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September 15 - October 13, 2022
4:13 pm - 4:13 pm PST

XZEB 1001 – Fundamentals of Zero Energy/Emissions and Passive House Buildings

British Columbia Institute of Technology
This course covers the fundamentals of for zero energy/emissions and Passive House buildings, with focus on wood-frame construction. The course will help learners develop their knowledge of international, national and provincial zero energy/emissions buildings codes and standards. Students will also develop an understanding of zero energy/emissions buildings principles, science, systems, materials and cost. The course presents multiple case studies and provides a strong foundation for subsequent zero energy/emissions building courses. Key topics include: BC Energy Step Code, Net Zero, Zero Carbon and Passive House standards, operational and embodied carbon, energy efficiency performance metrics, building science, integrated design, low-TEDI and airtight enclosures, and costing. This course is offered online with live virtual lectures and self-paced learning in the BCIT Learning Hub.
Melissa Hamer
[email protected]

Event Type: Course
Location: Online
Accredited: No
Certificate Provided: No
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