electric Services, Electrical Test Equipment (118 hrs).

Construction Training Centers of New York State, the educational affiliate of Associated Builders and Contractors Empire State Chapter

Plumbing 1
Intro to the Plumbing Profession, Plumbing Safety, Plumbing Tools, Intro to Plumbing Math, Intro to Plumbing Drawings, Plastic Pipe & Fittings, Copper Pipe & Fittings, Cast Iron Pipe & Fittings, Carbon Steel Pipe and Fittings, Corrugated Stainless Steel Tubing, Fixtures and Faucet, Intro. to Drain, Waste, and Vent ( DWV) Systems, Introduction to Water Distribution Systems (128.5 hrs).

75 Grasslands Road, Valhalla NY 10595

please call 914-606-6830 and press 1 or register online at sunywcc. In addition. and to play part in future environmental. Modeled on the successful “Go Native U” course of study run by the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center. our online classes make it easy! Certificate in Sustainable Vegetable Production at Hilltop Hanover Farm If you’re interested in becoming a vegetable farmer. Curriculum approved by NYS. All classes provide CEUs for the International Society of Arboriculture (ISA) and the TCIA. Chemistry Technician. The courses and field training provide you with a step-by-step process to execute a complete professional home inspection and produce a professional home inspection report. contact: Professors Michael Priano.edu/ce Green Building & Sustainability Learn what Green Building is in everyday language. Classroom-Based Home Inspection Training Program Our hands-on program will show you how to succeed as a professional home inspector. ARbORIST CERTIFICATION Increase your marketability and value to the tree care industry. and Brokers. This 187-acre farm is owned by the County of Westchester. community based. and 16 hours of community service at the Farm. Also Available Online Professional Development Classes! For additional course information on the home inspection licensing training program and the online professional development classes and how to register. sales. Aerial Lift Specialist (for the tree industry) WATER CONSERVATION Grade C Water Operator Certification Approved 18-hour program is the required course for operators seeking a Grade C Certification for systems serving 1000 people or less. Owners and employers of landscape companies: your employees can be certified in any of these courses to enhance their professionalism. as well as those wishing to enhance their knowledge of vegetable production. Mechanical Maintenance Technician. Electrical Maintenance Technician. For more information on these courses or how to register. These programs.edu/ce ACADEMIC DEGREE PROGRAMS Applied Science in Energy Systems Degree Westchester Community College now offers an Associate in Science degree to help create a solution to urgent workforce needs in the region. contact: Professor Richard Van Inwegen 914-606-6679 richard. This introductory workshop will give an overview of the socioenvironmental effects that the green movement is having on today’s society. Waukesha.edu/ce Some Jobs: Plant Operators. Radiation Protection Technician. located in Austin. certified by the Tree Care Industry Association (TCIA). Classes are lecture only.edu/CE Classes include: • The core requirements provide background and skills • Electives enable students to explore a variety of • The liberal arts core provides students with the specialties or focus on one. Designed for the landscaper. Students will illustrate the use of the scientific method of inquiry and analysis to better understand nature. is in need of green building professionals who are familiar with the new LEED® (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) rating system as they incorporate LEED standards into legislation. two greenhouses. importance and benefits of our regional flora will enhance your gardening experience and help support your community landscape. These programs will encourage students of all backgrounds to become better Earth citizens.hilltophanoverfarm. call 914-606-6830 and press 1 or visit our website at www. Fax: 262-754-3748. this exciting new program is for you! All classes take place at beautiful Hilltop Hanover Farm in Yorktown Heights. Systems Protection Control Technicians. This program will provide you with an understanding of regional ecology and sustainable practices that will serve to guide gardening. selection. market. Texas. and a composting facility that all high-light best practices in sustainable agriculture. 2-year Environmental Science/Studies Associate in Science degrees (In Development) The 2-year Environmental Science/Studies Associate in Science degrees at SUNY Westchester Community College are designed to prepare students to transfer to most baccalaureate institutions as a 3rd year Environmental Science/Studies student. The program consists of 45 hours of core courses.edu A Certificate Program in Sustainable Gardening with Northeast Flora Sustainable gardens are beautiful and are part of the larger interdependent whole of our local environment. Registration through AHIT only. required for a technical career in the fields of gas. Perform actual inspections with our instructors. and economic decisions within Westchester County. Meter Technicians For more information. we now offer training to prepare for a career in Home Inspection. Program focus is based on environmentally sound. or seek to improve your home and community environment. land and grounds management. tween Westchester Community College and The Native Plant Center. Introduction to Sustainable Agriculture & Soil Science Sustainable Crop Production Plant Disease Management Greenhouse Design and Plant Propagation the period of the year which includes core courses (18 hrs. transmission and distribution. small-farm practices. the classroom courses provide information on how to start.). The Energy Systems program will prepare graduates for entry-level positions in energy generation.edu . or if you run a nursery or garden center.sunywcc. our impact on it and how applied science. Instrument & Controls Technician. WI 53188. Salespersons.HOME INSPECTION: AMERICAN HOME INSPECTOR TRAINING INSTITUTE Offered in partnership with American Home Inspectors Training (AHIT). N19 W24075 Riverwood Dr. nuclear. fossil. For more information..org Classes include: Approved 15-hour program is the required course for operators seeking a Grade D Certification. Northeastern Native Plants in Our Landscapes Native Herbaceous Plants – Part I & II Northeastern Native Ferns for Your Gardens Ecological Design and Native Plant Communities Composting and Organic Horticultural Practices Designing Landscapes with Native Plants The Go Native U Certificate Program is a collaborative effort be- appropriate communication. visit www. The certificate curriculum will prepare those who wish to develop agricultural and entrepreneurial skills. michael. 18 hours of electives. and hydroelectric power. Phone: 800-441-9411. For those new to the field. Tree Climber Specialist Ground Operations Specialist Aerial Rescue Training Program (for the tree care industry) Green Construction Management: Intro to LEED (Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design) The federal government. Introduction to Solar Photovoltaic Systems for Homeowners This workshop will cover the basics of designing and installing both grid-tied systems and off-grid systems. Grade D Water Distribution Operator Certification All courses take place at Hilltop Hanover Farm & Environmental Center located at 1271 Hanover Street in Yorktown Heights www. The certificate consists of 50 contact hours offered over Some classes will have LA-CES (Landscape ArchitectureContinuing Education System) approved credit hours. A percentage of tuition fees will be donated to help support the work of The Native Plant Center. social.edu and Eryn Klosko.vaninwegen @ sunywcc. along with many state and local municipalities. eryn. Get ready to both start and operate your own successful home inspection business or to be a significant contributor in an established company. technology and public policies may foster sustainable global development.).klosko @ sunywcc. The Homeowner’s Introduction to the Green Home This workshop will cover both new home construction and existing home renovations. as well as. For those already established and looking for professional development opportunities. To register for these courses. electives (17 hrs. landscape design. Learning about the beauty. our classroom-based training program gets you started. have a passion for sustainable agriculture. this program focuses on the northeastern region.sunywcc. and includes a five-acre commercial crop farm. love working in your own garden. provide credentials to tree care professionals in accordance with OSHA guidelines. www.com/affiliates/sunywcc or contact American Home Inspectors Training Institute. and marketing decisions. The LEED Rating System for Homes will be reviewed. hands-on experience to be documented by employer. This is a broad introduction to LEED and explains how to become credentialed in LEED to improve career opportunities and create a more sustainable environment. for a total of 79 hours. The proposed programs will expose students to the details of these environmental issues and evaluate the various pathways to find solutions.ahit. and build your own business. landscape architect or landscape designer.) plus community service (15 hrs. Approved for 3 hrs of CE for Appraisers. SUSTAINAbILITY PROGRAMS For more information on these courses or how to register. beyond.sunywcc.priano @ sunywcc. math and science skills that employers seek. call 914-606-6830 and press 1 or visit our website at www. Gas Field Technicians. or simply want to improve your own produce growing skills.

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