This course is intended to provide a practical approach to the application of building enclosure detailing through hands-on construction and instruction. The course is suitable for contractors, home builders, architects, engineers, technologists, handymen and those interested in building construction. Building on the theory and fundamentals from BLDC 3050, students gain hands on experience in the construction of wall and roof assemblies and details at windows, balconies, decks, roofs, penetrations and interfaces. Alternate detailing approaches for air barrier systems, insulation methods, vapour barriers and cladding attachment will be covered using best practice approaches. Physical testing of materials such as sealants, membranes, as well as the rain water penetration resistance testing of window assemblies and installations will also be integrated into the class.
- 50% in BLDC 3050
Below is one offering of BLDC 3060 for the Winter 2023 term.
Mon Jan 09 - Mon Apr 03 (12 weeks)
- 12 weeks
- CRN 85273
Class meeting times
|Jan 09 - Apr 03||Mon||18:00 - 21:00||Burnaby NE01 Rm. 331|
Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.
- Departmental approval needed
No class Monday, February 20 (Family Day). Rain wear, safety glasses and steel-toed boots are required for this course. This course is reserved for students in the Building Science graduate program. Building science students please contact Program Assistant, at Theresa_udevi@bcit.ca for approval to register for this course. Please include your student ID A#.
- To reinforce the concepts of building science as they relate to the building envelope and to develop practical skills relevant to the design and evaluation of the building enclosure.
Effective as of Fall 2003
Building Envelope Laboratory (BLDC 3060) is offered as a part of the following programs:
School of Construction and the Environment
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