Course Description

In this introductory course, you will learn about a variety of building components including exterior and building envelopes, interior components such as mechanical, plumbing and electrical systems, finishes, partitions and other fixtures.

You will examine the impacts of life cycle costing in sustainable construction as well as types of buildings, materials and systems that contribute to the building's performance.

You will learn about rating and environmental certification programs, green construction practices, standards and implications for new and existing buildings.

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Sustainable Materials and Methods
Online Asynchronous
Jul 03, 2023 to Oct 08, 2023
Contact Hours
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $599.00
Service charge(s)
  • Tech Fee ($10)  
Drop Request Deadline
Apr 19, 2022 to Jul 27, 2023
Transfer Request Deadline
Apr 19, 2022 to Jul 27, 2023
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Jul 28, 2023 to Sep 08, 2023
Reading List / Textbook
All required course materials are included in tuition fees.
Section Notes

There are no prerequisites for this course.

One optional extension available for purchase. This gives you additional time equal to half the original course duration during which you will have continued access to course materials.
To purchase an extension contact conedadvising@sait.ca at least two (2) business days prior to the end date of your course.

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