The long-term employment prospects for the Energy, Environmental and Facilities Management fields are excellent, both regionally and throughout the country. These careers feature the latest technology, the fastest-growing companies, and the best opportunities for advancement. There is strong demand for professionals who are able to analyze energy options, streamline building operations, and maintain the highest standards of building comfort and performance.
NYIT has been a recognized leader in energy, environmental and facilities management, by demonstrating new technologies, sponsoring prestigious conferences, and participating in research programs with major energy companies. U.S. energy companies have annual revenues of nearly 800 billion dollars, and about one million employees.
Energy managers are hired by all types of businesses and organizations, which need their expertise to control energy costs, and procure energy supplies and services. Companies which manufacture and distribute lighting controls, air conditioning, and power generation equipment also employ our alumni.
Facilities managers maintain buildings for schools, hospitals, shopping centers, and residential complexes. They manage construction and renovation projects, and ensure compliance with various codes and regulations. Every major building, or group of buildings, requires facility managers to ensure safety, comfort, and cost-effective operation.
Environmental managers monitor compliance with environmental regulations, develop “green” (environmentally-friendly) policies and projects, and implement strategies for pollution prevention and waste minimization, in both public and private enterprises.
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