Building Science Basics introducesthe science behind energy efficiency, occupant comfort, health, and safety.
The house functions as a system, made up of many different components and systems:
The envelope (foundation, walls, floors, ceilings and attics, doors and windows)
Heating, cooling and ventilation equipment and distribution
The surrounding environment
The occupants and their behaviour in the house
Each of these components is affected by the interactions of heat, air and moisture flow in, out, and around the house. All of the interactions impact indoor air quality and the need for ventilation. Download the Course Description & Outline here.
18-24 hours effort
12 months access
Anyone in the home renovation or new construction industry needs to know the basics. BHE’s cheap and cheerful online training is designed for busy people by an experienced industry professional. We know what you need to know!
12 BC Housing Continuing Professional Development points