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BLDG 1137 - Building Envelope Solutions

Building Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

Course Details

Sponsored and developed by the Canadian Home Builders Association of BC, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation and the Homeowner Protection Office of BC. This course provides knowledge of the background building science that allows durable building envelopes to be constructed or restored. Note: This course was formerly available as BLDG 0137.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$487.82

Fall 2014

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2014 term.

CRN 37461

Thu Sep 11 - Thu Nov 27 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 11 - Nov 27 Thu 18:45 - 21:45 BBY

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD

Cost

$487.82

This course offering has been cancelled. Please check back next term, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

Cancelled

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Identify the movement of moisture into the building envelope, and describe the conditions that cause wood rot and how moisture movement can be controlled.
  • Identify air and vapour barriers and their role in minimizing condensation.
  • Know how walls are exposed to rainwater and how they can be constructed to eliminate potential problems.
  • Mitigate water leakage through and around window and doors, window standards, types of window assemblies, and the different types of window systems, including face sealed windows, concealed barrier windows and rain screen windows.
  • Prepare construction detail of roofs, decks, balconies and walkways.
  • Understand the role of the building envelope consultant, the role of the general contractor and quality assurance protocols for construction.

Related Programs

BLDG 1137 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Architectural and Building Technology
    Part-time   Certificate
  2. Building Construction Technology
    Part-time   Associate Certificate
  3. Building Design and Architectural CAD
    Part-time   Associate Certificate
  4. Construction Estimating
    Part-time   Certificate

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