Overall Rating Bronze - expired
Overall Score 26.74
Liaison Paul Barton
Submission Date July 20, 2011
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Shoreline Community College
ER-9: Sustainability Learning Outcomes

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 1.75 / 10.00 Sharon Wines
Implementation Liaison
Administrative Services
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The number of graduates covered by the sustainability learning outcomes:

Total number of graduates :
+ Date Revised: Feb. 6, 2013

A list of degree programs that have sustainability learning outcomes:

Honda Pact-AAAS
Toyta T-Ten-AAAS
Energy Audit Residential
Environmental Technology-AAAS
Solar/Photovoltaic Designer
Zero Energy Bldg Pratices-ST
Zero Energy Technology Certificate

The website URL where the publicly available sustainability course inventory that includes a list of degree programs that have specified sustainability learning outcomes is available:

A copy of the sustainability course inventory :

A list or sample of the sustainability learning outcomes associated with the degree programs:

1. Understand the basics of design for residential and commercial photovoltaic systems, thermal systems, hydro systems, wind
systems, and solar domestic water systems.
2. Understand the applied code, associated electrical equipment and performance parameters and attributes required for the
design and installation of photovoltaic energy systems.
3. Demonstrate understanding of and installation and troubleshooting skills, maintenance issues and design criteria for
photovoltaic energy systems.
4. Understand plumbing code as it applies to solar thermal systems how to build, operate and install solar domestic water
5. Design photovoltaic systems which produce electricity to tie into the utility’s grid in compliance with codes and safety
6. Understand building materials, techniques and design considerations, structural insulated panels, advanced training
techniques (including straw bale, adobe, pressed block, cob, natural plasters, etc).
7. Understand the theory, design considerations and installation techniques for solar and radiant heating systems.
8. Understand the history of electricity, energy supply structure, policy issues, global impacts of energy and the production and
use of energy sources.
9. Understand types of renewable energy systems and appropriately size and make recommendations for particular situations.
10. Evaluate residential and small commercial building energy use patterns.
11. Perform site audits including energy efficiency, load analysis, definition of the solar window, system siting and sizing.
12. Understand and demonstrate high performance building design.

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