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.
- No prerequisites are required for this course.
Below is one offering of BLDT 1081 for the Fall 2022 term.
Mon Sep 12 - Mon Dec 05 (12 weeks)
- 12 weeks
- CRN 39906
Class meeting times
|Sep 12 - Dec 05||Mon||18:00 - 21:00||Online|
Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.
- Internet delivery format.
No class on STAT holiday Oct 10th classes will be Synchronised (must be logged on date and times published ) There are 2 site visits during this course, hard hats and steel toed boots are required. Please view web page for full details - transportation is students responsibility and insurance is not provided. Schedule may be adjusted to accommodate site visit. Instructions regarding how to access etc. course will be sent from the instructor 1 week to 10 days prior to course start. Be sure to check your personal and your my.bcit.ca emails
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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
Introduction to Green Building Construction Practices (BLDT 1081) is offered as a part of the following programs:
School of Construction and the Environment
- Construction Operations
Associate Certificate Part-time
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