Course Description

This course introduces the principles of net zero, zero carbon practices and their necessary performance metrics. You'll explore the current regulatory bodies administering these classifications and prevailing methods to achieve these high-performance targets.

Earn a SAIT Micro-credential

Students who successfully complete this course with a final grade of B- (70%) or higher will earn a micro-credential and receive a Digital Badge to share on their resume, social media or LinkedIn profile.



Learner Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • relate net zero and zero carbon to high performance building
  • explain net zero and zero carbon building assemblies and detailing
  • explain typical and readily available mechanical systems in net zero and zero carbon homes
  • explain renewable electricity solutions and their systems.


It is strongly recommended to take CNST 014 - Introduction to High Performance Homes as a prerequisite to this course.

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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