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CESA 1500 - Passive House Tradesperson Course - Building Envelope Specialization

Centre for Energy Systems Applications Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

Course Details

This five day course provides the knowledge and practical hands-on skills that building contractors, designers, consultants and advanced students need to build to the Passive House standard; an internationally recognized ultra-low energy standard. This course focuses on building enclosure optimization and provides a foundation in passive house principles, while stressing the importance of construction fundamentals and proper sequencing and using a variety of materials. An introduction to heat and energy recovery ventilators will be provided. *** If you work in the construction industry within the City of Vancouver you may be eligible to apply for a partially subsidized registration for ‘CESA 1500 Passive House Tradesperson course - Building Envelope Specialization’ (being sponsored by the City of Vancouver). For more information about the eligibility criteria to apply, please go to https://www.bcit.ca/construction/passivediscovery/

Prerequisite(s)

Students should have prior knowledge/experience in the construction industry or related fields.

Credits

3.0

Cost

$1,846.13

Winter 2020

Below are two offerings of this course for the Winter 2020 term.

CRN 84399

Mon Feb 10 - Fri Feb 14 5 Days

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Feb 10 - Feb 14 Mon - Fri 08:00 - 16:00 BBY NW03

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD

Cost

$1,846.13

Notes

  1. Prerequisite: Students should have prior knowledge/experience in construction industry or related fields. Students who complete the course are eligible to write the exam to become a Certified Passive House Tradesperson – Building Envelope Specialization through the Passive House Institute. Exam registration and payment is to be done separately through Passive House Canada: www.passivehousecanada.com/ For full calendar showing all CESA 1500 offering this year, please visit: https://commons.bcit.ca/zeroenergybuildings/courses-2/ This course will take place in a classroom/lab workshop with a combination of lecture and hands-on construction material. The following equipment is required: CSA approved Safety foot-wear (green triangle) and clothing suitable for working in a construction environment. This course is set at 36 hours in total and will have a 45 minute lunch break. 36 BC Housing (HPO) CPD Credits.

CRN 85685

Mon Jan 13 - Fri Jan 17 5 Days

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 13 - Jan 17 Mon - Fri 08:00 - 16:00 BBY

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD

Cost

$1,846.13

Notes

  1. ***Prerequisite: Students should have prior knowledge/experience in construction industry or related fields. . Students who complete the course are eligible to write the exam to become a Certified Passive House Tradesperson – Building Envelope Specialization through the Passive House Institute. Exam registration and payment is to be done separately through Passive House Canada passivehousecanada.silkstart.com/events/certified-passive-house-tradesperson-exam-vancouver . ***This course will take place in a classroom/lab workshop with a combination of lecture and hands-on construction material. The following equipment is required: CSA approved Safety foot-wear (green triangle) and clothing suitable for working in a construction environment. This course is set at 36 hours in total and will have a 45 minute break.

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