Class Schedule

Spring 2015 Courses        


Type Status Title Days Time Instructor
Day Class   OPEN ESTM 410 - 44315 - Intro-Solar Install/Integrate

ESTM 410 INTRODUCTION TO SOLAR INSTALLATION AND INTEGRATION (3.5)
(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)
Minimum of 48 lecture hours and 24 lab hours plus 16 hours by arrangement/semester. Recommended: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in ELEC 110, or equivalent.
An introductory course targeted to junior-level photovoltaic installers to provide a foundation of skills necessary in solar installation. Topics include electrical theory and practice, photovoltaic theory and integration, and solar installation skills. The course is a balance of theory, hands-on practice, and real world examples. Also listed as ELEC 410. Transfer credit: CSU.

T Th 9:30am-12:30pm Greenstein,B
Day Class   OPEN ESTM 410 - 44315 - Intro-Solar Install/Integrate

ESTM 410 INTRODUCTION TO SOLAR INSTALLATION AND INTEGRATION (3.5)
(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)
Minimum of 48 lecture hours and 24 lab hours plus 16 hours by arrangement/semester. Recommended: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in ELEC 110, or equivalent.
An introductory course targeted to junior-level photovoltaic installers to provide a foundation of skills necessary in solar installation. Topics include electrical theory and practice, photovoltaic theory and integration, and solar installation skills. The course is a balance of theory, hands-on practice, and real world examples. Also listed as ELEC 410. Transfer credit: CSU.

T Th 1:15pm-2:40pm Greenstein,B
Day Class   OPEN ESTM 410 - 44315 - Intro-Solar Install/Integrate

ESTM 410 INTRODUCTION TO SOLAR INSTALLATION AND INTEGRATION (3.5)
(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)
Minimum of 48 lecture hours and 24 lab hours plus 16 hours by arrangement/semester. Recommended: Completion of or concurrent enrollment in ELEC 110, or equivalent.
An introductory course targeted to junior-level photovoltaic installers to provide a foundation of skills necessary in solar installation. Topics include electrical theory and practice, photovoltaic theory and integration, and solar installation skills. The course is a balance of theory, hands-on practice, and real world examples. Also listed as ELEC 410. Transfer credit: CSU.

T Th TBA 1 Hrs/Day Greenstein,B
Evening Class   OPEN ESTM 411 - 44406 - Intro to Solar PV Sys/Markets

ESTM 411 INTRODUCTION TO SOLAR PHOTOVOLTAICS (PV) SYSTEMS AND MARKETS (2)
(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)
Minimum of 32 lecture hours/semester. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 846 or ESOL 400, or equivalent; and completion of MATH 110, or MATH 111 and MATH 112, or BUS. 115, or equivalent; and ESTM 400 or equivalent.
Provides a foundation of knowledge and skills to understand the solar photovoltaics market and technology. Includes introduction to the global solar PV market, fundamentals of electricity and PV technology, introduction to incentive programs related to solar systems and fundamentals of the site survey process for a residential solar PV array. Transfer credit: CSU.

T Th 6:00pm-9:15pm Faust,D
Evening Class   OPEN ESTM 412 - 44407 - Solar PV Design Fundamentals

ESTM 412 SOLAR PHOTOVOLTAICS (PV) DESIGN FUNDAMENTALS (2)
(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)
Minimum of 32 lecture hours/semester. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 846 or ESOL 400, or equivalent; and completion of MATH 110, or MATH 111 and MATH 112, or BUS. 115, or equivalent; and ESTM 400, ESTM 410 or ESTM 411, or equivalent.
Foundation of knowledge and skills to understand the site survey and to translate survey data into estimation and design of solar photovoltaics systems. Includes detailed methodology for site surveys, shade analysis, system sizing, string and inverter sizing, the use of software system design tools, graphical PV system design aids. Transfer credit: CSU.

T Th 6:00pm-9:15pm Faust,D
Evening Class   OPEN ESTM 413 - 44914 - Solar PV Finance and Sales

ESTM 413 SOLAR PHOTOVOTAICS (PV) FINANCE AND SALES (2)
(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)
Minimum of 32 lecture hours/semester. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 846 or ESOL 400, or equivalent; and completion of MATH 110, or MATH 111 and MATH 112, or BUS. 115, or equivalent; and ESTM 400, ESTM 410, ESTM 411 or ESTM 412, or equivalent.
Economics and sales methodologies for residential solar PV energy systems. Methods and analysis of financing and investment for solar PV systems, including incentive programs and utility tariffs. Customer service and presentation skills and sales best practices. Focus on student’s marketability in the renewable energy job marketplace. Transfer credit: CSU.

T Th 6:00pm-9:15pm Faust,D
Evening Class   OPEN ESTM 426 - 44411 - Bldg. Performance Retrofitting


ESTM 426 BUILDING PERFORMANCE RETROFITTING (4)
(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)
Minimum of 48 lecture hours and 48 lab hours by arrangement/semester. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 846 or ESOL 400, or equivalent; and completion of MATH 110, or MATH 111 and MATH 112, or BUS. 115, or equivalent; and ESTM 400, ESTM 402, ESTM 421, ESTM 425 or ESTM 427, or equivalent.
Provides a foundation to perform “whole-house” retrofits for energy/water efficiency. Students apply theory to conduct hands-on retrofitting. Topics include building science, energy assessment reports, developing work scope, HVAC and envelope upgrades, air leakage and sealing, insulation installation, moisture remediation, and quality control. Preparation for Building Performance Institute certification exam. Transfer credit: CSU.

M W 6:00pm-8:50pm Greenstein,B
Evening Class   OPEN ESTM 426 - 44411 - Bldg. Performance Retrofitting


ESTM 426 BUILDING PERFORMANCE RETROFITTING (4)
(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)
Minimum of 48 lecture hours and 48 lab hours by arrangement/semester. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 846 or ESOL 400, or equivalent; and completion of MATH 110, or MATH 111 and MATH 112, or BUS. 115, or equivalent; and ESTM 400, ESTM 402, ESTM 421, ESTM 425 or ESTM 427, or equivalent.
Provides a foundation to perform “whole-house” retrofits for energy/water efficiency. Students apply theory to conduct hands-on retrofitting. Topics include building science, energy assessment reports, developing work scope, HVAC and envelope upgrades, air leakage and sealing, insulation installation, moisture remediation, and quality control. Preparation for Building Performance Institute certification exam. Transfer credit: CSU.

M W 9:00pm-10:00pm Greenstein,B
Evening Class   OPEN ESTM 426 - 44411 - Bldg. Performance Retrofitting


ESTM 426 BUILDING PERFORMANCE RETROFITTING (4)
(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)
Minimum of 48 lecture hours and 48 lab hours by arrangement/semester. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 846 or ESOL 400, or equivalent; and completion of MATH 110, or MATH 111 and MATH 112, or BUS. 115, or equivalent; and ESTM 400, ESTM 402, ESTM 421, ESTM 425 or ESTM 427, or equivalent.
Provides a foundation to perform “whole-house” retrofits for energy/water efficiency. Students apply theory to conduct hands-on retrofitting. Topics include building science, energy assessment reports, developing work scope, HVAC and envelope upgrades, air leakage and sealing, insulation installation, moisture remediation, and quality control. Preparation for Building Performance Institute certification exam. Transfer credit: CSU.

S 9:10am-4:50pm Greenstein,B
Evening Class   OPEN ESTM 426 - 44411 - Bldg. Performance Retrofitting


ESTM 426 BUILDING PERFORMANCE RETROFITTING (4)
(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)
Minimum of 48 lecture hours and 48 lab hours by arrangement/semester. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 846 or ESOL 400, or equivalent; and completion of MATH 110, or MATH 111 and MATH 112, or BUS. 115, or equivalent; and ESTM 400, ESTM 402, ESTM 421, ESTM 425 or ESTM 427, or equivalent.
Provides a foundation to perform “whole-house” retrofits for energy/water efficiency. Students apply theory to conduct hands-on retrofitting. Topics include building science, energy assessment reports, developing work scope, HVAC and envelope upgrades, air leakage and sealing, insulation installation, moisture remediation, and quality control. Preparation for Building Performance Institute certification exam. Transfer credit: CSU.

S 9:10am-4:50pm Greenstein,B
Evening Class   OPEN ESTM 426 - 44411 - Bldg. Performance Retrofitting


ESTM 426 BUILDING PERFORMANCE RETROFITTING (4)
(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)
Minimum of 48 lecture hours and 48 lab hours by arrangement/semester. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 846 or ESOL 400, or equivalent; and completion of MATH 110, or MATH 111 and MATH 112, or BUS. 115, or equivalent; and ESTM 400, ESTM 402, ESTM 421, ESTM 425 or ESTM 427, or equivalent.
Provides a foundation to perform “whole-house” retrofits for energy/water efficiency. Students apply theory to conduct hands-on retrofitting. Topics include building science, energy assessment reports, developing work scope, HVAC and envelope upgrades, air leakage and sealing, insulation installation, moisture remediation, and quality control. Preparation for Building Performance Institute certification exam. Transfer credit: CSU.

S 9:10am-4:50pm Greenstein,B
Evening Class   OPEN ESTM 426 - 44411 - Bldg. Performance Retrofitting


ESTM 426 BUILDING PERFORMANCE RETROFITTING (4)
(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)
Minimum of 48 lecture hours and 48 lab hours by arrangement/semester. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 846 or ESOL 400, or equivalent; and completion of MATH 110, or MATH 111 and MATH 112, or BUS. 115, or equivalent; and ESTM 400, ESTM 402, ESTM 421, ESTM 425 or ESTM 427, or equivalent.
Provides a foundation to perform “whole-house” retrofits for energy/water efficiency. Students apply theory to conduct hands-on retrofitting. Topics include building science, energy assessment reports, developing work scope, HVAC and envelope upgrades, air leakage and sealing, insulation installation, moisture remediation, and quality control. Preparation for Building Performance Institute certification exam. Transfer credit: CSU.

S 9:10am-4:50pm Greenstein,B

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