Building Science

Introduction to Building Science

A comprehensive two-day program designed for new or inexperienced individuals. Building Science is the key to success when building or renovating homes. This course covers the physical processes of heat, air and water movement in a home and provides an introduction to indoor air quality and ventilation. Installers need to understand Building Science principles in order to properly implement energy efficient measures in a home without creating the potential for future problems.

This course will cover:

  • What’s in a building? The systems approach.
  • The physical processes
  • Interaction of the physical processes and the building sub-systems
  • Effects of building materials on heat, air and moisture flow
  • Air quality and ventilation

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Will this course prepare me to take an exam for any certificates?


What’s the duration?

This 2-day course takes place during two consecutive days.

What’s the cost? How can I pay?

Training: $750

Payment is accepted by cheque, VISA or Mastercard. You can enter this information on the registration form when you sign up for your course.

When’s the next course?

Please check our Training Course Calendar for the next scheduled courses.

Cancellation policy

Building Professionals Training reserves the right to cancel with a minimum 7 days notice. We recommend that travel arrangements be made once training is confirmed as proceeding. Students who cancel their registration with less than 5 days notice will not receive a refund.

General Information/ Disclaimers

No prior experience or courses required.