Class Schedule

Fall 2014 Courses        


Type Status Title Days Time Instructor
Day Class   CLASS OVER ESTM 400 - 94577 - Clean Energy Concepts...


ESTM 400 CLEAN ENERGY CONCEPTS, POLICIES AND INDUSTRIES (3)
(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)
Minimum of 48 lecture hours/semester. Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 846 or ESOL 400, or equivalent.
Fundamental energy and sustainability concepts in the regional, state, and federal context including: climate change; greenhouse gas emissions calculation and management; historical, current, and emerging policies and regulations for greenhouse gas and energy generation and use, including economic impacts; alternative energy technology; industry practices and careers across energy and construction sectors. Transfer credit: CSU.

M W 10:10am-11:35am Greenstein,B
Day Class   CLASS OVER ESTM 410 - 94276 - 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 9:35am-12:25pm Greenstein,B
Day Class   CLASS OVER ESTM 410 - 94276 - 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 1:10pm-2:25pm Greenstein,B
Day Class   CLASS OVER ESTM 410 - 94276 - 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 2 Hrs/Day Greenstein,B
Evening Class   CLASS OVER ESTM 421 - 94281 - Principles of Building Science

ESTM 421 PRINCIPLES OF BUILDING SCIENCE, HOW HOUSES WORK (3)
(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)
Minimum of 48 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.
Exploration of how air flow, heat flow and moisture flow affect the health, comfort, durability and energy efficiency of the building. Students learn to identify, classify, and compare residential building components, systems, materials and understand and explain sustainable building practices and building science fundamentals. Transfer credit: CSU.

M 6:00pm-9:00pm Greenstein,B
Evening Class   CLASS OVER ESTM 427 - 94282 - intro to Whole Home HVAC


ESTM 427 INTRODUCTION TO WHOLE HOME HEATING, VENTILATION, AND COOLING (HVAC) (3)
(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)
Minimum of 48 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 402 or ESTM 421, or equivalent.
Overview of equipment, design, operation of residential heating, ventilation, and cooling systems. Appliance nameplates are decoded and the role of ducts and registers is explored. Students learn to use industry software to size equipment and ducts and design a simple space-conditioning system. Major challenges to energy use in new and existing systems. Transfer credit: CSU.

W 6:00pm-9:00pm Greenstein,B
Day Class   CLASS OVER ESTM 680SN - 94825 - Climate Protection Profsnl I
b>ESTM 680SN CLIMATE PROTECTION PROFESSIONAL I (3)

(Pass/No Pass or letter grade.)

Minimum of 48 lecture hours/semester. Recommended: ENVS 100 or ESTM 400, or equivalent; and eligibility for ENGL 846 or ESOL 400, or equivalent; and completion of MATH 110, or MATH 111 and MATH 112, or equivalent.

Foundation for emerging leaders working in climate change mitigation and adaptation fields. Overview of climate change science (the greenhouse effect, emissions factors, and sources), current climate protection policies in California, including emerging regulations, and analytic tools, including mitigation and adaptation inventories and action plans. Includes professional training in project management, workplace effectiveness, communication, and fundraising. Transfer credit: CSU.

T 9:10am-1:00pm Miller,S

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