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Mechanical and Electrical Essentials for Zero Energy/Emissions and Passive House Buildings XZEB 1146

Net-Zero & Passive House Part-time Studies Course

Course details

The course covers the essentials related to mechanical and electrical design and construction in zero energy/emissions and Passive House buildings. The course will help learners understand unique mechanical and electrical considerations for Net-Zero, Net-Zero-Ready, and Passive House buildings. Key topics include common mechanical systems, energy source options, BC Energy Step Code and Passive House requirements, and integrated design. This course is offered online with live virtual lectures and self-paced learning in the BCIT Learning Hub.

Prerequisite(s)

Credits

0.5

Cost

$126.33 - $126.36 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Course offerings

Spring/Summer 2022

Below is one offering of XZEB 1146 for the Spring/Summer 2022 term.

CRN 68218

Duration

Tue Jun 14 - Tue Jun 21 (2 weeks)

  • 2 weeks
  • CRN 68218
  • $126.33
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Jun 14 - Jun 21 Tue, Thu 18:00 - 20:00 Online
Instructor

Scott Ghomeshi

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$126.33

Important information
  1. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
  2. This course is a 1.5 week course with live lectures on Tuesdays and Thursdays (6pm-8pm). Instructional sessions are delivered through a live interactive web-lecture through online course portal (BCIT Learning Hub) by industry subject matter expert instructors. Important course information will be sent to you prior to your course start date. Check your myBCIT email account to access this information.
Status

Fall 2022

Below is one offering of XZEB 1146 for the Fall 2022 term.

CRN 49313

Duration

Mon Dec 05 - Mon Dec 12 (12 weeks)

  • 12 weeks
  • CRN 49313
  • $126.36
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Dec 05 - Dec 12 Mon, Thu 13:00 - 15:00 Online
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Cost

$126.36

Important information
  1. This course is a 1.5 week course with live lectures on 2 Mondays and one Thursday (1PM-3PM). Instructional sessions are delivered through a live interactive web-lecture through online course portal (BCIT Learning Hub) by industry subject matter expert instructors. Additional independent learning is completed in the online course portal.
Status

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Describe characteristics of common mechanical systems found in Net Zero and Passive House buildings (heating, cooling, DHW, ventilation w heat recovery)
  • Describe characteristics of electrical systems found in Net Zero, Net Zero Energy Ready and Passive House buildings (solar ready, PV systems, resiliency, electric vehicle charging, etc.)
  • List unique mechanical and electrical considerations for Passive House standard compliance vs. BC Energy Step Code
  • Explain considerations for mechanical and electrical systems in Net Zero and Passive House buildings in relation to the 'House As A System'

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2022

Related Programs

Mechanical and Electrical Essentials for Zero Energy/Emissions and Passive House Buildings (XZEB 1146) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Supervising Net-Zero and Passive House Construction
    Microcredential Part-time/Distance & Online Learning

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