ES 71
Introduction to Sustainable Buildings

Course Description

Presents a general overview of Energy Efficient Buildings with an emphasis on residential and small commercial buildings. Specific topics to be covered include: energy use in buildings, bioclimatic design, energy basics, heat transfer concepts, whole building thermal analysis, as well as other important building energy efficient issues.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
26796 ES 71 50Z ······· TBA-TBA Massimo Maniaci ONLINE

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2022-11-07 to 2022-12-16.

Footnote Information

E S D071.50Z: This course begins 11/7/22. This class does not have scheduled meetings. Students can log in anytime to do the required weekly course work. Students must have access to a computer, the internet and an individual email address. We recommend a laptop or desktop computer to successfully complete the course; a tablet or phone may not be adequate for all assignments and tests. Most De Anza classes will use the Canvas course management system. Information about Canvas and Online Education Orientation can be found in Canvas on the Student Resources page: . The Student Online Resources hub with extensive information and tips can be found at

Course Details

1 Units
  • Weekly Lecture Hours: 1
  • Weekly Lab Hours: 0
Gen Ed
Non-GE Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading


EWRT D211. and READ D211., or ESL D272. and D273.
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