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Applied Project for Site Supervision of Zero Energy/Emissions and Passive House Construction XZEB 1173

Net-Zero & Passive House Course

International Fees

International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

Course details

The goal of this course is to provide an opportunity to practice skills and knowledge learned throughout the BCIT Supervising Net-Zero and Passive House Construction micro credential. In this course, students will work on an applied project associated with supervising construction of a Net-Zero, Net-Zero Ready, or Passive House, or equivalent building. Under the supervision of an adviser, students will develop and present a report to demonstrate their understanding and competency in supervising Net-Zero, Net-Zero Ready, Passive House, or equivalent high-performance construction. Examples of this project could be a report on developing an airtightness training program or on planning and scheduling construction work to meet airtight and low-TEDI performance metrics. This course is offered online through the BCIT Learning Hub. This course may be eligible for students to receive funding through the StrongerBC Future Skills Grant at www.bcit.ca/financial-aid/strongerbc-future-skills-grant. Students register themselves into the course, then apply for the StrongerBC Future Skills Grant to cover payment, if eligible.

Prerequisite(s)

Credits

2.5

Domestic fees

$651.30

Course offerings

Winter 2024

Below is one offering of XZEB 1173 for the Winter 2024 term.

CRN 90759

Duration

Thu Jan 11 - Wed May 29 (15 weeks)

  • 15 weeks
  • CRN 90759
  • Domestic fees $651.30
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 11 - Apr 11 Thu 18:00 - 21:00 Online
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$651.30

Important information
  1. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  2. This is the final course required for the Supervising Net-Zero and Passive House Construction microcredential. Students should have successfully completed XZEB 1001, 1120, 1146, and have completed or be currently enrolled in XZEB 1171. Instructional sessions are delivered through a live interactive web-lecture. This course is a 15 week course with 7 scheduled classes on Thursdays January 11, 18, 25, Feb 1, 8, April 4, and 11 2024 (6PM-9PM PST). Additional independent learning is completed in the online course portal (BCIT Learning Hub).
Status

In Progress

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

Learning Outcomes

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

  • Develop and present a report to demonstrate their understanding and competency in supervising Net-Zero, Net-Zero Ready, Passive House, or equivalent high-performance construction, including but not limited to:
    • A report on their experience developing an envelope quality control program
    • A plan coordinating and sequencing air barrier detail construction
    • A process for quality control of construction material substitutions
    • A process for collecting and managing important documentation and data for compliance
    • An airtightness training plan
    • A plan and construction work schedule to ensure airtight construction details and performance verification

Effective as of Winter 2022

Related Programs

Applied Project for Site Supervision of Zero Energy/Emissions and Passive House Construction (XZEB 1173) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Supervising Net-Zero and Passive House Construction
    Microcredential Part-time

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