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
Aug 01, 2022 to Aug 28, 2022
Online Synchronous
6:00PM to 7:30PM
Aug 04, 2022 to Aug 25, 2022
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $445.00
Drop Request Deadline
Dec 15, 2021 to Aug 07, 2022
Transfer Request Deadline
Dec 15, 2021 to Aug 07, 2022
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Aug 08, 2022 to Aug 19, 2022
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 August 1 and August 28, 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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