Building is underway on the Great Lakes Energy Education® Center at NWTC. It will house programs in power generation, transmission and management. The 30,000 sqft building will be powered by renewable energy and will be a showcase of energy-efficient design technologies. Expected completion: 2018.
The Great Lakes Energy Education Center® will have: An EUI (energy use index) of around 30 kBTU/sf/yr making it a very energy efficient building, designed as a Net Zero Capable building, Water Source variable refrigerant flow (VRF) System, Geothermal system, Dedicated outdoor air system (DOAS) with total energy recovery wheel, Hot water heating system.
The new building, which opened in August of 2017, is located on the Green Bay campus between East Campus Drive and Packerland Drive. It houses the College’s Automotive, Auto Collision and Diesel Medium and Heavy Truck programs. Features of this 63,000 square-foot space include: a state of the art diesel truck repair lab, auto collision and refinishing lab, two auto repair labs, a shared parts department, transportation welding shop, and a state-of-the-art high bay demonstration lab for instructional and corporate partner use.
NWTC announced the accreditation of all of its business programs, establishing Northeast Wisconsin's first accredited two-year College of Business.