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ESTM 402 Introduction to Residential Construction

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Course Description

Fundamental residential construction concepts, terminology, and practices, including framing, HVAC, insulation, electrical, plumbing, materials, and hands-on construction basics. Emphasis on green and sustainable building practices and renovations. Main issues in California and Bay Area codes and historical building trends regarding energy and environmental standards.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 32-36
  • Lab hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 64-72
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU