Laney College

California Green & Sustainable Building Standards Certificate of Achievement

California Green & Sustainable Building Standards Certificate of Achievement

The Certificate of Achievement in California Green & Sustainable Building fills the gap for students wanting to gain knowledge as it relates to the complex California energy building requirements. Students will learn concepts related to sustainable architecture, California Title 24 Part 6 & 11, green rating systems, and LEED exam preparation. Upon completion, students will be career ready for industry entry level, project/construction management positions.

Career Opportunities

Career opportunities with the California Green and Sustainable Building Systems Certificate of Achievement include being a project coordinator, project management positions, serve as LEED liaison for project seeking certification, work for general contractors, engineers and/or architects.

Course # Course Title Units
Core Courses (15 units) Credit Hours: 15 required
ARCH 111 Sustainable Architectural Design  3
CONMT 002  Green Rating Systems for the Built Environment  3
CONMT 003 California Title 24 Part 6 Nonresidential Energy Standards 3
CONMT 004 California Title 24 Part 6 Residential Energy Standards 
CONMT 008 California Title 24, Part 11 CALGreen 
Select one course from the following (1 unit) Credit Hours: 1 required
CONMT 006  LEED Green Associate Exam Preparation  1
CONMT 007 LEED AP Exam Preparation 


Program Learning Outcomes 

Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to: 

  1. Communicate in written, oral and visual forms to express the principles of sustainable management
  2. Analyze Title 24 Energy Compliance Documentation regarding the impact the building design
  3. Analyze architectural, lighting, and HVAC design to determine their effectiveness at meeting or exceeding Title 24 Energy Code Requirements