Zero Energy Buildings in Around Town
The Community Energy Association is holding a series of BCIT Zero Energy Building courses in communities across BC. The only Fall Series Island session will be held this week, Thursday (November 14), in Courtenay.
This BCIT course is intended for builders, tradespeople and building officials to learn how to build to the BC Energy Step Code. Students will focus on specific strategies to ensure airtightness of the final assembly with an emphasis on detailed solutions for managing critical control barriers in various assemblies. The course will present building enclosure assemblies, construction methods, and solutions for managing control barriers with a focus on the improved thermal performance of residential buildings.
A BCIT instructor will use the institution’s zero-emissions building lab-in-a-box to deliver hands-on building training. Course participants are eligible for Continued Professional Development points through BC Housing: 6 CPD points for in-class instruction only or 20 CPD points with required pre-course reading and post-course learning assessment.
Cost, Time: $365, 7:30am to 4:30pm
Location: Native Son’s Hall, Courtenay
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