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Introduction to Green Building Construction Practices BLDT 1081

Construction Operations/Supervision Course

Course details

This course introduces Green Building Construction concepts and practices. Topics include green building definition, guidelines, regulations and standards. Evaluation of cost/benefit of green construction methods and green construction rating systems. Relevant case studies will be reviewed. Two site visits will be included.

Prerequisite(s)

  • No prerequisites are required for this course.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$557.80

Course offerings

Winter 2023

Below is one offering of BLDT 1081 for the Winter 2023 term.

CRN 80902

Duration

Mon Jan 09 - Mon Apr 03 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 80902
  • $557.80
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 09 - Apr 03 Mon 18:30 - 21:30 Burnaby NE01 Rm. 402
Instructor

Mat Turner

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$557.80

Important information
  1. No Class on Feb 20th STAT Holiday unless otherwise directed by instructor. There are 2 site visits during this course, hard hats and steel toed boots are required. Schedule may be adjusted to accommodate site visit. Transportation to site visits are not arranged by BCIT. This course is an approved elective to the Construction Operations Program.
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:

  • Describe green building concepts and approaches.
  • List benefits of sustainable construction.
  • Understand the site practices required for sustainable construction.
  • Understand materials and resources selection and management for green construction.
  • Know relevant codes and regulations for green building.
  • Identify core issues in sustainable construction.

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2013

Related Programs

Introduction to Green Building Construction Practices (BLDT 1081) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Construction Operations
    Associate Certificate Part-time

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