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Submitter's Information


Casandra Greene


Instructional Programs Support Coordinator


Inland Empire/Desert


Riverside City College

CTE Dean

CTE Dean's Name

Don 'Ajene' Wilcoxson

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Program Details

Program Title

Zero Net Energy

Submission Type

New Program

TOPs Code

Energy Systems Technology (094610)

Projected Start Date


Catalog Description

This program provides individuals an overview of progressive measures that improve the energy performance of buildings. Studies focus on energy efficiency in residential and commercial buildings, andCalifornia energy codes.

Enrollment Completer Projections

Enrollment Completer Projections are at approximately 25 students annually with a 2-3% projected growth.

Program Proposal Attributes

Program Award Type(s) (Check all that apply)
  • Certificate of Achievement: 16 or greater semester (or 24 or greater quarter) units (C)
Program Goal

ProgramLearning Objectives:

• Describe multiple sustainable energy systems and how they are designed to support ZNE buildings.

• Identify the requirements for meeting energy code compliance.

• Define basicArchitectural terminology, abbreviations, and acronyms commonly used in a set of working drawings

Course Units and Hours

Total Certificate Units (Minimum and Maximum)


Units for Degree Major or Area of Emphasis (Minimum and Maximum)


Total Units for Degree (Minimum and Maximum)


Course Report

Program Requirements Narrative

EST 10Industrial Calculations3
EST-15 Zero Net Energy Building Science 4
EST-20 California Energy Codes 3
EST-30 Architectural Blueprint Reading 3
CAT-61 Professional Office Procedures 3
EST-200 Energy Systems Technology Work Experience 1-4
Program Requirements
(Y1 or S1)
EST 10Industrial Calculations
EST 15Zero Net Energy Building Science4S1
EST 20
California Energy Codes3S1
EST 30Architectural Blueprint Reading3S2
CAT 61Professional Office Procedures3S2
EST 200Work Experience1-4S2

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Submission Details

Published at

10/10/19 - 12:28 PM



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Diann Thursby Super User   ·  10/15/19

Received regional recommendation at 10-14-19 IEDRC Deans Meeting.