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.
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
- Lecture hours/semester: 32-36
- Lab hours/semester: 48-54
- Homework hours/semester: 64-72
Recommended: Eligibility for ENGL 846 or ESOL 400, or equivalent. Completion of, MATH 110 or MATH
111 and MATH 112 or BUS. 115 or equivalent; and ESTM 400 or equivalent.