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Whole-Building Life Cycle Assessment Final Project XZEB 1169

Net-Zero & Passive House Course

International Fees

International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.

Course details

​This prepares you to conduct whole-building life cycle assessment (LCA)and responsibly report results in an environmental building declaration. In this project-based course, students will practice completing a high-quality whole-building LCA and preparing an environmental building declaration. Upon completion of this and the prerequisites, students can receive a microcredential certifying their skills in whole-building LCA. ​Delivery Format: This course is intended to be a hybrid of online live tutorials and an applied project. The online learning model includes tutorials and project work with the support of an instructor.​ This course may be eligible for students to receive funding through the StrongerBC Future Skills Grant at www.bcit.ca/financial-aid/strongerbc-future-skills-grant. Students register themselves into the course, then apply for the StrongerBC Future Skills Grant to cover payment, if eligible.

Prerequisite(s)

Credits

2.5

Domestic fees

$651.30

Course offerings

Winter 2024

Below is one offering of XZEB 1169 for the Winter 2024 term.

CRN 90761

Duration

Wed Feb 28 - Wed Apr 24 (5 weeks)

  • 5 weeks
  • CRN 90761
  • Domestic fees $651.30
    International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees.
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Feb 28 - Apr 24 Wed 12:00 - 14:00 Online
Instructor

TBD

Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.

Domestic fees

$651.30

Important information
  1. International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration.
  2. IMPORTANT INFORMATION (1) International fees are typically three times the amount of domestic fees. Exact cost will be calculated upon completion of registration. (2) This is the last of 4 courses required for the Whole-Building Life Cycle Assessment Professional microcredential. Students should have successfully completed XZEB 1160, XZEB 1165, and XZEB 1166 prior to taking this course. (3) This is an 8-week course starting on Feb 28 and ending on Apr 24, 2024. There are 6 online tutorials on Wednesdays Feb 28 (12PM-2PM PST), Mar 6 (12PM-1PM PST), Mar 13 (12PM-1PM PST), Mar 20 (12PM-1PM PST), Apr 3 (12PM-1PM PST), and Apr 17 (12PM-2PM PST). 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. 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:

  • Conduct a high-quality whole-building life cycle assessment.
  • Demonstrate how to responsibly interpret and use wbLCA results.
  • Prepare an environmental building declaration​​.

Effective as of Fall 2022

Related Programs

Whole-Building Life Cycle Assessment Final Project (XZEB 1169) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Whole-Building Life Cycle Assessment Professional
    Microcredential Part-time

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