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.
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. **NOTE: Schedule may be adjusted to accommodate site visit. Also please note this is an afternoon offering. 2:30-5:30 pm
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
BLDT 1081 is offered as a part of the following programs:
Books for Fall 2018 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.
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