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Schedule of Classes

Non-Standard, Late-Starting
Spring 2016 Classes

Looking to add a class still?

Spring classes are underway but we have a few late starting classes that may be open. Check out the list below of short classes for credit in Environmental Studies and (California) History. Then register for the course in MyPortal before the first day of the class.

If a class is full, you may attend the first day of class to get an add code from the instructor if there is room in the class. If the class is online, contact the instructor by e-mail.

Not a current student? Apply for spring and register for late starting classes.

For complete details for a course, please check the spring schedule of classes.

ES 58: Introduction to Green Building

CRN: 44071, 1 Unit
Class meets for ONE weekend only, May 14 & 15
Course Description: An overview of strategies to implement a green building project within your organization. The strategies include model green building policy and guidelines including LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design), assembling a green team, assessing the impact of construction and buildings on society, and an overview of key stakeholders in the construction field.
Time: 10:30 a.m.-4:15 p.m.
Days: May 14 & 15
Instructor: DEPPEN, DAVID
Location: KC115

ES 70: Introduction to Energy Management Technology

CRN: 44014, 1 Unit
Online Class: May 9-June 18
Course Description: An overview of the field of Energy Management and its importance in today's society, including future implications, and discussion of careers and impact on modern culture and society. This module introduces the whole building concept and related energy and conservation issues including the building envelope, HVAC systems, lighting, energy management and controls and renewable energy technologies.

ES 71: The Building Envelope

CRN: 44016, 1 Unit
Online Class: May 9-June 18
Course Description: An introduction to the building shell as the primary physical component of any facility which controls energy flow between the interior and exterior of the building. The goal is to develop a qualitative and analytical understanding of the thermal performance of major building envelope components. Topics include walls, doors, glazing (windows), roofing and building skin as well as climatic responsive building design.

ES73: Electric Motors and Drives

CRN: 44073, 1 Unit
Online Class: May 9-June 18
Course Description: Examines the opportunities for lowering energy consumption through energy-efficient motors and motor controls, including an introduction to the technology of high efficiency motors and variable frequency drives. Techniques to increase current carrying capacity, improve voltage to equipment, reduce power losses, and lower electric bills will be discussed.
Instructor: CELIO, RICH

ES75: Electric Power Systems

CRN: 44074, 1 Unit
Online Class: May 9-June 18
Course Description: An introduction to electric power systems, focusing on distribution components such as transformers, switch gear, distribution panels, and wiring. Power systems analysis, preventive maintenance, and record keeping techniques will be discussed. Emphasis will be placed on opportunities within a facilities distribution system to save energy, increase equipment life, and reduce unscheduled outages.
Instructor: CELIO, RICH

ES76: Energy Star Products

CRN: 44017, 1 Unit
Online Class: May 9-June 18
Course Description: An introduction to Energy Star products including high efficiency, high performance commercial, industrial and residential equipment and appliances that reduce energy consumption and save money.
Instructor: WHEELEHAN, RON

ES76A: Solar Thermal Systems

CRN: 44019, 1 Unit
Class meets four Tuesday evenings starting May 3
Course Description: An overview of solar thermal systems including water heating technologies which reduce energy use to generate hot water including maintaining equipment and insulation, reducing hot water use and water temperatures, reducing heat losses from the system, and utilizing waste heat sources and renewable energy technologies, including solar.
Time: 5:30-8:20 p.m.
Days: Tuesdays, May 3-24
Location: KC113

ES78: Energy Management Systems and Controls

CRN: 44284, 1 Unit
Class meets four Tuesday evenings starting May 31
Course Description: Describes the most commonly used controls and energy management systems in commercial and institutional applications. Topics will include complex automatic systems for major energy-consuming equipment, as well as simple controls, including time clocks, occupancy sensors, photocells, and programmable thermostats. Computer-based energy management systems, as well as control systems to reduce peak electrical demand will be discussed. One out-of-class field trip may be required for this course.
Time: 5:30-8:20 p.m.
Day: Tuesdays, May 31-June 21
Location: KC239

The following courses will be offered spring quarter 2016 through the California History Center.

Billy Ralston: The Man Who Built San Francisco

The Prideful City: San Francisco's Three World's Fairs

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Last Updated: 4/4/16