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Introduction to Green Building Construction Practices BLDT 1081

Construction Operations/Supervision Part-time Studies 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.


  • No prerequisites are required for this course.





Course offerings

Fall 2022

Below is one offering of BLDT 1081 for the Fall 2022 term.

CRN 39906


Mon Sep 12 - Mon Dec 05 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 39906
  • $519.05
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 12 - Dec 05 Mon 18:00 - 21:00 Online


Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.



Important information
  1. Internet delivery format.
  2. 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 emails


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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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