Course Description

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

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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


Strongly recommended course CNST 014 - Introduction to High Performance Homes.

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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