The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is among 10 universities nationwide funded by the U.S. Department of Energy to launch a Building Training and Assessment Center. These centers will teach technical college students to identify ways to reduce carbon emissions and conserve energy in industrial facilities and commercial buildings that serve mainly disadvantaged communities.
Led by Ryo Amano, professor and Richard and Joanne Grigg Faculty Fellow in mechanical engineering, UWM’s Building Training and Assessment Center (BTAC) will work with five Wisconsin junior and technical colleges to facilitate the energy assessments: Milwaukee Area Technical College, Madison College, Southwest Wisconsin Technical College, Northeast Wisconsin Technical College and Lac Courte Oreilles Ojibwe University, a tribal college in Hayward.
The BTAC will help communities save money and energy while training students for clean energy careers that don’t require a four-year degree...
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