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BCIT – Zero Energy Buildings All-In-1
September 14 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm$995
BCIT – Zero Energy Buildings All-In-1, CESA 1505
This 48-hour course will provide a comprehensive study of single family and low-rise wood frame residential Zero Energy Buildings (ZEB’s) to ensure that that builders, designers, consultants and tradespeople have the applied knowledge to build to the Upper Steps of the BC Energy Step Code, Net-Zero Energy or the Passive House standard. Students will learn from industry experts and develop an applied understanding of the Energy Step Code and Passive House Standard, building science, ultra-airtight design and construction, thermal-bridge free and highly insulated assembly details, window and door installation practices, and an introduction to ventilation and mechanical systems for Passive House homes. Parts 2 and 3 of the course will focus on enclosure design details and construction solutions, while Part 4 will advance understanding of the design, installation, and verification practices needed to realize performance of mechanical systems in energy efficient residential buildings. Self-directed online learning modules contain reference materials, applied exercises, take-away job-aids, and knowledge checks.
Dates: Tuesdays, from September 14 – October 26, 2021
Time: 6 – 10 p.m.
Learning Units (LUs): 48 Core
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