As a specialty trade in the construction industry, electrical systems can be complex and confusing to the non-expert. Students learn the the essentials of electrical systems for commercial construction with an overview of fundamentals, construction procedures, electrical equipment, electrical design, and regulatory requirements. Instruction emphasizes the integration of electrical systems with project site development and related construction trades. This course covers the current requirements of the California Electrical Code and other building and construction regulations as well as applicability to green building design and sustainability development. Topics also include Electrical plan reading, single-line diagram design, panel schedule design, and load calculations.
Elective course in the Advanced Plumbing Systems Design and the Construction Management Certificates.