Building Systems and Design Series 1 - Module 1- Online- 1 Hour (CPD)

The course will go through the following topics in Building Systems and Design and provide insights to the BC residential builders and professionals:
Session 1:
- The Building, the Environment, and Health and Safety
- Environmental conditions and the Site
- Introduction
- Climate Change
- Energy Sources
- Electricity
- Renewable Energy Sources
- Solar Energy History
Session 2:
- Solar Radiation
- Wind Power
- Hydroelectric Power
- Geothermal Energy
- Biomass Energy
- Hydrogen
- Non-Sustainable Energy Sources
- Oil
- Coal
- Global Climate Change
Session 3:
- Energy Consumption by Buildings
- Building Site Conditions
- Climates
- Local Climates
- Microclimates
- Heat Islands
- Climate Types
- Site Conditions
- Previous Uses of Sites
- Wind and The Site
- Water and The Site
- Plant and Animal Life
- Shade
- Building Siting and Orientation
- Interior Layout
- Existing Buildings

The goal of the presentation is NOT to elaborate the detailed Building Systems and Design but to educate the BC residential builders and trade people of the fundamentals of Building Systems and Design and how to work effectively for best outcomes.

This online course is facilitated by expert team of CPD Institute.

Module 1-1
Quiz 1-1
Module 1-2
Quiz 1-2
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