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Building Envelope Laboratory BLDC 3060

Building Construction Part-time Studies Course

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

Cost

$603.75

Course offerings

Fall 2022

Below is one offering of BLDC 3060 for the Fall 2022 term.

CRN 32952

Duration

Thu Sep 08 - Thu Nov 24 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 32952
  • $603.75
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 08 - Nov 24 Thu 18:00 - 21:00 Burnaby NE01 Rm. 288
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$603.75

Important information
  1. Rain wear, safety glasses and steel-toed boots are required for this course.
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:

School of Construction and the Environment

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

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