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CESA 1505: Zero-Energy Buildings All-in-One
September 15, 2020 @ 8:00 am to 5:00 pm
This 48-hour course (equivalent to CESA 1001, CESA 1110, CESA 1120 and CESA 1140 combined at a 25% discount) will provide a comprehensive study of Part 9 residential Zero Energy Buildings (ZEBs) 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 BC Energy Step Code, building science in ZEBs, airtight design and construction, execution of high performance assembly details, and mechanical systems for residential ZEBs. This course is offered fully online with primary delivery through live-stream sessions from the BCIT High Performance Building Lab.
The 48-hour course comprises of the modules shown below.
- Tuesday and Thursdays: Sept 15, 17, 22, 24, 29 11:30AM-1:30PM (5 live lecture dates)
- Tuesday October 6 and Tuesday October 13 6-10 PM (2 live stream lecture/construction demonstrations from the High Performance Building Lab)
- Tuesday October 20 and Tuesday October 27 6-10 PM (2 live stream lecture/construction demonstrations from the High Performance Building Lab)
- Tuesdays and Thursdays: November 10, 12, 17 6-9PM (3 live stream lecture dates)
INSTRUCTORS: Pierre-Andre Santin, Josh Vanwyck, James Bourget, Rob Pope, Troy Glasner, Loreena Dobson, Cristi May-Sacht