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.
Below is one offering of BLDT 1081 for the Spring/Summer 2022 term.
Mon Apr 11 - Mon Jul 11 (12 weeks)
- 12 weeks
- CRN 61955
Class meeting times
|Apr 11 - Jul 11||Mon||15:00 - 18:00||Online|
- Internet delivery format.
No class on April 18 and May 23 STAT Holidays. Please note DATES AND TIMES. No extensions will be given. There are 2 site visits during this course, hard hats and steel toed boots are required. Schedule may be adjusted to accommodate site visit. NO VACATION REQUESTS will be considered.must attend to and including Jul 5th Instructor will send log in information 1 week before first class - also check your my.bcit.ca email
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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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