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Building Envelope Laboratory BLDC 3060

Building Construction Course

International Fees

International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

Course details

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.

Prerequisite(s)

Credits

3.0

Domestic fees

$643.13

Course offerings

Fall 2024

Below is one offering of BLDC 3060 for the Fall 2024 term.

CRN 32952

Duration

Mon Sep 09 - Mon Dec 16 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 32952
  • Domestic fees $643.13
    International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 09 - Dec 16 Mon 18:45 - 21:45 Burnaby NE01 Rm. 288
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$643.13

Important information
  1. International fees are typically 3.12 times the domestic tuition. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  2. Rain wear, safety glasses and steel-toed boots are required for this course. There will be no class September 30th, October 14th, and November 11th statutory holidays.
Status

Learning Outcomes

  • 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

Related Programs

Building Envelope Laboratory (BLDC 3060) is offered as a part of the following programs:

  • Indicates programs accepting international students.
  • Indicates programs with a co-op option.

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Architectural and Building Technology
    Certificate Part-time

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