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Info concerning Portland State University HVAC program, registering for elective courses, and taking practice exams for free online. Which college degrees give you the best chances of finding employment after graduation? If you complete the HVAC program, for example, there are a variety of specializations that may appeal to you such as heating and air conditioning repair, passive solar power heating, or alternative energy. Further, due to advances in engineering technology, there is a growing shortage of HVAC program graduates, and skilled technical engineers in general.

The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) leads public research in innovative solar power technologies. Photovoltaic arrays, or PV for short, harness the sun's power and turn it into electricity. When the sun shines onto a solar panel, photons are absorbed by the cells in the panel, which creates an electric field across the layers. Photovoltaic arrays must be mounted on a stable, durable structure that tilts the PV array at a fixed angle determined by the local latitude. To obtain the highest annual energy output, modules in the northern hemisphere are pointed due south and inclined at an angle equal to the local latitude. Alternatively, automatic mechanisms may be installed to move panels to track the sun across the sky, which provides more energy and a higher return on investment (ROI). Inverters are used to convert the direct current (DC) electricity generated by solar photovoltaic modules into alternating current (AC). Finally, large batteries allow for the storage of solar photovoltaic energy when bad weather blocks sunlight from reaching the photovoltaic panels.

Organic PV, or OPV, cells are composed of carbon-rich polymers and can be tailored to enhance a specific function of the cell, such as sensitivity to a certain type of light. This technology has the theoretical potential to provide electricity at a lower cost than silicon or thin-film technologies. Concentration PV, also known as CPV, focuses sunlight onto a solar cell by using a mirror or lens. By focusing sunlight onto a small area, less PV material is required. This technology uses mirrors to reflect and concentrate sunlight onto receivers that collect solar energy and convert it to heat, which can then be used to produce electricity.


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The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is one of the principal agencies that work with environmental engineers to protect and improve air, water, and overall environmental quality. Keeping communities safe and healthy requires action to reduce risks associated with exposure to chemicals in industry and the environment, such as controlling the introduction and use of new pesticides.

The EPA reduces radon risks, identifies health risks in schools and homes, and aims to improve chemical management practices. Oversight of chemical storage and manufacturing is a principal focus of attention, as well as efforts to combat air toxins. The EPA also tracks hazardous waste, and protects drinking water from contaminants that endanger public health.

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Portland State University
    Portland, OR
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Reed College
    Portland, OR
$$$$ $$$$ medium Program Info
Pacific Northwest College of Art
    Portland, OR
$$$$ $$$$ small Program Info
Oregon College of Oriental Medicine
    Portland, OR
$ (low) $ (low) very small Program Info
University of Portland
    Portland, OR
$$$$ $$$$ large Program Info
Portland Community College
    Portland, OR
$ (low) $$ very large Program Info
Western Seminary
    Portland, OR
$ (low) $ (low) small Program Info
Multnomah University
    Portland, OR
$$$ $$$ small Program Info
Chemeketa Community College
    Salem, OR
$ (low) $$$ large Program Info
Oregon Institute of Technology
    Klamath Falls, OR
$$ $$$$ medium Program Info
Umpqua Community College
    Roseburg, OR
$ (low) $$ medium Program Info
George Fox University
    Newberg, OR
$$$$$$$$ medium Program Info
Marylhurst University
    Marylhurst, OR
$$$ $$$ small Program Info
Western Oregon University
    Monmouth, OR
$$ $$$ large Program Info
Klamath Community College
    Klamath Falls, OR
$ (low) $$ small Program Info
Pacific University
    Forest Grove, OR
$$$$$$$$ medium Program Info
Mt Hood Community College
    Gresham, OR
$ (low) $$ large Program Info
University of Oregon
    Eugene, OR
$$ $$$$ very largeProgram Info
Southwestern Oregon Community College
    Coos Bay, OR
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The Fundamentals of Engineering exam should be taken immediately after earning a bachelors degree from an ABET-accredited program. Engineers who pass this exam are called engineers in training (EIT), or engineer interns. After meeting work experience requirements, engineer interns can attempt a second certifying exam, called the Principles and Practice of Engineering Exam. Thereafter, acquisition of a professional engineering license enables management of junior engineers, the ability to sign off on engineering projects, and provide services directly to the public. Wages vary by employer and location. Aside from salary, most engineering jobs include excellent benefits, as well as retirement plans.

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