Kirsch Center

Kirsch Center for Environmental Studies


Sustainability and Energy Training

This Kirsch Center is a major statewide training center for energy professionals and building facilities staff. It houses the first Statewide Energy Management Program (SEMP) lab and classroom. The building is a favorite location for policy makers, school officials, student groups, Silicon Valley entrepreneurs and foreign visitors to visit and use for conferences on energy and environmental issues.

Energy Management (SEMP) Lab

The Statewide Energy Management Program is housed in two classrooms – the SEMP lab and Mediated Learning classroom. The SEMP lab functions both as a high tech demonstration area for energy equipment and systems and as a computer lab.

Distance Education Mediated Classes

The Mediated Learning classroom has broadcast capability for the Statewide Energy Management courses and environmental studies programs.

Environmental Studies Degree and Certificate Programs
  • Environmental Stewardship
  • Biodiversity
  • Environmental Law & Pollution Prevention
  • Energy Management and Climate Policy
  • Wildlife Corridor Technician

Visit the Environmental Studies Degrees and Certificates page for more details.

Visit the Kirsch Center
Students and the general public are always welcome at the Kirsch Center during normal working hours! Contact us to take a tour.

Kirsch Center for Environmental Studies
Building: KC 219
Phone: 408.864.5446



Last Updated: 4/6/09