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BLDC 3050 - Building Envelope Performance

Building Construction Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

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Course Details

This course provides a practical introduction and application of building science fundamentals for the evaluation, design, and construction of durable and energy efficient buildings. The role of climate and the theory of heat flow, vapour flow, air flow, and the application of each principle to the evaluation of building envelope assemblies will be discussed. Best-practice assembly design and detailing fundamentals for above and below grade wall assemblies, roofs, and windows will be covered with examples and case studies. Current energy code requirements for the building enclosure will also be introduced. BLDC 3050 provides the prerequisite building enclosure design fundamentals which are applied in BLDC 3060, which is an interactive hands-on building enclosure construction and interface detailing course.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$515.49 - $550.62 See individual course offerings below for actual costs.

Spring/Summer 2021

Below are four offerings of this course for the Spring/Summer 2021 term.

CRN 66927

Tue Jul 06 - Thu Aug 12 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jul 06 - Aug 12 Tue/Thu 18:30 - 21:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$515.49

Notes

  1. Internet delivery format.

CRN 66585

Tue Apr 06 - Tue Jun 22 12 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 06 - Jun 22 Tue 18:30 - 21:30 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Christopher Black

Course Outline

Cost

$550.62

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

In Progress

CRN 63905

Sat Apr 10 - Sat Jun 05 9 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 10 - Jun 05 Sat 09:00 - 13:00 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Christopher Black

Course Outline

Cost

$550.62

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

In Progress

CRN 28710

Mon Apr 12 - Mon Jun 28 11 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 12 - Jun 28 Mon 18:30 - 21:45 Online Delivery
See Notes below
Apr 12 - Jun 28 Mon 18:30 - 21:45 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Christopher Black

Course Outline

Cost

$550.62

Notes

  1. There will be no class May 24 statutory holidays.

This course offering is in progress and full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings, subscribe to receive email updates or contact us with your comments or questions.

In Progress and Full

Learning Outcomes

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

  • To develop an introductory understanding of the fundamentals of heat flow, vapour flow, and air flow and how to apply these fundamentals to the evaluation and design of building enclosure assemblies.
  • To develop an introductory understanding of the evaluation, design and detailing of durable and energy efficient building enclosure assemblies including above and below grade walls, roofs, floors, and windows for both new and existing buildings.
  • To understand the role of building science and the building enclosure within the fields of architecture, engineering and construction.

Effective as of Fall 2010

Related Programs

BLDC 3050 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Architectural and Building Technology
    Part-time   Certificate
  2. Building Construction Technology
    Part-time   Associate Certificate
  3. Building Design and Architectural CAD
    Part-time   Associate Certificate
  4. Construction Estimating
    Part-time   Certificate
  5. House Inspection
    Part-time   Statement of Completion

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