This course is intended to provide a practical approach to the application of building enclosure detailing through hands-on construction and instruction. The course is suitable for contractors, home builders, architects, engineers, technologists, handymen and those interested in building construction. Building on the theory and fundamentals from BLDC 3050, students gain hands on experience in the construction of wall and roof assemblies and details at windows, balconies, decks, roofs, penetrations and interfaces. Alternate detailing approaches for air barrier systems, insulation methods, vapour barriers and cladding attachment will be covered using best practice approaches. Physical testing of materials such as sealants, membranes, as well as the rain water penetration resistance testing of window assemblies and installations will also be integrated into the class.
This course is reserved for students in the Building Science Graduate program only. Building Science Graduate program students please contact your program assistant for registration approval. Rain wear, safety glasses and steel-toed boots are required for this course.
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To reinforce the concepts of building science as they relate to the building envelope and to develop practical skills relevant to the design and evaluation of the building enclosure.
Effective as of Fall 2003
BLDC 3060 is offered as a part of the following programs:
Books for Winter 2020 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT
online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering
you are considering.
BCIT Burnaby Bookstore
If you are taking this course, but are not taking it through either Distance
Education or Online Learning, nor at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Burnaby Bookstore.
Building Enclosure Design Guide: Wood-Frame Multi-Unit (7680003581)
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