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ESTM 426 Building Performance Retrofitting

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Course Description

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, quality control. Preparation for Building Performance Institute certification exam.

Units: 4
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • Lab hours/semester: 48-54
  • Homework hours/semester: 96-108
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU