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 Winter 2023 term.
Mon Jan 09 - Mon Apr 03 (12 weeks)
- 12 weeks
- CRN 80902
Class meeting times
|Jan 09 - Apr 03||Mon||18:30 - 21:30||Burnaby NE01 Rm. 402|
Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.
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.
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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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