Non-Member Cost :




25% off for CHBA BC members – learn more here

CPD Points:


BC Housing Competency Area:

Construction Technology

Time Commitment:

Minimum 2-3 hours

Delivery Method:

Online (via eLearning)

Course Description


*This course has been approved to fulfil BC Housing’s BC Energy Step Code training requirement for Module 3.

*Click here for more information on BC Housing’s BC Energy Step Code training requirements.

Module 3 of the BC Step Code Training Course builds on the basic building science principles and applies them to evolving and emerging enclosure design and construction practices required to meet the “envelope first” approach.

By the end of this module you will be able to:

  • Apply building science principles to help in the selection of durable building components, assemblies, and construction approaches in the diverse British Columbia climate and market.
  • You’ll also be able to use industry resources to determine appropriate enclosure components and assemblies, mechanical components, and construction approaches that can be used to meet the current and future requirements of the BCESC and achieve best practices.

Course Format

All online courses require successful completion of the following components:

  • Review all course materials in full. The course includes interactive lessons, instructional videos and reference materials divided into individual units (modules) of study. Units can be completed at a student’s own pace.

Course Material

All course materials are contained directly within the online course modules.


BC Energy Step Code Training – 3: Building Science for the BC Energy Step Code (2023)