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Building Envelope 2


One Semester





BSCI 9210 - Building Envelope 2 - In the Building Envelope 2 course, the design and performance of the remaining building envelope assemblies will be covered, including Roof, Roof Deck, Balcony, Foundation Wall, Slab on Grade, Basement Slab, and Crawlspace. By the end of the course, the students will have developed a good knowledge of the theoretical and practical aspects of the design and the likely performance of the whole Building Envelope. Topics include: a) Design and performance aspects of Roof (slope & flat), and Roof Deck assemblies with respect to the control of rain penetration, heat loss, vapour diffusion, air leakage, condensation, as well as improving long term durability. Computer-based hygrothermal analysis of these assemblies. *These are BCIT courses from outside of the Centre for Energy Systems Applications but whose content directly relates to the mandate of CESA.  Please note that admission process may vary from course to course and in some cases these courses cannot be taken outside of the full program.  Please see each program’s host website for more information.*