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Energy Management Program

Energy Management and LCC

Lansing Community College is one of the first colleges in the nation to incorporate alternative energy into its curricula and to offer an Associate's Degree in Alternative Energy Engineering Technologies. Alternative energy students study wind, solar, geothermal, energy efficiency, and bio-mass/gas energy production systems to develop an understanding of the challenges and opportunities in developing a renewable energy economy. LCC's Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC), Electrical, and Building Construction students also learn energy management and alternative methods for heating and cooling buildings and residences.   LCC's Alternative Energy program offers:

  • Two classrooms devoted to Alternative Energy.
  • Hands on practice with commercial alternative energy systems equipment.
  • Sophisticated high power hydrogen fuel cell systems with computer-aided diagnostics.
  • Highly skilled faculty who are dedicated to student success.

In addition to the Associate's in Applied Science Degree in Alternative Energy Engineering Technologies, LCC will be offering five new certificates starting Fall semester 2009. They are:



Alternative Energy Engineering Technologies
Certificate of Completion


Energy Efficiency Technician
Certificate of Achievement


Geothermal Technician
Certificate of Achievement


Solar Energy Technician
Certificate of Achievement


Wind Turbine Technician
Certificate of Achievement


(Click on the Curriculum link to the right for more information about LCC's Alternative Energy degrees and certificates)

What Is Alternative Energy?

Alternative Energy Engineering Technologies Program at Lansing Community College

Design and Construction Technologies
West Campus, Room M103
Phone: (517) 483-5338
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