Course Description

This course explores in-depth design considerations when integrating high performance principles into new or existing designs. Alternate assemblies, materials, mechanical systems and penetration details will also be discussed.

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Learner Outcomes

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

  • Explain the advantages of holistic and integrated design
  • Explain how building form factor impacts performance
  • Outline the components of high-performance envelope systems and their functions
  • Explore zero lot line considerations for high performance homes


CNST 016 is strongly recommended.

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
High Performance Design Integration
Online Asynchronous
Mar 20, 2023 to Apr 15, 2023
Online Synchronous
6:00PM to 7:30PM
Mar 23, 2023 to Apr 13, 2023
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $455.00
Potential Discount(s)
Drop Request Deadline
Apr 29, 2022 to Mar 16, 2023
Transfer Request Deadline
Apr 29, 2022 to Mar 16, 2023
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Mar 17, 2023 to Mar 20, 2023
Reading List / Textbook
All required course materials are included in tuition fees.
Section Notes
Strongly recommended course CNST 016.

Participants will complete 10 hours of online, independent study supplemented with 6 hours of live virtual learning sessions with the instructor and other students. These virtual sessions are mandatory and will be delivered using Zoom & Brightspace/D2L and are very interactive. Zoom sessions will be held on Thursdays between March 20 and April 15, from 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm. We encourage you to use your webcam and microphone to contribute to a more collaborative learning experience.

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