ES 51B
Energy Efficient Buildings

Course Description

A general overview of Energy Efficient Buildings with an emphasis on residential and small commercial buildings is presented in this course. Specific topics to be covered include: energy use in buildings, bioclimatic design, indoor environmental quality, heat transfer concepts, load and energy calculations, HVAC systems and equipment, and natural and artificial lighting. A hands-on lab component will accompany the lecture presentations.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
36135 ES 51B 56 M·W···· 02:40 PM-03:50 PM Massimo Maniaci KC239
M·W···· 04:00 PM-05:40 PM

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2019-01-23 to 2019-03-29.
E S -051B-56: This 10-week class begins Wednesday, January 23, 2018. Field trips may be required for this class.

Course Details

3 Units
Two hours lecture, three hours laboratory (60 hours total per quarter).
Gen Ed
Non-GE Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading


E S 71 (may be taken concurrently).
EWRT 211 and READ 211 (or LART 211), or ESL 272 and 273.
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