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Introduction

This section contains information resources to support research on equipment and methods to reduce energy consumption, increase energy efficiency, and enable the substitution of more plentiful or environmentally favourable energy sources.

College Resources

College Resources

The Course Resources page lists documents and links to information and resources that will assist you in your courses. Click on the laptop icon to go to the resources page. More


Featured Resources


Process Piping

Process Piping Design

Process piping is a system of pipes used to transport a medium (liquids and gases) from one location to another. But Process piping just doesn't mean only pipes. It also includes valves, fittings, and other components to assist in the conveyance of the medium. Some of you have seen piping in your kitchen laundry room or washroom. Residential piping is relatively simple in comparison to process piping. The process piping routes are often running in all directions and require various kinds of instrumentation to monitor the system.

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Renewable Energy Basics

The United States currently relies heavily on coal, oil, and natural gas for its energy. Fossil fuels are nonrenewable, that is, they draw on finite resources that will eventually dwindle, becoming too expensive or too environmentally damaging to retrieve. In contrast, renewable energy resources—such as wind and solar energy—are constantly replenished and will never run out.
This information will educate you about the basics of the various renewable energy sources: solar, wind, hydrogen, geothermal, ocean, and hydropower. More
Information courtesy of:
National Renewable Energy Laboratory